4# Recovery & Market Outlook for Tourism in Europe and the Czech Republic

What are the challenges of tourism development in Europe? How is the tourism industry recovering from the various events? This month we welcome Jan Herget, CEO of CzechTourism, who tells us about the latest trends in European tourism and his expectations for the future. Time-stamped show notes 00:00 ➡️ 05:30: industry news 05:30 ➡️19:32: exclusive…

MARRIOTT LAUNCHES NEW “BRIDGING THE GAP” PROGRAMME TO EMPOWER UNDERREPRESENTED GROUPS

Marriott International has launched a $50 million programme aimed at increasing development and ownership of hotels among historically underrepresented groups in North America. In June Marriott International announced the launch of the “Marriott’s Bridging The Gap” scheme – a multi-year, $50 million development programme that aims to address the barriers to entry that historically underrepresented…

MALDIVES PLANS TO BUILD ‘FLOATING CITY’ AS SEA LEVELS RISE

While climate change threatens to wipe the Maldives archipelago from the surface of the earth, an ambitious project called Maldives Floating City is set to create a new city with resilient eco-friendly floating structures. The Maldives Floating City is an innovative housing project being developed in a lagoon 15 minutes boat ride from Male’. Using…

“Nayarit offers everything visitors expect from Mexico”: Juan Enrique Suárez del Real Tostado, Minister of Tourism, State of Nayarit

Nayarit is located along the Mexican Pacific Coast, stretching between the larger cities of Mazatlan in the north and Puerta Vallarta in the south. With 27,815 square kilometers, Nayarit is one of the smallest coastal states in Mexico. But it is however rich in culture, tastes, history, colours. It truly is an incarnation of all…

VIENNA TO BE HOME TO ROSEWOOD’S 5TH EUROPEAN HOTEL

Vienna will soon be home to another prestigious hotel when the Rosewood Vienna opens on August 1st, 2022. Set in a graceful 19th century building, Rosewood's newest European property is located amidst the city's finest shops and restaurants, and close to major attractions. Rosewood Hotels & Resorts was appointed by Central European financial services provider…

UNWTO TOURISM STATISTICS INFORM UN REPORTS ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Statistics from UNWTO have helped the UN put together a global assessment of progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) makes clear the important role that tourism must play in achieving the ambitious agenda for change. Launched at the High-Level Political Forum (HLFP) on Sustainable Development, which this year is held around the theme of…

INDIA’S TRAVEL MARKET TO REACH $125 BILLION BY 2027, NEW REPORT SAYS

India's travel market could top $125 billion in 2027 from an estimated $75 billion in FY20. This is the conclusion of a new report published by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry FICCI. In 2020, the country’s tourism industry accounted for 31.8 million jobs, a figure which is likely to grow to…

ROYAL CARIBBEAN GROUP SET TO ACQUIRE CRUISE SHIP ENDEAVOR FOR $275 MILLION

Royal Caribbean Group has announced plans to acquire the ultra-luxury cruise ship Endeavor after court approval. The purchase price was $275 million, significantly below the cost of construction. Originally delivered to Crystal Cruises in 2021, the ship will be renamed Silver Endeavour when it officially joins the fleet of the Group's wholly owned subsidiary Silversea…

GHANA PAN AFRICA HERITAGE WORLD MUSEUM GETS VIRTUAL BEFORE TURNING REAL IN 2023

Ghana set to be at the centre of preserved African heritage with the construction of a $30 million complex near Accra. The aim of Ghana's Pan Africa Heritage World Museum is to be the meeting point of all African cultures, by interpreting arts from an African perspective and reclaiming some of the art works taken…

HO CHI MINH CITY SEES DEMAND GROW FOR MICE EVENTS IN 2022

After a long lull due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Ho Chi Minh City is seeing an increase in demand for MICE (meeting, incentive, convention, exhibition) tourism from both Vietnamese and foreign customers. As Vietnam’s economic hub, the Ho Chi Minh demand for MICE tourism is high. The city also has some of the best infrastructures…

NEW PATA REPORT PREDICTS RECOVERY TO ACCELERATE IN ASIA PACIFIC

In its latest quarterly international visitor arrivals forecast, the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) predicts that 39 Asia Pacific destinations will have step-wise annual increases beginning in 2022 and continuing to 2024 across all three of the mild, medium, and severe scenarios. IVAs recovery rates for visitors into and across Asia Pacific is predicted to…

MUNICH’S DEUTSCHES MUSEUM REOPENS AFTER 7-YEAR CLOSURE

Munich's Deutsches Museum is one of the largest natural science museums in the world. In around 20 departments, originals and models illustrate how technology and the laws of nature work. The museum has been closed seven years long for its renovation and expansion. The first part of the massive reconstruction opened on July 7, 2022.…

ITB ASIA TEAMS UP WITH SACEOS TO HOST SINGAPORE MICE FORUM IN 2022

ITB Asia and Singapore Association of Convention and Exhibition Organisers & Suppliers (SACEOS) signed a partnership agreement to host the Singapore MICE Forum event, which will be co-located with ITB Asia and MICE Show Asia in Singapore.  ITB Asia has joined forces with SACEOS, the national trade association for meetings, incentives, conferences, exhibitions and events in…
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