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Hotel Stocks: 7 Hotel Stocks Desperate for a Sizzling Summer

It’s been just over a year since the World Health Organization declared Covid-19 to be a global pandemic. Since then, several sectors have taken the brunt of the fallout. Lockdowns and travel restrictions have devastated airlines and cruise lines. Hotels have been hammered as well, and hotel stocks plummeted early in 2020.

With vaccinations rolling out across the U.S., many hotel stocks have rebounded. Some are now reaching new highs on the expectation that travel will ramp back up in 2021. The thinking goes that pent-up demand for travel may result in massive demand for accommodations. The prospect of a

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Move aside Croatia, Montenegro is the hot new summer holiday destination

Since lockdown began, people have been predicting that Covid-19 will reshape travel for good. Now it’s starting. First out of the blocks is One&Only. The upscale hotel brand is launching two new hotels in Montenegro, including a new health and fitness focused hotel brand to tap into our new-found concern for health.

Philippe Zuber, chief executive of Kerzner International, parent company of the One&Only and Atlantis brands, revealed details exclusively to Telegraph Travel. “After a year in which we’ve all thought more than ever about our health, people are really into their own body,” he said. “They have realised

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Government giving false hope for summer holidays, warns MP

Pictured last year, Brazilian military personnel disinfect the area around Rio de Janeiro's Christ The Redeemer statue - Getty

Pictured last year, Brazilian military personnel disinfect the area around Rio de Janeiro’s Christ The Redeemer statue – Getty

Yvette Cooper has called on the UK Government to expand the hotel quarantine system, and warned that it is “raising expectations” about the prospect of summer holidays that it “may not be able to meet.”

On BBC Radio Four’s Today Programme, the former Shadow Foreign Secretary appealed for tighter border measures, saying: “we should also be looking at testing at the airport, in the way that South Korea does… as well as Australia and New Zealand, which have more expanded hotel

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Where to train like (and with) an Olympian this summer

Club La Santa hosts several top Olympians every year
Club La Santa hosts several top Olympians every year

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games were due to begin this weekend. But of course the coronavirus crisis stuck a gigantic spanner in the works. Alas, we’ll have to wait another year for the opening ceremony.

Now we can travel, however, Olympians themselves are throwing their kit in their bags and preparing to jet off for warm-weather or altitude-based training camps. And the whole British sailing team is currently out on the water in Santander.

So where to go to train like a pro?

For swimmers – Mallorca, Spain

One of the

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