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AirAsia Move CEO: What It Would Take for the Superapp to IPO

It's all flights on board as AirAsia Move aims to carve out its own niche in the OTA space. The superapp doesn't want to be seen playing favorites with its parent airline.

AirAsia Move CEO: What It Would Take for the Superapp to IPO

Short-Term Rentals

Can Vacasa’s Strategy Change Keep Homeowners From Leaving?

Not if it lays off its sales staff.

Can Vacasa’s Strategy Change Keep Homeowners From Leaving?

Hotels

Hilton, Travel and Leisure, and Marriott Timeshares: 2024 State of Play

In a financial update, Hilton Grand Vacations (HGV) showcased its sector leadership with a revenue of $3.978 billion last year. Rivals Travel and Leisure Co. and Marriott Vacations Worldwide continued to see resilient sales, too.

Hilton, Travel and Leisure, and Marriott Timeshares: 2024 State of Play

Media and PR

Culture Trip’s Final Pivot: Sells to U.S. News After Raising $155 Million

This is an example of why startup advisors say founders should avoid taking too much funding too quickly.

Culture Trip’s Final Pivot: Sells to U.S. News After Raising $155 Million

Airlines

Three Things We Learned from Air France-KLM’s 2023 Results

A mixed set of results from Air France-KLM shows that even during the post-pandemic boom, profitability cannot be taken for granted.

Three Things We Learned from Air France-KLM’s 2023 Results

Announcements

See Who Already Plans to Attend Skift India Summit 2024

Skift India Summit in Delhi is just around the corner - take a look at who is planning to attend and add your company's name to the list. If you’re in the travel industry, this is a can’t-miss event.

See Who Already Plans to Attend Skift India Summit 2024

Tourism

California to Launch New Tourism Campaign: First Look at ‘The Ultimate Playground’

California's reputation as an ideal tourism spot was dinged during the pandemic. The state is trying to remind travelers that it's still a fun destination.

California to Launch New Tourism Campaign: First Look at ‘The Ultimate Playground’

Airlines

U.S. Unveils New Plan to Protect Passengers With Wheelchairs

The latest proposals from the Department of Transportation are part of a wider effort to improve the passenger experience for those with disabilities.

U.S. Unveils New Plan to Protect Passengers With Wheelchairs

Skift Meetings

The Bright Future of Meetings and Events

The best way to create the future of events is to create it. Skift Meetings met with several forward-thinking industry leaders to discuss innovation in events and share insights into making their visions a reality.

The Bright Future of Meetings and Events

Tourism

Saudi’s New Campaign For AIUIa Promotes Heritage Sites

It may not feature a footballer, but AlUla hopes its new global brand campaign will drive international visits.

Saudi’s New Campaign For AIUIa Promotes Heritage Sites

Hotels

UAE Group Launches Casino Resort in Georgia with Fractional Ownership – Yours for $90K

Abu Dhabi group Rotana is trying its hand at a casino in Georgia, meanwhile, gaming is in the cards back home in the UAE.

UAE Group Launches Casino Resort in Georgia with Fractional Ownership – Yours for $90K