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20th Dec 2019
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Domio Raises $50 Million for Apartment-Style Hotels: Travel Startup Funding This Week

By Sean O’Neill, Skift Shown here is an interior unit at Domio Downtown Miami, a collection of apartments furnished, managed, and rented out by Domio. The hospitality brand disclosed this...

20th Dec 2019
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Why Singapore Must Keep Tour Startups Well-Oiled

By Raini Hamdi, Skift A Singapore neighborhood. New players go deeper into a place. Runako Godfrey / Flickr Skift Take: New players create unique tours such as an inside look...

19th Dec 2019
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Still Waiting for Richard Branson’s Virgin Hotels to Transform Hospitality

By Nancy Trejos, Skift The Virgin Hotels Dallas opened on Dec. 15. It is the third Virgin Hotel to open. Virgin Hotels Skift Take: Richard Branson created Virgin Hotels nine...

19th Dec 2019
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The Top 10 Airline Industry Developments in 2019

By Jay Shabat, Skift IAG’s Air Europa move punctuated a year of turmoil for Europe’s weaker carriers. Oliviet Cabaret / Flickr Skift Take: It was yet another tumultuous year in...

18th Dec 2019
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U.S. Hotel Expansion Threatened by Construction Worker Shortages

By Nancy Trejos, Skift Prefabrication and modular construction is one way hotel companies are trying to redistribute labor during the construction worker shortage. That’s how the citizenM New York Bowery...

18th Dec 2019
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Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Explained

By Jasmine Ganaishlal, Skift Wyndham Guayaquil in Ecuador. The Wyndham Hotel Group is working on expanding in its overseas market. Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Skift Take: Wyndham Hotels & Resorts...

17th Dec 2019
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Airbnb Will Roll Out Policy That Aims to Protect Hosts From Scheming Guests

By Dennis Schaal, Skift Airbnb Luxe property in Oracabessa, Jamaica. Airbnb is trying to crack down on sketchy guest reviews. Airbnb Skift Take: Many Airbnb hosts of the mom and...

16th Dec 2019
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Boeing Will Stop Making 737 Max Jets as Crisis Continues

By Julie Johnsson, Bloomberg Boeing 737 Max jets near Boeing Field in Seattle on June 27. The manufacturer is halting production of the jets. Stephen Brashear / Getty Images Skift...

15th Dec 2019
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2020 Forecast for the Hotel Sector and 7 Other Top Hospitality Stories This Week

By Jasmine Ganaishlal and Spencer Lee, Skift Pictured is a hotel concierge pushing a luggage cart. Skift Research forecasts a a year of slower but positive growth for hotels. Jason...

15th Dec 2019
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Botswana Takes Another Shot at Elephant Hunt Despite Tourism Warnings

By Antony Sguazzin, Bloomberg African elephants at a waterhole at Senyati Safari Camp in Botswana. Michael / Adobe Skift Take: Conservationists worldwide warn tourists may go elsewhere. But Botswana is...