Dusit properties in Dubai launch community-driven initiative to offer one-month of complimentary accommodation to those suffering from the market impacts of the COVID-19 crisis. The dusitD2 for Humanity initiative will offer rooms to four
individuals or families who are in need of support in these troubled times
Two upscale properties in Dubai under the management of Dusit International – namely dusitD2 Kenz Hotel, Dubai, and Dusit Princess Residences Dubai Marina – have launched a joint CSR initiative – called dusitD2 for Humanity – to offer one-month of complimentary accommodation to four individuals or families whose lives have been heavily impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.

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The multimedia award “The Golden City Gate” celebrated its 20th anniversary this year. The internationally respected competition takes place each year at the ITB time in Berlin. Due to the Corona crisis, the ITB and thus the ceremonial award ceremony had to be canceled this year in March. President Wolfgang Jo Huschert had to react and decided to send the prizes digitally and by post and to award some of the awards at an improvised award ceremony for interested winners at the Melia Hotel Düsseldorf.

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With Virtual Edition of The Show To Take Place This Year
Asia-Pacific’s Only Doublebill Event In MICE and Corporate Travel will be deferring its physical event to 28 – 30 September 2021

The continued uncertainty placed on travel restrictions and aviation options are among the key reasons that have led to the deferment of this year’s show at this critical juncture in the event’s timeline.

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In many countries around the world, tourism professionals, airlines, hotel owners, hotel managers, but also many other employees in tourism are starting to think again about a new start after the Corona crisis and plan the restart.
Since the global tourism industry is currently on the ground, it will be very difficult to restart, but it is absolutely necessary in a timely manner.
However, many people in the tourism and trade fair industry have to rethink their future – or reschedule it. Tourism-Insider has been connected to worldwide tourism for 14 years now and is on the move. That is why publisher and editor-in-chief Joachim Fischer and his team decided to offer help during this difficult time.

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Following a distinguished career of almost 38 years with the company,
Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) announced today that Reiner Sachau, Chief Operating Officer for Premium and Select brands in Europe, will retire from his position effective December 31st, 2020. Reiner has been in his current role since the merger with Starwood Hotels & Resorts in 2016 as has responsibility for over 170 hotels across 26 countries.

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His Excellency President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih announced in an address to the nation today that Maldives will re-open its borders for international tourists on 15th July 2020. Resorts, Liveaboards and hotels located at uninhabited islands will be open from 15th of July 2020. Guest Houses and hotels located at inhabited islands will be open from 1st August 2020.Maldives relies heavily on the tourism industry as it accounts for the largest foreign exchange earnings, making it the biggest economic contributor in the country. However, it has come to a standstill due to the stringent public health measures taken to curb COVID-19. The tourism industry
has been gearing up to restart; it is set to resume in compliance to protective measures, taking into account the safety of tourists and staff working in the industry.

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