Tuesday 31 March 2020

Tourism, hospitality sector severely affected by Covid-19 - survey

Omnes Media, a leading digital media and marketing platform, has revealed the findings of its recent survey seeking public opinion on the impact of coronavirus (Covid-19) in the different sectors of the industry. The survey was conducted among people from various walks of life. &


SriLankan Airlines brings down medical aid from China

SriLankan Airlines uplifted a consignment of medical aid from Shanghai, China on March 28. This was a donation made by the Sri Lankan community in China through the Consulate Generals of Sri Lanka in Guangzhou and Shanghai, facilitated by the Embassy of Sri Lanka in China.


TrustYou launches new KPI to benchmark review activity in hotels

TrustYou, the world's largest guest feedback platform, has announced the launch of its newest key performance indicator (KPI) for review monitoring - the Travel Health Index (THI).    Based on data gathered from the world’s largest guest review da


Leva Hotels inks deal for two Oman properties

Dubai-based Leva Hotels & Resorts, a dynamic lifestyle hotel brand in the Middle East region, said it has signed management agreements for two new hotels in Muscat, Oman, and a stunning property in Kampala, Uganda, as part of its expansion strategy for GCC, Africa and Europe.


EasyJet grounds entire fleet due to COVID-19 crisis

British budget carrier easyJet has grounded its entire fleet of planes in response to the collapse in demand for air travel because of the coronavirus pandemic, said a report.   The airline said it could not give a date for when they would restart, said a report


Sharjah Airport Authority steps up measures to fight COVID-19

Sharjah Airport Authority continues to implement a number of preventive measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus as part of an integrated plan, said a report.   The measures include implementing sterilisation and disinfection procedures throughout the airp


Lufthansa’s short-time work affects 27,000 staff

Lufthansa has signed agreements with its works council and trade unions to introduce short-time working for cabin and ground staff, as well as management, in Frankfurt and Munich, affecting 27,000 of the 35,000-strong staff of the airline. An agreement with the pilots union &ldqu


ADNH backs government initiative in combatting COVID-19

Abu Dhabi National Hotels Company has pledged to offer the Radisson Blu Hotel Al Ain as a quarantine shelter to support the government’s efforts in combatting the COVID-19.   Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohamed Al Dhaheri, vice chairman of the Board, stated that this


Time Hotels rolls out initiatives to boost employee morale

UAE-based Time Hotels has implemented a number of new initiatives to boost morale and promote positive wellbeing among all of its staff members, as well as improve guest experience across its portfolio of properties.   The personal development of all team member


Oyo offers free stays to medical personnel fighting Covid-19

Oyo Hotels & Homes is opening the doors to its hotels and offering free stays to doctors, nurses and other medical first responders who are helping in the fight against Coronavirus (Covid-19).    Beginning March 24, medical first responders will receive

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