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01st Sep 2017
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Kayak Sets Layoff Process in Motion for Nearly 50 Momondo Group Employees

By Dennis Schaal, Skift Skift Take: You can’t blame the Priceline Group and Kayak for cutting costs and axing employees because they are part of a public company and their...

01st Sep 2017
Secret Escapes buys into undervalued central Europe, ramps up UK packaging offer

Secret Escapes buys into undervalued central Europe, ramps up UK packaging offer

By Martin Cowen Secret Escapes CEO Alex Saint says its purchase this week of Czech competitor Slevomat Group builds on its “nicely profitable” Polish business and create “positive product synergies”...

01st Sep 2017
The dos and don’ts of working with influencers

The dos and don’ts of working with influencers

By Viewpoints This is a viewpoint by Hayley Corwick, co-founder of Steele Rewards. Remember when you were in school and a friend showed up with an amazing backpack? You ran...

01st Sep 2017
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Skyscanner Deal Is Starting to Work Out For Ctrip

By Sean O’Neill, Skift At Skyscanner’s Edinburgh, Scotland headquarters, some of the company’s 900 employees gather at various times. The company is experiencing steady growth under its new owner, Ctrip....

01st Sep 2017
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Black Travel Movement Gets Even More Relevant

By Sarah Enelow, Skift From the Travel Noire Facebook page, the Amalfi Coast. The company offers group tours to destinations beyond the African diaspora. Travel Noire Skift Take: The Black...

01st Sep 2017
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Skift Call: Expedia Under New Leadership

By Skift Skift Take: Expedia Inc. moved quickly to name a successor to departed CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, but the group of brands including Hotels.com, Travelocity, Orbitz, Hotwire, HomeAway, and more...

01st Sep 2017
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India Hotel Network Treebo Raises $34 Million: Travel Startup Funding This Week

By Sean O’Neill, Skift Treebo Hotels co-founders (left-to-right) Rahul Chaudhary, Sidharth Gupta, and Kadam Jeet-Jain created the freshly funded hotel network back in 2015. Treebo Hotels Skift Take: Travel startups...

01st Sep 2017
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Expedia’s Loss Is Uber’s Gain — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

By Andrew Sheivachman, Skift New Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi poses with the Uber leadership team. The move could have big implications for Uber’s push into corporate travel. @amir / The...

01st Sep 2017
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Tech Adoption for Event Organizers Is Spotty

By Dave Montali, Skift An employee helps direct people as they register for a Google I/O conference in San Francisco. Technology at events often proves challenging for organizers. Jeff Chiu...