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07th Aug 2020
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Hotels Aren’t Putting People Back to Work Like Other Industries

By Cameron Sperance, Skift The U.S. hotel industry’s extraordinarily high unemployment rate has come down from highs seen in April, but industry leaders fear a stalled recovery is already underway....

07th Aug 2020
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Tripadvisor Sees a Traffic Rebound But Revenue Still Lagging

By Sean O’Neill, Skift Viroth’s Hotel in Siem Reap, Cambodia, won in the “world’s number-one op hotel” category in Tripadvisor’s annual Travelers’ Choice Awards announced in July. Tripadvisor announced its...

07th Aug 2020
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How One Upscale Australian Hotel Group Used the Crisis to Rethink Everything

By Cameron Sperance and Sean O’Neill, Skift A view from a king suite at View Hotels Sydney Harbourview property in Sydney, Australia. The upscale independent hotel chain refreshed its brand...

06th Aug 2020
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Thailand’s 60th Tourism Anniversary Turns to Nightmare as Longstanding Travel Agencies Start Closing

By Raini Hamdi, Skift The Grand Palace in Bangkok. Raymond Ling / Flickr Skift Take: Five months without revenue would challenge even the best operations. As travel agencies start closing...

06th Aug 2020
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Airlines, Travel Agencies Ponder How Best to Spend Tech Dollars in These Lean Times

By Sean O’Neill, Skift An interior image of a business class cabin on an Air Canada Boeing 787 jet. The carrier has been perhaps the most eager adopter of ATPCO’s...

05th Aug 2020
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Traveler Confidence in Public Health Officials Plummets

By Rosie Spinks, Skift Who’s keeping Americans safe? Skift Skift Take: Travel companies in the U.S. are up against a vexing foe: declining trust in public health bodies. — Rosie...

05th Aug 2020
A Financial Guide to Buying Your First Rental Property

A Financial Guide to Buying Your First Rental Property

By Are Morch Whether you’ve invested in real estate to make a living or you’re renting out your… The post A Financial Guide to Buying Your First Rental Property appeared...

04th Aug 2020
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The 2020 Digital Transformation Report

By AWS Travel and Hospitality + Skift Skift Take: In this report, Skift and Amazon Web Services explore the state of digital transformation in the travel and hospitality sector, providing...

04th Aug 2020
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Booking.com Restructuring Will Pare Its Workforce By Up to 25 Percent

By Dennis Schaal , Skift The Booking.com presence at Web Summit 2019 on November 05, 2019. Booking.com announced deep job cuts on August 4, 2020. Paolo Moura Photography / Flickr.com...

03rd Aug 2020
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Travel Blogs Rode a Loyalty Wave: What Comes Next?

By Brian Sumers, Skift The Points Guy moved into new office space in 2017. It racked up big revenues on credit card referral fees. TPG Architecture Skift Take: If you...