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Online Travel

In Major Reversal, Google Will Keep Cookie Trackers. What it Means for Travel Marketers

As a baseball luminary once said, "It ain't over til it's over." Third-party cookies were about to be gone but then they weren't.

In Major Reversal, Google Will Keep Cookie Trackers. What it Means for Travel Marketers

Skift Meetings

Has AI Jumped the Shark?

Shawn Cheng, a seasoned events professional, is throwing some cold water on the AI hype. While the rush to embrace ChatGPT and other AI tools continues, Cheng is taking a more measured approach.

Has AI Jumped the Shark?

Travel Technology

These Travel Tech Execs Push Back on AI Hype for Hotels

These hotel tech execs all believe there are big opportunities for AI, but they also believe that marketers are promoting it in ways that don't make sense.

These Travel Tech Execs Push Back on AI Hype for Hotels

Skift Meetings

Reimagining Luxury Venues for Meetings and Events: New Strategies and Insights

Reimagining Luxury Venues for Meetings and Events: New Strategies and Insights

Daily Lodging Report

H World Reveals $2 Billion Shareholder Return Plan

H World Group approved a three-year, $2 billion shareholder return plan, including dividends and repurchases, effective from July 23.

Business Travel

SAP Concur Top Boss Touts New Business Travel Platform

SAP Concur, the behemoth of corporate travel and expense management, is flexing its muscles. Its new travel booking platform, now widely available in major markets, boasts a sleeker interface and richer content.

SAP Concur Top Boss Touts New Business Travel Platform

Airlines

Why Doesn’t Turkish Airlines Have Premium Economy? We Ask the Chairman

Speaking to Skift, Turkish Airlines chairman Ahmet Bolat explains why he is comfortable defying the direction of travel at most other long-haul airlines.

Why Doesn’t Turkish Airlines Have Premium Economy? We Ask the Chairman

Airlines

Delta Is Beginning to Recover From Meltdown, CEO Says

After days of cancellations and disruptions, Delta CEO Ed Bastian provided a timeline on when the carrier expected to stabilize operations.

Delta Is Beginning to Recover From Meltdown, CEO Says

Podcasts

Delta’s Meltdown, Venice’s Money Haul and Biz Travel Winners

Today’s podcast looks at Delta’s fifth day of chaos, Venice’s successful tourism fee, and U.S. cities where biz travel has rebounded.

Delta’s Meltdown, Venice’s Money Haul and Biz Travel Winners

Tourism

India’s Efforts to Boost Adventure Tourism — India Report

India's focus in recent years has been on tourism destination development. In its plan to diversify its offerings to attract different types of travelers, adventure tourism caters to a growing demand.

India’s Efforts to Boost Adventure Tourism — India Report

Daily Lodging Report

Los Angeles’ Trio of Grafitti’d Hotel and Condo Towers Gets a Bidder

A stalking-horse buyer has offered $500 million for the abandoned Oceanwide Plaza in Downtown Los Angeles, which includes a partially built Park Hyatt hotel.

Los Angeles’ Trio of Grafitti’d Hotel and Condo Towers Gets a Bidder