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24th General Assembly reappoints Zurab Pololikashvili for second term as Secretary General of the UNWTO

The Secretary General of the UNWTO Zurab Pololikashjvili received an overwhelming endorsement by the General Assembly to lead the UN Specialized Agency for a second term for 2022-2025.

2 December 2021

Radisson Hotel Group and Realites Group are proud to announce the signing of Lincoln Casablanca, a Radisson Collection Hotel. This historic signing, debuting Radisson Hotel Group’s third brand in Morocco, Radisson Collection, also marks the Group’s ninth hotel signing in Morocco this year, bringing its portfolio in the country to 11 hotels in operation and under development, and setting the Group firmly on track to exceed its ambition of reaching 15 hotels by 2025.

17 November 2021

Convention Bureau Italia (CBItalia) and Italian National Tourist Board (ENIT) announced the third edition of the Italy At Hand event will be held on 16–18 December 2021 in Milan. Italy at Hand will have the same format as its 2018 (Bologna) and 2019 (Rome) counterparts: three days of perfect balance between a tight B2B appointment agenda between qualified national suppliers and high-profile international and national buyers

1 July 2021

Economic losses are mounting in developing countries due to the absence of widespread COVID-19 vaccinations. The crash in international tourism due to the coronavirus pandemic could cause a loss of more than $4 trillion to the global GDP for the years 2020 and 2021, according to an UNCTAD report published on 30 June.

30 June 2021
JLL: how 2020 changed travel & real estate

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.

22 January 2021

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.

23 September 2020

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.

14 September 2020

The Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a division of ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, is partnering with the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), the global community and knowledge hub for the international association meetings industry, to bring essential business reopening resources to ICCA members. 

20 August 2020