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30th May 2018
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U.S. Airlines Lose Tolerance for Money-Losing Flights as Fuel Prices Rise

By Brian Sumers, Skift American Airlines is dropping its Chicago-Beijing flight. The airline has used a Boeing 787-8, the aircraft pictured here. LoadedAaron Skift Take: Nothing refocuses airline executives like...

30th May 2018
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Florida Addresses Its Business Travel Slump by Adding Leisure to the Mix

By Dan Peltier, Skift Visit Florida has made bleisure travel growth a priority in its 2018-2019 marketing plan. Pictured are travelers in Clearwater, Florida. Skift Take: Florida probably has a...

30th May 2018
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The Lure of the Luxury Road Trip

By Patrick Whyte, Skift Oak Alley Plantation in Louisiana is among the destinations served by luxury road trip company All Roads North. Zach Frank Skift Take: From Thelma and Louise...

30th May 2018
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HNA Sale of Stake in NH Hotels Could Draw Growing List of Bidders This Week

By Vinicy Chan, Sarah Syed and Manuel Baigorri, Bloomberg The ranks are growing of companies that want to buy HNA’s stake in Spain’s NH Hotels. One of its properties is...

29th May 2018
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Six Flags Adds New Kid-Sized Theme Park to China Growth Plans

By Hannah Sampson , Skift Rides at Six Flags Over Georgia are pictured. Six Flags Entertainment on Tuesday announced a kid-focused park for China that will feature smaller versions of...

29th May 2018
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India Corruption Investigation of AirAsia CEO Could be Setback For Expansion

By Shruti Srivastava and Anurag Kotoky, Bloomberg AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes is being investigated in India for bribery. Pictured is Fernandes speaking at the World Travel & Tourism Council...

29th May 2018
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Israel’s Tourism Boom Prompts $10 Billion Island Infrastructure Project

By David Wainer and Yaacov Benmeleh, Bloomberg Ben-Gurion International Airport in Israel on October 29, 2017. The country is strategizing on how to serve all of its inbound and outbound...

29th May 2018
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Medical Emergencies Treated by Onboard Doctors Present Quandaries for Airlines

By Ivan Levingston, Bloomberg The issue of doctors treating sick patients on board planes is getting messy. Skift Take: When we all board a plane, we hope one of our...

29th May 2018
LoveHolidays gets some cash for customer acquisition

LoveHolidays gets some cash for customer acquisition

By Martin Cowen WeLoveHolidays Ltd has sold an undisclosed stake in UK-based OTA loveholidays.com to a private equity firm for an undisclosed sum. A £180 million investment by investor Livingbridge...

29th May 2018
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Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific to Hike Fares Due to Rising Fuel Costs

By Clarissa Batino and Cecilia Yap, Bloomberg A Philippine Airlines Airbus A350-900 flies in sunny skies. Rising fuel costs and a currency depreciation are putting airlines in the Philippines in...