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Hotels

Corporate Travel, Weddings Drive Strong Quarter For Indian Hotels – India Report

We are tracking the Indian hotel industry's strong performance in the first quarter, and the momentum is expected to continue. Also interesting: Smaller cities continue to get a lion's share of new developments.

Corporate Travel, Weddings Drive Strong Quarter For Indian Hotels – India Report

Hotels

Are Airbnbs Cheaper Than Hotels? What the Numbers Show

Staying at Airbnbs can certainly be a deal for the millions of travelers who are focused on price. But it also depends on what a guest is looking for, where and when?

Are Airbnbs Cheaper Than Hotels? What the Numbers Show

Cruises

Norwegian Cruise Investor Day: More Ships, More Premium – And Cost Cuts

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings is setting its sights on the premium market, enticing well-heeled travelers with the promise of more balcony cabins and a "ship-within-a-ship" concept that caters to multigenerational cruisers.

Norwegian Cruise Investor Day: More Ships, More Premium – And Cost Cuts

Airlines

Southwest Fares Are Appearing on Google Flights

Southwest has been long known for not listing its fares on Google Flights or with online travel agencies.

Southwest Fares Are Appearing on Google Flights

Announcements

Who Plans to Attend the Skift Short-Term Rental Summit

The Skift Short-Term Rental Summit in New York City is only two weeks away - take a look at who is planning to attend and avoid missing out by adding your company's name to the list today.

Who Plans to Attend the Skift Short-Term Rental Summit

Announcements

Entries Now Open: The Inaugural Skift Short-Term Rental Awards

Introducing the Skift Short-Term Rental Awards, a new initiative designed to celebrate the individuals and organizations that are shaping the future of the industry.

Entries Now Open: The Inaugural Skift Short-Term Rental Awards

Tour Operators

Scandinavia’s Tour Bookings Surge Amid Rising Global Temperatures

Online travel agencies report spikes in bookings for activities in Norway, Denmark, and Sweden. Some places see a near doubling over last year. Are travelers seeking cooler climes as extreme heat increasingly plagues southern Europe?

Scandinavia’s Tour Bookings Surge Amid Rising Global Temperatures

Online Travel

Oyo Pauses IPO – Plans to Refile After Refinancing

Has Oyo withdrawn its draft red herring prospectus? Yes. Has it shelved its IPO plans? No. According to sources, the withdrawal of Oyo's draft papers does not indicate that the hospitality company is abandoning its plans to go public.

Oyo Pauses IPO – Plans to Refile After Refinancing

Tourism

India’s Tourism Setback: Sharp Drop in Travel Ranking Since 2019

While the future of India's travel and tourism sector looks promising, the reality right now is a bit different and that's exactly what the World Economic Forum's index reflects.

India’s Tourism Setback: Sharp Drop in Travel Ranking Since 2019

Airlines

Singapore Airlines Delivers a Masterclass in Crisis Communications — But it Wasn’t Always This Way

Singapore Airlines' last fatal incident was marred by confusion and misinformation. This time it's very different.

Singapore Airlines Delivers a Masterclass in Crisis Communications — But it Wasn’t Always This Way

Daily Lodging Report

SkyCity Entertainment Faces Potential Sale of Adelaide Casino

SkyCity Entertainment may sell its Adelaide casino to Delaware North after agreeing to pay fines at its casino operations.