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24th Apr 2020
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Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky Poised for New Era of Travel Redistribution: The Long View This Week

By Dennis Schaal, Skift Brian Chesky, Airbnb co-founder and CEO was interviewed by Skift Founder Rafat Ali in his The Long View podcast on April 24, 2020. Chesky said travel...

24th Apr 2020
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Air France-KLM Will Receive Almost $10 Billion in Bailouts From France and Netherlands

By Angela Charlton and Mike Corder, The Associated Press The French and Dutch states are scrambling to ensure their national airlines, who are owned by the same group, do not...

24th Apr 2020
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Itilite Raises $13 Million for Business Travel Management: Travel Startup Funding This Week

By Sean O’Neill, Skift The co-founder of Itilite, a business travel management startup. From left: CEO Mayank Kukreja and Anish Khadiya, chief business officer. Itilite Skift Take: Itilite, a business...

24th Apr 2020
What Hotels GMs can do now to prepare for the return of Chinese travelers post COVID-19

What Hotels GMs can do now to prepare for the return of Chinese travelers post COVID-19

By achan What Hotels GMs can do now to prepare for the return of Chinese travelers post COVID-19 achan Fri, 04/24/2020 – 08:00 …read more From:: TravelAsia Share the post...

22nd Apr 2020
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Accor CEO: We Won’t Be Investing Equity in Our Struggling Hotels

By Cameron Sperance, Skift Accor CEO Sebastien Bazin cautioned dark days are ahead of the company during a first quarter earnings call. OuiShare / Flickr Skift Take: It is impossible...

22nd Apr 2020
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Don’t Count on Airlines to Fully Recover for 3 Years: Delta CEO

By Madhu Unnikrishnan, Skift In the good old days, a Delta aircraft flies over Florida. Skift Skift Take: It could have been worse. Delta Air Lines reported $8.6 billion in...

22nd Apr 2020
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Expedia Close to Selling a Potential $1 Billion Stake to Private Equity to Help Shore Up Finances

By Dennis Schaal, Skift Pictured is Expedia Group chairman Barry Diller. Two private equity firms may invest in the company to get it through the coronavirus pandemic. Patrick Fallon /...

21st Apr 2020
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U.S. Hotel Construction Boom Hit a Record High in March Despite Coronavirus

By Cameron Sperance, Skift The pace of U.S. hotel construction hit an all-time high in March, and it could take several months until coronavirus impacts project starts. Patrick Creighton /...

20th Apr 2020
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India Holds Back on Lifting Flight Ban

By Kanishka Singh, Reuters Mumbai, India. The county’s Ministry of Civil Aviation has said no decision has been taken over when it will reopen domestic or international operations. AJAY S...

20th Apr 2020
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Embattled Virgin Australia Faces Imminent Prospect of Voluntary Bankruptcy

By Jamie Freed, Reuters The cash-stripped Virgin Australia is set to enter voluntary administration. Simon_sees / Flickr Skift Take: Will there be a last-minute lifeline for the embattled Virgin Australia?...