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27th Apr 2018
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Booking.com CMO: FareHarbor Was a Smarter Buy Than GetYourGuide

By Dan Peltier, Skift Booking.com CMO Pepijn Rijvers (center) and Skift executive editor Dennis Schaal speaking at Skift Forum Europe in Berlin Germany on April 26, 2018. Skift Skift Take:...

27th Apr 2018
JetBlue signs code-share deal with charter airline, an industry first

JetBlue signs code-share deal with charter airline, an industry first

By Michele McDonald JetBlue Airways has signed a code-sharing deal with a public-private charter airline, a “first” in the history of such agreements. The new deal, which goes into operation...

27th Apr 2018
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Ryanair Executive Predicts Higher Fuel Prices Will Tank Some Competitors

By Brian Sumers, Skift Ryanair Chief Marketing Officer Kenny Jacobs said some weaker European airlines may go out of business as fuel prices continue to rise. Jacobs spoke April 26...

27th Apr 2018
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Uber Avoids Reporting Full Data on Violence Against Passengers

By Eric Newcomer, Bloomberg Uber is failing to be fully transparent about its safety record and claims of passenger assault. Bloomberg Skift Take: Yes, Uber should be fully transparent about...

27th Apr 2018
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Google Plans to String Its Travel Assets Together

By Sean O’Neill, Skift Rob Torres, managing director of the travel sector for Google, spoke Thursday in Berlin on-stage at Skift Forum Europe 2018 with Executive Editor Dennis Schaal. Torres...

27th Apr 2018
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BlaBlaCar Buys Less to Plug a Carpooling Tech Gap

By Sean O’Neill, Skift Nicolas Brusson, Co-founder and CEO of BlaBlaCar, sheds his customary French couture jacket to fit in with the Silicon Valley look of Lyft CEO Logan Green...

27th Apr 2018
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AccorHotels CEO Gets Candid About Moving Hospitality Beyond Hotels

By Andrew Sheivachman, Skift CEO of AccorHotels Group Sébastien Bazin, right, at Skift Forum Europe 2018. Bazin detailed his company’s investments in a variety of businesses outside the traditional hotel...

27th Apr 2018
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Steve Wynn’s Name May Be Dropped From Massachusetts License

By Associated Press, Associated Press The Wynn Boston Harbor Resort (pictured) is under construction in Everett, Mass. Associated Press Skift Take: The fallout from Steve Wynn’s sexual misconduct scandal continues,...

27th Apr 2018
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PwC European cities hotel forecast 2018 & 2019

Which cities are best placed to grow in 2018 and 2019?In 2018, Porto leads the growth pack with over 10% RevPAR (revenue per available room) growth anticipated; Amsterdam, Lisbon and...

27th Apr 2018
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Understanding Travel’s Personalization Revolution

By Adobe + Skift Skift Take: Smart personalization is hard to do well in the travel industry. That’s why today’s best-in-class brands start with the fundamentals: gathering the right customer...