web analytics
14th Jan 2021
Thumbnail for 1772254

TUI Sees a Bookings Surge by Baby Boomers Confident About the Vaccines

By Sarah Young, Reuters TUI Blue Jadran in Tučepi, Turkey, part of TUI Group’s experience hotel brand. TUI Group the vaccine roll-out in Britain had boosted summer bookings from those...

14th Jan 2021
Thumbnail for 1772256

Are You Listening to the Skift Daily Briefing Podcast?

By Jason Clampet, Skift Skift Take: In addition to our daily email newsletter, our daily Skift Daily Briefing podcast gives travel industry professionals the news they need to start their...

13th Jan 2021
Thumbnail for 1772222

How Travel in 2020 Unfolded in 5 Charts: Skift Recovery Index

By Wouter Geerts, Skift Research Skift Take: The past year has been abysmal for the travel industry, but we’ve seen a few green shoots. Let’s build on that as we...

13th Jan 2021
Thumbnail for 1772224

Airasia.com Is Chasing More Airline Partners for Its Booking Platform

By Liz Lee, Reuters Airasia.com’s Karen Chan speaking at Skift Forum Asia in October 2020. Skift Skift Take: Airasia.com’s Chan laid out much of this at Skift Forum Asia in...

12th Jan 2021
Thumbnail for 1772209

Travel Decline Prompts Largest Drop in U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Since World War 2

By Valerie Volcovici, Reuters The transportation sector saw a sharp emissions drop of 14.7 percent from 2019 levels. San Francisco International Airport Skift Take: It’s been regarded as a silver...

12th Jan 2021
Thumbnail for 1772211

The Coveted Jet Built for the Economics of the Pandemic

By Edward Russell, Skift JetBlue is introducing the all-new A220 in the middle of the pandemic. Courtesy of JetBlue / JetBlue Airways Skift Take: The Airbus A220 is poised to...

11th Jan 2021
Thumbnail for 1772197

Hilton Moves Ahead With Plan for Hybrid Meetings to Revive Event Business

By Cameron Sperance, Skift Hilton’s EventReady Hybrid Solutions sets the stage for a recovery in the hotel sector’s meetings and events business. Hilton Skift Take: Hybrid meetings may not bring...

11th Jan 2021
Thumbnail for 1772199

Global Travel Group WTTC Slams Vaccine Requirements as Discriminatory

By Laurence Frost, Reuters Qantas Airways has said it plans to introduce a vaccine requirement for global travel, a policy that the head of the WTTC has an issue with....

10th Jan 2021
Thumbnail for 1772184

Indonesia’s Air Safety Record Faces New Scrutiny After Sriwijaya Air Crash

By Jamie Freed and Stanley Widianto, Reuters Sri Lungdiyanti, 41, family member of a Sriwijaya Air passenger reacts after the Flight SJ182 Boeing 737-500, crashed after taking off, in Tegal,...

09th Jan 2021
Thumbnail for 1772186

Alaska Airlines Places 14 People on No-Fly List After Disruptions on Return Flight From D.C.

By David Shepardson and Tracy Rucinski, Reuters Alaska Airlines is clamping down on passengers getting rowdy and disrespectful after the pro-Trump riot in D.C. Skift Take: Flight attendants and other...