Remote Workers Flock to European Hotspots Before Offices Reopen
Thousands of people will be experiencing the benefits of remote work, and no doubt telling their employers all about it once they return. -Matthew Parsons
02/08/2021 01:53:47
This Is Marriott’s Earnings Week to Lose 🔒
If Accor can go from billion-dollar losses to profitability in a matter of months, Marriott shareholders should expect plenty of financial gains and optimism on Tuesday's earnings call. -Cameron Sperance
01/08/2021 23:30:50
Could Other Airports Follow Pittsburgh’s Lead to Diversify Revenue?
The pandemic and the push for sustainability are forcing airports to think outside of the box. The more creative, the bigger the win, it seems. But are some of these revenue-generating ideas here for the long run or only until travel recovers? -Ruthy Muñoz
01/08/2021 22:30:01
UK Finance Minister Presses for Travel Rules Easing
Britain's airlines and tourism sector are increasingly concerned that the country will suffer grave economic damage if it does not relax its strict travel restrictions and runs the risk of squandering the benefits of the country's successful vaccination program. -Madhu Unnikrishnan
01/08/2021 08:58:06
Indian Billionaire Plans to Launch Low-Cost Carrier in an Already Tough Market
With the pandemic gutting India's low-cost carrier market, which already includes IndiGo, SpiceJet, GoFirst and AirAsia India, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala thinks a fresh start, a capital infusion, and new planes could be a competitive advantage. Hope springs eternal, as they say. -Dennis Schaal
31/07/2021 07:24:50
England Opens U.S. Travel and 11 Other Top Travel Stories This Week
In Skift’s top stories this week, England welcomes fully vaccinated tourists, hotels are focusing on conversions rather than mergers, and Brazil is setting itself up to become a travel tech hub in Latin America. -Angel Adegbesan
31/07/2021 06:00:53
Broadway Theater Vaccination and Mask Requirements Set Big Tourism Example
The return of Broadway shows is a much-anticipated catalyst for New York City tourism's rejuvenation in the fall. Now with a vaccine and mask requirement in place to see plays on the Great White Way, the Big Apple may serve as a model — yet again. -Tom Lowry
30/07/2021 16:11:38
Google Launches Attractions Tickets Globally on Mobile
Eventually, Google's new Tickets feature may turn out to be one of the most important developments in a long time for the tours and activities sector. Google will certainly move to monetize the feature with paid ads, and it will ultimately expand to tours, and other products, too. -Dennis Schaal
30/07/2021 12:45:34
Skift Destinations & Sustainability Summit Video: How Visual Stories Can Fuel Recovery and Beyond
In this video, CrowdRiff CEO Dan Holowack sits down with Skift President Carolyn Kremins to discuss how user-generated visual stories created by locals, visitors, and partners can be used for destination storytelling to drive recovery as travel returns. -
30/07/2021 09:30:13
Trivago and Kayak Split Over Travel Metasearch’s Future
Trivago is stepping into an arena where many companies before it have failed, namely travel inspiration presented considerably before people would be ready to book. If it succeeds, Trivago would be breaking relatively new ground among metasearch competitors. -Dennis Schaal
30/07/2021 08:55:27
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