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Recovery

The Luxury Sector Will Rebound

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With more than half of its portfolio of hotels in China, which faced COVID-19 earlier and has since seen business return, Langham Hotels CEO Stefan Leser shares his thoughts with Luxury Travel Advisor on how the luxury hotel sector can move forward globally in the face of the pandemic.

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