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04th May 2021
Mike B Around the InterWebs

Mike B Around the InterWebs

By Mike Blumenthal As a reminder, the FeedBurner email feed of my posts is going away. I would suggest that if you want to follow my writing that you subscribe...

03rd May 2021
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Vaccine Passport Proposals Put Airport Security App Clear Into Center of Debate

By Paresh Dave, Reuters Most travelers know clear as a quicker way to get through airports. They will be remind of that if proposals for vaccine passports are made mandatory....

03rd May 2021
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EU Expands Proposal to Welcome All Vaccinated Travelers to Europe

By Gabriela Baczynska, Reuters Destinations like Amsterdam (pictured) will welcome the news Monday that an EU officials wants to open up the 27-nation bloc to all fully vaccinated travelers. Mike...

01st May 2021
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Europe to Open to Vaccinated U.S. Vacationers and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

By Dennis Schaal, Skift Venice on May 23, 2016. Europe is expected to open to vaccinated U.S. travelers this summer. Steffen Ramsaler / Flickr.com Skift Take: In Skift’s top travel...

01st May 2021
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Britain Asked to Identify Covid-Safe ‘Green’ Countries ASAP for Travel

By Sarah Young, Reuters The Transport Committee of British Parliament (pictured) on May 1, 2021 called on the government to identify countries to which Brits can travel to safely once...

30th Apr 2021
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What This New Dublin Venture Fund Sees as Opportunities in Travel During a Pandemic

By Sean O’Neill, Skift Rosie Hackett Bridge, Dublin City, Ireland, in 2020. Dublin-based Team ABC is a new international venture capital fund that invests in the travel sector. Paola Floris...

30th Apr 2021
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What Will the New Wave of Boutique Hotels Look Like?

By Colin Nagy, Skift The unique boutique property called The Courts near Palm Springs, California. The Courts Skift Take: Answers about the future look of boutiques might be seen in...

29th Apr 2021
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YouTube’s Huge Recent Ad Gains Pose Challenge for Travel’s TV Advertisers

By Dennis Schaal, Skift A TV in a sidewalk sale as seen on at a sidewalk sale in the San Francisco Mission District on August 14 2013. Google argues that...

29th Apr 2021
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Big Cruising in U.S. Could Resume This Summer Under CDC Pledge

By David Shepardson, Reuters The CDC’s revised guidelines means large cruise lines, which have not sailed out of the U.S. for over a year now, could be back sailing by...

27th Apr 2021
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Israeli Leaders Disagree on International Tourism Reopening Plan

By Steven Scheer, Reuters Partisan politics is rearing its head in Israel’s plan to reopen borders to vaccinated travelers. OrnaW / Pixabay Skift Take: Rival political parties in Israel have...