Hotelbeds launches the ‘Holidays for Heroes’ campaign

The company will donate five euros to the International Red Cross for each reservation The Hotelbeds bed bank announced on Monday the launch of the ‘Holidays for Heroes’ campaign which aims to offer exclusive discounts of up to 25% to the ‘heroes’ who work on the front line. The offer will apply to all bookings […]

eDreams Odigeo presents an ERTE (employment regulation file) that will affect a maximum of 985 employees, 90% of its staff

eDreams Odigeo has presented this Tuesday a Temporary Employment Regulation File (ERTE) that will affect a maximum of 985 employees in Spain, who represent 90% of its workforce worldwide, to ensure business continuity in the face of the pandemic of the coronavirus. According to the information transferred by the company to the National Securities Market […]

The World Tourism Organization believes that tourism has a «privileged» position to lead the recovery after the coronavirus

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) considers that the sector occupies a «privileged» position to lead the recovery after the coronavirus crisis, and has indicated that it will provide «jobs to people who need to return to activity», in addition to promote economic growth that helps countries recover. However, he has called for «staying home today» […]

The Spanish tourism sector will lose 33,668 million activity if the coronavirus crisis lasts 4 months

Exceltur calls for a second «exceptional» package of measures to be activated with «utmost urgency» The Spanish tourism sector will lose up to 33,668 million of direct and indirect activity during the current year in the event that current fall rates are maintained and the coronavirus crisis continues for four months, according to estimates by […]

Expedia will cut 3,000 jobs to reduce costs

It will lay off 12% of its total workforce globally Expedia Group has announced that it will cut 3,000 jobs, including around 500 at its Seattle headquarters, with the goal of reducing costs by simplifying its «inflated» organization. As reported by the company’s spokesman, Josh deBerge, workers will begin to be notified this week. Expedia […]

Hotels and travel agencies around the world allow free cancellation of reservations for the coronavirus

The main international hotel chains, especially those with a strong presence in China, are offering free cancellations for travelers who have reservations and decide to cancel their trip due to the coronavirus, the cause of Wuhan’s pneumonia and that has killed 132 people and almost 6,000 affected in thirty Chinese provinces. Millions of people reconsider […]

Airbnb restricts reservations to those under 25 in Canada

The platform takes this measure after the shooting at an unauthorized party at a platform accommodation in Toronto where three young people died The Airbnb vacation rental platform has begun to restrict some reservations for children under 25 in Canada in an effort to prevent so-called ‘party houses’ from becoming a spiral of violence. Airbnb […]