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21st May 2020
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Greek Prime Minister Says Tourist Season Will Start on June 15

By Helena Smith, The Guardian The Parthenon in Greece Puk Patrick / Unsplash Skift Take: Greece’s handling of the coronavirus crisis has worked remarkably well; the country is now willing...

21st May 2020
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Trip.com Group’s Acquisition of Travix Hints at Appeal of Smaller Travel Agencies

By Sean O’Neill, Skift A view of Schiphol International Airport in Amsterdam, Netherlands in August 2018. Amsterdam-based Travix has been acquired by online travel giant Trip.com Group at a time...

21st May 2020
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What Is the Future of Vacations?

By Rosie Spinks, Skift Imagine yourself here. Frank McKenna / Unsplash Skift Take: Vacations reveal a lot about a society’s optimism, its outlook, and expectation of prosperity. After a generationally...

20th May 2020
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Expedia CEO Details Anti-Google Game Plan

By Dennis Schaal, Skift Expedia’s new CEO, Peter Kern, wants to reduce the company’s reliance on Google marketing. Expedia Group Skift Take: Can Expedia Group wean itself away from Google,...

19th May 2020
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U.S. Airlines Report Modest Uptick in Summer Bookings But Will Passengers Actually Show Up?

By Brian Sumers, Skift American Airlines is seeing slight improvement in bookings. Pictured is a Boeing 777. Mark Harkin / Flickr Skift Take: How do you define recovery? If you...

19th May 2020
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Canada and the U.S. Slated to Extend Travel Ban by 30 Days

By David Ljunggren, Reuters The U.S. and Canada are expected to extend a ban on non-essential travel between the two countries by 30 days. Spend A Day Touring, LLC /...

18th May 2020
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Boeing and Airbus Seek to Calm Fears About Unsafe Air in Plane Cabins

By Tim Hepher, Reuters Planemakers, including Airbus, want to show customers that airplanes are safe. Pictured is an Airbus A350. Bloomberg Skift Take: There are two issues here. One is...

18th May 2020
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Back to the Future: Trivago Shifts Strategy With Plans to Return to Bigger TV Ad Push

By Dennis Schaal, Skift Expect to see more of Trivago’s actors on TV around the world Trivago Skift Take: Both Trivago and Tripadvisor vow their new secret sauce will be...

18th May 2020
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A Social Distancing Solution in the Sky Is ‘Air Pooling’: Will It Catch On Beyond Affluent Passengers?

By Carolyn Kremins, Skift Families are “air pooling” on Citation X jets like the one pictured here as a way to keep social distancing in the sky. Lukas Gojda /...

18th May 2020
Second phase of easing restrictions on conducting certain activities in Thailand

Second phase of easing restrictions on conducting certain activities in Thailand

By tKoumelis Second phase of easing restrictions on conducting certain activities in Thailand tKoumelis Mon, 05/18/2020 – 08:51 …read more From:: TravelAsia