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by Nicola Donovan, Click. Travel Writer, Booking.com

Topic: News

Click. Takeaway

  • Eurostar has welcomed Pepper the robot to its London team, a first for the UK travel industry
  • Higher occupancy rates in Indian hotels will lead to steep price hikes, according to the CFO of Lemon Tree Hotels
  • Travel companies have started to raise concerns about the impact of Brexit on the hospitality industry
  • IHG’s Kimpton and Restaurants boutique brand has debuted in London
  • Lonely Planet has revealed its annual list of the best destinations, regions and cities for 2019

1. First robot in the UK travel industry is welcomed by Eurostar

https://www.intelligenttransport.com/transport-news/72899/first-robot-uk-travel-eurostar/

2. Indian hospitality industry to see steep price hikes, says hotel CFO

https://www.bloombergquint.com/business/hospitality-industry-to-see-steep-price-hikes-says-lemon-tree-hotels-sharma#gs.ktT7rd0

3. How the travel industry is preparing for Brexit

https://www.traveldailynews.com/post/preparing-for-brexit-how-the-travel-industry-is-bracing-itself-for-impact

4. IHG’s Kimpton brand makes UK debut in London

https://www.hotelmanagement.net/openings/ihg-s-kimpton-brand-makes-uk-debut-london

5. Lonely Planet’s best destinations for 2019 revealed

https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/lonely-planet-best-travel-2019-sri-lanka-germany-zimbabwe-copenhagen-shenzhen-novi-sad-a8597156.html

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Nicola Donovan is a travel writer for Click.

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