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Ennismore to Buy Lifestyle Hotel Brand Our Habitas

With Ennismore's backing and Accor's distribution, Our Habitas is poised for some major growth. The brand already has multiple projects in the works, with a focus on Saudi Arabia and Asia.

Ennismore to Buy Lifestyle Hotel Brand Our Habitas

Daily Lodging Report

Full Tourism Recovery in APAC Forecast for Early 2025

Fitch Ratings projects China outbound tourism to the Asia Pacific region will recover to 86% of pre-Covid levels in 2024, with full APAC tourism recovery expected by the first half of 2025.

Skift Meetings

Three U.S. Destinations Innovating for More Sustainable Events

Sustainability is top of mind for event planners around the world today. Consider hosting your next meeting in a smaller city already introducing green energy, waste reduction, and nature conservation solutions in the local community.

Three U.S. Destinations Innovating for More Sustainable Events

Podcasts

Europe Grapples With Extreme Heat

Today's podcast looks at an extremely hot Europe, Euro 2024's appeal to Asian travelers, and JetBlue's baggage shift.

Europe Grapples With Extreme Heat

Tourism

Indian Stock Exchange Launches Index to Track Travel Listings — India Report

A new stock market index to track the performance of the travel sector is an indicator of the segment's growth in India. Travel companies are having a dream run at the Indian bourses. It remains to be seen whether this demand will sustain over the long term.

Indian Stock Exchange Launches Index to Track Travel Listings — India Report

Airlines

Why JetBlue’s Baggage Change Leaves United Airlines on its Own

As JetBlue makes carry-on bags free for all passengers, is United's isolated market positioning becoming increasingly untenable?

Why JetBlue’s Baggage Change Leaves United Airlines on its Own

Podcasts

The Largest IPO in India’s Hospitality Sector

TBO Tek's successful IPO was followed by Ixigo's listing. Will Leela's debut on the stock market make it a hat-trick for Indian travel and hospitality companies?

The Largest IPO in India’s Hospitality Sector

Skift Meetings

How Apple’s AI Update Will Impact Events

A smarter Siri will help you with your schedule, tell you what’s in your email, and when your attendees’ flights are landing. But will this upgrade really change the way technology is used for events?

How Apple’s AI Update Will Impact Events

Tourism

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