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15th Jan 2020
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Can Travel Advisors Help Hawaii Deal With Its Tourism Issues?

By Maria Lenhart, Skift Pictured is Waikiki. Hawaii residents are increasingly question who are the real beneficiary’s of the state’s tourism. Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau Skift Take: The many...

15th Jan 2020
3 Benefits of Staying at a Hotel with an On-Site Restaurant

3 Benefits of Staying at a Hotel with an On-Site Restaurant

By Are Morch From spas and business centers to infinity pools and on-site fitness centers, today’s hotels lavish guests with amenities that make their stays comfortable and convenient. The post...

14th Jan 2020
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Latin America’s Despegar Wants to Double Bookings by 2025: How Realistic Is That?

By Sean O’Neill, Skift Despegar CEO Damián Scokin spoke at a company town hall in Buenos Aires in December 2019. Despegar Skift Take: Despegar doesn’t follow the same playbook as...

14th Jan 2020
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Carbon Footprint Impact Extends Way Beyond Flights Across All of a Vacation: New Study

By Patrick Whyte, Skift Vegan food. Is a plant-based menu the way forward for hotels? Ella Olsson / Flickr Skift Take: It’s a very small sample size at a very...

13th Jan 2020
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Alaska Air Looks Beyond Discounting With New Creative Ways to Sell Fares

By Brian Sumers, Skift Alaska Airlines is getting more creative with its marketing approach. Pictured is the tablet holder on one of its economy class seats. Alaska Airlines Skift Take:...

13th Jan 2020
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Travel Megatrends 2020: Subscription Travel Is The Next Frontier of Loyalty

By Andrew Sheivachman, Skift An illustration of a traveler in an airport. Skift Skift Take: Earning consumer loyalty means more than giving them rewards. Subscriptions and memberships represent a compelling...

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:...