17 June 2020
A few months ago, the chance of Airbnb’s planned IPO going ahead in 2020 was slim to none. As the Covid-19 pandemic swiftly ground domestic and international travel to an...
28 May 2020
The global hotel industry has found itself at the forefront of the coronavirus pandemic. The impacts created by the virus have been severe for the industry and have left many...
30 April 2020
Covid-19: Lodging providers begin to unveil new hygiene initiatives to meet change in traveller demands
GlobalData’s week 4 consumer survey illustrates that traveller demands include a need for tips on health and wellbeing as well as news about what initiatives companies are running to combat...
10 December 2019
The rise of the tourist tax illustrates that many destinations do not want visitor numbers to decrease. However, mass tourism shows no sign of stagnation with international arrivals reaching 1.4...
26 November 2019
The new drive to install facial recognition systems in Singapore hotels is being viewed with suspicion.
16 October 2019
A match between Ireland and Scotland at Nissan Stadium, Yokohama, Japan at the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
15 October 2019
Dutch government turns its back on Holland, but will The Netherlands bring in the right kind of tourists?
Many Dutch football fans still refer to the national team as ‘Holland' and the bright orange kit and 'total' national-style of play during the 1970s, 80s and 90s has created...
13 September 2019
Hurricane Dorian, a category 5 tropical storm and the strongest hurricane to ever hit the country, reached Grand Bahama and the Abaco Islands at the beginning of September.
13 September 2019
Hotels in some locations have seen occupancy rates drop to about half, while room rates plunged 40-70%.
9 April 2019
The Commonwealth of Nations has been under pressure to expel Brunei and if this does go ahead, this would mean even more problems for the country’s tourism industry.