Travel’s Path Forward: Hotels
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In this unprecedented downturn in travel as a result of Covid-19, the crisis is impacting every hotel company, from the top chains to small hotel operators. Major declines in occupancy and room rates are a global problem, which has forced many hotels to furlough employees and others to shutter, or convert to quarantine centers and host healthcare staff working round-the-clock. As this uncertainty continues, especially in Europe and North America, the likelihood of a strong rebound of occupancy within two or three months seems ever more distant.
Join Skift editors and research analysts, along with leaders from across the hospitality sector to discuss how hotels might prepare now for the long recovery ahead.
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What are the ways hotels can conserve costs and plan for a recovery into the future?
When might RevPAR recover to pre-crisis levels, given the current need to lower prices to capture diminished demand?
How will COVID-19 affect openings across major markets and what might be a sensible time to plan those launches?
What can the U.S. and Europe learn from Asia’s push to open hotels and then have to re-close again as more lockdowns are put back in place?
How will this affect the hotel-tech landscape? Is this a good time to integrate new tech infrastructure for hotels?
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