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Family Vacations Meet Resistance From School Districts

It isn't only employers and workaholics who discourage vacations -- school districts are also a factor. There's a lot of educational value in family vacations, and school districts could be a little more understanding about parental schedules and getaway opportunities.

Family Vacations Meet Resistance From School Districts

Business Travel

Affluent Travelers Increasingly Turning to Hiking and Upscale Hotel Packages

Unplugging from push notifications, 24/7 intrigue in the White House, and the desire to get off the couch and to get active, are all feeding into a trend that has upscale travelers looking for active pursuits paired with a luxury hotel stay.

Affluent Travelers Increasingly Turning to Hiking and Upscale Hotel Packages

Airlines

Private Jet Tours Are Catching On for Big Spenders

The audience of people who can spend $159,000 on a round-the-world jet tour is slim — and we have to wonder how much those travelers want to share the experience with dozens of strangers. But you don't need that many customers to fill an 84-bed plane.

Private Jet Tours Are Catching On for Big Spenders

Airlines

Skift Podcast: Megatrends Defining Travel in 2017

Tune in for our take on the biggest — some might call them mega — trends we see in store for travel this year.

Skift Podcast: Megatrends Defining Travel in 2017

Luxury

Paris Hopes Luxury Retail Will Revive Tourism After a Tough 2016

Paris went through a lot this year and its inbound tourism suffered. Now the city turns to an old favorite, luxury retail, to revive high-spending visitation.

Paris Hopes Luxury Retail Will Revive Tourism After a Tough 2016

Business Travel

Travel-Focused Consumers Win in Amex and Chase’s Battle for Credit Card Supremacy

It takes a remarkable amount of effort to extract value from credit card offers, but for sophisticated travelers who study their options, the reward tend to be worth it.

Travel-Focused Consumers Win in Amex and Chase’s Battle for Credit Card Supremacy

Business Travel

Skift Backstage Podcast: Club Med President on the Future of All-Inclusive

How does a decades-old brand transform itself? Listen to this bonus episode for some insight from Club Med's president.

Skift Backstage Podcast: Club Med President on the Future of All-Inclusive

Business Travel

Video: Wolff Olins CEO on Capturing the Traveler’s Imagination

Most travel brands probably get too focused on day-to-day operations to think about stepping back and telling a story. That should probably change, and Nwokorie's ideas seem like a good place to start.

Video: Wolff Olins CEO on Capturing the Traveler’s Imagination

Business Travel

A Lull in Tourism is Expected to Hurt the Luxury Goods Market

A slowdown in tourism doesn't just harm the travel industry. As the habits of shopping travelers from China to Brazil and beyond change, so will the expectations of retail brands in major tourism markets.

A Lull in Tourism is Expected to Hurt the Luxury Goods Market

Luxury

The Future of International Luxury Travel in 4 Charts

Over the next decade, North America's dominance in luxury travel may be supplanted by Middle Eastern and Asian travelers looking to upgrade to a luxury travel experience.

The Future of International Luxury Travel in 4 Charts