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10th Dec 2019
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Who Loves Travel Advisors the Most? It’s Millennials, Not Boomers

By Paul Biasco, Skift Hampton Inn’s recent ad campaign featured 7 millennials traveling the country, staying at Hampton Inns — and posting about it — every step along the way....

10th Dec 2019
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What’s in Store for the Hotel Sector in 2020: New Skift Research

By Wouter Geerts and Seth Borko, Skift Research Our latest Skift Research report forecasts slower but still positive growth for the hotel sector. Jonathan Haeber / Flickr Skift Take: Hotel...

09th Dec 2019
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How Thomas Cook’s European Businesses Are Now Divvied Up Among Rivals

By Patrick Whyte, Skift A Thomas Cook travel agency. The UK parent company went into liquidation in September. House Buy Fast / Flickr Skift Take: Thomas Cook collected its fair...

08th Dec 2019
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Where Did Expedia CEO Okerstrom Go Wrong and 11 Other Top Digital Stories This Week

By Jasmine Ganaishlal and Spencer Lee, Skift Former Expedia CEO Mark Okerstrom at the company’s Explore ’18 conference in Las Vegas December 5 2018. Okerstrom resigned from his position after...

07th Dec 2019
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What’s Behind Executive Burnout in Travel and 10 Other Top Tourism Stories This Week

By Jasmine Ganaishlal and Spencer Lee, Skift With punishing schedules, business travel executives are more likely to burn out, especially in the 24/7 travel industry. Saulo Mohana / Unsplash Skift...

06th Dec 2019
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5 Smart Insights for the Short-Term Rental Industry

By Sean O’Neill, Skift Domio co-founder and CEO Jay Roberts (left) speaking with Skift Senior Research Analyst Wouter Geerts at Skift Short-Term Rental Summit on December 5, 2019, in New...

06th Dec 2019
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Managing a Wolf Sanctuary Means Animals — Not Visitors — Are the Boss

By Rosie Spinks, Skift Pamela Maciel Cabañas in front of Shadow’s enclosure at Wolf Haven in Washington state. Wolf Haven International Skift Take: Tourists are welcome to visit Wolf Haven...

06th Dec 2019
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Alternatives to Oyo Surface for Independent Budget Hotels in Asia

By Raini Hamdi, Skift Shown here is a Chinatown street in Singapore: Many shophouses have been converted into budget accommodations in the neighborhoods of the destination. Fabio Achilli / Flickr...

05th Dec 2019
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Advances in Cameras Offer Huge Promise for Tracking at Events

By Isaac Carey, Skift The trade show floor at the National Electrical Contractors Association’s 2015 conference in San Francisco. National Electrical Contractors Association / Flickr Skift Take: Cameras may be...

04th Dec 2019
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Why Oyo and Rivals May Not Be the Answer for Unchained Hotels in Asia

By Yixin Ng, Skift Dan Lynn and Vikram Malhi, co-founders, Zuzu Hospitality Solutions, which is leading the tech movement in Asia serving smaller independent hotels. Zuzu Hospitality Solutions Skift Take:...