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27th Apr 2021
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Corp Travel Manager CWT Promotes Former Starwood, Delta Exec to CEO

By Matthew Parsons, Skift CWT is one of the largest global corporate travel agencies. Flickr Skift Take: A slightly abrupt announcement as Kurt Ekert steps down just days before the...

26th Apr 2021
Mike B Around the Web and Around the World – An Update

Mike B Around the Web and Around the World – An Update

By Mike Blumenthal I have been busy since I left my full time employ at GatherUp.com. I have been doing my consulting again, helping with two new companies, Leadferno &...

26th Apr 2021
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Agoda Leads an Asia Experiment in Quarantine Hotel Bookings

By Raini Hamdi, Skift Quarantine at Movenpick BDMS Wellness Resort Bangkok: Safe and bearable. BDMS Wellness Resort Bangkok Skift Take: The industry blames quarantines for keeping tourists away. Agoda is...

22nd Apr 2021
What is World of Hospitality?

What is World of Hospitality?

By Are Morch World of Hospitality is a signature event organized by the students of SHMS biannually since… The post What is World of Hospitality? appeared first on Are Morch,...

22nd Apr 2021
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Puerto Rico Wants Its Share of Remote Workers — Is Now the Best Time?

By Matthew Parsons, Skift Discover Puerto Rico said the island is a great option for travelers looking to work remotely. Jose Santiago / Unsplash Skift Take: Tourism boards have a...

22nd Apr 2021
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Greece Eyes May 15 Tourism Reopening as Vaccines Help Covid Spread

By Karolina Tagaris and Angeliki Koutantou, Reuters The good news for destinations like Santorini (pictured) is that they soon could be filled with tourists as restrictions in Greece are expected...

21st Apr 2021
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45 Percent of Americans Expected to Increase Travel Spending in April, New High Since Pandemic’s Start: New Skift Travel Tracker

By Haixia Wang, Skift Research Skift Take: The U.S. travel rate jumped to 35.3 percent in March, marking the biggest two-month increase since travel hit rock bottom in April 2020....

21st Apr 2021
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Booking Adds Tours and Activities From Viator in Their First Partnership

By Dennis Schaal, Skift A Vatican tour on August 8, 2005. Viator and Booking.com partnered to offer such tours to travelers. Northfielder / Flickr.com Skift Take: Booking.com, with its vast...

20th Apr 2021
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New Research: How Brands Can Work Together to Win Back Customers in the New Normal

By Collinson + Skift Skift Take: The rise of the experience economy means that travel is interlinked with mental and physical wellbeing across a multitude of verticals. New research from...

20th Apr 2021
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Airlines Group Chief Slams Travel Covid Tests as Pure ‘Profiteering’

By Laurence Frost and Sarah Young, Reuters Most countries offer free testing, such as the Federal Senate of Brazil, but many private companies charge for tests. Senado Federal/Leopoldo Silva/Agencia Senado...