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27th Apr 2020
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An Uptick in Fraud Is Complicating Airline Refunds for Canceled Flights

By Sean O’Neill, Skift An external view of San Francisco International Airport. United Skift Take: The surge in requests for refunds on canceled flights has given cover for con artists...

27th Apr 2020
Partnership Marketing Tips for Hotel Marketers

Partnership Marketing Tips for Hotel Marketers

By Are Morch The hotel industry is characterized by cutthroat competition, meaning businesses are always engaging in ways… The post Partnership Marketing Tips for Hotel Marketers appeared first on Are...

25th Apr 2020
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U.S. Airlines Get an Additional $9.5 Billion in Federal Relief to Stave Off Job Cuts

By Jonathan Landay and David Shepardson, Reuters Pictured is a United Airlines Boeing 757. The four largest U.S. airlines have been the dominant U.S. payroll relief recipients. Skift Take: This...

25th Apr 2020
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Japan’s Hoshino Resorts Will Shift Its Marketing to Woo Domestic Travelers

By Junko Fujita and Ritsuko Shimizu, Reuters Shown here is the Karuizawa, Japan, property in the Hoshino Resorts portfolio. Hoshino Resorts Skift Take: The Tokyo-based, 100-year old hospitality company, Hoshino...

24th Apr 2020
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Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky Poised for New Era of Travel Redistribution: The Long View This Week

By Dennis Schaal, Skift Brian Chesky, Airbnb co-founder and CEO was interviewed by Skift Founder Rafat Ali in his The Long View podcast on April 24, 2020. Chesky said travel...

24th Apr 2020
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Air France-KLM Will Receive Almost $10 Billion in Bailouts From France and Netherlands

By Angela Charlton and Mike Corder, The Associated Press The French and Dutch states are scrambling to ensure their national airlines, who are owned by the same group, do not...

24th Apr 2020
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Itilite Raises $13 Million for Business Travel Management: Travel Startup Funding This Week

By Sean O’Neill, Skift The co-founder of Itilite, a business travel management startup. From left: CEO Mayank Kukreja and Anish Khadiya, chief business officer. Itilite Skift Take: Itilite, a business...

24th Apr 2020
What Hotels GMs can do now to prepare for the return of Chinese travelers post COVID-19

What Hotels GMs can do now to prepare for the return of Chinese travelers post COVID-19

By achan What Hotels GMs can do now to prepare for the return of Chinese travelers post COVID-19 achan Fri, 04/24/2020 – 08:00 …read more From:: TravelAsia

22nd Apr 2020
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Accor CEO: We Won’t Be Investing Equity in Our Struggling Hotels

By Cameron Sperance, Skift Accor CEO Sebastien Bazin cautioned dark days are ahead of the company during a first quarter earnings call. OuiShare / Flickr Skift Take: It is impossible...

22nd Apr 2020
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Don’t Count on Airlines to Fully Recover for 3 Years: Delta CEO

By Madhu Unnikrishnan, Skift In the good old days, a Delta aircraft flies over Florida. Skift Skift Take: It could have been worse. Delta Air Lines reported $8.6 billion in...