The General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization has met for the 25th time in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. As its own data indicates that global tourism is on track to reach up to 95% of pre-pandemic levels by the end of this year, the Assembly brought sector leaders together to advance a clear vision for the long-term transformation of the sector around clear priorities.
Since the beginning of the year, Radisson Hotel Group has welcomed more than 100+ hotel openings and signings in APAC and EMEA.
The International Congress and Convention Association is pleased to announce the return of annual “ICCA Country – and City – Rankings for the year 2022” after an absence of two years. The publication of the rankings coincides with the World Health Organization’s recent declaration that COVID-19 no longer qualifies as a global emergency, thereby emphasising the return to normalcy for the association meetings industry.
Sports tourism can play an increasingly important role in the economic diversification, growth and sustainable development of destinations worldwide. The 2nd edition of the World Sports Tourism Congress (WSTC), organized by UNWTO, brought together experts and leaders from across the sports and tourism sectors, alongside representatives of destinations and businesses.
When it comes to hotel development across Africa, Egypt and Marriott are the two phenomena to watch. This insight comes from this year’s African Hotel Chain Development Pipeline report, widely acknowledged as the industry’s most authoritative source, documenting and analysing the number of hotels being planned and built across the continent.
Use of the latest technology is a proven way of facilitating efficient hotel operation. While it is true that the hospitality industry makes a technology innovation leap now and then it still occurs that technology adoption is blocked by use of legacy infrastructure. This article is an overview of the impact of use of latest Information Technology on hotel operation and how infrastructure limitations may block using such technology which in turn may stall the industry growth or reduce profitability.
Forbes Travel Guide revealed its 2023 Star Awards winners, a list of the world’s finest hotels, restaurants, spas and – new this year – ocean cruises.
The new-build, 249 room hotel will be the city’s first luxury hotel in Abuja, with an expansive range of rooms, from standard rooms and apartments to lofts and presidential suites.