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Booking.com Hit With $530 Million Fine From Spanish Regulators

Booking Holdings CEO Glenn Fogel said the company would appeal the Spanish competition authority's $530 million draft decision if it becomes permanent.

Booking.com Hit With $530 Million Fine From Spanish Regulators

Skift Meetings

Addressing the Decline of Music Festivals

Music festivals bring a slew of performers together but their format may be causing ticket sales to plummet pointing to fan burnout on the status quo format of the large events.

Addressing the Decline of Music Festivals

Skift Meetings

Designing for Belonging

The journey toward creating belonging at meetings and events need not be complicated. Small steps can be taken that will lead you on your way. 

Designing for Belonging

Hotels

Accor CEO Says a Rising Middle Class in India Will Bolster Hotel Sector

Accor's top boss said during a Thursday earnings call that the hotel group will benefit as the middle class expands in India and beyond in the next several years.

Accor CEO Says a Rising Middle Class in India Will Bolster Hotel Sector

Short-Term Rentals

Airbnb’s New Listing Verification Process Favors Pro Hosts 

With fraud a substantial problem in online travel these days, Airbnb is undertaking the mammoth task of trying to verify listings. The process is easier for professional hosts.

Airbnb’s New Listing Verification Process Favors Pro Hosts 

Hotels

Aman Group CEO Talks Ultra-Luxury Hotel Strategy

Since Vlad Doronin took the helm of Aman Group, he's scaled up the ultra-luxury hotel group. Here's what's next.

Aman Group CEO Talks Ultra-Luxury Hotel Strategy

Daily Lodging Report

MCR to Turn London’s BT Tower Into a Hotel

The BT Tower will be transformed into a hotel after the telecom giant inked a £275m deal to sell the London landmark to MCR Hotels.

Airlines

Delta’s Revenues From Premium Travel Surged in 2023

The carrier took a gamble in betting that premium travel would last. Delta generated $19.1 billion in revenue from premium seating, a 26% increase from last year.

Delta’s Revenues From Premium Travel Surged in 2023

Tourism

The Value of Travel Credit Cards in the U.S.: New Skift Research

Younger demographics drive growth in the U.S. travel credit card market – and bank brands dominate.

The Value of Travel Credit Cards in the U.S.: New Skift Research

Skift Research

Navigating Q4 2023: Analysing the Value of Travel Credit Cards in the U.S.

Younger Demographics Drive Growth in U.S. Travel Credit Card Market, Bank Brands Dominate

Navigating Q4 2023: Analysing the Value of Travel Credit Cards in the U.S.

Daily Lodging Report

India’s Hotel Sector to Hit Decade-High for Revenue

The Indian hotel industry is expecting to report a 7-9 percent revenue growth in FY2025 with occupancy likely to be at decade highs.