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Articles by Jason Clampet

Skift Global Forum Day One: What to Expect

Don't binge on day one! Pace yourself to be ready for day two also.

2 days ago

Anthony Bourdain and President Obama on Parts Unknown Season Premiere

While we'd love to have time with the president, choosing between him and a freshly cooked meal in Vietnam would be tough. Lucky for Bourdain he didn't have to choose.

3 days ago

Skift Global Forum Live Video Feed: How to Watch

If you can't be there in person, you can at least tune into our live feed of the days' events.

3 days ago

Trump Hotels Fined for Not Telling Guests About Data Breach

Can anyone remember a time when not telling consumers about a data breach turned out to be a good idea?

4 days ago

Sitka, Alaska Is Banking on More Cruise Ships in 2017

It's great to see economic impact measured in bagels and bacon rather than T-shirts and bad jewelry.

4 days ago

Marriott Makes Plans to Double Workforce in Africa and the Middle East

If Marriott wants growth, it will find it here and in Asia. Starwood's expertise in these regions will certainly come in handy.

4 days ago

More Nations Sign on to Plan to Regulate Airline Emissions

Airlines would likely much rather submit to a regime that focuses on carbon offsets than methods that would limit flights and impose restrictions on fuel.

4 days ago

There’s Another Wanda Resort in China to Challenge Shanghai Disney

Wanda will easily be more successful in opening multiple parks across China, but Disney's theme park play has never been about saturation, it's been about creating destinations.

4 days ago

Marriott Has Its Sights on Expedia and Priceline Now That Starwood Buy Is Complete

The combination of loyalty and direct booking to battle the OTAs is the greatest power hotels have right now. But in the long-haul, should this be the most important battle for hotels to be fighting?

5 days ago

Marriott’s First Move Is Combining Its Loyalty Program With Starwood’s

Getting the loyalty programs to match right out of the gate is an excellent signal to the SPG members most worried about the merger.

6 days ago

Alaska Air and Virgin America Merger Approaching Antitrust Deadline

Quite the situation if the three mega mergers before this (American-US Air, United-Continental, and Delta-Northwest) would lead antitrust officials to block a much smaller deal.

6 days ago

Chefs+Tech Newsletter: Instagram’s Influence on Restaurant Design

We're fine with the Instagram trend, just so long as you don't ruin our meal with your picture taking.

7 days ago