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First-Ever Direct Flight Between Cambodia and India Takes Off – India Report

Cambodian tourists have largely visited India for religious travel to Buddhist sites and for affordable medical treatments. Meanwhile, Cambodia is hoping to attract more Indians – but much more than a direct flight is needed to attract the Indian travelers.

First-Ever Direct Flight Between Cambodia and India Takes Off – India Report

Tourism

Six Flags and Cedar Fair set Merger Date, Name C-Suite and Headquarters

The combined company will operate more than 50 parks and properties in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. 

Six Flags and Cedar Fair set Merger Date, Name C-Suite and Headquarters

Airlines

‘Why Haven’t You Resigned?’: Senators Grill Boeing CEO Over Safety Record

In a heated exchange, senators questioned Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun on the company’s safety record, mounting whistleblower allegations, and his pay.

‘Why Haven’t You Resigned?’: Senators Grill Boeing CEO Over Safety Record

Daily Lodging Report

Choice Hotels Unveils Renovations for Radisson and Radisson Blu

Choice Hotels International is refreshing over 50 properties in its Radisson and Radisson Blu brands with contemporary designs and personalized service, featuring Scandinavian-inspired minimalist styles.

Tourism

Fifth Tourist Dies in Greek Heatwave – Can European Destinations Do More to Prepare?

A fifth tourist has died due to high temperatures in Greece this month. The country is acting quickly to close down popular attractions. But this is only the start of the summer, and Southern European cities are likely to face one climate-related disaster after the next.

Fifth Tourist Dies in Greek Heatwave – Can European Destinations Do More to Prepare?

Online Travel

Euro 2024: Asian Travelers Head to Germany

Forget the TV screen — new-age Asian travelers want to be pitch-side cheering their favorite team.

Euro 2024: Asian Travelers Head to Germany

Daily Lodging Report

Hilton Garden Inn to Expand in China

Hilton plans to open around two dozen new Hilton Garden Inn hotels in China over the next year, including locations in Beijing, Nanjing, Chengdu, Chengde, and Jinan.

Skift Meetings

Atlantic City Supports Meaningful Meetings With New Education Series

Visit Atlantic City’s content program is designed to give event planners the resources and knowledge to intertwine sustainability into their entire programs and to get a better appreciation for the destination as a whole.

Atlantic City Supports Meaningful Meetings With New Education Series

Airlines

International Passenger Flights on Electric Planes are Coming to Europe This Summer

Bookings are now open for the first publicly available international electric flights in Europe — but the trips come with a few pre-departure caveats.

International Passenger Flights on Electric Planes are Coming to Europe This Summer

Podcasts

NYC Airbnb Details, FAA Loopholes and China Visa Waivers

Today's podcast looks at Legit Airbnb’s in New York, a charter jet loophole, and China’s expanded visa waiver scheme.

NYC Airbnb Details, FAA Loopholes and China Visa Waivers

Business Travel

TravelPerk Acquires AmTrav, Doubling U.S. Revenue

TravelPerk has joined a group of business travel companies making acquisitions this year, and industry decision makers say there are more to come.

TravelPerk Acquires AmTrav, Doubling U.S. Revenue