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14th Jun 2019
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Expedia Settles With U.S. Government Over Cuba Travel Allegations

By Associated Press A building housing Expedia in Bellevue, Wash. Expedia has agreed to pay more than $325,000 to settle U.S. government allegations that it improperly helped people travel inside...

14th Jun 2019
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Scandic to open new hotel in Copenhagen

Scandic has signed an agreement regarding the operation of a new hotel in attractive Nørreport in central Copenhagen. The hotel, which will have some 100 rooms, is expected to open...

14th Jun 2019
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Skift Tech Forum: Marriott’s Linnartz Sees Google as Effective Add-On to Direct Channels

By Dennis Schaal, Skift Stephanie Linnartz, Marriott International’s chief commercial officer, will speak June 27 at Skift Tech Forum in San Francisco. Pictured is the Marriott logo outside its corporate...

14th Jun 2019
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Airlines Reluctantly Adapt to Reimbursing Travelers for Flight Disruptions

By Sean O’Neill, Skift A view of Barcelona Terminal 1. Several flight compensation and legal consultancies provide services to the travel industry in case of delays and cancellations. Camilo Rueda...

13th Jun 2019
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Southwest Airlines Removes 737 Max From Its Schedule for Another Month

By Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg Southwest Airlines is the Boeing 737 Max’s largest operator. Bloomberg Skift Take: Southwest is the second major U.S. carrier to remove the Max from its summer...

13th Jun 2019
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How Hotels Can use Facebook pixel

By Are Morch It is glaringly obvious that Facebook is the most recognized and largest Social Media network globally. Averagely, Facebook boasts of over 1.9 Billion active monthly users, who...

13th Jun 2019
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Dominican Republic Counters Negative Publicity After U.S. Tourist Deaths

By Rosie Spinks , Skift La Romana region in the Dominican Republic, where one of the Bahia Principe properties is located. Courtesy imnage / Ministry of Tourism Dominican Republic Skift...

13th Jun 2019
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Hotel Site Files Antitrust Complaint Against Expedia and Booking

By Natalia Drozdiak, Bloomberg Expedia, as well as Booking Holdings, are the subject of an antitrust complaint in Europe related to discount hotel rates. Pictured is the Expedia app. Bloomberg...

13th Jun 2019
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South Africa’s Travelstart to Buy Corporate Travel Agency Club Travel

By Richard Holmes, Skift Pictured is Travelstart’s headquarters in Cape Town, South Africa. The online travel agency is expanding into managed travel. Travelstart Skift Take: Travelstart is taking a logical...

13th Jun 2019
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Even the Alcohol Industry Attempts a Wellness Makeover

By Leslie Barrie, Skift Women are shown at a table drinking. The alcohol industry is reimagining itself as a healthy beverage category. Unsplash Skift Take: It makes sense that the...