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28th Mar 2021
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Hopes for Europe’s Summer Tourist Season Hinge on 420 Million Vaccines by Mid-July

By Gus Trompiz, Reuters Destinations like Paris (pictured) are hoping a late but quick start to a vaccination rollout will rescue the summer’s tourist season. Skift Skift Take: Europe is...

27th Mar 2021
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The Return of the Ugly American Tourist Rep and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

By Tom Lowry, Skift With travel starting to pick, it’s inevitable that the long-held reputation of ugly American tourists will resume. joegolby / Getty Skift Take: In Skift’s top travel...

27th Mar 2021
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Reviving Latest Version of Alitalia Creates EU Dustup Over Airport Slots

By Francesca Landini, Reuters The never-ending saga of Alitalia is not looking like it will conclude anytime soon, as a spat has emerged over forfeiting airport slots in Europe. Skift...

26th Mar 2021
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Thailand Greenlights Quarantine Waiver for Tourists as Industry Pushes to Reopen

By Panarat Thepgumpanat and Chayut Setboonsarng, Reuters Ko Hong, Thailand (pictured) is a popular destination among travelers. Andrzej Suwara / Unsplash Skift Take: Thailand’s private tourism sector may have succeeded...

26th Mar 2021
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Tourism in U.S. Chinatowns Hit Hard by Racism and Pandemic

By Rashaad Jorden, Skift Empty streets like this in San Francisco’s Chinatown are not uncommon in Chinatowns all across the United States as racism and the pandemic take their toll....

25th Mar 2021
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Why Did These Cousins Buy Their Company Back From Travelport?

By Matthew Parsons, Skift Cousins David Fastuca (left) and Ross Fastuca founded Locomote in 2012. Locomote Skift Take: It’s a convoluted story, but one that encapsulates where corporate travel is...

25th Mar 2021
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JetBlue’s Travel Tech Ambitions Take Step Forward With New Broader Booking Site

By Edward Russell, Skift JetBlue has a new website aimed at expanding its presence in the online travel business. Courtesy of JetBlue / JetBlue Airways Skift Take: JetBlue is pushing...

24th Mar 2021
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What Tourism Can Learn From Chile’s Setback Amid Record Vaccination Rates

By Lebawit Lily Girma, Skift Chilean destinations like The Horns, Torres del Paine (pictured) will not be seeing tourists for awhile given new Covid outbreaks in the country. Deensel /...

23rd Mar 2021
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The Hotel Companies Most Friendly to the Environment: New Skift Research

By Wouter Geerts, Skift Research Skift Take: Carbon reduction is gaining importance for stakeholders, and reporting is getting better amongst the largest hotel companies. Skift Research compares the emissions of...

23rd Mar 2021
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The Hotel Companies Most Friendly to the Environment: New Skift Research

By Wouter Geerts, Skift Research Skift Take: Carbon reduction is gaining importance for stakeholders, and reporting is getting better amongst the largest hotel companies. Skift Research compares the emissions of...