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30th Jun 2017
A Winning Recipe for Purposeful Tourism in Thailand with Andre van Der Marck

A Winning Recipe for Purposeful Tourism in Thailand with Andre van Der Marck

By Brian Greco What is the secret to success in sustainable, purposeful tourism? How do you manage a destination and a company that is driven by purpose but still grow...

30th Jun 2017
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Trump Travel Ban Violates Supreme Court Instructions, Says Hawaii Challenge

By Kartikay Mehrotra, Bloomberg The Trump travel ban went into effect June 29, 2017 in the run-up to the July 4 holiday weekend in the U.S. Bloomberg Skift Take: It’s...

30th Jun 2017
Virtual reality in travel and hospitality – is it a fad?

Virtual reality in travel and hospitality – is it a fad?

By Special Nodes The narration is familiar – a new shiny breakthrough in tech is announced, inks spill in its honour, and criticism and opinion pieces fly around. Early adopters...

30th Jun 2017
Bike sharing schemes – how to solve the final mile problem

Bike sharing schemes – how to solve the final mile problem

By Timothy O’Neil-Dunne I am a recreational cyclist. I am sure many other people are too. It’s fun to find a nice place to ride, without the preparation required of...

30th Jun 2017
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Where search results are helping predict hotel occupancy

By Marisa Garcia A report prepared by benchmark analytics technology company STR and Google shows that tracking hotel search results can be a reliable gauge of hotel bookings. The report...

30th Jun 2017
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Business Travel Startups and Services for Those In-Between Moments

By Colin Nagy, Skift Hydra New York, which offers shower spaces for booking in unused commercial real estate, bills itself as filling the gap between the locker room and the...

30th Jun 2017
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A Busy Week for Ban News — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

By Hannah Sampson, Skift In this Sunday photo from 2015, travelers line up at a security checkpoint at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago. The past week brought news about the...

30th Jun 2017
Dusit Thani’s Last Day of Operation Set for the 16th of April 2018

Dusit Thani’s Last Day of Operation Set for the 16th of April 2018

By Press Release Dusit Thani Bangkok, the flagship hotel of Thailand-based, global hospitality company Dusit International, will officially hold its last day of operations in its current form on 16...

30th Jun 2017
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Pilots Group Says Proposed Training Changes Would Lead to ‘Pilot Puppy Mills’

By Kevin Freking, Associated Press Pictured is a Southwest Airlines pilot. The U.S. House of Representatives is considering a bill to require less hours in pilot training. Stephen M. Keller...

29th Jun 2017
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Google Expands Waze Carpooling Across California

By Michael Liedtke, Associated Press Pictured is the Waze app. Waze expanded its carpooling services throughout California. Skift Take: Waze carpooling isn’t going to upend Google’s business model but it...