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15th Sep 2020
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Coronavirus Finally Caught Up With London’s Most Convenient Airport

By Matthew Parsons, Skift London City Airport currently operates flights to 17 destinations. London City Airport Skift Take: The business traveler’s favorite, and formerly Europe’s conduit to doing business (and...

15th Sep 2020
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This Is the Most Dire Prognostication on the Future of Airlines … and Travel

By Rafat Ali, Skift Aircraft parked on a runway at the airport in Frankfurt, Germany, Sunday, March 15, 2020 Due to the Coronavirus Lufthansa had to cancel half of its...

14th Sep 2020
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The Peninsula Dumps Oracle to Use Shiji’s New Tech Platform for Hotel Groups

By Sean O’Neill, Skift A deluxe room at The Peninsula Hong Kong. The Peninsula Hotels has agreed to adopt a new hotel tech platform from Shiji, replacing its property management...

14th Sep 2020
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Meet the Microbiologist Helping to Attract Business Events to the Canadian Prairies

By Destination Canada + Skift Skift Take: Tapping into local experts like Dr. Vikram Misra, a professor in microbiology at the University of Saskatchewan, is helping Destination Canada attract meetings,...

13th Sep 2020
Guide to Finding a Remote Digital  Marketer for Your Hotel

Guide to Finding a Remote Digital Marketer for Your Hotel

By Are Morch The hotel business is one of the most competitive sectors in real estate. For you… The post Guide to Finding a Remote Digital Marketer for Your Hotel...

12th Sep 2020
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A Winning Tourism Reopening Act and 11 Other Coronavirus Travel Stories This Week

By Dennis Schaal, Skift A Maldives beach scene as seen on December 3, 2017. The Maldives notched some tourism wins when it reopened after a coronavirus lockdown. Mickey Luigi Logitmark...

11th Sep 2020
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Accor Just Restructured the Company in the Middle of a Pandemic: Why Now?

By Cameron Sperance, Skift Sofitel plans a corporate overhaul on Oct. 1 that CEO Sebastien Bazin says puts the company on the right footing for travel’s new normal. Michael J...

11th Sep 2020
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Tour Operators’ Pain Seen Through UK Businesses Suffering ‘3 Winters in a Year’

By Matthew Parsons, Skift The UK’s latest quarantine measures have dented the consumer’s confidence to book holidays. MChe Lee / Unsplash Skift Take: A no-show summer and the residual impact...

10th Sep 2020
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I Don’t Get It: What’s the Point of the ‘Let’s Go There’ Ad Campaign?

By Rafat Ali, Skift Campaigns to promote local travel, like this one on the New York City subways, show a more responsible way to market possible travel. Metropolitan Transportation Authority...

10th Sep 2020
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The Travel Rebound’s Stalled Summer: New Skift Recovery Index Insights

By Wouter Geerts, Skift Research Skift Take: August is normally a bumper month for destinations in the northern hemisphere. The fact that the Skift Recovery Index remained flat indicates that...