Dr. Liu emphasized that a world not connected by scheduled flights is “a world where countries will face serious challenges to their short- and long-term needs for fresh fruits and vegetables, vaccines and medical supplies, and many other perishable and high-value goods.”
Vacation rental companies had a rough start to 2020. After a promising first few weeks of 2020, the initial wave of the COVID-19 caused massive cancellations of stays, with even the market's biggest players witnessing colossal reservation drops.
The 7th edition of the International Conference and Exhibition went 100% digital for the first time and involved 90 international speakers and 700+ attendees in 15 technical workshops over 4 days. Best practices from Seychelles, Canary Islands, Madeira, Cape Verde, Malta, Elba, Crete, Cyprus, Maldives, Barbados, Sint Maarten, have been recognized with the GTI Awards […]
In an environment where international travel is almost non-existent, hotels are turning to OTAs, with their global access to domestic travellers, to drive business. This has raised doubts over the long-term viability and usefulness of traditional agents and wholesalers for hotels. However, hotels that ignore or downplay the strategic importance of traditional channels are making […]
Desert & Delta Safaris is very excited to welcome guests back to the luxury lodges, and once again share the wonder of the Botswana wilderness through some of the country’s most highly sought-after destinations.
Google search interest in ‘virtual travel’ recorded volumes up to four times higher than the previous year in countries such as the United States. Steady increases in search volume occurred between 2019 and 2020 across the world, including India, Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom.
The newly formed GuestFlip Ltd has already established office representations in Greece, UK, USA, South Africa, Bulgaria, Romania, Kenya and Ethiopia. We look forward to bringing GuestFlip to the world and continuing to help hotels skyrocket their online reputation.
“WTACH is now laying the foundations for new partnerships and growth for a post-Covid era where there should be more emphasis on responsible tourism and respect for local culture around the world" said WTACH CEO Chris Flynn.
Under the theme of “Solidarity and Innovation: Reshaping Tourism in the New Global Economy”, the Forum will discuss the new strategies and momentum for restoring travelers’ confidence and reinventing the tourism industry.