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17th Jul 2019
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United Airlines’ Quest for New Revenue Bucks Trend Toward Simplicity

By Brian Sumers, Skift United Airlines is adding more used Boeing 737-700s. Wikimedia Skift Take: United is taking more chances than the typical risk-averse airline. That should help it boost...

17th Jul 2019
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Cvent Makes Progress on Improving User Experience

By Isaac Carey, Skift Cvent Connect 2019 at the MGM Grand Las Vegas. Isaac Carey / Skift Skift Take: The company has developed in a fractured and decentralized way. Going...

17th Jul 2019
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How Small and Mid-Sized Business Travel Programs Can Balance Employee and Company Priorities

By IHG + Skift Skift Take: The easiest way to make employees comply with travel policies is by making booking in policy attractive for them. InterContinental Hotels Group’s Business Edge...

17th Jul 2019
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Southwest Joins NDC Exchange for More Efficient Airline Booking

By Isaac Carey, Skift Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-76N at McCarran International Airport. Tomás Del Coro / Flickr Skift Take: Sure enough, more travel companies are starting to inch towards direct...

17th Jul 2019
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Go-Jek Gets Investment From Visa to Expand Digital Payments in Southeast Asia

By Yoolim Lee, Bloomberg Go-Jek drivers in Jakarta Dimas Ardian / Bloomberg Skift Take: It’s no secret that Go-Jek is keen to be Southeast Asia’s answer to China’s WeChat. It’s...

17th Jul 2019
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Ranchers Capitalize on Lux Travelers Craving Great Outdoors

By Patrick Whyte, Skift Transition Ranch. Luxury travelers are on the look out for new experiences. Jonathan Vail / Explore Ranches Skift Take: Even if the product on offer is...

17th Jul 2019
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Host Agency Nexion Recruits Military Veterans as Travel Advisors

By Maria Lenhart, Skift Southwest Airlines hosted a U.S. Army sergeant reenlisting at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport on April 20, 2016. Some veterans are looking to become travel advisors...

17th Jul 2019
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Venture Capital Giant Accel Invests in Travelstop in a Nod to Asia’s Business Travel Disruption

By Raini Hamdi, Skift Prashant Kirtane, co-founder and CEO, Travelstop. Travelstop. Skift Take: Asia’s corporate travel management startups have been rather quiet as of late. An Accel investment in Travelstop,...

16th Jul 2019
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Google to Congress: We’re Not a Travel Monopoly

By Dennis Schaal, Skift A Google exec argued that travelers begin their travel searches on specialist websites, and not with Google. Robert Scoble / Visualhunt Skift Take: Travelers indeed shop...

16th Jul 2019
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United Airlines Ups 2019 Profit Forecast as Demand Jumps

By Justin Bachman, Bloomberg United Airlines had a strong second quarter despite the grounding of its 14 Boeing 737 Max 9 airplanes. Pictured is one of those jets. United Airlines...