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Former Airbnb Exec Pitches Remote Work as Reward Not a Right

Companies could end up harnessing Airbnb veteran Stanley Fourteau's new venture Ukio, which has the backing of Travelperk's CEO, as a means to take back control of the remote work conversation.

Former Airbnb Exec Pitches Remote Work as Reward Not a Right

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Carlson Family Gives Up Control of Namesake Agency CWT in Refinancing Deal

A new chapter that will help the agency focus on the future, but will an opaque ownership structure hinder its recovery plans?

Carlson Family Gives Up Control of Namesake Agency CWT in Refinancing Deal

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How Long Before Covid Tours Become Part of the Dark Tourism Trend?

Tour operators are understandably expressing no desire to launch Covid-related tours while the pandemic is still ongoing. But as themes like death and tragedy already feature prominently in numerous trips, history suggests some tour operators will eventually include visits to Covid memorials in their offerings.

How Long Before Covid Tours Become Part of the Dark Tourism Trend?

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Europe’s Hotels Will Wait Until at Least 2025 for Full Return of International Business Guests

Be wary of everybody’s favorite word at the moment: pent-up demand. Your typical leisure traveler can book a trip and pack their bag in minutes, but companies will keep employees on a tight leash for years to come.

Europe’s Hotels Will Wait Until at Least 2025 for Full Return of International Business Guests
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Hotels and Airlines Can’t Afford to Ignore the Seismic Shift to Leisure

Industry consultants Accenture have released a report highlighting how hotels and airlines can capture the rising demand in leisure travel and best position themselves for the post-pandemic recovery.

Hotels and Airlines Can’t Afford to Ignore the Seismic Shift to Leisure

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Travel CEOs Cast Doubt on Business Travel’s Full Return and 9 Other Top Travel Stories

In Skift’s top stories this week, numerous travel CEOs express pessimism about a full recovery of corporate travel, a Bill Gates-owned firm becomes the majority stakeholder in Four Seasons Hotels, and Las Vegas emerges as the U.S.' most popular business travel destination.

Travel CEOs Cast Doubt on Business Travel’s Full Return and 9 Other Top Travel Stories

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Expedia Partners With GetYourGuide on Tours and Activities in a Blow to Viator

GetYourGuide, which has been trying to break into the U.S., scored a major partnership by securing a deal with Expedia.

Expedia Partners With GetYourGuide on Tours and Activities in a Blow to Viator

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Accor Sets Sights on Rest of Europe for Its Co-Working Business

The hotel giant is quietly tip-toeing its way across Europe, but a hospitality slant may prove to be a weakness rather than a strength.

Accor Sets Sights on Rest of Europe for Its Co-Working Business

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The Pandemic Changed the Serviced Apartments Industry Forever

A wave of agency closures and takeovers means those that are left need to ensure they're lean enough to compete with owner and operators.

The Pandemic Changed the Serviced Apartments Industry Forever

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Las Vegas Emerging This Fall as the Hottest Corporate Travel Destination Despite Variant Worries

The city is in tune with the pandemic protocol: after the tourists, next come the business travelers. Las Vegas is edging towards recovery, but Delta variant concerns may spoil the party yet.

Las Vegas Emerging This Fall as the Hottest Corporate Travel Destination Despite Variant Worries

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Hotels Are Deciding Whether Selling Co-Working Space Instead of Beds Is Worth It

Hoteliers will need to crack new metrics like desk occupancy, pricing plans and even social media credibility to help any co-working venture succeed.

Hotels Are Deciding Whether Selling Co-Working Space Instead of Beds Is Worth It

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Meet the Gear Designer Behind Some of the Best Travel Packs Out There

Good travel gear that does what you want without fuss can make a good trip even better. But a lot goes into designing those goods, something industrial designer Graeme Wagoner, who has worked on some of the best bags of the year, knows well.

Meet the Gear Designer Behind Some of the Best Travel Packs Out There