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10th Jan 2020
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Rivalries Between Boutique Hotels Heat Up in College Towns

By Skift Shown here is the lobby at the Graduate Berkeley in California. Graduate Hotels has grown to 26 hotels near college campuses in five years. It plans to continue...

10th Jan 2020
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DAQ Soft Raises $5 Million for Smart Tourism: Travel Startup Funding This Week

By Sean O’Neill, Skift Chinese lucky wish bags cloak a large tree on Jin Li Alley in Chengdu, Sichuan, China, near the headquarters of Daqi Software, which provides services for...

09th Jan 2020
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New Blood at One of Event Tech’s Top Players

By Andrew Sheivachman, Skift WebSummit Lisbon 2019. Shown here is Pavilion 1 on day four at the Samsung booth. Technology is becoming more intergral to events. Web Summit / Flickr...

09th Jan 2020
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Boeing Confronts More Reputational Issues After Iran Crash

By David Koenig, Associated Press A Boeing 737-800 jet operated by Ukraine Airlines crashed Wednesday in Iran. A cause has not been determined. Oleg Belyakov / Associated Press Skift Take:...

08th Jan 2020
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Travel Advisors Face Challenges as Food Tourism Matures

By Maria Lenhart, Skift In this Sept. 28, 2013, photo, people purchase food at the Southern Ground Music & Food Festival in Nashville, Tennessee. Travel advisors face the challenge of...

08th Jan 2020
4 Simple Food and Beverage Lessons for Hoteliers

4 Simple Food and Beverage Lessons for Hoteliers

By Are Morch All hoteliers know dining is one of the critical components of any successful lodging business…. The post 4 Simple Food and Beverage Lessons for Hoteliers appeared first...

07th Jan 2020
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Dubai’s Demand for Niche Spiritual Retreats on the Rise

By Reem Abdellatif, Skift Silfath Pinto’s transformational retreats go beyond yoga and relaxation. Pinto is pictured on a Dubai beach. Seba Haddad Skift Take: Spiritual retreats have become all the...

07th Jan 2020
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The Megatrends Defining Travel in 2020

By Tom Lowry, Skift Skift Take: From the new role of subscription travel to the importance of urban living innovations and the impact of Gen Z, these are among the...

06th Jan 2020
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United Gets Stingier With Customer Compensation for Flight Delays

By Brian Sumers, Skift United Airlines customers will need to seek out an airport agent if they want to be compensated for the delays between four and six hours. United...

06th Jan 2020
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How Much Did Big Travel Companies Spend on TV Ads in 2019?

By Dennis Schaal, Skift The Trivago 30-second Buffet commercial was the top-performing U.S. national TV commercial among online travel booking sites in 2019, according to iSpot.tv Trivago Skift Take: Airlines,...