JLL: how 2020 changed travel & real estate

For hotels, budget season is the main event of the year, a time when owners and operators battle it out in the ring over next year’s spending. It’s often a gruelling match, with round after round of negotiations that leave both sides exhausted and no clear winner.

The fairs and exhibitions in Istanbul that attract people from all over the world resumed under strict hygiene rules and precautions due to pandemic. CNR Beauty & Wellness Show became the first international fair to be opened in Istanbul after a six-months break.

ICCA forms partnership with ISSA and Global Biorisk Advisory Council to enhance commitment to safe events
UNWTO: 40% of destinations have now eased travel restrictions, while the pandemic had led to $320 billion in lost revenues

Registration is open for the 59th ICCA Congress in Kaohsiung. In response to the uncertain situation and to give participants full control of how they wish to attend, ICCA is offering flexible and adaptable approach to registration and the accompanying fees. This means delegates can sign up now but change their registration type later, allowing them to change between virtual attendee, hub attendee or Kaohsiung in-person attendee.

As the hospitality industry begins to plan for recovery from COVID-19, marketing professionals across the globe find themselves in uncharted territory. In many cases, they are juggling the complex task of balancing limited resources, fluctuating economic conditions, and new traveller expectations with the right amount of communication and empathy. Here are three trends in the hotel business.

Travellers’ blogs
Old tradition with the present appeal, Saint Lucia’s Day

This chapter of the journey is dedicated to a small village located in a Swedish-speaking area of Finland, i.e. Fiskars Village. The village has a great historic meaning for the country as in 1649 it got its first development due to Fiskars Ironworks, which was founded on the shores of the Fiskars River. 

Photos and reviews of islands we recommend to visit: The Azores (Portugal), The Lofoten Islands (Norway), The Aeolian Islands (Italy), The Galápagos Islands (Ecuador) and Iceland.

Types of tourism
Business travel in Turkey: trade shows to resume in Istanbul

For hotels, budget season is the main event of the year, a time when owners and operators battle it out in the ring over next year’s spending. It’s often a gruelling match, with round after round of negotiations that leave both sides exhausted and no clear winner.

The pandemic left hardly any business or industry untouched, but real estate was front and center for many of the biggest shifts. The offices where we work, warehouses facilitating the boom in online-shopping, hotels and malls that went quiet during travel restrictions and lockdowns: these sectors became a cornerstone of idle chats well beyond commercial real estate circles.