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Skift Meetings

Reimagining Luxury Venues for Meetings and Events: New Strategies and Insights

Reimagining Luxury Venues for Meetings and Events: New Strategies and Insights

Daily Lodging Report

H World Reveals $2 Billion Shareholder Return Plan

H World Group approved a three-year, $2 billion shareholder return plan, including dividends and repurchases, effective from July 23.

Business Travel

SAP Concur CEO Touts New Business Travel Platform

SAP Concur, the behemoth of corporate travel and expense management, is flexing its muscles. Its new travel booking platform, now widely available in major markets, boasts a sleeker interface and richer content.

SAP Concur CEO Touts New Business Travel Platform

Airlines

Why Doesn’t Turkish Airlines Have Premium Economy? We Ask the Chairman

Speaking to Skift, Turkish Airlines chairman Ahmet Bolat explains why he is comfortable defying the direction of travel at most other long-haul airlines.

Why Doesn’t Turkish Airlines Have Premium Economy? We Ask the Chairman

Airlines

Delta Is Beginning to Recover From Meltdown, CEO Says

After days of cancellations and disruptions, Delta CEO Ed Bastian provided a timeline on when the carrier expected to stabilize operations.

Delta Is Beginning to Recover From Meltdown, CEO Says

Podcasts

Delta’s Meltdown, Venice’s Money Haul and Biz Travel Winners

Today’s podcast looks at Delta’s fifth day of chaos, Venice’s successful tourism fee, and U.S. cities where biz travel has rebounded.

Delta’s Meltdown, Venice’s Money Haul and Biz Travel Winners

Tourism

India’s Efforts to Boost Adventure Tourism — India Report

India's focus in recent years has been on tourism destination development. In its plan to diversify its offerings to attract different types of travelers, adventure tourism caters to a growing demand.

India’s Efforts to Boost Adventure Tourism — India Report

Daily Lodging Report

Los Angeles’ Trio of Grafitti’d Hotel and Condo Towers Gets a Bidder

A stalking-horse buyer has offered $500 million for the abandoned Oceanwide Plaza in Downtown Los Angeles, which includes a partially built Park Hyatt hotel.

Los Angeles’ Trio of Grafitti’d Hotel and Condo Towers Gets a Bidder

Airlines

Delta Meltdown, Day 5: Pressure Mounts From Passengers and Washington

As Delta’s meltdown continues for the fifth day, customers and Washington are becoming increasingly frustrated.

Delta Meltdown, Day 5: Pressure Mounts From Passengers and Washington

Business Travel

5 Fastest-Growing U.S. Business Travel Markets: Amex Hotel Data

Business travel is back, but Princeton, N.J., led U.S. markets in doing better than others, according to American Express.

5 Fastest-Growing U.S. Business Travel Markets: Amex Hotel Data

Tourism

Venice’s Tourist Fee: 3 Things We’ve Learned So Far and What Comes Next

Venice has trialed its entry free for day trippers. Armed with data, the city is going to figure out adjustments to make it effective.

Venice’s Tourist Fee: 3 Things We’ve Learned So Far and What Comes Next