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30th Sep 2018
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New Technology, Transactional Customer Experience and The Next Chapter for The Hotel Industry

By Are Morch This is the time where we as Hoteliers need to be bold and innovative with new technology, transactional customer experience and prepare for the next chapter for...

29th Sep 2018
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China Online Travel Faces Unprecedented Regulation

By Bloomberg Tourists relax at Sanya Bay beach in Sanya, China. Tour operators and online travel agencies face increased regulation in China. Qilai Shen / Bloomberg Skift Take: Chinese online...

29th Sep 2018
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Embassy Suites Hotel Looks to Fetch $200 Million in Hot Manhattan Hotel Market

By Gillian Tan, Bloomberg Manhattan’s hotel market is red hot for sellers. Shinya / Visual Hunt Skift Take: This Bloomberg scoop shows just how much it’s become a sellers’ market...

29th Sep 2018
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Typhoon Prompts Closing of Runways at Japan’s Third Largest Airport

By Chikafumi Hodo and Ichiro Suzuki, Bloomberg A jet landing at Kansai International Airport in Japan. Bloomberg Skift Take: Expect major disruptions as Kansai International Airport closes on Sunday ahead...

28th Sep 2018
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United Airlines Moves the Goal Post for Earning Top Tier Elite Status

By Grant Martin, Skift A United Airlines 737 (United) Skift Take: It just got 25 percent more expensive to earn top-tier elite status on United Airlines. — Grant Martin Read...

28th Sep 2018
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JetBlue Is Adding Its Own Form of Basic Economy

By Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg A JetBlue aircraft is shown. The airline will start offering a cheaper fare with pared-down perks. JetBlue Skift Take: JetBlue President and Chief Operating Officer Joanna...

28th Sep 2018
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Expedia Wants to Become More Locally Relevant Worldwide

By Sean O’Neill, Skift At Skift Global Forum in New York City Thursday, Mark D. Okerstrom, president and CEO of Expedia Group, spoke about the company’s effort to drive more...

28th Sep 2018
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Four Seasons CEO to Suitors: Thanks, But No Thanks

By Patrick Whyte, Skift J. Allen Smith, CEO of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts speaking at Skift Global Forum. Skift Skift Take: As a large independent hotel company with a...

28th Sep 2018
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Uber’s Quest to Hit on Another Moonshot Product

By Andrew Sheivachman, Skift Uber COO Barney Harford, right, at Skift Global Forum 2018 in New York City. Skift Skift Take: Uber needs to fix its culture and hit another...

28th Sep 2018
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Marriott CEO to Unhappy Loyalty Members: ‘Hang With Us’

By Hannah Sampson, Skift Marriott President and CEO Arne Sorenson, right, spoke Friday with Skift Senior Hospitality Editor Deanna Ting at Skift Global Forum. Skift Skift Take: Marriott CEO Arne...