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Daily Lodging Report

Marriott Opens Its First Mexican All-Inclusive Luxury Hotel

This is the first Mexican property for Marriott's five-year old all-inclusive luxury push. 

Online Travel

Chase Travel Is Growing as Fast as Booking Holdings But Faces ‘Headwinds’

If a soft economy is causing luxury travelers to limit their discretionary spending, that's sour news for Chase Travel in the short term. But over the long term, Chase Travel and some of its banking peers are trending upwards in travel.

Chase Travel Is Growing as Fast as Booking Holdings But Faces ‘Headwinds’

Airlines

JetBlue’s Latest Bid For Growth: A Codeshare With British Airways

If approved, the codeshare would be JetBlue’s most significant partnership since a federal judge struck down the Northeast Alliance.

JetBlue’s Latest Bid For Growth: A Codeshare With British Airways

Skift Meetings

New Orleans Convention Center Headquarters Hotel in the Works

New Orleans is one step closer to getting a new headquarters hotel across the street from the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Construction is slated to start on a new 1,000-room Omni next year. 

New Orleans Convention Center Headquarters Hotel in the Works

Travel Technology

ChatGPT, Google, and Meta Want to Own Your Next Trip

OpenAI, Google, and Meta all envision their chatbots as being digital assistants for travel and more. They're not perfect yet, but they're getting closer.

ChatGPT, Google, and Meta Want to Own Your Next Trip

Tourism

Beaches and Rural Destinations Popular for Memorial Day Vacation Rentals

It may not be surprising that beach destinations are a popular choice to ring in the summer, but rustic stays are also of interest.

Beaches and Rural Destinations Popular for Memorial Day Vacation Rentals

Skift Meetings

The State of Destination Selection in 2024

Destination experts share their view from the frontline. We remain in a seller's market, demand remains strong, but there are plenty of challenges ahead.

The State of Destination Selection in 2024

Tourism

Indian Travelers Hit New Spending Peak: How Much They Spent Overseas

Of course, we know that Indians are traveling more than ever, but nothing like statistics to highlight just how significant travel spending has become.

Indian Travelers Hit New Spending Peak: How Much They Spent Overseas

Airlines

IndiGo is Launching Business Class by Year-End — Here’s What We Know

With a business class configuration, is it still possible to call IndiGo a low-cost carrier?

IndiGo is Launching Business Class by Year-End — Here’s What We Know

Skift Research

Debunking the Myth of Vacation Rental Consumer Fatigue

Don't panic over vacation rental rants online! Our research reveals these are growing pains, but not a sign of doom. Travelers still like vacation rentals for the space, affordability, and convenience they offer. This unique blend ensures continued popularity among travelers.

Debunking the Myth of Vacation Rental Consumer Fatigue

Daily Lodging Report

Oyo in Talks to Raise up to $90 Million

Oyo is seeking to raise $80-$90 million from InCred's family offices at a reduced valuation to pay off debt and refile for an IPO.