LYBRAry: Hotel Industry News – Week of October 18th, 2021

Here’s our weekly round-up of the hospitality & hotel technology news that we found most interesting and/or important this week…

 

AUTUMN IN TUSCANY: FLORENCE IN THE SPOTLIGHT WITH STRONG DEMAND FOR THE NOVEMBER BREAK

 

Tuscany Travel

For a region like Tuscany, the period from the end of August to mid-November is always very special: it is a period in which the regional tourism market undergoes a sort of reshuffling of the cards, where the popularity of seaside destinations give way to cities, filled with art and culture. Similarly, domestic tourism gives way for international tourism, which takes on a more important role in the shoulder season, as demand becomes more sensitive to festivities and events.

Find out how these changes have affected the tourism industry in the Tuscany region, including Florence & surrounding cities

 

 

OPTIMISM BOOMS AS INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL RETURNS

 

“Optimism in the business travel industry is on the up following announcements from the UK and US about the opening of borders and reduction of travel restrictions, according to the latest poll from the Global Business Travel Association.”

Learn why analysts and hospitality industry experts are optimistic

 

 EUROPE WANTS TO MAKE TRAVEL EASIER FOR THE FULLY VACCINATED

 

“The plan would rely on the use of the widely adopted EU digital Covid passports, which have allowed travelers to cross borders without tests or quarantines since the summer if they can show they’ve been fully inoculated or recovered from the virus. Travelers without a Covid pass could be required to undergo tests after arriving in their destination.”

Read more about the EU Commission’s proposals for free movement with digital COVID passports

 

 

  TARGETED DATA COLLECTION CAN BOOST HOTEL MARKETING EFFORTS

 

“Data Collection should prioritize quality over quantity.”

“Effective revenue management and marketing strategies rely on quality data, and hoteliers need to be doing the most to amass and utilize data on their guests.”

Experts discuss how forward-looking data can improve the hospitality industry, and increase bookings and revenue.

 

EXPERTS ARE FORECASTING THESE 7 TOP TRENDS FOR THE TRIUMPHANT RETURN OF TRAVEL IN 2022

 

“In its most extensive travel and hospitality predictions research to date, booking.com reveals a renewed sense of optimism fueling a hunger to embrace the new normal and get back out to fully experience the world in the year ahead.”

“An increasingly complex relationship with technology, and a renewed inspiration to travel has made the world feel smaller and at the same time, infinitely vast.”

“Booking.com has commissioned extensive research with more than 24,000 travelers across 31 countries and territories, combining it with it’s forward-looking data as a digital travel leader for the past 25 years, to predict how travel will continue to be redefined in the year ahead.”

The travel industry will continue to be redefined by these 7 top travel predictions

 

 

  NOVEMBER 8 IS THE DAY THE U.S. COVID-19 TRAVEL BAN ENDS

 

“Fully vaccinated foreign travelers will be able to enter the U.S. beginning November 8th, with proof of vaccination and negative covid-19 test.”

 

Read more about the soon-to-be-implemented US Border Control Rules

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