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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:...

08th Jan 2020
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Travel Advisors Face Challenges as Food Tourism Matures

By Maria Lenhart, Skift In this Sept. 28, 2013, photo, people purchase food at the Southern Ground Music & Food Festival in Nashville, Tennessee. Travel advisors face the challenge of...

08th Jan 2020
4 Simple Food and Beverage Lessons for Hoteliers

4 Simple Food and Beverage Lessons for Hoteliers

By Are Morch All hoteliers know dining is one of the critical components of any successful lodging business…. The post 4 Simple Food and Beverage Lessons for Hoteliers appeared first...

07th Jan 2020
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Dubai’s Demand for Niche Spiritual Retreats on the Rise

By Reem Abdellatif, Skift Silfath Pinto’s transformational retreats go beyond yoga and relaxation. Pinto is pictured on a Dubai beach. Seba Haddad Skift Take: Spiritual retreats have become all the...

07th Jan 2020
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The Megatrends Defining Travel in 2020

By Tom Lowry, Skift Skift Take: From the new role of subscription travel to the importance of urban living innovations and the impact of Gen Z, these are among the...

06th Jan 2020
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United Gets Stingier With Customer Compensation for Flight Delays

By Brian Sumers, Skift United Airlines customers will need to seek out an airport agent if they want to be compensated for the delays between four and six hours. United...

06th Jan 2020
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How Much Did Big Travel Companies Spend on TV Ads in 2019?

By Dennis Schaal, Skift The Trivago 30-second Buffet commercial was the top-performing U.S. national TV commercial among online travel booking sites in 2019, according to iSpot.tv Trivago Skift Take: Airlines,...

03rd Jan 2020
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A Bush Pilot Who Always Longs to Return to African Skies

By Colin Nagy, Skift A Cessna Caravan like bush pilot Kristy Henderson flies over private reserve Linyanti in Botswana. Wilderness Air Botswana Skift Take: Kristy Henderson has arguably one of...

03rd Jan 2020
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Here’s How a New Fuel Requirement for Cruise Lines Could Raise Airline Ticket Prices

By Rosie Spinks, Skift The Carnival Magic in Italy. Carnival/Flickr / Carnival/Flickr Skift Take: The International Maritime Organization’s new pollution standard has finally gone into effect. While we broadly know...

02nd Jan 2020
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Plantation Backlash Forces Destinations in U.S. South to Rethink Marketing

By Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift A wedding at Wachesaw Plantation in South Carolina on May 28, 2016. Plantations continue to be popular destinations for events and tourism. Ryan G. Smith /...