Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Inc. WH, +0.03% disclosed Monday that it is implementing cost cutting measures as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic that includes job cuts, reduced salaries and reduced work hours.
Sandals and Beaches resorts are closing their doors to guests amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to a news report posted on USA Today.
According to The Miami Herald, occupancy rates in the county’s 469 hotels — which total 150,000 rooms — have plummeted from nearly 90 percent last week to around 20 percent this week.
More than a dozen cruise ships remain stranded at sea right now — some with and some without passengers– as ports deny entry and passengers panic about returning home.
Two Royal Caribbean crew members — one from the Symphony of the Seas and one from the Oasis of the Seas — were “medically evacuated” from their respective ships Monday at Port Everglades, the cruise line confirmed.
One of the world’s largest cruise ships, the Oasis of the Seas, operated by Royal Caribbean, is currently sailing off the Bahamas waters and heading to the Port of Miami, where it’s expected to dock later today with 14 coronavirus-infected crew members.
Officials with Spirit Airlines announced Monday they were temporarily suspending service at airports located in New York, Connecticut and New Jersey.
WestJet says 6,900 of its workers are being laid off amid a dramatic downturn in business because of COVID-19, according to local TV network CBC.
Panama’s Copa Airlines on Friday said it will suspend all operations from March 22 until April 31, a measure the carrier had already warned was possible due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Reed Exhibitions Mexico has announced that IBTM Americas 2020, which had been scheduled for 27–28 May 2020, will now take place on 26-27th August 2020.
World tourism leaders have been urged to execute crucial measures to save the Travel & Tourism sector, ahead of a special meeting of the G20 hosted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Organic Food Iberia and Eco Living Iberia, the major international trade events for natural and organic products, has confirmed new dates of the 3-4 September due to the rapidly escalating coronavirus outbreak.