Asia’s tourist hotspots prepare for boom as China relaxes COVID rules

Asia's tourist hotspots prepare for boom as China relaxes COVID rules

BANGKOK/SINGAPORE/SYDNEY, Dec 29 (Reuters) – Asian countries are bracing for an influx of Chinese tourists as COVID restrictions are dismantled, and while some are wary, operators in others are preparing packages such as hotpot buffets to cash in on the expected spike in travel. Chinese tourists will no longer need to quarantine on return home … Read more

TaxSlayer Gator Bowl 2022 in Jacksonville

TaxSlayer Gator Bowl 2022 in Jacksonville

Dining & Nightlife Take the Ale Trail – Before or after a game, the Jax Ale Trail units craft breweries around the city, many of them centered in Downtown and the surrounding historic neighborhoods. Breweries on the Ale Trail include Aardwolf Brewery, Engine 15 Brewing Company, Intuition Ale Works, Bold City, Green Room, and Pinglehead … Read more

Is The Future Of Travel Really The Three-Star Hotel?

Is The Future Of Travel Really The Three-Star Hotel?

PACIFIC PALISADES, CALIFORNIA – JULY 07: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been converted to black and white) … [+] Alexandra Daddario attends the Los Angeles premiere of the new HBO limited series ‘The White Lotus’ at Bel-Air Bay Club on July 07, 2021 in Pacific Palisades, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images,) Getty Images, Is The … Read more

Toyama puts itself on Japan’s map of sustainable tourism

Toyama puts itself on Japan's map of sustainable tourism

As I lift a bowl of frothy matcha during a Japanese tea ceremony in the lounge of the Rakudo-An hotel in Tonami, Toyama Prefecture, I hear a staff member whisper something to the guests behind me, followed by a soft murmur of surprise. I turn around to my mother to check that I’ve not just … Read more

Premium hotel inventory addition expected to lag demand over next 5 years: Report

Approximately 15,500 rooms will likely be added to the pan-India premium inventory of 94,800 rooms across 12 key cities over next 5 years. (File Photo)

NEW DELHI: India’s hotel room supply pipeline is expected to grow at a 5-year CAGR of 3.5-4%, adding approximately 15,500 rooms to the pan-India premium inventory of 94,800 rooms across 12 key cities, as per a report.This will facilitate an upcycle, as demand improves over the medium term while supply lags, with hoteliers adopting a … Read more

Analysis: Airlines reboot as COVID sparks a revolution in one-day business trips

Analysis: Airlines reboot as COVID sparks a revolution in one-day business trips

Most popular airline routes have changed since 2019 – OAG Higher airline ticket prices offsetting fall in trips Environmental concerns a factor for some companies SYDNEY/CHICAGO, Nov 7 (Reuters) – Airlines around the world are ripping up schedules and bringing in new flights to cope with a COVID-triggered trend in corporate travel for executives like … Read more

How A Promising Timeshare Stock Is A Bargain Buy Now

How A Promising Timeshare Stock Is A Bargain Buy Now

A family enters a T+L timeshare apartment at the Moab, Utah, resort. Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure sells timeshares, a sort of vacation pass that allows travelers to book an apartment—not a hotel room, mind you—around the country and the world. There’s a strong case that its vacation properties will thrive in the years … Read more

This Is What Building a Hotel for Nomadic Lifestyles Looks Like

Clever logo

Before the pandemic—and subsequent rise of the nomadic lifestyle and #vanlife—tens of millions hit the open road in RVs. It was simply less glamorous than skoolies (school buses refurbished into homes) with rooftop desks. Back in the spring and summer of 2019, an estimated 25 million people stayed at 18,000 campsites in what we now … Read more

Premier Inn owner Whitbread warns of higher costs after returning to profit

Premier Inn owner Whitbread warns of higher costs after returning to profit

Swung to $347 mln profit in H1 Expects lower margins in H2 as inflation bites Shares down more than 3% Oct 25 (Reuters) – Premier Inn owner Whitbread (WTB.L) said on Tuesday that surging costs for labour, utilities and food would eat into margins in the second half, sending its shares down more than 3% … Read more

A guide to Las Vegas, from artsy neighborhoods to the neon-lit Strip

A guide to Las Vegas, from artsy neighborhoods to the neon-lit Strip

see&do Cruise The Strip at night: Where else can you find a pyramid-shaped hotel shooting a beam of light into space, a shimmering, half-size Eiffel Tower and a thousand dancing, lit-up fountains, all within a four-mile stroll? Join the throngs for the must-see, most Vegasy part of Vegas: the Strip. The bridge linking the MGM … Read more