The Silver Lining to Asia’s Travel Recovery Will Be Who Learns the Most From This Pandemic, Says Global Strategist


The Shanghai skyline as a panorama at sunset, featuring the Pudong Financial Center along the Huangpu Fiver in China. Adobe

Skift Take: A crisis can seem “unprecedented” if you haven’t schooled yourself on what has happened elsewhere before. Expect Asia to be the center of the travel sector’s recovery as some countries leapfrog others.

— Sean O’Neill

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Marriott Taps Into New Revenue Streams Amid Strong Recovery in China

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Marriott continues to see its strongest recovery in China (pictured: the Hong Kong International Commerce Centre, which houses a Ritz-Carlton). Bernard Spragg. NZ / Wikimedia

Skift Take: Marriott’s newer initiatives and brands like Homes & Villas may find success during the pandemic, but old-fashioned revenue streams like corporate travel are still a vital factor in a full recovery.

— Cameron Sperance

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