WTM London and Travel Forward ramp up physical and digital activities ahead of ‘recover, rebuild and accelerate’ phase

WTM London and Travel Forward are adding new products to their portfolio, designed to support the flagship three-day events taking place this November at ExCeL London, as the travel industry starts to emerge from the pandemic and prepares to “recover, rebuild and accelerate”. Early this June, WTM London and event venue partner ExCeL London confirmed that the world’s […]

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STR: Preliminary June data for London hotels

STR’s  preliminary data for London hotels showed record performance lows.   Comparison with June 2019: Occupancy: -74.4% to 23.0% Average daily rate (ADR): -59.2% to GBP72.48 Revenue per available room (RevPAR): -89.6% to GBP16.64 The absolute levels in each of the three metrics would be the lowest for any month on record in STR’s London database. […]

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STR: Preliminary April data for London hotels

Reflecting the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, April was London’s worst hotel performance month on record, according to preliminary data from STR.  Comparison with April 2019: Occupancy: -73.0% to 21.9% Average daily rate (ADR): -38.9% to GBP87.18 Revenue per available room (RevPAR): -83.5% to GBP19.11 The absolute occupancy and RevPAR levels are the lowest […]

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European hostel markets report mixed 2019 results

Performance results were mixed but mostly steady across the hostel markets in Amsterdam, Berlin, Edinburgh and London, according to 2019 data from STR. London London hostels filled more than eight of every 10 beds on average, reaching 83.8% occupancy for the year—the highest among the four markets and a 2.2% increase from 2018. London also […]

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STR: Preliminary August data for London hotels

STR’s preliminary August 2019 data for London indicates lower occupancy but significant overall performance. Based on daily data from the month, London reported the following in year-over-year comparisons: Supply: +1.5% Demand: +1.2% Occupancy: -0.3% to 86.7% Average daily rate (ADR): +4.8% to GBP151.58 Revenue per available room (RevPAR): +4.5% to GBP131.39 The absolute RevPAR level […]

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STR: Preliminary May data for London hotels

STR’s preliminary May 2019 data for London indicates higher room rates. Based on daily data from the month, London reported the following in year-over-year comparisons: • Supply: +1.8% • Demand: +1.2% • Occupancy: -0.6% to 82.0% • Average daily rate (ADR): +1.6% to GBP147.76 • Revenue per available room (RevPAR): +1.0% to GBP121.17 The decline […]

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STR: Preliminary April data for London hotels

STR’s preliminary April 2019 data for London indicates high room rates. Based on daily data from the month, London reported the following in year-over-year comparisons: Supply: +2.3% Demand: +0.7% Occupancy: -1.6% to 81.1% Average daily rate (ADR): +1.4% to GBP143.01 Revenue per available room (RevPAR): -0.1% to GBP115.99 The absolute ADR level is the highest […]

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Greece is the best cruise destination worldwide|Two new distinctions

After Greece’s award at ITB Berlin as a top leisure destination and the Tourism Minister, Elena Kountoura, as the world’s best Tourism Minister, Greece has emerged as the world’s best cruise destination in the world-renowned Wave Awards for International Maritime Tourism »-« Best Destination (Port or Country)». The Wave Awards are awarded each year at […]

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World Spa & Wellness Awards 2019 celebrates the best in the global spa business at an annual ceremony in London

The beauty and wellness industry’s very finest were recognised this week at the World Spa & Wellness Awards 2019, which took place at a black-tie gala dinner at The Brewery, London on Sunday, February 24. Launched in 2012 to recognise and reward the outstanding work carried out by spas across the globe, the World Spa […]

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