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Tourism

Visit Oslo’s Ironic New Ad Goes Viral Asking: ‘Is it Even a City?’

Oslo doesn't take the typical smiling local approach in its new tourism ad. It instead uses dry Nordic humor to promote Oslo's unique appeal.

Visit Oslo’s Ironic New Ad Goes Viral Asking: ‘Is it Even a City?’

Skift Meetings

Creating Genuine Human Connections

Robyn Duda, co-founder and CEO of RacquetX, discusses creating connections, promoting diversity, and launching a unique sporting event.

Creating Genuine Human Connections

Short-Term Rentals

Is Airbnb Doing Enough to Ban Hate Groups? Airbnb Responds to Whistleblower Claims

The issue of rooting out members of violent groups from Airbnb and other online platforms — and hotels — is as relevant today as when Airbnb adopted its policy in 2018.

Is Airbnb Doing Enough to Ban Hate Groups? Airbnb Responds to Whistleblower Claims

Tourism

How Oman Looks to Grow Tourism: No Mega-Hotels Here

As the UAE and Saudi Arabia continue their mega-projects, we look at Oman's 'calmer' approach to tourism.

How Oman Looks to Grow Tourism: No Mega-Hotels Here

Travel Booking

‘Alexa, Book My Tour’: Viator and Amazon Give Hotels Voice Search for Travel Experiences

This isn't the first time Amazon has tried to bring voice-activated bookings to hotels. But in a collaboration with Viator, guests will be able to book over 300,000 travel experiences directly from their rooms.

‘Alexa, Book My Tour’: Viator and Amazon Give Hotels Voice Search for Travel Experiences

Tourism

Visiting Thailand? The Government Covers Your Medical Bills for Accidents

No one ever wants anything to go wrong while traveling, but if it does, Thailand has you covered.

Visiting Thailand? The Government Covers Your Medical Bills for Accidents

Airlines

Airbus Will Deliver Fewer New Planes This Year: Should Airlines be Worried?

Boeing’s recent challenges have seen more airlines switch to Airbus. This could mean delivery delays have a wider operational impact on the industry. 

Airbus Will Deliver Fewer New Planes This Year: Should Airlines be Worried?

Airlines

Scalp Massages at JFK? Inside Delta’s Premium Lounge Debut

The first Delta One lounge at JFK includes a full-service restaurant, a shoe shining service, massage chairs and other spa treatments.

Scalp Massages at JFK? Inside Delta’s Premium Lounge Debut

Daily Lodging Report

Australia Will Have Record Tourism Economic Impact in 2024

The World Travel & Tourism Council forecasts that Australia's travel and tourism sector will contribute a record $265.5 billion to the economy in 2024, with expectations to surpass $345 billion by 2034.

Podcasts

Goa’s Big Pitch to Remote Workers

Famous for its beaches and parties, Goa is getting a makeover to lure digital nomads. Did someone say all work and no play? Not in Goa!

Goa’s Big Pitch to Remote Workers

Podcasts

July Fourth Short-Term Rental Bookings Surge on the U.S. Coasts

Today's podcast looks at July Fourth travel, Tourism Portland CEO's record, and inflation's impact on travel.

July Fourth Short-Term Rental Bookings Surge on the U.S. Coasts