Booking Holdings gets a triple return on Meituan investment; Jin Jiang remains Accor's biggest shareholder with a 13% stake.
Hilton hotels' occupancy exceeds 60% in China; Fosun Tourism rebrands Thomas Cook as a lifestyle online platform.
In Asia-Pacific, performance is largely driven by rebounds in both leisure and business transient travel in China, where occupancy is more than 60%.
Cathay Pacific extends flexible booking policy until August end; BTG Homeinns to open 100 upscale hotels in five years.
Revenue per available room has been restored to between 75 percent and 80 percent of the level before the virus outbreak.
Amadeus launched Chinese-language chatbot capabilities to serve more travel agents in Asia Pacific; Brunei, China resumed direct flights.
RevPAR dropped 59.3% in the first-half 2020.
Hotel investment in Asia plunged 45% in the first half of this year; Indonesia to set up travel corridors with China and UAE.
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