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Tourism

The World’s Most Powerful Passports: Find Out Where Your Country Ranks

Passport rankings are more than just numbers; they show a country's diplomatic power and have real impacts on travel and tourism making them important not just for travelers.

The World’s Most Powerful Passports: Find Out Where Your Country Ranks

Podcasts

Google’s Cookies, AI’s Hype and Turkish Air’s Biz Class Bet

Today's podcast looks at Google's surprising pivot on cookies, industry leaders' disappointment in travel's use of AI, and why Turkish Airlines doesn't believe in premium economy.

Google’s Cookies, AI’s Hype and Turkish Air’s Biz Class Bet

Airlines

Struggling SpiceJet to Raise $358 Million – India Report

SpiceJet has been facing financial and legal issues for years. However, the positive momentum of the Indian aviation industry is keeping it from going bankrupt, and that is what the airline is banking on.

Struggling SpiceJet to Raise $358 Million – India Report

Daily Lodging Report

Timeshare and Casino Earnings Spook Investors

Investors are concerned as Travel + Leisure Co. and Red Rock Resorts reported modest or solid earnings but saw stock declines, reflecting nervousness and a shoot-first-ask-later mentality on Wall Street.

Online Travel

In Major Reversal, Google Will Keep Cookie Trackers. What it Means for Travel Marketers

As a baseball luminary once said, "It ain't over til it's over." Third-party cookies were about to be gone but then they weren't.

In Major Reversal, Google Will Keep Cookie Trackers. What it Means for Travel Marketers

Skift Meetings

Has AI Jumped the Shark?

Shawn Cheng, a seasoned events professional, is throwing some cold water on the AI hype. While the rush to embrace ChatGPT and other AI tools continues, Cheng is taking a more measured approach.

Has AI Jumped the Shark?

Travel Technology

These Travel Tech Execs Push Back on AI Hype for Hotels

These hotel tech execs all believe there are big opportunities for AI, but they also believe that marketers are promoting it in ways that don't make sense.

These Travel Tech Execs Push Back on AI Hype for Hotels

Skift Meetings

Reimagining Luxury Venues for Meetings and Events: New Strategies and Insights

Reimagining Luxury Venues for Meetings and Events: New Strategies and Insights

Daily Lodging Report

H World Reveals $2 Billion Shareholder Return Plan

H World Group approved a three-year, $2 billion shareholder return plan, including dividends and repurchases, effective from July 23.

Business Travel

SAP Concur Top Boss Touts New Business Travel Platform

SAP Concur, the behemoth of corporate travel and expense management, is flexing its muscles. Its new travel booking platform, now widely available in major markets, boasts a sleeker interface and richer content.

SAP Concur Top Boss Touts New Business Travel Platform

Airlines

Why Doesn’t Turkish Airlines Have Premium Economy? We Ask the Chairman

Speaking to Skift, Turkish Airlines chairman Ahmet Bolat explains why he is comfortable defying the direction of travel at most other long-haul airlines.

Why Doesn’t Turkish Airlines Have Premium Economy? We Ask the Chairman