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Agency & Association

Hospitality industry reaction to furlough extension and potential July openings

Jane Pendlebury, the CEO of HOSPA, the Hospitality Professionals Association, comments, “The extension of the furlough scheme is a hugely welcome development for the hospitality industry. As one of the first industries to fall in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the issues that have forced many hospitality closures still haven’t gone away. Consequently, we’re in need of sustained support from the Government if there’s to be a viable hospitality industry once the pandemic has finally passed.

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WTTC unveils “Safe Travels” – new global protocols to restart the Travel & Tourism sector

New measures unveiled to re-establish confidence in Travel & Tourism
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) which represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector has unveiled a range of new worldwide measures to restart the sector.
The measures have been designed to rebuild confidence among consumers so they can travel safely once the restrictions are lifted.


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80% of Corporate Sponsors are interested in investing in virtual events but they need interaction, according to a new survey by AIM Group

AIM Group International carried out a survey to understand if and how pharmaceutical and biomedical companies should invest in the sponsorship of digital events.
AIM Group International, a company specialised in congresses, events and communication, published today the results of the survey “Sponsoring events during the Covid Crisis”. The survey was carried out amongst 350 pharmaceutical and biomedical company representatives covering all major therapeutics areas.


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mia responds to the furlough extension

Jane Longhurst, chief executive of the Meetings Industry Association
Jane Longhurst, chief executive of the Meetings Industry Association, said: “The mia welcomes today’s announcement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer that the Government’s furlough scheme will be extended until the end of October.

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