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Business Travel

Amazon’s New Remote Work Policy Gives Regional Airlines a Lift

The tech giant’s latest tinkering with office policies will likely chip away further at the legacy carriers' traditional corporate travel volumes.

Amazon’s New Remote Work Policy Gives Regional Airlines a Lift

Coronavirus

U.S. Will Reopen to Vaccinated International Air and Land Travelers Starting November 8

Welcome news for the industry with a firm date in place now. Let the bookings commence.

U.S. Will Reopen to Vaccinated International Air and Land Travelers Starting November 8

Airline Weekly

United Airlines in Talks With Dulles Airport to Make Overdue Concourse Upgrades

United Airlines' Washington Dulles hub may be getting a long-overdue refresh to the tune of a multi-billion dollar concourse replacement. But even with the possibility of federal funds, costs could derail the project that everyone agrees is needed.

United Airlines in Talks With Dulles Airport to Make Overdue Concourse Upgrades

Business Travel

More Resort Operators Tee Up Digital Nomad Spaces in Low Season

Rich pickings from a growing pool of remote workers, but the marketing and storytelling will need to fit the product for it to really take off.

More Resort Operators Tee Up Digital Nomad Spaces in Low Season
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Travel Technology

What the Travel and Hospitality Industry Can Learn From the Digital Retail Boom

The online retail explosion of the past year highlights just how crucial digital, streamlined solutions are to hospitality and travel businesses as they strive to stay ahead in a rapidly transforming landscape.

What the Travel and Hospitality Industry Can Learn From the Digital Retail Boom

Online Travel

Full Video: Expedia CEO Peter Kern at Skift Global Forum 2021

Look for Expedia's vacation rental unit, Vrbo, to keep gaining market share in geographies where it is already strong. But the brand hasn't always been nimble, and it may be missing out opportunities.

Full Video: Expedia CEO Peter Kern at Skift Global Forum 2021

Hotels

The Best of Daily Lodging Report for the Week Ending October 15

Major analysts groups are beginning to settle around the fact the hotel recovery from the pandemic has a giant question mark over it. A faster performance recovery now relies on restructuring and cutting costs to get back to pre-pandemic profits.

The Best of Daily Lodging Report for the Week Ending October 15

Coronavirus

Sydney Takes First Steps to Reopen to Vaccinated Travelers From November 1

Australia's closed-off response to Covid-19 has spared it the massive death count other countries have seen, and a successful vaccination policy for locals and visitors alike could make it the model for future responses.

Sydney Takes First Steps to Reopen to Vaccinated Travelers From November 1

Online Travel

Will User Reviews Impact Sonder’s and Vacasa’s Debuts as Public Companies?

Both Sonder and Vacasa need to clean up customer service issues, but they are probably not so acute as to give investors much pause.

Will User Reviews Impact Sonder’s and Vacasa’s Debuts as Public Companies?

Travel Technology

TripActions Bags $275 Million to Grow Expense Management: Travel Startup Funding This Week

A million dollars isn't cool. You know what's cool? $1.3 billion in funding to date.

TripActions Bags $275 Million to Grow Expense Management: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Tourism

Vaccinated Visitors to UK Will No Longer Have to Take Pricey PCR Covid Tests

One less piece of red tape is being removed for fully vaccinated travelers to the UK. Not only is it good for tourism, but it means more money in visitors' wallets to spend in-country rather than on super expensive tests.

Vaccinated Visitors to UK Will No Longer Have to Take Pricey PCR Covid Tests