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02nd Apr 2018
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Skift Forum Europe Preview: Hotelbeds CEO on Becoming No. 1 in Bedbanks Sector

By Patrick Whyte, Skift Joan Vilà, executive chairman of Hotelbeds Group. The company recently sold one of business units to TUI Group. Hotelbeds Group Skift Take: Business-to-business platforms are largely...

02nd Apr 2018
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Cities Take Baby Steps to Address Overtourism This Summer

By Dan Peltier, Skift Barcelona and other cities don’t want another summer of anti-tourism protests. Pictured are tourists on Las Ramblas in Barcelona. Mark_M / Flickr Skift Take: It took...

02nd Apr 2018
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3 Big Challenges Cruise Lines Still Have to Overcome in China

By Hannah Sampson, Skift Golden Era, the ship that sails for SkySea Cruises, is shown in port in Jeju, South Korea, in 2016. The cruise line will stop operating by...

02nd Apr 2018
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Skift Forum Europe Year Two: Still Not a Freakin’ Trade Conference

By Rafat Ali, Skift Skift Take: We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: Our Forums are NOT a freakin’ trade conference. Our second Skift Forum Europe in Berlin...

01st Apr 2018
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Expedia Tweaks Its Name and 10 Other Digital Trends This Week

By Sarah Enelow, Skift Mark Okerstrom, CEO of Expedia Group, whose name was recently tweaked to better reflect its variety of brands. Adam Shane Productions Skift Take: This week in...

01st Apr 2018
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Evolution of the Hotel Front Desk and 8 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

By Sarah Enelow, Skift A hotel front desk in Houston, Texas, taken on September 14, 2017. The front desk often feels like an antique setup, yet it’s evolving along with...