Well Drink to That: Top 5 Alcohol Trends for 2018
In our new Whats Hot Culinary Forecast, we asked 700 chefs to give us their thoughts on the top alcoholic beverage trends for 2018. Here's what they said.
During the week of 3-9 December, the Canadian hotel industry reported occupancy rose 4.5% to 59.5%, ADR increased 4.4% to 141.16 Canadian dollars ($109.96) and RevPAR jumped 9% to CA$83.96 ($65.40).
Destinations around the world welcomed 1.1 billion international tourists between January and October 2017, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. This represents a 7% increase on the same period of last year, or 70 million more international arrivals. Strong demand for international tourism across world regions reflects the global economic upswing.
Preliminary November data from STR shows the London hotel market experienced a 2.8% occupancy decrease to 83.7% during the month, while ADR rose 1% to £153.96 ($205.64) and RevPAR fell 1.8% to £128.87 ($172.13).
When we think about Airbnb, its easy to see how theyve become such an incredible success story. For dreamers and movers alike, Airbnb has continually excelled not in selling physical accommodation, but selling a destination. Over the years, I have had the pleasure of visiting a number of the worlds most beautiful destinations, to meet with and stay at some truly incredible hotels. As a traveller, however, I know my first destination was not, in fact, at any of those places.
Hotels in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, reported occupancy decreased 2.7% to 87% in November, according to preliminary STR data. ADR also fell 1.1% to 754.11 Emirati dirhams ($205.34), which pushed RevPAR down 3.8% to 655.84 Emirati dirhams ($178.58).