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30th Apr 2020
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Kayak and OpenTable Layoffs and Furloughs Impact 400 Employees

By Dennis Schaal, Skift This file photo shows Kayak and OpenTable CEO Steve Hafner with team members. Hafner informed employees of layoffs and furloughs April 29, 2020 growing out of...

29th Apr 2020
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Chinese Online Platforms View the Great Travel Recovery as a Drawn-Out Process

By Dennis Schaal, Skift Guests enjoy taking photos to capture the lifelong memories they will have after visitng Shanghai Disneyland in 2018. Chinese travel and other business officials expect that...

29th Apr 2020
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New Calm Created by Coronavirus Offers Southeast Asia Chance to Redo Sustainable Tourism

By Xinyi Liang-Pholsena, Skift Sea kayaking through the mangrove forests of Ao Thalane, a fishing village in Krabi, Thailand. Kalyakan / Adobe Skift Take: If the current crisis has taught...

28th Apr 2020
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Travel’s Paralysis Will Hurt Google’s Advertising Business in Coming Months

By Dennis Schaal, Skift Pictured is a Google office. The company forecasts a difficult second quarter for its advertising business. Associated Press Skift Take: Google’s advertising business slowed in March...

27th Apr 2020
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Why Are Airlines Adding So Many Random Connecting Flights? Blame the U.S. Relief Package

By Brian Sumers, Skift Spirit Airlines jets on the ground in Fort Lauderdale. Spirit is flying some unusual routes to comply with the CARES Act. JTOcchialini / Flickr Skift Take:...

27th Apr 2020
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Hilton, Lysol, and the Mayo Clinic Team Up on New Cleaning Standard for Hotels

By Cameron Sperance , Skift Hilton’s new global cleaning standard is the latest in a wave of hospitality cleanliness protocols aimed at calming guests as they begin to travel following...

27th Apr 2020
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An Uptick in Fraud Is Complicating Airline Refunds for Canceled Flights

By Sean O’Neill, Skift An external view of San Francisco International Airport. United Skift Take: The surge in requests for refunds on canceled flights has given cover for con artists...

27th Apr 2020
Partnership Marketing Tips for Hotel Marketers

Partnership Marketing Tips for Hotel Marketers

By Are Morch The hotel industry is characterized by cutthroat competition, meaning businesses are always engaging in ways… The post Partnership Marketing Tips for Hotel Marketers appeared first on Are...

25th Apr 2020
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U.S. Airlines Get an Additional $9.5 Billion in Federal Relief to Stave Off Job Cuts

By Jonathan Landay and David Shepardson, Reuters Pictured is a United Airlines Boeing 757. The four largest U.S. airlines have been the dominant U.S. payroll relief recipients. Skift Take: This...

25th Apr 2020
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Japan’s Hoshino Resorts Will Shift Its Marketing to Woo Domestic Travelers

By Junko Fujita and Ritsuko Shimizu, Reuters Shown here is the Karuizawa, Japan, property in the Hoshino Resorts portfolio. Hoshino Resorts Skift Take: The Tokyo-based, 100-year old hospitality company, Hoshino...