In the first of a series of reports, 80 Days cut through the noise to present the facts about COVID-19 and it’s impact upon the hospitality industry.
The importance of being prepared in a crisis cannot be underestimated, whether you are a venue, hotel or destination.
The number of hospitality venues in the UK looks set to fall sharply, with just over one third of operators (35%) believing they will eventually reopen all of their sites for trading.
Please find below the latest tourism-related news and information for UK tourism businesses on the outbreak of COVID-19, including links to useful information and advice.
A £1.3 million scheme has been announced by the Tourism Minister, Nigel Huddleston MP, which will provide financial support to Destination Management Organisations (DMOs) that are at risk due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
A summary of impacts relating to clauses within the coronavirus bill.
Following an urgent request on 28 April 2020 to provide information to DCMS, a survey was prepared to ask mia members to consider the effects of social distancing on their businesses.
The Caterer has launched an advice hub to help hospitality operators and employees during the Coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis.
The Chancellor has set out a package of temporary, timely and targeted measures to support public services, people and businesses through this period of disruption caused by COVID-19.
Business Secretary Alok Sharma gave the 17 May 2020 daily press briefing on the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The latest Pulse Survey from Northstar Meeting Group has unveiled the changing expectations of meeting planners.
The Meetings Industry Association (mia) has written to Prime Minister Boris Johnson demanding businesses get immediate access to funds to avoid a staffing and economic crisis across the sector.
We have pulled together some of our top tips especially for the Events industry to assist with some communications priorities.
As an industry, ‘disruption’ has permeated our vocabulary over the past few years, but never has this word carried more prominence than right now.
As the principal association for the meetings and events industry, The mia have been engaging with its members to find out more about how COVID-19 may be having an impact upon organisations.
The speed at which Coronavirus has taken grip across the world is nothing but shocking. During these wild times, clarity is so important to keep stakeholders feeling safe and informed.
We have developed guidance and ideas for hotels and venues to implement during this period of business interruption.
As the Covid-19 outbreak continues to cause global uncertainty, UK marketers are delaying campaigns, reviewing budgets and pausing product launches.
Small Business Grant Fund and Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund Guidance.
The Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the next economic steps to help the self employed – 26 March.
Hospitality Action has produced a new help sheet on Coronavirus and Mental Health which includes advice on safeguarding mental wellbeing during this difficult time as well as a list of trusted resources to help ensure your teams are signposted to accurate and timely information.
The Meetings Industry Association (mia) has launched guidance to the sector to assist contract negotiations and to help mitigate the impact of Coronavirus COVID-19 on trade.
Coronavirus advice for the hospitality industry.
Find out the number of cases and risk level in the UK, what to do if you’re a returning traveller, and what the government is doing about the virus.