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29th Apr 2018
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Six Flags International Growth and 6 Other Tourism Trends This Week

By Sarah Enelow, Skift Six Flags Discovery Kingdom on May 27, 2014. Six Flags is expanding in China and just reported earnings. Jeremy Thompson / Flickr Skift Take: This week...

29th Apr 2018
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Malaysia Aims to Double Its Airport Capacity by 2040

By Elffie Chew and Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg A Malaysian Airlines aircraft taxis past ground traffic at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Selangor, Malaysia, on Jan. 17, 2017. The airport...

28th Apr 2018
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Hotel Chains Remain Bullish on Corporate Travel Growth

By Patrick Clark, Bloomberg A Hilton hotel in Albany, New York. Hilton’s CEO says that business travel demand remains strong. Hilton Hotels & Resorts Skift Take: Business travel continues to...

28th Apr 2018
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Air Indigo President, a Key Player in Its Rise, Resigns Unexpectedly

By Santanu Chakraborty and Anurag Kotoky , Bloomberg Air Indigo President Aditya Ghosh resigned unexpectedly and plans on leaving the airline at the end of July. Bloomberg Skift Take: Air...

28th Apr 2018
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Marriott Experiments With Homesharing and 11 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

By Sarah Enelow, Skift Marriott made its official foray into homesharing via a six-month pilot in partnership with London-based home rental management company Hostmaker. Marriott Skift Take: This week in...

28th Apr 2018
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Weak Swiss Franc is Killing Shopping Tourism in Border Towns

By Hugo Miller and Catherine Bosley, Bloomberg Border towns like Waldshut-Tiengen, Germany (pictured here) are taking a hit from shopping tourism as the Swiss franc continues to drop. Otto Rapp...

28th Apr 2018
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Expedia Group Accelerates Its Spending and 7 Other Digital Trends This Week

By Sarah Enelow, Skift Expedia CEO Mark Okerstrom. The company is accelerating its spending and just reported earnings. Expedia Skift Take: This week in digital news, we took a broad...

28th Apr 2018
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Boeing Gains an Edge as Airbus Struggles with Engine Issues

By Chris Bryant, Bloomberg Airbus is having trouble delivering jets because of engine issues. Pictured is a Pratt and Whitney engine on an Airbus A320neo. Bloomberg Skift Take: Boeing and...

27th Apr 2018
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U.S. Cargo Carriers Suffer as Russia Closes its Airspace to Some Flights

By Nick Wadhams, Bloomberg Many United Airlines widebody jets, like the Boeing 777-200ER pictured here, fly over Russia on long-haul flights to Asia. Aero Icarus / Flickr Skift Take: There’s...

27th Apr 2018
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Passenger Sues Southwest Airlines Over the ‘Horror’ of Engine Explosion

By Edvard Pettersson and Christopher Yasiejko, Bloomberg A passenger on Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 has filed a lawsuit against the airline. This is a photograph of a Southwest technical operations...