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28th Feb 2020
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Xband Raises $28 Million for Chinese Rural Tourism: Travel Startup Funding This Week

By Sean O’Neill, Skift An image from a model village building in a cultural and creative theme town in China. Xband is the design and operation management team behind it,...

28th Feb 2020
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Asia Tourism Wants to Finally Tackle a Dangerously Hot Situation

By Xinyi Liang-Pholsena, Skift The Mekong River, a critical lifeline in Southeast Asia, is seeing its lowest levels in a century, the result of controversial dams and severe drought exacerbated...

27th Feb 2020
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Skift Forum Europe Preview: Why Ryanair Still Doesn’t Need to Be Loved

By Patrick Whyte, Skift A Ryanair aircraft. Chief Marketing Officer Kenny Jacobs will speak March 25 at Skift Forum Europe in Madrid. Anna Zvereva / Flickr Skift Take: Kenny Jacobs...

27th Feb 2020
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Puerto Rico Events Sector Grows, Fueled by First Hotel Launch in El Distrito

By Lauren Ward, Skift Aloft San Juan in Puerto Rico. El Distrito’s first hotel opened its doors last week. Aloft San Juan Skift Take: Puerto Rico has seen its share...

26th Feb 2020
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Cultural Experiences Add Competitive Edge to Co-Working: CEO Interview

By Andrew Sheivachman, Skift The new NeueHouse location inside Los Angeles’ Bradbury Building. Creating cultural experiences differentiates NeueHouse from other companies offering co-working space. Nikolas Koenig / NeueHouse Skift Take:...

26th Feb 2020
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Take Your Family Around the World? Travel Advisors Show the Way

By Maria Lenhart, Skift Travel advisor Angela Pierson and daughters in Hoi An, Vietnam. Eric Pierson Skift Take: Extended around-the-world travel is no longer just for the superrich or the...

25th Feb 2020
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United May Still Lag Delta, American on Loyalty Revenue Even After New Credit Card Deal

By Brian Sumers, Skift United Airlines has struck a new deal with JP Morgan Chase. Through at least 2029, many Chase customers can earn United MileagePlus miles they can use...

24th Feb 2020
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Why Do U.S. Politicians Completely Ignore Travel Industry In Election Season?

By Andrew Sheivachman, Skift President Donald J. Trump waves as he boards Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, to begin his trip to California...

24th Feb 2020
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What U.S. Politicians Don’t Get About the Travel Industry

By Andrew Sheivachman, Skift President Donald J. Trump waves as he boards Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, to begin his trip to California...

24th Feb 2020
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Travel Megatrends 2020: Short-Term Rental Winners Emerge

By Wouter Geerts, Skift Block of houses in Barra da Tijuca, Brazil Breno Assis / Unsplash Skift Take: The short-term rental ecosystem is getting bigger, which means many winners are...

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