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Business Travel

How Luxury Travel Is Leading the Recovery: A Skift Deep Dive

We could all use a splurge after what we've been through. That's why upscale leisure travel is starting to sprint ahead for a phased, market-by-market recovery.

How Luxury Travel Is Leading the Recovery: A Skift Deep Dive

Luxury

Inspirato Could Go Public in $1 Billion SPAC Deal With Travel Investor Thayer Ventures

Subscriptions look set to be big business, with the needle currently swinging to higher quality holidays and experiences.

Inspirato Could Go Public in $1 Billion SPAC Deal With Travel Investor Thayer Ventures

Announcements

Lessons From Africa’s Safari Lodges for a Post-Pandemic Era

Many innovations have been born from constraints. In the case of safari lodges in Africa, the remote settings and lack of infrastructure forces architects and teams to get creative. Here are examples from the bleeding edge of innovation in sustainability, along with some hints about what is to come in developed markets around the world.

Lessons From Africa’s Safari Lodges for a Post-Pandemic Era

Coronavirus

The Biggest Innovators in Travel and Hospitality: Covid Edition

Crisis showed once again how it can breed creativity and excellence. Here are the people, the properties, and the trends that have stood out as bright beacons in a very bad year.

The Biggest Innovators in Travel and Hospitality: Covid Edition

Luxury

Podcast: How Diversity Fuels Creativity

Podcast: How Diversity Fuels Creativity

Coronavirus

3 New Design Concepts for Hospitality That Make Even More Sense Post-Covid

The pandemic has changed owner-investor behavior. It has also changed what customers want out of luxury hospitality. What are the new models that are well-positioned for growth as the sector rebuilds? Here's a look at some potentials.

3 New Design Concepts for Hospitality That Make Even More Sense Post-Covid

Airlines

Our Columnist Flew to Dubai — This Is What He Learned About a Reopening

Dubai is offering a master class on safety, operational protocols, and reopening to the world. Other countries, including the U.S., need to take note. 

Our Columnist Flew to Dubai — This Is What He Learned About a Reopening

Announcements

The Hotel as Cultural Diplomacy: More Important Than Ever Going Forward

Cultural diplomacy is often found in museums and cultural initiatives. It is seldom found in hotels. The Royal Mansour in Marrakech was a statement of intent from the king to show the best of the country's craft and service. The result is impactful, especially in these times — perhaps more so than other means of country branding.

The Hotel as Cultural Diplomacy: More Important Than Ever Going Forward

Announcements

A Pandemic Tip for Hotel Brands: Treat Your Workers the Way You Treat Guests

If your consumer-facing experience is cutting edge Mac, but your back end is a dusty PC, you have a problem. Now more than ever as workers return to the job, hospitality brands need to ensure that the experiences, both physical and digital, that employees have are as strong as the consumer experience.

A Pandemic Tip for Hotel Brands: Treat Your Workers the Way You Treat Guests

Business Travel

Reimagining Luxury Travel for 2025

Luxury travel brands may see a customer looking for a deeper experience when travel picks up after the pandemic. They will be there to serve.

Reimagining Luxury Travel for 2025