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Call out for UK and European Hospitality Industry as Nominations Open For HSMAI Region Europe’s Board Elections – deadline: 7 July

June 24, 2021 Association No Comments

The nominations to join the HSMAI Region Europe Board of Directors are open until 7 July, 2021. The 19 board members will be made up of senior management, marketers and academics working in the UK and European hospitality industry. … Continue Reading

Aircraft Operations Must Not Suffer from Political Interference

June 8, 2021 Association No Comments

Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to maintain the critical separation between politics and aviation safety issues. … Continue Reading

MUST READ: IATA tells countries to use data-driven decisions for COVID travel freedom

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has recommended in its latest statement on restarting airline travel worldwide that governments should make data-driven decisions to manage the risks of Covid-19 when reopening borders to international travel, based on strategies that can be introduced without imposing tough quarantine measures to enable international travel to restart with a low risk of introduction of Covid-19 to the travel destination. … Continue Reading

2021 results tracking projections, bright spots to emerge in 2022

June 4, 2021 Association No Comments

The new mid-year revision of the ‘Asia Pacific Visitor Forecasts 2021-2023’ from the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) indicates a hard year ahead in 2021 but with recovery occurring thereafter, albeit in a very uneven fashion. … Continue Reading

Optimism When Borders Reopen

Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Tourism Economics released a long-term view for post-COVID-19 passenger demand recovery which demonstrates that people remain eager to travel in the short and long-term. … Continue Reading

Digitalization Needed for Smooth Restart

Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned of potential airport chaos unless governments move quickly to adopt digital processes to manage travel health credentials (COVID-19 testing and vaccine certificates) and other COVID-19 measures. The impacts will be severe: … Continue Reading

Caravan Industry Supports National Road Safety Week as “Grey Nomads” begin to head north.

May 19, 2021 Association No Comments

One caravanning accident is one too many!  There are over 750,000 registered recreational vehicles in Australia, and with many nomads looking to head north as the seasons change, now is an important time to bring road safety front of mind.  … Continue Reading

CLIA launches Ready, Set, Sail campaign

May 13, 2021 Association No Comments

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has stepped up its fight for a resumption of cruising in Australia, issuing a call for travel industry supporters to join its Ready, Set, Sail campaign. … Continue Reading

IATA Welcomes G20 Push to Restart Tourism

May 7, 2021 Association No Comments

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the agreement by the G20 Tourism Ministers to support the safe restoration of mobility by following the G20 Rome Guidelines for the Future of Tourism. … Continue Reading

COVID-19 costs Vic hotels $1.7 Bn in room revenue alone

May 4, 2021 Association No Comments

COVID-19 cost the Victorian Tourism Accommodation Sector $1.7 Billion in room revenue alone for the year ending February 2021 with recovery to take at least four years according to modelling conducted by AHS Advisory. … Continue Reading


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