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Tourism

India’s Tourism Setback: Sharp Drop in Travel Ranking Since 2019

While the future of India's travel and tourism sector looks promising, the reality right now is a bit different and that's exactly what the World Economic Forum's index reflects.

India’s Tourism Setback: Sharp Drop in Travel Ranking Since 2019

Airlines

Singapore Airlines Delivers a Masterclass in Crisis Communications — But it Wasn’t Always This Way

Singapore Airlines' last fatal incident was marred by confusion and misinformation. This time it's very different.

Singapore Airlines Delivers a Masterclass in Crisis Communications — But it Wasn’t Always This Way

Daily Lodging Report

SkyCity Entertainment Faces Potential Sale of Adelaide Casino

SkyCity Entertainment may sell its Adelaide casino to Delaware North after agreeing to pay fines at its casino operations.

Podcasts

5 Countries With Booming Tourism Industries

Today's podcast looks at emergent tourism destinations, Four Seasons' remote gamble, and an airport slot battle in Washington, D.C.

5 Countries With Booming Tourism Industries

Tourism

India’s Travel Sector Is Creating Jobs – But There’s Risk of a Worker Shortage: India Report

We're unpacking the travel industry's impact on jobs in India. There's no question the demand is there and companies want to hire. But we've also heard from industry leaders that it's going to be tough to retain the next generation of workers - changes are needed they say.

India’s Travel Sector Is Creating Jobs – But There’s Risk of a Worker Shortage: India Report

Daily Lodging Report

Truist Bullish on Wyndham Hotels’ Growth and Economic Outlook

Truist is optimistic about Wyndham Hotels’ new developments, RevPAR growth, and brand launches, highlighting a strong positive outlook on the economy and travel spending, with franchisees highly confident.

Tourism

5 Surprising Tourism Growth Stories

Albania, Tanzania, Indonesia, Egypt, and El Salvador have been named the most-improved emerging economies for enabling travel and tourism development since 2019. Here are some insights.

5 Surprising Tourism Growth Stories

Announcements

Unveiling Five New Speakers for the Skift Data + AI Summit

The countdown is on for the inaugural Skift Data + AI Summit that is just a few weeks away. We are excited to announce another round of speakers that plan to join us on stage from companies including Microsoft, United Airlines, Expedia, Kayak, Destination Canada, and more.

Unveiling Five New Speakers for the Skift Data + AI Summit

Skift Research

Regenerative Tourism: Fact From Fiction

Regenerative tourism represents an opportunity for the industry to respond to clear market demand and develop new approaches to sustainability and innovative business models. But it suffers from a lack of defined methodologies and defensible data and risks being a distraction from the core mission of climate action.

Regenerative Tourism: Fact From Fiction

Luxury

Four Seasons’ Palau Project: Bringing Conservation to a Remote Locale

Four Seasons is betting it is worth the long journey for guests seeking a new style of expeditionary luxury.

Four Seasons’ Palau Project: Bringing Conservation to a Remote Locale

Hotels

Kempinski Hotels Names Former Silversea CEO as First Female CEO

Barbara Muckermann, the trailblazing former CEO of Silversea, will become the first female CEO at Europe's oldest luxury hotel group. Muckermann is poised to usher in a fresh era of opulence and innovation at Kempinski.

Kempinski Hotels Names Former Silversea CEO as First Female CEO