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31st Aug 2020
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Group That Operates TWA Hotel Buys Chinese Tech Firm After President Trump’s National Security Order

By Sean O’Neill, Skift The recently redeveloped TWA Hotel is owned by MCR Development, a U.S. hotelier that has just bought hotel tech firm StayNTouch. TWA Hotel is a 512-room...

31st Aug 2020
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The End of the Expat Lifestyle and How That Will Impact the Travel Industry

By Colin Nagy, Skift One of the casualties of globalization, hyper-connectedness, direct flights, rising levels of nationalism — and a global pandemic — is most certainly the plum expat gig....

30th Aug 2020
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Shifting Google Dance Partners and 9 Other Coronavirus Travel Stories This Week

By Dennis Schaal, Skift Google announced it would be offering vacation rentals in a blog post on March 26, 2019. Google Skift Take: In coronavirus-related travel stories this week, Skift...

28th Aug 2020
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MGM Resorts to Lay Off 18,000 Staffers Beginning Monday

By Cameron Sperance, Skift MGM Resorts International is set to lay off 18,000 staffers beginning Monday. Ken Lund / Flickr Skift Take: MGM laying off 18,000 workers is the latest...

28th Aug 2020
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MGM Resorts to Lay Off 18,000 Staffers Beginning Monday

By Cameron Sperance, Skift MGM Resorts International is set to lay off 18,000 staffers beginning Monday. Ken Lund / Flickr Skift Take: MGM laying off 18,000 workers is the latest...

28th Aug 2020
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Robots Came For Your Jobs, Now They’re Coming for Your Vacations: Here’s How

By Sean O’Neill, Skift A Challau robot on a footpath in the UK. Propelmee, a UK startup, will test in mid-September at several UK attractions virtual tourism with the autonomous...

28th Aug 2020
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Robots Came For Your Jobs, Now They’re Coming for Your Vacations: Here’s How

By Sean O’Neill, Skift A Challau robot on a footpath in the UK. Propelmee, a UK startup, will test in mid-September at several UK attractions virtual tourism with the autonomous...

28th Aug 2020
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United Airlines Unveils New Algorithm to Help It Target Empty Flights

By Brian Sumers, Skift United Airlines is canceling some flights at the last minute to save costs. United Airlines Skift Take: In normal times, giant global network airlines don’t cancel...

28th Aug 2020
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New Guide Provides Roadmap to Travel Recovery in a Post-Pandemic World

By Travelport + Skift Skift Take: In March 2020, Covid-19 became the biggest disruptor in modern travel. Now, six months on, international borders are slowly starting to reopen, and travelers...

27th Aug 2020
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The Tourism Industry Wants a ‘Stretch Season’

By Rosie Spinks, Skift The travel industry hopes people still take road trips into autumn. Dino Reichmuth / Unsplash Skift Take: The virus isn’t going anywhere come autumn, but there...

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