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Prince Harry’s Travalyst Aims to Provide Clarity in Sustainable Travel 

Sustainability in the events and hospitality industries are a flood with authoritative-sounding designations and convoluted certifications that appear murky to the general public. Prince Harry’s Travalyst aims to provide clarity to sustainable travel.

Prince Harry’s Travalyst Aims to Provide Clarity in Sustainable Travel 

Airlines

Ryanair CEO ‘Very Disappointed’ With Boeing 737 Max Delays, Cuts Summer Schedules

Ryanair will receive 30% fewer planes than expected ahead of the all-important summer season, resulting in cuts to its flying program at “higher cost airports.”

Ryanair CEO ‘Very Disappointed’ With Boeing 737 Max Delays, Cuts Summer Schedules

Online Travel

AirAsia Move CEO: What It Would Take for the Superapp to IPO

It's all flights on board as AirAsia Move aims to carve out its own niche in the OTA space. The superapp doesn't want to be seen playing favorites with its parent airline.

AirAsia Move CEO: What It Would Take for the Superapp to IPO

Daily Lodging Report

Global Hotel Construction Pipeline Sets a New Record

At the close of 2023, analysts state that the total global construction pipeline stands at 15,196 projects and 2,367,727 rooms, a 7% increase in projects and a 3% increase in rooms year-over-year.

Short-Term Rentals

Can Vacasa’s Strategy Change Keep Homeowners From Leaving?

Not if it lays off its sales staff.

Can Vacasa’s Strategy Change Keep Homeowners From Leaving?

Hotels

Hilton, Travel and Leisure, and Marriott Timeshares: 2024 State of Play

In a financial update, Hilton Grand Vacations (HGV) showcased its sector leadership with a revenue of $3.978 billion last year. Rivals Travel and Leisure Co. and Marriott Vacations Worldwide continued to see resilient sales, too.

Hilton, Travel and Leisure, and Marriott Timeshares: 2024 State of Play

Media and PR

Culture Trip’s Final Pivot: Sells to U.S. News After Raising $155 Million

This is an example of why startup advisors say founders should avoid taking too much funding too quickly.

Culture Trip’s Final Pivot: Sells to U.S. News After Raising $155 Million

Airlines

Three Things We Learned from Air France-KLM’s 2023 Results

A mixed set of results from Air France-KLM shows that even during the post-pandemic boom, profitability cannot be taken for granted.

Three Things We Learned from Air France-KLM’s 2023 Results

Announcements

See Who Already Plans to Attend Skift India Summit 2024

Skift India Summit in Delhi is just around the corner - take a look at who is planning to attend and add your company's name to the list. If you’re in the travel industry, this is a can’t-miss event.

See Who Already Plans to Attend Skift India Summit 2024

Tourism

California to Launch New Tourism Campaign: First Look at ‘The Ultimate Playground’

California's reputation as an ideal tourism spot was dinged during the pandemic. The state is trying to remind travelers that it's still a fun destination.

California to Launch New Tourism Campaign: First Look at ‘The Ultimate Playground’

Airlines

U.S. Unveils New Plan to Protect Passengers With Wheelchairs

The latest proposals from the Department of Transportation are part of a wider effort to improve the passenger experience for those with disabilities.

U.S. Unveils New Plan to Protect Passengers With Wheelchairs