How is COVID-19 impacting the ME’s restaurant industry?

How is COVID-19 impacting the ME’s restaurant industry?

According to the Eat App data, in March 2020, restaurants across the region saw an overall 60 percent decrease in customers in the weeks leading up to all restaurants shutting down.

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Opinion: How COVID-19 is affecting the hospitality sector

Opinion: How COVID-19 is affecting the hospitality sector

According to Sidharth Mehta, partner, head of building, construction & real estate, KPMG Lower Gulf, COVID-19 is already having a significant downturn effect on the global and regional hospitality sector.

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UNWTO’s 23 recommendations to revive tourism

UNWTO’s 23 recommendations to revive tourism

The recommendations for action are the first comprehensive set of actions governments and private sector actors can take now and in the challenging months ahead.

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The Global Tourism Crisis Committee launched

The Global Tourism Crisis Committee launched

UNWTO formed the Global Tourism Crisis Committee to guide the sector as it responds to the COVID-19 crisis and to build the foundations for future resilience and sustainable growth.

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Will Expo 2020 Dubai be delayed due to Coronavirus?

Will Expo 2020 Dubai be delayed due to Coronavirus?

HE Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation and Director General, Expo 2020 Dubai, said: “Over the last several weeks, we have been consulting with key UAE and international stakeholders to review the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on our plans and preparations for Expo 2020 Dubai.”

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Rotana commits to LIFE to face COVID-19

Rotana commits to LIFE to face COVID-19

Rotana was quick to implement a stringent health and safety policy, with strict practices and procedures in place designed to protect our guests, staff and partners at all times

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COVID-19: Can entrepreneurs help accelerate tourism recovery?

COVID-19: Can entrepreneurs help accelerate tourism recovery?

The ‘Healing Solutions’ challenge calls for entrepreneurs to submit ideas that can help the tourism sector mitigate the impact of the pandemic and kickstart recovery efforts.

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WTTC urges G20 leaders to save the travel and tourism sector

WTTC urges G20 leaders to save the travel and tourism sector

Gloria Guevara, WTTC President & CEO, said: “The Coronavirus pandemic has put the sector in unprecedented danger of collapse, which is looking increasingly likely unless a global rescue package is agreed to bolster what has become the backbone of the global economy.”

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In the times of Coronavirus, how Boecker’s experience is key

In the times of Coronavirus, how Boecker’s experience is key

HN spoke to Michel Bayoud, president, CEO Boecker World Holding to highlight the company’s important role in such a global crisis.

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International Hotels and Restaurants Association (IHRA) takes special measures to face COVID-19

International Hotels and Restaurants Association (IHRA) takes special measures to face COVID-19

IHRA cancelled all travels and participation of its personnel till May 30,2020 in all events they already committed to globally.

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