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28th Jul 2017
Digitalisation is the answer for airlines

Digitalisation is the answer for airlines

By Special Nodes The airline industry is at an interesting crossroads, and recently has been in the press more than ever before, not always for the right reasons. NB This...

28th Jul 2017
Europe “not working” for Travelzoo as deals dry up

Europe “not working” for Travelzoo as deals dry up

By Martin Cowen Deals publisher Travelzoo has managed to add more members in the second quarter of the year but the overall performance of the business remains “disappointing”, according to...

28th Jul 2017
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Southwest CEO Doesn’t Expect Business to Be This Good Forever

By Hannah Sampson, Skift A Southwest plane is shown on the runway. The airline reported solid second-quarter earnings Thursday, though profits were down. Southwest Airlines Skift Take: Southwest Airlines CEO...

28th Jul 2017
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Uber’s Next CEO Could Be GE’s Last CEO

By Eric Newcomer, Bloomberg Jeffrey Immelt, the outgoing chief executive officer at General Electric Co., is on a narrowing list of candidates to take over as head of Uber Technologies...

28th Jul 2017
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Expedia’s Heavy Hand Is Working for HomeAway

By Dennis Schaal, Skift A property listed on VRBO, a HomeAway site, in Como, Colorado. The listing has a “Book Now” button, a requirement for appearing high on a page...

28th Jul 2017
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Facebook Video and Ads Are Driving Its Business More Than Messaging

By Dan Peltier, Skift An Airfarewatchdog advertisement in a Facebook news feed touting a JetBlue fare sale. Facebook Skift Take: Messaging was once the darling of the travel industry and...

28th Jul 2017
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FabHotels Secures $25 Million in a Goldman Sachs-Led Round: Travel Startup Funding This Week

By Sean O’Neill, Skift FabHotels has received funding for its asset-light hotel model. It uses digital marketing to drive guests to hotels that agree to standardize their service with amenities...

28th Jul 2017
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Last-Minute Hotel Cancellations Get Pricey — Corporate Travel Innovation Report

By Hannah Sampson, Skift Pictured is a Marriott near Los Angeles International Airport. The West End / The Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report is our weekly newsletter focused on the...

28th Jul 2017
Hotelier of the Month: Benjamin Krieg of Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20

Hotelier of the Month: Benjamin Krieg of Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20

By Brian Greco Hotel Intel is pleased to announce Benjamin Krieg, General Manager of Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20 as our Hotelier of the Month. This 1-year-old property is making waves...

27th Jul 2017
How Google Home Services can Affect You – by Dave Squires

How Google Home Services can Affect You – by Dave Squires

By Mike Blumenthal Google is obviously expanding their Home Services Ads program. It has now moved east to Philadelphia and is also covering more verticals. In addition to the original...