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18th Apr 2019
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Park Inn by Radisson signed in Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Radisson Hospitality AB, part of Radisson Hotel Group, is adding a new location for the Park Inn byRadisson portfolio with the signing of Park Inn by Radisson Tashkent City Hotel...

18th Apr 2019
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Jumia IPO Highlights Africa’s Shifting Online Travel Ecosystem

By Sean O’Neill, Skift Jumia co-CEO Sacha Poignonnec, left, applauds as Jumia Nigeria CEO Juliet Anammah, center, rings a ceremonial bell when the company’s stock begins trading, on the floor...

18th Apr 2019
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Skift Forum Europe: Silversea CEO on the Evolution of Luxury Cruising

By Hannah Sampson , Skift Roberto Martinoli, CEO of Silversea Cruises, will speak at Skift Forum Europe later this month. Silversea Cruises Skift Take: Luxury travelers are demanding new experiences,...

18th Apr 2019
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How Event Planners Deal With Digital Distraction

By Andrew Sheivachman, Skift Attendees of the TEDx Annecy conference. TEDx Annecy / Flickr Skift Take: You can’t really fight the contemporary addiction to smartphones. Instead, come up with creative...

17th Apr 2019
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U.S. Travel to Cuba Made More Difficult Again With Non-Family Visits Barred

By Dennis Schaal, Skift Cuban-American families will likely still be able to travel to Cuba, but everyone else may be barred under promised new Trump administration policies. U.S. tour operators...

17th Apr 2019
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FAA Board Doesn’t Think Boeing 737 Max Pilots Need More Simulator Time

By Alan Levin and Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg The nose of a Boeing Co. 737 MAX 9 jetliner sits during production at the company’s manufacturing facility in Renton, Washington. Bloomberg Skift...

17th Apr 2019
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Canopy by Hilton Arrives in Italy

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is set to introduce its upscale lifestyle brand, Canopy by Hilton, to Italy with the arrival of a new hotel planned in Venice. The news follows a...

17th Apr 2019
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United Airlines Plays Hardball With Expedia and JPMorgan Chase

By Brian Sumers, Skift United Airlines jets lined up in Chicago. The airline is taking an aggressive stance with Chase and Expedia. United Airlines Skift Take: For years, airlines had...

17th Apr 2019
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Preferred Hotels & Resorts Welcomes 25 New Member Hotels

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA – Preferred Hotels & Resorts – the world’s largest independent hotel brand representing more than 750 distinctive hotels, resorts, and residences across 85 countries – is pleased...

17th Apr 2019
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Revinate and GCommerce Announce Partnership to Help Hoteliers

SAN FRANCISCO – Revinate, the software as a service (SaaS) company that helps hotels make the most of every guest, today announced a partnership with GCommerce, a leader in hospitality...