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Meliá Takes The Advantage Of The Chinese Tourism Recovery Opening Its Fifth Hotel In The Country

According to the China Tourism Academy, more than 90% of hotels and tourist attractions in the country have reopened along with around 60% of travel agencies after containing the pandemic. Against this backdrop, Meliá Hotels has resumed work on an expansion plan which aims to double its presence in China within two years, from 5 to 10 hotels in operation. The reactivation of the domestic market have encouraged the company to open an ultra-luxury urban resort in Chengdu this week.

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Inditex first half results

Inditex Returns To Profitability And Generates €734 M Net Cash In The Second Quarter

Inditex has seen a “rapid recovery” in the second half of its fiscal year 2020-2021, after returning to profits of 214 million euros in this period (between 1 May and 31 July), and leaving behind the loss of 409 million euros in the first three months. Sales recovered from -44% in the first quarter to -31% in the second quarter, despite as many as 87% of the Group’s stores still being closed in May. Today, 98% of Inditex’s stores are open, with restrictions still in place in some specific markets.