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Post-World Cup, Qatar’s Tourism Industry Is Relying on Spikes, Surges and Mega Events

Qatar's tourism numbers are growing, but so is the country's reliance on events and conferences.

Post-World Cup, Qatar’s Tourism Industry Is Relying on Spikes, Surges and Mega Events

Skift Meetings

Rafat Ali and Brian Quinn: How to Make a Bad Conference Good

Rafat Ali and Brian Quinn: How to Make a Bad Conference Good

Skift Meetings

IEEE Makes a Difference in Jamaica

IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization, gathered in Jamaica inspiring the country’s next generation of tech professionals.

Skift Meetings

4 Strategies to Uncover Unique Meeting Venues & Locations

Bleisure travelers don’t want the same old travel experiences they see on social media; they want to be the first in their friend group to explore and adventure somewhere new. Here’s how meeting planners can organize professional gatherings that fulfill that dream.

4 Strategies to Uncover Unique Meeting Venues & Locations

Podcasts

Oyo’s IPO Pause and IndiGo’s Business Class

On this week's podcast, our India-based editors look at IndiGo's new business class offering and discuss the latest on Oyo's IPO plans.

Oyo’s IPO Pause and IndiGo’s Business Class

Skift Meetings

Industry Associations Announce New Research, Events, Partnerships and Award Winners

Industry associations have been busy developing research, launching events, forming partnerships and recognizing current and future industry leaders.

Industry Associations Announce New Research, Events, Partnerships and Award Winners

Podcasts

Google’s AI Travel Tools, NYC’s Room Crunch and Air France’s Olympics Lounge

Today's podcast looks at Google's AI travel tools, New York City's room crunch, and an Olympics-aimed airport lounge.

Google’s AI Travel Tools, NYC’s Room Crunch and Air France’s Olympics Lounge

Tourism

Indian Travelers Looking at Airlines, Hotels to Boost Sustainability – India Report

Indians are being more mindful of the impact of their journeys on the environment – and it is changing the way they live their everyday lives, according to a report from Booking.com. We look at some of the steps the government and industry are taking in response.

Indian Travelers Looking at Airlines, Hotels to Boost Sustainability – India Report

Daily Lodging Report

U.S. Investors Optimistic About the Hotel Market

A new survey indicates U.S. hotel investors are optimistic, with plans to increase investments, despite challenges like debt servicing and rising costs, favoring urban and leisure markets such as New York City, Miami, Charleston, and Boston.

Airlines

American Airlines Cuts Outlook, Chief Commercial Officer Vasu Raja to Exit

Raja's departure comes as the airline has struggled to gain ground on its two major competitors.

American Airlines Cuts Outlook, Chief Commercial Officer Vasu Raja to Exit

Cruises

Booking Holdings’ Glenn Fogel Was the Highest-Paid Travel CEO

CEO pay versus performance: See the highest-paid travel bosses and how they scored on total returns for their shareholders.

Booking Holdings’ Glenn Fogel Was the Highest-Paid Travel CEO