Each day, we curate a bite-sized round-up of the best industry news from across the world. We search the web for the latest hospitality updates and travel trends, so you don’t have to. Get comfortable with a coffee and start each morning with our daily must-reads
1. Most impactful hotel review categories
A new analysis from TrustYou highlights the hotel categories that travellers rate in their online reviews. The insights reveal which categories affect performance the most. Common negative reviews are about rooms and their maintenance.
2. Travel experts forecast high growth of halal tourism
By 2030, Muslims will make up an estimated 25% of the world’s population. This, teamed with strong growth predicted for the years ahead, highlights that halal travel offers huge potential for destinations around the world.
3. Travel industry not catering well enough for solo travellers, says study
Mintel’s 2018 Solo Traveller Report has revealed that 60% of those surveyed said there is a ‘widespread belief’ the travel industry does not currently cater well enough for solo travellers.
4. Vienna urges travellers to ditch Instagram in a new tourism campaign
The Vienna Tourist Board has launched an anti-Instagram marketing campaign that encourages travellers to put down their smartphones and enjoy the city ‘consciously’.
5. Holiday travel to Europe up more than 20%
Americans continue to have a growing interest in Europe as a travel destination, reveals Allianz Global Assistance. According to the data, 20 European destinations saw airline tickets increase in sales an average of 26% from last year alone.
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Nicola Donovan is a travel writer for Click.More by Nicola Donovan
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