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Tourism

Indigenous Tourism Groups Join Together to Form New Association

Indigenous tourism groups are coming together to expand their global presence and coordination.

Indigenous Tourism Groups Join Together to Form New Association

Short-Term Rentals

Vacasa to Lay Off 320 – 5% of Workforce; COO to Leave

Vacasa is trying to get cash flow positive in 2024 by almost any means necessary.

Vacasa to Lay Off 320 – 5% of Workforce; COO to Leave

Short-Term Rentals

Capital One Travel Launches Vacation Rentals Through Boutiq and AvantStay

As major credit card companies upgrade their travel footprints, vacation rentals have become a must-have.

Capital One Travel Launches Vacation Rentals Through Boutiq and AvantStay

Cruises

Lindblad and Disney to Boost Marketing of National Geographic Cruises

A greatly expanded marketing deal with Disney's National Geographic brand, plus record earnings and revenue, might steer Lindblad Expedition into new waters for potential acquisition.

Lindblad and Disney to Boost Marketing of National Geographic Cruises

Travel Technology

American Airlines Taps Amadeus as Accounting System Partner

It appears that the investments Amadeus has been making in ancillary businesses are starting to pay off.

American Airlines Taps Amadeus as Accounting System Partner

Hotels

Accor’s New Chief Strategist Seeks Luxury Growth Beyond Hotels

Here's the first major interview with Gilda Perez-Alvarado since she became chief strategy officer of Accor. Can she help the hospitality titan diversify beyond selling hotel rooms, help it conquer the U.S., and reinvigorate the iconic Orient Express brand?

Accor’s New Chief Strategist Seeks Luxury Growth Beyond Hotels

Airlines

Boeing Has 90 Days to Address Quality Control Issues, FAA Says

After a string of problems with its beleaguered 737 Max line, Boeing has to come up with a plan to improve safety culture and quality control.

Boeing Has 90 Days to Address Quality Control Issues, FAA Says

Online Travel

Ryanair Is a Missing Piece in eDreams Odigeo’s Subscription Business

eDreams Odigeo's Prime subscription plan seems to be growing at a strong pace despite not offering Europe's largest airline. Could Ryanair and eDreams come to terms? Never say never.

Ryanair Is a Missing Piece in eDreams Odigeo’s Subscription Business

Tourism

Skift Travel Health Index: New Benchmark in 2024

As we enter 2024, the travel industry is poised for strong growth, building on the recovery momentum of 2023. The Skift Travel Health Index now benchmarks performance year-on-year, moving away from the 2019 benchmark.

Skift Travel Health Index: New Benchmark in 2024

Skift Meetings

Marriott Expands in Caribbean and Latin America

Marriott is now the largest hotel company in the Caribbean and Latin America region offering mid-scale to luxury options in numerous destinations.

Marriott Expands in Caribbean and Latin America

Airlines

Tony Fernandes’ Capital A to List in U.S. Through SPAC

Tony Fernandes thinks it's time for Capital A's "Hollywood" debut.

Tony Fernandes’ Capital A to List in U.S. Through SPAC