Spl Report

Report: Impact of COVID-19 on global tourism growth

By Sikha Thakur Unlike other industries, it is difficult to define the tourism industry, as it doesn’t constitute one clear product. It incorporates many industries, including lodging, transport, attractions, cruises, travel companies, tourism boards and so on. Since early 2020, the tourism industry was severely impacted by the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The global travel […]



Conrad New York Midtown Kellie Ann Cahill, CMP has been named Complex Commercial Director at Conrad New York Midtown, part of Conrad Hotels & Resorts, one of Hilton’s three distinct global luxury hotel brands. Cahill, a certified meetings professional, will lead the commercial sales, events, revenue and marketing teams at the hotel with a strategic […]


Formation of the Aviation Climate Taskforce (ACT) announced

Cathay Pacific together with Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and other airline leaders announced the formation of the Aviation Climate Taskforce (ACT), a new non-profit organisation founded to tackle the challenge of eliminating carbon emissions in aviation through innovation and collaboration. Cathay Pacific has pioneered efforts in decarbonisation technologies over the years. It became the first […]


US to outline international travel reopening, vaccination rules

The Biden administration plans to unveil recently its detailed rules requiring nearly all foreign air visitors to be vaccinated against COVID-19 starting November 8, sources reveal. The White House first disclosed on September 20 it would remove restrictions in early November for fully vaccinated air travellers from 33 countries. The extraordinary US travel restrictions were […]