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...
July 14, 2020
Travel and hotel trade professionals are just beginning to find their feet after the unprecedented effects of almost zero global demand due to COVID-19. One thing is certain: an altered lifestyle will emerge as a result of this crisis. Businesses will either be sold, shut, hived off and in some cases thrive exponentially. The key to survive and subsequently thrive depends on many factors such as cash in bank, demand, debt ratio, liabilities both external and internal, flexibility and a robust plan to see through this period. Whilst some factors are beyond a hotel's control and not all issues can be rectified now, there are however key cor...
Infor | July 13, 2020
Cloud technology in the hospitality industry is changing the way that hotels, resorts, and gaming organizations serve guests. The deciding factor to success is in how simple it is for a guest to get what they want from a hotel via their own personal devices even before they arrive at a location. Essential mobile-based technology enables them to book a room, to set arrival times, to upgrade a room, add services, and more, all without necessarily having to make contact with staff. That call for contactless solutions delivered via cloud PMS is a priority for the industry right now. This is for convenience reasons. Yet it also has social impli...
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