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Paytm’s Latest Moves in Travel – India Report

Paytm is a major fintech player in India and has a strong user base in smaller towns of India. This user base gives it a slight advantage over other OTAs. 

Paytm’s Latest Moves in Travel – India Report

Mergers and Acquisitions

What The Travel Corporation Sale Means for Tour Operators and Travel Agencies

If the deal goes through, Apollo might merge some of The Travel Corporation's brands, or pair them with other assets the private equity firm owns.

What The Travel Corporation Sale Means for Tour Operators and Travel Agencies

Airlines

United Airlines’ Profits Up 27% Due to High Travel Demand

United Airlines had a strong second quarter, benefitting from high demand for international travel, a resurgence in corporate travel and increases in revenues for their basic economy and premium products.

United Airlines’ Profits Up 27% Due to High Travel Demand

Travel Technology

Mews Founder Says More Acquisitions ‘Definitely’ Are Coming

Mews has made nine company acquisitions so far and it's got the funding to do more deals.

Mews Founder Says More Acquisitions ‘Definitely’ Are Coming

Skift Meetings

Groupize Acquires The Vendry, Adding Supplier Marketplace to Meetings Management Offering

The combined platform promises to be a new type of all-in-one offering combining meeting and travel management with venue and vendor sourcing.

Groupize Acquires The Vendry, Adding Supplier Marketplace to Meetings Management Offering

Airlines

Google, Travalyst and Cirium in Talks on How to Measure Airline Emissions

Cirium is a for-profit company, selling its data to corporations and the airline industry to more accurately measure flight emissions. Could its reluctance at this early stage to share that data with Google and Travalyst be out of self-interest?

Google, Travalyst and Cirium in Talks on How to Measure Airline Emissions

Hotels

Scandic Hotels Seeks Expansion in Northern Europe via Office Conversions

In the Nordics, the hotel sector's future is brighter thanks to a growing market for office conversions.

Scandic Hotels Seeks Expansion in Northern Europe via Office Conversions

Announcements

Why Attendees Say Skift Global Forum is the Premier Conference in Travel

Year after year, attendees return to Skift Global Forum for its exceptional content, focus on what’s next, unrivaled networking with leaders creating the future of the industry, and seamless organization. Will you be there this September?

Why Attendees Say Skift Global Forum is the Premier Conference in Travel

Hotels

UAE Shows Highest Room Revenues in Global Hotel Alliance’s Latest Results

Global Hotel Alliance crosses a billion in revenue for the first half of the year, helped out by high room rates in its home city of Dubai.

UAE Shows Highest Room Revenues in Global Hotel Alliance’s Latest Results

Airlines

Western Airlines Are Pulling Out of China – Virgin Atlantic Is the Latest

After leaving Hong Kong in 2022, Shanghai was Virgin Atlantic's final Chinese destination. The development comes amid a broader retreat among some Western carriers.

Western Airlines Are Pulling Out of China – Virgin Atlantic Is the Latest

Daily Lodging Report

Accor Introduces Peppers Edge Brand to China

Accor Greater China announced a dual-branded project on Banping Island in Wenzhou, featuring the debut of Peppers Edge and an MGallery luxury resort, both opening in late 2027.