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31st Oct 2018
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Virgin Voyages Will Join the Cruise Ship Crowds in Cuba

By Hannah Sampson, Skift A rendering of the first Virgin Voyages ship, Scarlet Lady, is shown. The ship will visit Cuba, the cruise line announced Wednesday. Virgin Voyages Skift Take:...

31st Oct 2018
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Book on Google Stands Out More Forcefully in Hotels Redesign

By Dennis Schaal, Skift Pictured is the Radisson Blu Hotel in Kayseri, Turkey. On October 31, Google users could book the hotel without leaving Google through a Google partnership with...

31st Oct 2018
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Winner Announced in the First Air Pitch Startup Competition, from Skift and the Accenture Amadeus Alliance

By Gianna Greco Skift Take: If you think the global airline industry is impervious to change but in need of major disruption, you’re not alone. That’s why Skift and the...

31st Oct 2018
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Hyatt’s High Hopes for Two Roads Revealed

By Deanna Ting, Skift Hyatt intends to close its $480 million purchase of Two Roads Hospitality within the next two to three weeks. Pictured here is the Motif Seattle, which...

31st Oct 2018
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Forget Silicon Valley, California’s True Hub for Innovation Is a Few Miles South

By Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau + Skift Skift Take: It’s no accident that the world’s first music festival, the first TED Talk, and even the Macintosh computer were...

31st Oct 2018
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Australia and New Zealand Have a New Bigger-Is-Better Pitch for Conventions

By Allan Leibowitz, Skift A promotional photo of the ballroom at International Convention Centre Sydney. ICC Sydney Skift Take: Australasia’s major convention centers are undergoing significant redevelopments. They’re getting bigger...

31st Oct 2018
Metasearch can survive and thrive (with some tweaks along the way)

Metasearch can survive and thrive (with some tweaks along the way)

By PhocusWire We now admit to starting our theme month in October pondering how much discussion there was to be had around metasearch in travel. It was, for many years,...

31st Oct 2018
Q&A: HomeToGo on metasearch in the vacation rental industry

Q&A: HomeToGo on metasearch in the vacation rental industry

By PhocusWire The private accommodation sector has been in the spotlight for the past few years. It has attracted the attention of the online giants but also witnessed the entrance...

31st Oct 2018
Solid third quarter drives Sabre to increase full-year growth guidance

Solid third quarter drives Sabre to increase full-year growth guidance

By PhocusWire Sabre has reported a 7.7% increase in revenue to $970 million for the third quarter of 2018. The company says revenue for its travel network, which covers its...

31st Oct 2018
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How Air France-KLM’s CEO Wants to Be Like Other Airline Groups

By Patrick Whyte, Skift Benjamin Smith (right) Air France-KLM CEO. The French division is trying to strike a deal with pilots. Air France Skift Take: New CEO Benjamin Smith is...

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