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31st Jan 2019
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Airbus Production of Superjumbo Jet May Depend on Emirates Deal

By Benjamin Katz and Layan Odeh, Bloomberg An Airbus SE A380. Chris Ratcliffe / Bloomberg Skift Take: Sales of the massive A380s are tumbling, with many airlines opting for more...

31st Jan 2019
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What Is Expensify Thinking With Its Pricey Super Bowl Ad?

By Isaac Carey, Skift Screenshot from Expensify’s promotional music video with 2 Chainz and Adam Scott. The company will air its first TV ad ever at the Super Bowl 2019....

31st Jan 2019
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Direct-to-Consumer Wellness Brands Secure Serious Funding

By Leslie Barrie, Skift A package of pills is shown. Many direct-to-consumer brands, particularly in the health and wellness space, are achieving high rounds of venture capital funding. @simonevdk /...

31st Jan 2019
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Loyalty 2.0: From Incentivizing Transactions to Creating Value

By Epsilon + Skift Skift Take: The average consumer is enrolled in 18 loyalty programs, so brands looking to create true, meaningful engagement in the future need to simplify and...

31st Jan 2019
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Tourism in Iceland Might Drop This Year as Airlines Can’t Keep Up

By Ragnhildur Sigurdardottir, Bloomberg Iceland’s tourism industry is forecasting a first drop in visitors in a decade amid trouble at its airlines. But market operators say the predicted slowdown in...

31st Jan 2019
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Runtriz Welcomes Riccardo Galanti as Senior Director Of Sales, EMEA

Runtriz, a leading developer of innovative technology solutions for hotels, resorts, and casinos announced the addition of Riccardo Galanti as Senior Director Sales, EMEA. In his role, Riccardo will expand...

31st Jan 2019
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United Puts New Focus on Hubs in 2019

By Justin Bachman , Skift United is continuing to focus on hubs as part of a new strategy to juice profits — and traffic. Skift Take: United’s new hub-and-spoke strategy...

31st Jan 2019
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Addressing Gender Inequality in the Housekeeping Department | By Larry Mogelonsky

A topic I am hearing incessantly from numerous hoteliers at present is that they are having significant staffing problems, particularly amongst their room attendants. Such woes are causing serious headaches...

31st Jan 2019
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What Will The Perfect Hotel Room Look Like In 2019?

Hotels flip design of necessity every few years, and like the Pantone “Color of the Year,” the palates change, the design direction changes and even the traveler’s experience within the...

31st Jan 2019
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Final Flourish Secures Annual Profit Growth for UK Hotels

The UK recorded a strong 6.7-percent year-on-year increase in profit per room in December, helping hotels to a 1.6-percent YOY increase in GOPPAR for 2018. While positive, it is well...