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Skift Call Oct. 12: The Next Big Challenges for Low-Cost Airlines

Skift Call Oct. 12: The Next Big Challenges for Low-Cost Airlines

Tom Lowry, Skift

Low-cost and ultra-low-cost airlines have had great success, but the model is not a panacea. Many discounters never disrupt as promised, or realize the profit. We’ll explore all the potential hurdles facing low-cost carriers on Friday, October 12 at 11 a.m. EST on a Skift Call. Please join us for this all-important discussion.

2 weeks ago

The Post-Experience Economy: Read the New Magazine

The Post-Experience Economy: Read the New Magazine

Tom Lowry , Skift

Check out our magazine to learn how travel brands could face an identity crisis if they don't figure out how to evolve in a post-experience economy. We offer eight tenets to help you figure it out.

3 weeks ago

What to Expect at Skift Global Forum Sept. 27–28

What to Expect at Skift Global Forum Sept. 27–28

Tom Lowry, Skift

Here's everything you need to know about Skift Global Forum kicking off today in New York City. Can't make it in person? We offer the next best thing, with suggestions on how to stay on top of session topics and speaker insights over the next two days.

4 weeks ago

Travel CEOs to Meet for First Time With Trump at White House

Travel CEOs to Meet for First Time With Trump at White House

Tom Lowry, Skift

The travel industry at long last gets an audience with Donald Trump. Let's hope it results in more than just a perfunctory, handshake photo-op.

2 months ago

Skift Marks 6 Years With This Digital Book Celebrating Business Longevity

Skift Marks 6 Years With This Digital Book Celebrating Business Longevity

Tom Lowry, Skift

Going slow to go fast. Less is more. Less is human. Patience. Sounds like crazy ideas to build a company around in today's world, right? But this is the culture that has brought Skift to its sixth anniversary today. To recognize our achievement, we are proud to offer you this digital book we created on the business of longevity.

3 months ago

5 Great Summer Reads From Skift

5 Great Summer Reads From Skift

Tom Lowry, Skift

It's summer. Slow down. Take a breath. And catch up with some of Skift's best deep dives and enterprise stories so far in 2018.

3 months ago

Launching The Oral History of Travel’s Greatest Acquisition Booking.com

Launching The Oral History of Travel’s Greatest Acquisition Booking.com

Tom Lowry, Skift

This is the oral history of Priceline's two deals, the acquisitions of Active Hotels and Bookings B.V., that created Booking.com, and continue to shape the course of online travel and the competitive landscape today. The twin transactions were among the greatest Internet deals of all time, and their lessons are relevant to startups and dealmakers in any industry.

4 months ago

Skift Call July 10: The Amazon Factor

Skift Call July 10: The Amazon Factor

Tom Lowry, Skift

Nothing quite gets the attention of travel executives these days like the mere mention of Amazon. Will it get in? Will it stay on the sidelines? We'll explore all the implications on Tuesday, July 10 at 1 p.m. EST on a Skift Call. Please join us for this all-important discussion.

4 months ago

What Corporate Travel Can Learn From Top Startups

What Corporate Travel Can Learn From Top Startups

Tom Lowry, Skift

Startups are about ideas, some good and some bad. Skift has put together a list of some of the top travel startups, which we think have some pretty good ideas — far-ranging business models that will help anyone in corporate travel understand the future.

5 months ago

United Airlines Hires Former White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest

United Airlines Hires Former White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest

Tom Lowry, Skift

He may have served in one of the most scandal-free administrations in recent White House history, so former press secretary Josh Earnest will be tested in this new role. No CEO has been under fire quite like Oscar Munoz in the past year.

6 months ago