Increasingly Evident Recovery In The Americas And China, With A Gradual Return To Normality In Resort Hotels In The Second Semester, Whilst Meliá Still Sees A Weak Performance In Urban Spain And Europe

In the second quarter the company doubled the revenues seen in the previous quarter, and achieved its goals of generating positive EBITDA and stopping cash-burn in June The cost savings achieved with the successful Contingency Plan allowed the Group to offset by 86% the drop in revenue compared to the first half of 2020, excluding […]

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Reports Second Quarter 2021 Results

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: WH) today announced results for the three months ended June 30, 2021. Highlights include: Second quarter diluted earnings per share was $0.73 compared to diluted loss per share of $1.86 in second quarter 2020; second quarter adjusted diluted EPS was $0.95 compared to adjusted diluted EPS of $0.10 in second […]

Kew Green Hotels launches ‘Outside of the Box’ events

Kew Green Hotels, an international hotel management company, has launched an “Outside of the Box” events concept at eight UK hotels.  The concept, which will be introduced at its hotels such as the Crowne Plaza in Liverpool and Holiday Inn in Colchester, will allow for guests to rent the outside space from one of the […]

Hilton Reports Second Quarter Results

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (“Hilton” or the “Company”) (NYSE: HLT) today reported its second quarter 2021 results. The following results reflect the material impact that the novel coronavirus (“COVID-19”) pandemic has had on Hilton’s business. Highlights include: Diluted EPS was $0.46 for the second quarter, and diluted EPS, adjusted for special items, was $0.56 Net […]

U.S. Travel Reacts To England Reopening Plan

WASHINGTON – U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on the news that England would soon begin welcoming fully vaccinated Americans: “British government leaders have made a wise decision in reopening England to vaccinated travelers from the United States. It’s time for U.S. leaders to […]

Accor H1 losses reach £102m

Hospitality group Accor has reported a consolidated loss of €120m (£102m) during the first half of the year. For the six month period ending June 30 2021, revenue also dropped by 10% to €824m (£701), down from €910m (£774m) the previous year, which was largely attributed to the impact of Covid-19 lockdown restrictions. In the […]

Hospitality businesses miss out on £100.2bn in sales due to Covid

Hospitality businesses have suffered a £100.2bn drop in sales from pre-pandemic levels in the 15 months since the start of the pandemic, according to the latest edition of the UKHospitality Quarterly Tracker with CGA. Prolonged closures and trading restrictions have both limited total sector sales in the 12 months to end June 2021 to an […]

Broadwick Soho names trio of appointments before opening

Broadwick Soho, a 57-room Soho hotel, has named three senior appointments ahead of its opening in June 2022. David Manson will join as general manager, Sabine Kern as director of sales and marketing, and Andrea Gelardin as creative director at the hotel. The additions have been made to provide the industry expertise necessary to deliver […]

Successful trials show Amber policy for vaccinated travellers can be rapidly expanded

The results of a joint UK proving trial established by Heathrow, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic have demonstrated the UK Government can rapidly expand its Amber policy and remove self-isolation for fully vaccinated US and EU citizens arriving into the UK. The group’s encouraging trial results come ahead of the UK Government’s next checkpoint to […]

Top 10 global spa trends for 2021 designed to heal mind, body & soul

Today, spas may answer most of the desires of an older generation expecting to be offered additional pampering services or a health & wellbeing destination from the broad spectrum of wellness resorts, thermae and thalassos to the more specific medispa and health clinics. But what is the future potential of the spa? And what has […]