The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) suggests the 10 next steps for getting the hospitality business back on track in 2021.
More than 300 international brand leaders in the European hospitality industry were given valuable insights on how to proactively prepare for and roll-out their business recovery in 2021 and beyond when they attended the HSMAI Europe Day 2021. This included the HSMAI Revenue Optimisation Conference (ROC) Europe and Chief Officers Roundtable (COR) Day 2021 last week.
Our regular BAB host Axica Berlin’s Mark Felstead talks to flying Dutchman Matthijs Otto (pictured) from Amsterdam-based Network Tables, who relates an event industry ‘success story’ of 2020.
The management of the FIEXPO Latin America meetings industry show, in conjunction with the Colombian authorities, has announced a decision to move the event from June to new dates straight after the planned International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Congress in Cartagena in October.
FIEXPO will now run 27-30 October, 2021, following the ICCA Congress (24-27 October), at Las Americas Convention Center in the Colombian coastal city.
Cartagena will, for one week, host two of the industry’s most important global events.
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has responded to the UK government’s focus on 10-day quarantines for travellers from ‘high risk’ countries, saying it will cause “enormous damage” to the travel and tourism sector.
Gloria Guevara (pictured), WTTC president & CEO, said: “WTTC is implacably opposed to quarantines as, while protecting the public is paramount, there needs to be a balance struck between health and economic priorities.