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. Brexit to have no impact on holiday plans, says survey
Brexit is expected to have no impact on 2019 holiday plans for the majority of Brits, according to holiday specialist On the Beach. Of the 1,000 holidaymakers surveyed 50% felt that Brexit would not affect holidays plans and 86% of Brits intend to take the same number of holidays, if not more, in 2019 as they did in 2018.
2. 96% of Americans plan on travelling in 2019
According to a consumer trends survey by Travel Leaders Group, 96% of Americans intend to travel in the coming year, with 76% stating they are planning at least two or more leisure trips in 2019.
3. Only 29% of travel websites fully protect consumers from phishing
New research by SSL security certificate provider Sectigo has revealed that only 29% of travel sites offer full protection against phishing attempts, with Cyber Monday phishing scams increasing 648% year-over-year in the United Kingdom.
4. Dubai Tourism to launch ‘Attractions Marketplace’
Set to launch in January 2019, Dubai Tourism has announced plans for a new B2B online platform to promote the Emirate’s attractions and experiences. The interactive platform will enable B2B stakeholders to discover Dubai’s full range of offerings, allowing them to create a more customisable visitor experience.
5. Munich’s hotel market set to grow
Already the third-largest hotel market in Germany, Munich is set to grow by a further 39 new properties by 2020 – a 15.4% increase to the market’s existing supply – according to STR.
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Nicola Donovan is a travel writer for Click.More by Nicola Donovan
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