Skift Survey: More Evidence of Uber Becoming a Rental Car Replacement

The substitution effect is real, and car rental companies for the first time are beginning to look like transitory businesses.

New Skift Deck: The State of Global Travel 2016

This 137-page Skift deck curates data from every sector of travel and provides a wide sweeping overview of the state of the world’s largest sector and the forces driving it today. This is the State of Travel in 2016.

Skift Survey: Americans Rethink Summer European Travel Plans After Attacks

European travel season isn't looking great this year, with recent terrorist attacks and fears of more coming. Travel brands are bracing for the downturn.

Skift Survey: Nearly 25% of Americans Are Interested in Visiting Cuba Next Year

75 million Americans ready to be marketed to? Travel brands, the time to start spending money on marketing is...now!

No Vacation Nation: 41% of Americans Didn’t Take a Day off in 2015

Even as there is more awareness about benefits of time off, the overworked, under-vacationed, and under-traveled American remains a reality and the travel industry hasn't done much to band together and attempt to change it, despite some efforts by the U.S. Travel Association and brands like MasterCard and Expedia.

Survey: Minority of Americans Want Muslim Tourists Banned From the U.S.

Despite the headlines and the campaign rhetoric, an overwhelming majority of Americans don't want Muslim tourists banned from visiting the United States.

Delta Finally Beats Hawaiian Air for On-Time Performance

After win after win after win, Hawaiian Air had to fall one day. Spirit may well be the lifetime winner of poor performance, though.

How Americans’ Vacation Time Fell Victim to the Internet, Mobile and Corporate Culture

A lot has to change before Americans start vacationing as much they did pre-2000, including a shift in corporate culture that encourages and supports employees taking better care of themselves and their loved ones.

5 Charts That Show Where U.S. Hotels’ Opportunities Are in 2015

Following the state of the U.S. hotel industry is a lot like riding a roller coaster. Visualizing the constant changes through straightforward charts like these is one way to stay on top of things.

4 Key Charts That Show the Rapid Demographic Shifts in Global Tourism

The global tourism map has been redrawn and we're already seeing travel brands feverishly try to break into developing markets at a heightened pace. The question is whether those markets' own hotel and airline competitors will have the gumption to take on that foreign entrenchment.