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A Temperature Check On Vacation Rentals

Vacation rentals were the undoubtable success story of the travel industry in the first year of the pandemic.
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Pandemic Pushed Hoteliers To Rethink How They Operate

Pragmatism will drive the hotel industry forward, according to hotel executives who spoke during the International Hotel Investment Forum.
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Meliá Hotels International Promotes The Recovery Of Business Travel: “Let’s Make The World Spin Once Again”

According to a recent survey by SAP Concur, 96% of business travellers are ready to travel again, and 65% are very willing to do so
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HITEC TV: The Future of The Property Management System - Panel #3

Back in the “olden days”, hotel technology partners would have a hard time working together, there was finger pointing and most of the time, it was the hotelier that suffered when their systems had an issue. Today, due to COVID-19 and its impact on the world and the hotel industry, this mindset has changed.
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IPW returns as US readies to welcome international tourism

Last year's event fell victim to pandemic
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FAA seeks more help from airlines to curb unruly behaviorFAA seeks more help from airlines to curb unruly behavior

Many incidents caused by mask rule violations
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Bill Gates' investment firm to take control of Four Seasons in $2.21 bln deal

Bill Gates' Cascade Investment LLC is taking control of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts by buying about half of Saudi Arabian Prince Alwaleed bin Talal's stake for $2.21 billion, the hotel operator said on Wednesday.
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Is the PMS long overdue?

Munich, September 22, 2021 –– Traditionally, hotel technology has been complex and fragmented. With a lack of technology integration resulting in a set-up that’s clunky and inefficient at best and non-compliant with data privacy law at worst. However, as hotels gear up for the post-Covid hospitality boom, competition will be fierce and new avenues need to be explored.
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AHIC 2021 a platform for industry firsts and exclusive signings

Dubai, UAE. 22 September, 2021. The 17th edition of the Arabian and African Hospitality Investment Conference (AHIC), currently underway at Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai, has welcomed 800 delegates from 54 countries to the live in person event, ready to Rise Together and navigate the way forward for the hospitality and tourism sectors in Middle East and Africa.
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IPW 2021 Reunites International Travel Buyers, Media, U.S. Suppliers in Las Vegas

More than 2,600 attendees from 52 countries gathered in Las Vegas, Nevada, September 18-22 for the 52nd annual IPW—the travel industry's premier international marketplace and the largest generator of travel to the United States.
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Faded flowers

As it does at the end of every summer, our daisy patch has gone from vibrant yellow, white, and green to a ghostly brown. The flower stalks stand in the garden like otherworldly sentinels of doom. They'll remain until I cut them down to prepare for spring's new growth. A dead head, grateful or otherwise. Today is the first day of astronomical autumn. That is, it is the season that begins with the autumnal equinox, one of two days each year when the amount of daylight is equal to the amount of ...
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Supporting a diverse and inclusive tourism economy in South Africa

Today, Airbnb is announcing a new three-year commitment in South Africa to address barriers to becoming a tourism entrepreneur, and to help rebuild a more inclusive and resilient domestic tourism economy. The commitment, focused on infrastructure, training and investment, builds on Airbnb’s 2017 USD $1 million commitment in Africa to boost community-led tourism projects, and the Africa Academy, which has trained more than 300 Hosts who earned more than R2.8 million in 18 months*.
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Radisson Hotel Group invites Chinese guests to create meaningful and memorable moments in Shanghai

Radisson Hotel Group is reviving the joy of travel in Shanghai with a new campaign that invites Chinese travelers to create memorable, meaningful moments in the “Paris of the East”. As China’s domestic tourism recovery gains momentum, guests are encouraged to return to this amazing metropolis and rediscover its iconic attractions.
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Global Business Travel Association Canada Looks Forward to Working with New Federal Government

Today, the Global Business Travel Association Canada (GBTA Canada) congratulated Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on forming Canada’s new Federal government. GBTA Canada also commended the other party leaders, candidates and volunteers for their effort in this historic election.
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Kissimmee can't wait to welcome foreign travellers again

UK visitors its largest international source market
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Wales First Minister blasts 'high risk' scrapping of PCR testWales First Minister blasts 'high risk' scrapping of PCR test

Downing St policy on international travel is 'chaotic'
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Hoteliers Applaud Lifting of COVID-19 Ban on Foreign Travelers

America’s hoteliers applauded the Biden administration’s announcement that it would lift a ban implemented on foreign travelers as a measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The policy would require travelers to be fully vaccinated and to test negative for the virus. It will take effect in early November. Earlier this year, AAHOA called for new measures to restart international travel safely and pressed the administration on the financial toll the travel ban took on small businesses. AA...
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Best Circular Economy practices in hotels: the producer and consumer perspective | By Florent Girardin & Luciano Lopez

One definition of economics is to understand how the economic agents make their decisions to satisfy their unlimited needs under the constraint of limited resources. Even though it has been clear for many decades that resources are scarce and that some will be completely depleted in the coming years, concrete solutions to reduce or optimize consumption and production are still underexplored. For instance, even though the concept of circular economy (CE) has been around for 50 years (Ellen...
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Marriott International Announces Agreement with Saxum Group to Develop Residence Inn by Marriott and Fairfield by Marriott in Costa Rica

Marriott International, Inc. today announced it has signed an agreement with Saxum Group to develop the first Fairfield by Marriott and second Residence Inn by Marriott in Costa Rica, growing its portofolio to 17 hotels in this sought after market. The new properties will feature 125 and 117 rooms respectively.
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ADNOC boosts size of drilling unit IPO to $1.1 billion | Reuters

ADNOC boosts size of drilling unit IPO to $1.1 billion | Reuters State oil giant Abu Dhabi National Oil Co (ADNOC) has increased to 11% of share capital the size of the initial public offering (IPO) of its drilling unit, ADNOC Drilling, because of oversubscription, the firm said on Wednesday.ADNOC had previously targeted a minimum stake of 7.5% in the IPO of ADNOC Drilling, at 2.3 dirhams ($0.6262) per share.In a statement it said the price had not changed but the number of ordinary shares off...
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#Saudi Telecom's tech business locks in $966 million from IPO | Reuters

Saudi Telecom's tech business locks in $966 million from IPO | Reuters Saudi Telecom Company (7010.SE) has completed the retail and institutional subscription to the initial public offering of Arabian Internet and Communications Services Co, raising 3.624 billion Saudi riyals ($966.35 million), STC said on Wednesday.The telecoms company last week priced the IPO at the top of an indicative range for its technology business, also known as Solutions by STC.The proceeds are before deducting fees, ...
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Oil prices rise over $1 after report of big draw in U.S. crude stocks | Reuters

Oil prices rise over $1 after report of big draw in U.S. crude stocks | Reuters Oil prices climbed more than $1 on Wednesday, extending overnight gains after industry data showed U.S. crude stocks fell more than expected last week in the wake of two hurricanes, highlighting tight supply as demand improves.U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures rose $1.08, or 1.5%, to $71.57 a barrel by 0643 GMT, adding to a 35- cent gain from Tuesday.Brent crude futures climbed $1.03, or 1.4%, to $75...
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