Dr. Peter E. Tarlow | April 4, 2022
By Dr. Peter Tarlow As the world hopes that COVID-19 restrictions will wane, we all need to work for a safer and happier tourism industry As war continues in Europe pray for peace and remember that tourism is an instrument of peace! It appears that many of the Covid-19 travel restrictions from around the world are slowly being removed and tourism is beginning to return to normal. Most employees and guests want both their holidays and their workplace environment to be a safe and secure spot where no one has to worry about street crimes, tourism crimes, issues or rage, and poor interpersonal relations. In the post Covid world an ad...
U.S. Travel Calls on New White House COVID Response Coordinator to Phase Out Pandemic-Era Restrictions
U.S. Travel Association | March 24, 2022
WASHINGTON — March 24, 2022 — The U.S. Travel Association renewed its call in a new letter to incoming White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha to replace pandemic-era travel advisories, requirements and restrictions with endemic-focused policies that will enable travel to resume fully and freely. In recent weeks, the British and Canadian governments have taken similar actions to ease remaining restrictions on travelers. The letter to Dr. Jha notes that, despite declining hospitalizations and infections, increased vaccination rates and immunity, and a more robust public health infrastructure to manage the virus, th...
HotStats | February 2, 2022
In a year full of abnormality, 2021 ended on a more settled note. The global hotel industry’s climb back to profitability has not been easy, but it trudged back and, despite a dearth lack of corporate and group travel, ended 2021 almost back to 2019 levels—the recognized baseline of recovery. Last year was an indication that travel is not definitionally discretionary. Despite a pandemic, the willingness to still “get out there” was fundamental to life. Consider that throughout the pandemic, transient volume mix remained buoyant, succoring hotels that lost much or all of their business from other segments. Though December 2021...
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