Tourism sector has predominantly high contribution of more than 10% to the Australian economy making the country as the fourth largest contributor in the sector of Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. International travel restrictions along with imposition of complete lockdown and quarantine measures helped to contain the spread in Australia, but had led to severe disruption to the tourism and hospitality industry.
MICE tourism may never fully recover from COVID-19 as international business arrivals set to fall by 35.3% in 2020, says GlobalData
Meetings, incentives, conferencing and exhibitions (MICE) tourism was one of the first types of tourism to be impacted by the global spread of COVID-19 and it could be one of the last to fully return as international business arrivals are projected to fall by 35.3% in 2020, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
Michael Wale Joins the Kerzner Board of Directors
Philippe Zuber Named Chief Executive Officer
Michel Checoury Takes on Additional Responsibility for Kerzner
Kerzner International Holdings Limited (the “Company”), the owner of the iconic Atlantis Resort and Residences and ultra-luxury One&Only Resorts brands worldwide, today announced a restructure of its strategic leadership team. Michael Wale, who has held the role of Chief Executive Officer since February 2018, has been invited to join the Board of Directors of Kerzner International and Philippe Zuber, the current Chief Operating Officer, will be leading the Company as Chief Executive Officer. Finally, Michel Checoury, who has held the position of Chief Financial Officer since October 2018, will be adding Chief Administrative Officer to his role.
Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Bangkok Menam Riverside receives the prestigious ‘Amazing Thailand Safety and Health Administration (SHA)’ certificate. The certificate signifies that the hotel has met the standards of hygiene, health and cleanliness required as part of a nationwide effort to contain any further spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).→ read more...
Following the news that Etihad Airways has joined forces with Mediclinic for convenient home PCR testing in the United Arab Emirates (UAE);
Mathew George, Ph.D., Aerospace & Defense Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view:
“Etihad Airways’ new scheme will bring customers back and help rebuild confidence in air travel for customers, governments and staff on these aircraft. With increased safety and hygiene measures, reduction of capacity and facilities to deal with social distancing, airlines are now having to differentiate their offerings to highlight the safety of their services.
Chatrium hospitality is proud to launch a new Chatrium hotel in Japan, with Hyatt House Niseko being rebranded as Chatrium Niseko on the 1st September 2020.
Chatrium Niseko is located in the very heart of Hirafu Village, steps away from the best slopes, restaurants and bars in town. Niseko is a destination to discover consistent high-quality light powder snowfall in winter and comfortable temperatures in green season. Moreover, Niseko offers unspoilt nature, striking unique landscapes and various outdoor activities.