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11th May 2017
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New Zealand Sees Boom in Same-Sex Destination Weddings

By Chris Bourke and Kimberley Painter, Bloomberg A rainbow-colored balloon safari across the Canterbury Plains is one honeymoon activity favored by same-sex couples getting married in New Zealand. Tourism New...

11th May 2017
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Emirates Says Laptop and Travel Bans Are Hurting Its Bottom Line

By Adam Schreck and Aya Batrawy, Associated Press Emirates said profits are down more than 80 percent for the past year. Pictured is an Emirates plane taxiing to a gate...

11th May 2017
Expedia buys majority stake in SilverRail

Expedia buys majority stake in SilverRail

By Kevin May Rail distribution platform SilverRail Technologies is now majority owned by Expedia Inc. Terms have not been disclosed. The deal marks the end of an eight-year journey as...

11th May 2017
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Brand USA Urges Mexicans to Visit U.S. Despite Hostile Rhetoric From Trump

By Andrea Navarro, Bloomberg A public-private partnership created six years ago to boost U.S. tourism has a message for Mexicans: We welcome you, even if it may seem like President...

11th May 2017
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Uber Is Losing Its Legal Battles Across Europe

By Stephanie Bodoni, Bloomberg European courts are pushing back against Uber. The Uber app is pictured here. Angel Navarrete / Bloombrg Skift Take: Uber has long claimed that its app...

11th May 2017
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United Board Sued Over Former CEO’s $37 Million Severance

By Jef Feeley, Bloomberg A pension fund is suing the board of directors of United Continental Holdings over a severance package the board gave former CEO Jeff Smisek. Pictured in...

11th May 2017
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Facebook Reactions – a year of wow and haha for travel and tourism?

By Nick Vivion Facebook Reactions has just celebrated its first birthday – a reason if any to share a love heart-style – or angry – emoji. But, seriously, while not...

11th May 2017
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Generator Hostels CEO Departs and Officials are Mum on a New One

By Deanna Ting, Skift Former Generator Hostel CEO Fredrik Korallus (right) was interviewed at the Skift Global Forum in New York City in September 2016. Korallus resigned from the company...

11th May 2017
A touch of Thainess enhances the 2017 WTTC Global Summit in Bangkok

A touch of Thainess enhances the 2017 WTTC Global Summit in Bangkok

The event saw more than 800 delegates from 58 countries including world leaders, ministers, and tourism industry leaders and professionals visit Bangkok from 26-27 April, 2017, for meetings and discussions...

11th May 2017
STR: Preliminary April data for Melbourne and Singapore hotels

STR: Preliminary April data for Melbourne and Singapore hotels

ADR in Singapore has decreased year over year for 14th consecutive months, due in part to significant supply growth. …read more From:: TravelAsia Share the post "STR: Preliminary April data...