Twitter round-up: Mickael Damelincourt’s tweet on Trump International Hotel Washington most popular tweet in Q3 2020

17th November 2020 (Last Updated November 17th, 2020 16:19)

Verdict lists ten of the most popular tweets on lodgings in Q3 2020 based on data from GlobalData’s Influencer Platform.

Twitter round-up: Mickael Damelincourt’s tweet on Trump International Hotel Washington most popular tweet in Q3 2020
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Trump International leads as Verdict lists ten of the most popular tweets on lodgings in Q3 2020 based on data from GlobalData’s Influencer Platform.

The top tweets were chosen from influencers as tracked by GlobalData’s Influencer Platform, which is based on a scientific process that works on pre-defined parameters. Influencers are selected after a deep analysis of the influencer’s relevance, network strength, engagement, and leading discussions on new and emerging trends.

Top tweets on lodgings in Q3 2020

1. Mickael Damelincourt’s tweet on Trump International Hotel Washington ranking number two on Trip Advisor 2020 Travelers’ Choice Awards

Mickael Damelincourt, managing director at Trump International Hotel Washington, DC, tweeted on the hotel ranking number two in the Trip Advisor 2020 Travelers’ Choice Awards. He added that despite the hurdles presented by the Covid-19 pandemic, the staff at Trump International worked to ensure luxury hospitality.

Username: Mickael Damelincourt

Twitter handle: @mdamelincourt

Retweets: 34

Likes: 148

2. Condé Nast Traveller’s tweet on Greek Island hotel

Condé Nast Traveller, a luxury travel magazine, tweeted a review of the Verina Astra hotel in Sifnos, Greece. The hotel includes 14 bedrooms with their own terrace offering breath-taking views of the Kastro, an ancient town.

Owned by Miltos Salemis and Isidora Chandeli, the hotel rooms feature swimming pool, day beds, loungers and sitting areas. Guests can explore the trekking paths, pristine beaches and churches on the island.

Username: Condé Nast Traveller

Twitter handle: @cntraveller

Retweets: 19

Likes: 111

3. Paul Steele’s tweet on Bailiffscourt Hotel in West Sussex

Paul Steele, travel writer and founder of BaldHiker.com, a travel blog, shared a review of the Bailiffscourt Hotel in Climping in West Sussex, UK. The dog friendly hotel has 39 rooms arranged in a series of houses and cottages. The rooms are linked through castle style passages and lavender filled pathways.

The hotel features an award winning spa whose design is inspired from a Sussex barn featuring timber and large windows. An infinity pool and jacuzzi are also part of the spa. The Climping Beach is located nearby for guests and their dogs to explore.

Username: Paul Steele

Twitter handle: @paul_steele

Retweets: 11

Likes: 106

4. AHLA’s tweet on business meal and entertainment deduction credit

The American Hotel & Lodging Association, an industry trade group, tweeted thanking Senator Tim Scott for including the business meal and entertainment deduction credit under the Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection and Schools (HEALS) Act.

The HEALS Act was introduced by the Republicans to provide $1tn in funding to deal with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. The act includes provision of up to 100% deduction for business meals until the end of 2020.

Username: AHLA

Twitter handle: @AHLA

Retweets: 12

Likes: 95

5. Simon Calder’s tweet on Barbados putting UK on high-risk list

Simon Calder, a travel news writer, shared an article on the Barbados Ministry of Tourism placing the UK under the high-risk category due to rising number of infections in the country. The UK joined a list of countries under this category including Brazil, the US, France and Spain.

Travellers from the UK will need to undergo certain protocols to travel to Barbados including Covid-19 negative test. Officials from the Ministry of Health and Wellness will check all arriving passengers to check results before letting them deboard the plane. Travellers will also be required to limit movement and remain on hotel or resort grounds for the initial days.

Username: @simoncalder

Twitter handle: @SimonCalder

Retweets: 25

Likes: 92

6. The Points Guy’s tweet on airline cancellation fees

The Points Guy, a travel blog founded by Brian Kelly, tweeted an article on United Airlines eliminating change fees, which was applied for paying any difference between an existing and new ticket. The fees was aimed at increasing the ancillary revenues of airlines.

The Covid-19 pandemic, however, has drastically impacted airlines whereby customers are looking for options that do not penalise them for changing plans. The article noted that the move by United Airlines was a step in the right direction and that other fees such as resort fees, season fees, membership fees etc., should also be eliminated.

Username: The Points Guy

Twitter handle: @thepointsguy

Retweets: 10

Likes: 75

7. Condé Nast Traveller tweet on the most beautiful hotels in the world

Condé Nast Traveller shared an article on 37 of the most beautiful hotels in the world. The list includes hotels from various regions and countries such as Middle East, Venice, Thailand, Mexico and India.

Some of the hotels featured in the list include the Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort in Oman, Monastero Santa Rosa in Italy, Ellerman House in Cape Town and Amangiri in Utah.

Username: Condé Nast Traveller

Twitter handle: @cntraveller

Retweets: 17

Likes: 66

8. Paul Brady’s tweet on Travel Leisure’s World’s Best Awards 2020

Paul Brady, articles editor at Travel Leisure, a travel magazine, tweeted on the announcement of the World’s Best Awards by the magazine. The list includes the best hotels, airlines, destinations, cruise lines, cities and more.

Capella Ubud in Bali, Indonesia was ranked as the number one hotel in the world, while Oaxaca, Mexico was the top city according to the magazine. Further, Palawan, Philippines was ranked as the top island in the world and Singapore Airlines was ranked the top international airline.

Username: Paul Brady

Twitter handle: @p_brady

Retweets: 23

Likes: 63

9. Mark Hoplamazian’s tweet on food pantry hosted by the Hyatt Residency

Mark Hoplamazian, president and CEO of Hyatt Hotels Corporation, shared a video of a drive thru food pantry hosted by the Hyatt Residency in Atlanta for unemployed hotel and restaurant workers.

Employees of the hotel were asked to come and collect 30 pounds of groceries. The pantry was funded by the Hyatt Hotels, Georgia Hotel and Lodging Association, Gas South and the Atlantic Community Food Bank.

Username: Mark Hoplamazian

Twitter handle: @MarkHoplamazian

Retweets: 29

Likes: 51

10. Simon Calder’s tweet on P&O Cruises pausing its operations until early 2021

Simon Calder tweeted on cruise liner P&O Cruises announcing its plans to pause its cruise operations until early 2021 due to the increasing restrictions on travel from the UK owing to the Covid-19 pandemic. Majority of the destinations of P&O including France and Spain have placed a mandatory two week quarantine on travellers from the UK.

P&O is one of many cruise liners who have been facing tough conditions due to the pandemic. Cruise operators have been forced to cancel itineraries, reconfigure ships to reduce risk of infection and deal with several restrictions imposed by various governments.

Username: @simoncalder

Twitter handle: @SimonCalder

Retweets: 6

Likes: 40