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Has the recovery begun? Updates on COVID-19 impact on the global hotel industry

Author: Theodore Koumelis / Date: Mon, 06/15/2020 - 04:59

Webinar jointly presented by STR and APacCHRIE

Mr Steve Hood from the STR SHARE Center will provide an update on the global hotel industry.  He will review the impact of the coronavirus on countries and markets around the world and drill down into specific areas like China, Asia, Europe and the Americas.  This is the second in the series of updates on the impact of COVID on hotel performance that is being presented jointly by STR and APacCHRIE.

Up-to-date performance metrics will be shared, including some early signs of recovery.  He will discuss past economic cycles, prior events like SARS, recovery scenarios, lessons to be learned and industry takeaways.

There will be time for brainstorming related to research opportunities. The brainstorming session will be moderated by Dr Qu Xiao of School of Hotel and Tourism Management, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and also APacCHRIE Past President. Instructions will be provided for professors who would like to obtain personalized data for research or if people would like to receive regular updates.  Samples of the type of data that is available can be found on  The webinar is open to professors, students, members and friends of APacCHRIE.  It will be recorded.  The GoToMeeting link is below.

Has the Recovery Begun? Updates on COVID-19 Impact on the Global Hotel Industry
19 June 2020 (Friday)
Time: 10:00-11:30 AM (GMT+08:00)

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Theodore Koumelis

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Theodore is the Co-Founder and Managing Editor of TravelDailyNews Media Network; his responsibilities include business development and planning for TravelDailyNews long-term opportunities.