Skift Daily Briefing

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Short-Term Rentals

Airbnb CEO’s 10-Year, $1 Billion Pay Package

Today's podcast looks at Airbnb CEO's compensation package, TUI's sustainability bonds, and Google's greener travel.

Airbnb CEO’s 10-Year, $1 Billion Pay Package

Tourism

California’s ‘Ultimate Playground’ Campaign

Today's podcast looks at Visit California's new campaign, Certares' new acquisition, and Chinese travelers' favorite destinations.

California’s ‘Ultimate Playground’ Campaign

Hotels

How Marriott and IHG Will Grow in Europe

Today's podcast looks at hotel expansion in Europe, cautious flight plans in the Middle East, and Accor’s India ambitions.

How Marriott and IHG Will Grow in Europe

Airlines

Delta Comes Out of the Gate Strong

Today's podcast looks at Delta's big first quarter, Brazil's delayed visa requirements, and the factors behind corporate travel agency mergers.

Delta Comes Out of the Gate Strong

Hotels

The Big Hotel CEOs Saw $50+ Million Packages in 2023

Today's podcast looks at CEO salaries, Ben Drew's next steps, and a new Boeing whistleblower.

The Big Hotel CEOs Saw $50+ Million Packages in 2023

Airlines

Michelin Has a New Hotel Rating System

Today's podcast looks at Michelin's new ratings, Spirit's next steps, and Europe's short-term rental boost.

Michelin Has a New Hotel Rating System

Airlines

Solar Eclipse’s Impact on Airlines

Today's podcast looks at eclipses' effects on air travel, Amadeus' new partnership, and Alaska's new payment from Boeing.

Solar Eclipse’s Impact on Airlines

Tourism

Brand USA Names New CEO

Today's podcast looks at Brand USA's new leadership, Hilton's new acquisition, and Air India's new loyalty program.

Brand USA Names New CEO

Online Travel

Travel Metasearch’s Big Issues

Today's podcast looks at metasearch and changing consumer habits, United’s next Boeing issue, and an Ohtani tourism boost.

Travel Metasearch’s Big Issues

Short-Term Rentals

Airbnb Makes Changes to Its Cancellation Policies

Today's podcast looks at Airbnb's new weather policies, Marriott's new urban timeshares, and Las Vegas' new route from London.

Airbnb Makes Changes to Its Cancellation Policies