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Coronavirus

CDC Advises Americans Against Travel to Israel, Bahamas, Egypt and Others

It's a wonder whether the travel advisories from senior U.S. health officials still have an impact as Omicron is now a global variant and vaccinated folks will travel if they want to.

CDC Advises Americans  Against Travel to  Israel, Bahamas, Egypt and Others

Airline Weekly

AT&T, Verizon Delay 5G Rollout as Global Airlines Suspend U.S. Flights

Crisis averted — for now — with AT&T and Verizon agreeing to delay launching their controversial, planned 5G wireless networks. Without the delay, airlines warned of massive delays at most of the largest airports in the U.S.

AT&T, Verizon Delay 5G Rollout as Global Airlines Suspend U.S. Flights

Airlines

Hawaiian Airlines Surprises With Breakaway Distribution Strategy

For years, a handful of large airline groups outside of the U.S. have slapped surcharges on airfare sold via legacy technology. Hawaiian is the first U.S.-based airline to add distribution surcharges.

Hawaiian Airlines Surprises With Breakaway Distribution Strategy

Travel Agents

Daily Podcast: An Unhealthy Cruise Dependency

Good morning from Skift. It's Monday, January 17, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: An Unhealthy Cruise Dependency
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Airlines

How Airlines and Hospitality Companies Can Engage and Attract Talent for the Future

With airline and hospitality industries set for a strong recovery in 2022, the smartest companies are positioning themselves to attract a pool of global talent in an ever more competitive environment, embracing the opportunities and challenges that come along with it.

How Airlines and Hospitality Companies Can Engage and Attract Talent for the Future

Coronavirus

Variants Dash Travel’s Hopes in 2021 : New Skift Recovery Index

Last year wasn't the runaway success the travel industry anticipated — or needed.

Variants Dash Travel’s Hopes in 2021 : New Skift Recovery Index

Coronavirus

2022 Travel Rebound Won’t Begin Until the Fall: New UN Tourism Data

Some tempered optimism and a reality check from the UNWTO, on the impact of Omicron and vaccine inequity on travel's rebound.

2022 Travel Rebound Won’t Begin Until the Fall: New UN Tourism Data

EventMB

Corporate Travel Planners Need to Meet These Expectations Now: New Research

With travel restrictions varying from country to country and week to week, planners have to consider multiple factors when managing business trips. Are their needs and expectations being met? A GBTA survey tried to find out.

Corporate Travel Planners Need to Meet These Expectations Now: New Research

Business Travel

Too Early to Tell if Pfizer Job Cuts Tied to More Virtual Meetings Will Be a Trend

The vaccine maker’s decision to axe client-facing sales roles, and increase the number of virtual meetings it has with customers, shouldn’t ring alarm bells among the travel industry just yet.

Too Early to Tell if Pfizer Job Cuts Tied to More Virtual Meetings Will Be a Trend

Travel Agents

Cruise-Dependent Travel Agents Seek Alternatives After Another CDC Warning

Travel agents should've been expecting a development would arise making the sale of cruises difficult since the cruise industry has been so volatile since the start of the pandemic. It's clear to many agents now to find ways to be less dependent on booking cruises.

Cruise-Dependent Travel Agents Seek Alternatives After Another CDC Warning

Airlines

U.S. Airline CEOs Sound Alarm of an Impending 5G Crisis

Chief executives on Monday cautioned that the "vast majority of the traveling and shipping public will essentially be grounded" if 5G wireless technology is allowed to roll out this week. Not exactly what flyers needed to hear after two years of traveling tumult.

U.S. Airline CEOs Sound Alarm of an Impending 5G Crisis