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    UNWTO to host key week for global tourism

    The post UNWTO to host key week for global tourism appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The global tourism sector is starting the new year prepared to #RestartTourism when conditions allow, with the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) set to again bring together leaders from across the public and private sectors. Today in Madrid, the UNWTO Global Tourism Crisis Committee will hold its first meeting of the year. This meeting to advance concrete plans to ensure the restart of tourism will take place in the context of the UNWTO Executive Council. This meeting will be a hybrid event, combining in-person and virtual participation. The committee will bring…

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    Accor announces digital solution “Accor Key”

    The post Accor announces digital solution “Accor Key” appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Accor has announced the global roll-out of its digital key solution, “Accor Key”, in line with the Group’s strategy to provide a contactless guest journey in its facilities. This exciting new step for Accor confirms its ambition to innovate and invest in high-quality technological solutions to deliver the very best and most convenient experience for its guests. The focus of the rollout will be to provide customers with a keyless door entry solution while ensuring that hotels do not lose the human touch that guests require. On arrival at their destination, customers will…

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    India Tourism reconnects with key ASEAN markets

    The post India Tourism reconnects with key ASEAN markets appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Capitalising on the massive global vaccination drive against Covid-19, India Tourism, Singapore, is organising a series of webinars cum B2B sessions titled ‘India Tourism Reconnect’ in the ASEAN region. The meets aim to reconnect the Indian tourism industry with stakeholders in key markets and start preparing for resumption of business as and when it is announced. The virtual meets will be kickstarted on 11 March 2021 with a focus on the Philippines followed by those for Malaysia and Singapore as per following schedule: India Tourism Reconnects with the Philippines- 11 March 2021…

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    Tourism for a brighter future! Key industry figures to address in-person ATM event

    The post Tourism for a brighter future! Key industry figures to address in-person ATM event appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Prominent tourism figures will be participating in-person at the opening session of the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) Global Stage 2021 – ‘Tourism for a brighter future’ which is being held on Sunday 16 May 2021, at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). The line-up includes foremost speakers, such as Helal Saeed Al Marri, director general of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), Dr. Taleb Rifai, former secretary-general of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Scott Livermore, chief economist at Oxford Economics Middle East…

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    Travel apps will play key role in tourism recovery

    The post Travel apps will play key role in tourism recovery appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The desire for a ‘seamless’ travel experience will have heightened during COVID-19 with travellers searching for an easy-to-use platform, where they can be inspired and informed of where they can travel safely. COVID-19 has increased the race to deploy contactless processes, digital health passes and safely store customer data. Therefore, companies should be looking to re-model travel apps to more effectively service and manage the post-pandemic traveller, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The desire for contactless technology is strong among consumers globally as apps that typically use…