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31st May 2017
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Hilton’s New Design Brings the Gym to the Guest Room

By Deanna Ting, Skift Hilton’s new Five Feet to Fitness room design for full-service hotel brands brings the gym into the guest room. Hilton Skift Take: This is especially ideal...

31st May 2017
TRVL raises $2.7 million round and pivots to traveller-becomes-agent model

TRVL raises $2.7 million round and pivots to traveller-becomes-agent model

By Kevin May TRVL is celebrating turning itself from travel content aggregator to a hotel booking platform with a $2.7 million capital-raise. The company made the switch this year after...

31st May 2017
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JetBlue to Test Facial Recognition for Boarding Without Passports

By Brian Sumers, Skift A customer uses facial recognition software to board a KLM flight in Amsterdam. JetBlue soon will become the first U.S. airline with a similar program. KLM...

31st May 2017
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Don’t Look for Trivago to Jump on the Metasearch Buying Spree

By Dennis Schaal, Skift Trivago CFO Axel Hefer thinks huge acquisitions would be too much of a distraction for the company at this juncture. Trivago Skift Take: Trivago is hotel-only...

31st May 2017
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Thomas Cook Is Cautiously Optimistic About its China Business

By Dan Peltier, Skift Thomas Cook Group has seen positive results from China so far but doesn’t plan to abandon its core European business. Pictured is Thomas Cook Group CEO...

31st May 2017
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Skift New Luxury Newsletter: Vacation Rentals for the One Percent

By Jason Clampet, Skift A home in Santiago, Chile that is available through luxury home-rental site Oasis Collections. The Skift New Luxury newsletter is our weekly newsletter focused on the...

31st May 2017
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5 Takeaways on the Future of Travel Search and Booking

By Sarah Enelow, Skift From left, Momondo Group’s Hugo Burge, Trivago’s Johannes Thomas, Kayak’s Steve Hafner and Skyscanner’s Gareth Williams. Skift Skift Take: If you think metasearch revolutionized the act...

31st May 2017
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The Business of Loyalty: The Millennial Problem

By Grant Martin, Skift Hilton’s app allows loyalty members to use keyless entry at some properties. Hilton Worldwide Skift Take: For now, the industry’s biggest task it to make sure...

31st May 2017
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Laptop Ban on European Flights Might Not Happen, Report Says

By Brian Sumers, Skift Passengers go through security screening at Frankfurt Airport. Politico reported that the United States may not implement an electronics ban on planes, at least not soon....

31st May 2017
Gencom Acquires Rosewood Tucker's Point Resort In Bermuda; Plans $25M Renovation

Gencom Acquires Rosewood Tucker's Point Resort In Bermuda; Plans $25M Renovation

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