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Accor’s Sébastien Bazin Bets Big on India’s Middle Class

Sébastien Bazin believes India has untapped potential, and asserts players need to increase their goals and ambitions to cater to the demand of the market.

Accor’s Sébastien Bazin Bets Big on India’s Middle Class

Startups

Travel Startups Raised $358 Million Last Week, the Most Since January

Fewer than 10 travel startups have raised at least $100 million so far this year.

Travel Startups Raised $358 Million Last Week, the Most Since January

Skift Meetings

Visit Phoenix: Driving Economic Growth Through Storytelling

Explore how Visit Phoenix leverages meetings and events as powerful engines for economic growth and community engagement, redefining the impact of destination marketing beyond the confines of tourism.

Visit Phoenix: Driving Economic Growth Through Storytelling

Daily Lodging Report

Malaysian Budget Hotels to Raise Rates 30%

Malaysian budget hotel owners are raising room rates due to increasing operational costs and taxes, amidst pressures from unlicensed accommodations.

Hotels

No Carbon Credits, No Problem: This Hotel Hopes to Be ‘Carbon Positive’ Without Them

Populus’ in-house environmental strategies will help it stay carbon neutral. The team’s off-site plans will take things a step further, but they don’t include the carbon credit shortcut.

No Carbon Credits, No Problem: This Hotel Hopes to Be ‘Carbon Positive’ Without Them

Airlines

The Opportunity for Long-Haul, Low-Cost Airlines

With the availability of better aircraft, a growing middle class and the evolving travel preferences of young travelers, there could be a billion-dollar opportunity waiting for low-cost, long haul air travel.

The Opportunity for Long-Haul, Low-Cost Airlines

Airlines

Vistara CEO’s Message To Worried Staff: You’ll Have Clarity By June

Vistara employees are seeking greater clarity about how their roles might look within the soon-to-be merged airline.

Vistara CEO’s Message To Worried Staff: You’ll Have Clarity By June

Skift Meetings

Hopin Acquired by Bending Spoons

Hopin's unicorn roller coaster ride comes to end, with Italian company Bending Spoons swooping in to pick up StreamYard and the two remaining product lines.

Hopin Acquired by Bending Spoons

Airline Weekly

Delta’s Premium Power

Delta’s many years of investment in premium services are paying off handsomely. Thanks to revenue strength – even corporate revenues are now reviving – Delta is managing inflation better than most.

Delta’s Premium Power

Daily Lodging Report

Camino Real Plans Major Investments in 6 Mexico Properties

The Camino Real hotel chain plans to spend three billion pesos on remodeling and technology upgrades at its properties across several cities in Mexico.

Hotels

U.S. Budget Hotels Feel the Pinch: Is Inflation the Culprit?

America's economy hotels experienced a case of the first-quarter blues as the budget travel crowd appeared to spend less. Could inflation be to blame?

U.S. Budget Hotels Feel the Pinch: Is Inflation the Culprit?