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30th Jun 2017
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Kuwait Air Considers New U.S. Route Despite Travel Restrictions

By Fiona MacDonald, Bloomberg Kuwait Airways wants to expand abroad, perhaps even in the United States. Pictures is an Airbus A320. Clément Alloing / Flickr Skift Take: We wish Kuwait...

30th Jun 2017
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Spanish Entrepreneur Offers Venue for Power Naps to Update Siesta Tradition

By Maria Tadeo, Bloomberg New Madrid venue Siesta & Go provides both private and shared rooms for napping for a fee. It’s an effort at restoring the traditional siesta, or...

30th Jun 2017
Uber & Amazon Flex in California; the Land of Milk, Honey and the Working Poor

Uber & Amazon Flex in California; the Land of Milk, Honey and the Working Poor

By Mike Blumenthal I was feeling lazy and running a little late so rather than grabbing BART in San Francisco I grabbed an Uber to the airport today. As I...

30th Jun 2017
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Cuba Sees Reservation Cancellations Since Trump’s Policy Reversal

By Beth J. Harpaz and Andrea Rodriguez, Associated Press President Trump’s new Cuba policy has winners and losers. Pictured is a man walking past a television set showing Trump signing...

30th Jun 2017
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From delivering services to creating unique experiences | By Benoit-Etienne Domenget

For nearly two centuries, five-star hotels have been providing exceptional services, anticipating needs and customizing attendances to pamper guests and distinguish from competition. In today’s age of experience, more companies...

30th Jun 2017
A Winning Recipe for Purposeful Tourism in Thailand with Andre van Der Marck

A Winning Recipe for Purposeful Tourism in Thailand with Andre van Der Marck

By Brian Greco What is the secret to success in sustainable, purposeful tourism? How do you manage a destination and a company that is driven by purpose but still grow...

30th Jun 2017
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Trump Travel Ban Violates Supreme Court Instructions, Says Hawaii Challenge

By Kartikay Mehrotra, Bloomberg The Trump travel ban went into effect June 29, 2017 in the run-up to the July 4 holiday weekend in the U.S. Bloomberg Skift Take: It’s...

30th Jun 2017
Virtual reality in travel and hospitality – is it a fad?

Virtual reality in travel and hospitality – is it a fad?

By Special Nodes The narration is familiar – a new shiny breakthrough in tech is announced, inks spill in its honour, and criticism and opinion pieces fly around. Early adopters...

30th Jun 2017
Bike sharing schemes – how to solve the final mile problem

Bike sharing schemes – how to solve the final mile problem

By Timothy O’Neil-Dunne I am a recreational cyclist. I am sure many other people are too. It’s fun to find a nice place to ride, without the preparation required of...

30th Jun 2017
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Where search results are helping predict hotel occupancy

By Marisa Garcia A report prepared by benchmark analytics technology company STR and Google shows that tracking hotel search results can be a reliable gauge of hotel bookings. The report...

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