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Daily Lodging Report

Hotel Revenue Is Growing in Asia and Latin America

79% of markets showed growth in Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR) compared to 2019, with countries like the United Arab Emirates, South Korea, and Singapore leading.

Skift Meetings

Janet Dell Makes History as Freeman’s First Female CEO

In its 96-year history, Freeman has never been led by a woman, but that is about to change. On July 1, Janet Dell takes the helm and will oversee one of the largest event companies in the world.

Janet Dell Makes History as Freeman’s First Female CEO

Hotels

U.S. Visitor Visa Demands Are Still Overwhelming

Today's podcast looks at U.S. visa wait times, Dolly Parton's new hotel, and a Canadian airline team-up.

U.S. Visitor Visa Demands Are Still Overwhelming

Tourism

Visa Waiver Sparks Travel Interest for Thailand: India Report

Interest in Thailand has spiked, following a wider Southeast Asia visa-waiver trend, easing restrictions for Indian travelers.

Visa Waiver Sparks Travel Interest for Thailand: India Report

Daily Lodging Report

New York City Market Dominating Recent Hotel Sales

The latest data from CoStar shows the New York City market dominating hotel sales over the last three months.

News Blog

IDEAS: Tribe Nation to Debut in China with Urban Inspired Hotel

Accor has announced the signing of the first Tribe Nation hotel in China, in partnership with Guiyang Chengnan Investment and Development Company Ltd. Credit: Accor Located in in Huaxi District, a National All-For-One Tourism Zone in the southern part of Guiyang, the 136-room hotel is set to open in January 2025, and will offer a…

News Blog

Avianca CEO to Lead Latin American Airline Group Abra

Avianca CEO Adrian Neuhauser will take the helm of the Latin American airline group Abra in January. He will pass the reins of the Bogotá-based carrier to its Deputy CEO Frederico Pedreira. Neuhauser, who oversaw the U.S. bankruptcy restructuring of Avianca into something of a low-cost global carrier, will oversee Latin America's second largest airline…

Tourism

Long Visa Wait Times to Be U.S.’s ‘White Whale’ in 2024

Doesn't seem unreasonably high visa wait times are going away any time soon in Mexico, India and Colombia.

Long Visa Wait Times to Be U.S.’s ‘White Whale’ in 2024

Airlines

Canada’s Transat and Porter Airlines Seek Closer Ties to Fuel Growth Plans

Canada's Air Transat and Porter Airlines see themselves as stronger together under a planned new alliance.

Canada’s Transat and Porter Airlines Seek Closer Ties to Fuel Growth Plans

Hotels

Dolly Parton’s Newest Hotel Shows Her Independent Streak

Further cementing her status as a savvy entrepreneur, Dolly Parton and her partner company, Herschend Family Entertainment, run their hotels without the help of third parties.

Dolly Parton’s Newest Hotel Shows Her Independent Streak

Skift Short-Term Rental Report

Airbnb, Expedia Cancel X

The UK short-term accommodation association's (UKSTAA) research estimates that there are nearly 2 million potential homes for construction, with up to 1.5 million of them “deliverable” within the next five years.