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Sarah Enelow

Assistant Editor

Raised in Texas, Sarah is a former guidebook writer and Fulbright Scholar. She loves storytelling, genealogy, and researching the Great Migration, of which she’s a descendant. Sarah reports on the black travel movement and other tourism news, including a deep dive on the future of American road trips.

Recent Stories from Sarah Enelow:

Venice’s Turnstiles and 9 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Venice’s Turnstiles and 9 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in tourism, two cities are nearing their breaking points. Venice is so desperate to manage crowds that it's resorted to theme park-like measures, and Cape Town is trying to delay the "Day Zero" of its water crisis.

9 months ago

Southwest’s ‘Lovable’ Reputation and 7 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Southwest’s ‘Lovable’ Reputation and 7 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in aviation, Southwest is still struggling to regain the favor of nervous customers, and the carrier expands in Hawaii.

9 months ago

Southwest Tragedy May Hurt Revenue and 9 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Southwest Tragedy May Hurt Revenue and 9 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in aviation, we had our eye on earnings from American, JetBlue, Alaska, and Southwest, whose tragedy fallout continues. Also, if you've been stealing the blankets from business class: shame on you.

9 months ago

Six Flags International Growth and 6 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Six Flags International Growth and 6 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in tourism news, we had cruise and theme park earnings: Royal Caribbean is getting more ships, Universal is focused on its intellectual property, and Six Flags is set on overseas domination.

9 months ago

Marriott Experiments With Homesharing and 11 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Marriott Experiments With Homesharing and 11 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in hospitality news, Marriott officially stepped into the homesharing market and its loyalty program once again received high marks.

9 months ago

Expedia Group Accelerates Its Spending and 7 Other Digital Trends This Week

Expedia Group Accelerates Its Spending and 7 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in digital news, we took a broad view on earnings from Expedia, Travelzoo, and Trivago, the last coming out on bottom. For more big-picture analysis, check out our first Corporate Travel Innovators List.

9 months ago

Professional Retreats Show Black Travel Movement Gets Down to Business

Professional Retreats Show Black Travel Movement Gets Down to Business

Sarah Enelow, Skift

Somewhere between leisure travel and a career boot camp lies a professional retreat. Now, there's one that acts as a safe space for black professionals.

9 months ago

Marriott Combines Its Loyalty Programs and 10 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Marriott Combines Its Loyalty Programs and 10 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in hospitality, Marriott finally announced how it will combine all three of its loyalty programs. Meanwhile, hotel commission cuts are the new reality for meeting planners, and Airbnb takes a shaky step into the meeting and event sector.

9 months ago

Southwest’s Fatal Accident and 7 Other Aviation Stories This Week

Southwest’s Fatal Accident and 7 Other Aviation Stories This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in aviation, Allegiant Air was in the hot seat over its safety record and Southwest tried to recover from a passenger death, the first for a U.S. airline since 2009 and the first for Southwest since it began flying in 1971.

9 months ago

Marketing the Caribbean After Hurricanes and 6 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Marketing the Caribbean After Hurricanes and 6 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in tourism, we had our eye on the Caribbean. Cuba is attracting more U.S. government-approved cruises while the larger region is putting money aside to continue recovering lost visitation from the 2017 hurricanes.

9 months ago

Booking Holdings Is Going Full-Service and 6 Other Digital Trends This Week

Booking Holdings Is Going Full-Service and 6 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in digital news, Booking Holdings was very busy with long-term strategic moves, including plans to go full-service while buying an activities distribution startup.

9 months ago

Airbnb-Branded Residences Draw Criticism and 6 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Airbnb-Branded Residences Draw Criticism and 6 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in hospitality, we have two stories on Red Lion, which is buying Knights Inn from Wyndham — but Airbnb also made waves. The unsuspecting residents of an apartment complex in Florida suddenly find themselves under Airbnb's umbrella, whether they like it or not.

9 months ago