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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

Daily Lodging Report

Choice Hotels Unveils Renovations for Radisson and Radisson Blu

Choice Hotels International is refreshing over 50 properties in its Radisson and Radisson Blu brands with contemporary designs and personalized service, featuring Scandinavian-inspired minimalist styles.

Tourism

Fifth Tourist Dies in Greek Heatwave – Can European Destinations Do More to Prepare?

A fifth tourist has died due to high temperatures in Greece this month. The country is acting quickly to close down popular attractions. But this is only the start of the summer, and Southern European cities are likely to face one climate-related disaster after the next.

Fifth Tourist Dies in Greek Heatwave – Can European Destinations Do More to Prepare?

Online Travel

Euro 2024: Asian Travelers Head to Germany

Forget the TV screen — new-age Asian travelers want to be pitch-side cheering their favorite team.

Euro 2024: Asian Travelers Head to Germany

Daily Lodging Report

Hilton Garden Inn to Expand in China

Hilton plans to open around two dozen new Hilton Garden Inn hotels in China over the next year, including locations in Beijing, Nanjing, Chengdu, Chengde, and Jinan.