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Pretoria – The Tourism Business Council of SA has proposed guidelines for businesses in the tourism sector ahead of them opening as lockdown eases further.
Exclusive TOPHOTELPROJECTS analysis finds that over 900 global hotel projects have been temporarily delayed due to Covid19 restrictions, but not cancelled.
The COVID-19 crisis is having a major impact on the hospitality industry, where food safety has already become a key factor in its reopening. The presentation of food in a buffet will be one of the key factors in terms of food safety that every establishment must have under control.
Global hotel chains are moving forward with new hygiene guidelines and procedures to keep guests and staff safe and play their role in avoiding another wave of COVID-19.
Geneva – Five international air transport and tourism bodies have launched an appeal to international financial institutions, country development partners and international donors to support Africa’s Travel & Tourism sector which employs some 24.6 million people on the African continent. Without urgent funding, the COVID-19 crisis could see a collapse of the sector in Africa, taking with it millions of jobs. The sector contributes $169 billion to Africa’s economy combined, representing 7.1% of the continent’s GDP.
By Dr. Zongqing Zhou, Professor at the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management of Niagara University
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The Ministry of Tourism is providing 11 free online courses for tourism workers as part of the Government’s thrust to ensure the continued development of employees in the sector.
The courses, being offered by the Jamaica Centre for Tourism Innovation (JCTI), are now available and will run until late July.
Solidarity and AfriForum will challenge the tourism minister’s decision to provide support based on broad-based BEE codes
Applications for the fund, which awards businesses a grant capped at R50,000, closes on 31 May.
The Student Hotel Provides Refuge, Virtual Education and Entertainment, to Residents Stranded Across Europe by Covid-19
Amsterdam — The Student Hotel, has kept all its locations across Europe open since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic providing a safe haven for students and others guests stranded and unable to get home, or choosing not to return to their own countries, as well as health workers and others, TSH founder and CEO Charlie MacGregor said in an online operational update video interview.
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Demian Hodari, Associate Professor of Strategic Management at the Ecole Hôtelière Lausanne (EHL)
With no airlines flying into or out of South Africa and no tourists to participate in experiences, tourism SMMEs are finding themselves in a difficult situation. Is it even possible for tourism SMMEs to remain productive during lockdown? “The main thing to remember during this difficult time is that you are not alone. Now is the time to pull together as an industry,” says Dr Nomvuselelo Songelwa, Jurni CEO.
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