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For Web Redesign, EasyJet Looks To E-Commerce Firms for Inspiration

Given how crummy some airline websites are, it makes sense EasyJet is not looking to competitors for digital inspiration.

Ryanair Plans to Flood Market with Cheap Seats

Look for more bargain fares soon on Ryanair, which said this week its prices could drop by as much as 12 percent within one year.

Why Distribution Matters in the Changing Vacation Rental Sector

As power shifts toward distributors, property managers will need to embrace new technology tools to better leverage these channels while working to preserve direct bookings and repeat visits.

In Post-Coup Purge, Turkish Airlines Fires its CFO

Turkish Airlines is almost 50 percent owned by the national government, so it's no surprise the carrier has been affected by Turkey's recent attempted coup.

Airbnb's Lawsuit Against San Francisco Moves Forward Amidst Debate

Between San Francisco and New York's actions, we're going to end up with some real rules. We hope.

Tech Solutions, Guest Experience, and Customer Touchpoints for an Evolving Vacation Rental Market

There’s more opportunity than ever in the fast-growing vacation rental business, but staying competitive now takes much more than providing a great property — owners and managers must continually upgrade everything from their technology to their guest experience.

5 New Travel Startups Banking on Messaging and Artificial Intelligence

Messaging isn't moving through the travel industry as fast as some would make you believe given only a few major brands have hopped on this trend. It is growing, however, and the startup sector is one that shouldn't be ignored when considering where this technology will come from.

9 Priorities as Millennials and Gen Z Move to the Front of the Plane

Airlines are in the process of radically rethinking their premium class offerings. They should not forget about the next generation of passengers.

Cuba Is Importing Workers to Help It Build Hotels Faster

As demands of tourism development increase, expect to see broader changes to the labor market in Cuba.

Taxis Versus Ridesharing and 9 Other Tourism Trends This Week

These are the tourism trends we were talking about this week.

Turkey's Tourism Drop Is Dragging the Economy Down With It

What's happening in Turkey is a shame for so many reasons, not lease of which are the creativity of the country's tourism leaders as well as Turkey's incredible resources.

Yotel's Business Model and 7 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

These are the hospitality trends we were talking about this week.

As Global Demand Slows, Airlines Defer Widebody Jet Orders

Airlines tend to follow each other, so expect more carriers to defer orders for big jets in the near future.

How Cunard Is Trying to Keep Old-World Cruising Relevant

In an industry full of young brands, Cunard Line emphasizes its history to stand apart. But keeping the needs of modern travelers in mind is important too.

Uber and Lyft Will Help Drivers Get Cars - For a Price

This seems like a win-win for the ridesharing companies and the car companies working with them. What's debatable is whether drivers really benefit, too.

Travelers Taking the Chunnel to France Are Facing Major Security Delays

If delays continue many travelers will not bother using the Chunnel which could hurt those that couldn't otherwise afford to travel.

Airlines are Making a Fortune so Why Is Wall Street Complaining?

Airlines and Wall Street analysts are complaining about lower revenues, but that has been great news for consumers, who can take advantage of historically low ticket prices.

Slashing Loyalty Benefits and 8 Other Aviation Trends This Week

These are the aviation trends we were talking about this week.

Airbnb Deepens Political Bench With Hiring of 4 Ex-Mayors

Airbnb is hiring city mayors around the world to help the company better understand how to work with municipal governments.

Convention Tourism in Cleveland and 4 Other Digital Trends This Week

These are the digital trends we were talking about this week.