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 tuck in to our daily must-reads.
1. Hong Kong’s MICE tourism market set to reach US$2.5bn by 2021
Hong Kong’s MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions) tourism market is set to reach more than US$2.5bn by the end of 2021, according to the latest ‘MICE Tourism Market’ report available at Analytical Research Cognizance.
2. 55% of Brits consider environmental impact when booking holidays
Recent research by holidaycottages.co.uk has revealed that 55% of respondents state they will consider the environmental impact of their plans when booking holidays. Additionally, 45% of respondents said they want to get ‘back to nature’ during their next vacation.
3. Independent Chinese female travellers rises to 58% in 2018
The 2018 Cross-Border Travel Consumption Report, jointly released by China Tourism Academy and Ctrip, has revealed that independent Chinese female travellers has risen from 46% in 2016 to 58% in 2018, while independent Chinese male travellers has dropped from 54% to 42% in the same period.
4. IHG to open new Kimpton property in Rotterdam
InterContinental Hotels Group has announced its plans of a second Kimpton Hotel in the Netherlands, set to open its doors in 2022 in Rotterdam’s former main Post Office.
5. Booking.com launches the ‘House of Sparkle’
Booking.com has created the world’s most sparkly townhouse, in collaboration with internationally renowned designer, Christian Cowan. Located in Soho, central London, the House of Sparkle can accommodate up to two guests and is now available for booking.
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Nicola Donovan is a travel writer for Click.More by Nicola Donovan
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