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Tour Operators

U.S. Tour Operators Face Heat for Not Taking Stand on Anti-LGBTQ Laws

Tour operators angry about states enacting anti-LGBT laws shouldn't reward those places. Those companies can absolutely find more welcoming destinations for their guests.

U.S. Tour Operators Face Heat for Not Taking Stand on Anti-LGBTQ Laws

Airline Weekly

Lessor AerCap Warns of Looming Aircraft Shortage as International Travel Rebounds

With international travel rebounding, airlines are scrambling to add aircraft to their fleets. But Boeing and Airbus will struggle to meet their ambitious production targets, given supply chain woes and regulatory scrutiny, the head of the world's largest aircraft lessor said.

Lessor AerCap Warns of Looming Aircraft Shortage as International Travel Rebounds

Short-Term Rentals

The Definitive Oral History of Short-Term Rentals

Airbnb disrupted vacation rentals. Will short-term rentals take a chunk out of the hotel business? History shows that's a distinct probability.

The Definitive Oral History of Short-Term Rentals

Business Travel

United Ups Revenue Projections on Full Return of Corporate Travel Business

Plenty of doubters predicted business travel wouldn’t fully return, but recent surges suggest the wider industry could break past its pre-pandemic $1.4 trillion value.

United Ups Revenue Projections on Full Return of Corporate Travel Business

Startups

Japan Airlines Gave This Startup Travel Subscription Service a Lift

Japanese startup Kabuk Style has thousands of travelers booking hotels and guesthouses via subscription. A recent promotion with the airline JAL boosted the company's profile.

Japan Airlines Gave This Startup Travel Subscription Service a Lift

Tourism

U.S. Eases Some Trump-Era Cuba Travel Restrictions

Life is being made a little easier for Cuba's citizens, with more flights allowed, but this is far from a carte blanche for the tourism industry.

U.S. Eases Some Trump-Era Cuba Travel Restrictions

Tourism

U.S. Travelers Still Plan Memorial Day Road Trips Despite High Gas Prices

Memorial Day kicks off the summer travel season that will surely test American's resilience for inflation.

U.S. Travelers Still Plan Memorial Day Road Trips Despite High Gas Prices

Media and PR

Daily Podcast: Marriott’s Media Network

Good morning from Skift. It's Tuesday, May 17, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Marriott’s Media Network

EventMB

Future of Lodging Demonstrates How Events Have Evolved Post-Pandemic

Skift threw out the standard conference template during its Future of Lodging Forum and this is what it looked like. Since remote work is the new way of life, the conference was just two half-days. Attendees appreciated the new format as it allowed them time to digest the information shared while indulging in a half-a-day to enjoy as they desired.

Future of Lodging Demonstrates How Events Have Evolved Post-Pandemic

Tourism

Japan Will Test Reopening With Select Triple Vaccinated Tourists

One of the most reticent Asian destinations is finally looking to reopen to tourists, but not before a trial run.

Japan Will Test Reopening With Select Triple Vaccinated Tourists

Airline Weekly

Ryanair CEO Blames Brexit for UK Staffing Disruptions

Staffing woes in the UK, which Ryanair Group CEO Michael O'Leary blames on Brexit, are just one of the issues that face the airline this summer.

Ryanair CEO Blames Brexit for UK Staffing Disruptions