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Who Plans to Attend the Skift Short-Term Rental Summit

The Skift Short-Term Rental Summit in New York City is only two weeks away - take a look at who is planning to attend and avoid missing out by adding your company's name to the list today.

Who Plans to Attend the Skift Short-Term Rental Summit

Announcements

Entries Now Open: The Inaugural Skift Short-Term Rental Awards

Introducing the Skift Short-Term Rental Awards, a new initiative designed to celebrate the individuals and organizations that are shaping the future of the industry.

Entries Now Open: The Inaugural Skift Short-Term Rental Awards

Tour Operators

Scandinavia’s Tour Bookings Surge Amid Rising Global Temperatures

Online travel agencies report spikes in bookings for activities in Norway, Denmark, and Sweden. Some places see a near doubling over last year. Are travelers seeking cooler climes as extreme heat increasingly plagues southern Europe?

Scandinavia’s Tour Bookings Surge Amid Rising Global Temperatures

Online Travel

Oyo Pauses IPO – Plans to Refile After Refinancing

Has Oyo withdrawn its draft red herring prospectus? Yes. Has it shelved its IPO plans? No. According to sources, the withdrawal of Oyo's draft papers does not indicate that the hospitality company is abandoning its plans to go public.

Oyo Pauses IPO – Plans to Refile After Refinancing

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