Skift Take

If you can't be here in New York for the biggest travel industry event of the year, we still want you to be able to watch and follow along.

Skift Global Forum starts today at 9 a.m. Eastern Time, and we don’t want you to miss a beat.

First, you can watch select sessions via Yahoo! Finance, including Expedia’s new CEO Mark Okerstrom and the CEOs of Priceline Group, TripAdvisor, Delta Air Lines, Marriott International, and Hilton. Check the live stream schedule below.

Second, you can read our original stories throughout the day, written by our expert journalists.

Third, connect with us on social media. We’ll be live tweeting the event plus posting on FacebookLinkedIn, and Instagram, and don’t forget to follow our newest Twitter account, focused on the future and business of dining out: Skift Table.

Here’s the schedule of select sessions being live streamed on Yahoo! Finance:

Tuesday, September 26

Time Participants Topic
9:00 a.m. Rafat Ali, Skift CEO Welcome to Skift Global Forum
9:15 a.m. Glenn Fogel, Priceline Group CEO; Moderated by: Dennis Schaal The new Priceline Group CEO on the next phase of growth and challenges from disruptive tech and companies such as Airbnb
9:45 a.m. Christopher Nassetta, Hilton CEO; Moderated by: Jason Clampet Hilton CEO on being at the forefront of the direct booking battles, life as a true asset-light company, and essential lodging trends
10:15 a.m. Richard D. Fain, Royal Caribbean CEO; Moderated by: Hannah Sampson Royal Caribbean CEO on the importance of ship sizes, attracting next generation of cruisers, and the growth of China
5:30 p.m. Nathan Blecharczyk, Airbnb co-founder and chief strategy officer; Moderated by: Rafat Ali The Airbnb co-founder on expanding the brand scope, in accommodation and beyond, globally

All times are Eastern Time

Wednesday, September 27

Time Participants Topic
9:00 a.m. Rafat Ali, Skift CEO Welcome to Day 2
9:10 a.m. Mark Okerstrom, President & CEO Expedia; Moderated by: Dennis Schaal Expedia’s new CEO on the next phase of the booking giant
9:40 a.m. Arne Sorenson, Marriott CEO; Moderated by: Jason Clampet Marriott CEO on next phase of growth beyond acquisitions and the battles he is picking and choosing to fight for
10:10 a.m. Edward H. Bastian, Delta CEO; Moderated by: Brian Sumers Delta CEO on how the airline has managed to be most-liked among travelers, the next phase of growth for airlines, and state of loyalty
4:20 p.m. Stephen Kaufer, TripAdvisor CEO; Moderated by: Dennis Schaal TripAdvisor CEO on the transformational challenges facing the iconic company

All times are Eastern Time

Please note that Yahoo! Finance broadcast schedules are subject to change.

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Photo credit: An attendee at Skift Forum Europe in London. Russell Harper / Skift

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