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Tourism

Turkey’s Strategy for Tourism: A Big Bet on China’s Travelers

The new darling of China's tourism industry may be none other than Turkey. Here's how Turkey is wooing China's new breed of travelers, who are young, hungry for off-the-beaten-path experiences, and spending more than before.

Turkey’s Strategy for Tourism: A Big Bet on China’s Travelers

Cruises

Cruise Lines to Disclose Hidden Fees When California’s Junk Fee Law Kicks In July 1

On July 1, consumers will find out if cruise operators are going to stick with the spirit of California's new junk fee regulation: full price transparency.

Cruise Lines to Disclose Hidden Fees When California’s Junk Fee Law Kicks In July 1

Hotels

Six Rosewood Hotels Aim to Blend Luxury Travel With Positive Social Impact

Can you combine indulgence with making a meaningful difference? Rosewood believes it will at a half-dozen of its ultra-luxury hotels.

Six Rosewood Hotels Aim to Blend Luxury Travel With Positive Social Impact

Airlines

Getting Out of China ‘Was The Right Call,’ Qantas International CEO Says

Just months after returning to Shanghai, Qantas is due to operate its last scheduled flight to the city at the end of July. Cam Wallace tells Skift about the rationale behind the shock move.

Getting Out of China ‘Was The Right Call,’ Qantas International CEO Says

Cruises

Lindblad Doubles Galápagos Fleet With New Adventure Tourism Ships

Lindblad is not just expanding its fleet but is also pursuing a broader ambition to balance growth with ecological stewardship. Easier said than done, however.

Lindblad Doubles Galápagos Fleet With New Adventure Tourism Ships

Tour Operators

Intrepid to Open Eco-Lodges and Slash Flights, CEO Says

Intrepid, known for its small group adventures, is inching into providing accommodations with a new investment. It's also working to reduce its carbon footprint by slashing flights.

Intrepid to Open Eco-Lodges and Slash Flights, CEO Says

Airlines

KLM CEO on China’s Rebound, Transatlantic Weakness, and Olympic Diversions

After two years dominated by operational headaches, Marjan Rintel tells Skift why she's entering the summer season with a sense of cautious optimism.

KLM CEO on China’s Rebound, Transatlantic Weakness, and Olympic Diversions

Airlines

IndiGo Introduces Hotel Booking Option — India Report

IndiGo's decision to add a hotel booking platform to its website and app seems to be aimed at targeting potential customers looking for a one-step solution for hotel and flight bookings. It is not the first Indian airline to make this move, but for a user base that pivots towards OTAs to find the most price-conscious option as well as deals, will this work?

IndiGo Introduces Hotel Booking Option — India Report

Short-Term Rentals

Sonder Exited 60 Buildings, Gains $10 Million in Refinancing Deal

Sonder is on a painful drive to rid itself of bad leases, to renegotiate others, and then it has to restate two years of earnings. This isn't easy stuff.

Sonder Exited 60 Buildings, Gains $10 Million in Refinancing Deal

Airlines

U.S. Airlines Gear Up for 2024 Democratic and Republican Conventions

United and American are increasing the number of flights to Milwaukee and Chicago this summer for the Republican and Democratic National Conventions.

U.S. Airlines Gear Up for 2024 Democratic and Republican Conventions

Airlines

IAG Loyalty CEO Talks Avios’ Ambitions to Be a ‘Global Currency’

Skift spoke with IAG Loyalty CEO Adam Daniels about the program’s plans to partner with more airlines and other businesses in the loyalty space.

IAG Loyalty CEO Talks Avios’ Ambitions to Be a ‘Global Currency’