Upgrades Disappear as Airlines Make Smaller Improvements — Skift Business Traveler

Although you may be stuck in the middle seat — hey, look — there's free in-flight entertainment.

Interview: UNWTO Secretary-General on the World-Changing Power of Travel

If you want to understand what's happening right now in global tourism, the first person you should listen to is the UNWTO's Taleb Rifai.

Miami’s Wynwood Neighborhood Is Taking a Brutal Tourism Hit Due to Zika Fears

Maybe a silver lining to Zika's toll on Wynwood is that the district is getting a huge amount of global press that could pay off when everything is back to normal.

5 New Travel Startups That Make the Connection Between Mapping and Travel

Maps are more important than ever as location-aware travel technology depends on them and travelers around the world venture into newer and more localized places that aren’t always familiar tour stops.

Event Planners Try to Understand Mobile Devices and Security

The meetings and event industry desperately needs to break down all of its silos so members in all of the different segments have access to a greater breadth of industry insight at a global level.

Business Travelers Value Passenger Experience While Travel Managers Prefer Discounts

Travelers and their travel managers don't always agree on the most important preferences when flying. But most travel managers, for some reason, don't use formal tools to receive traveler feedback. Perhaps the gaps could be narrowed with more engagement between travel managers and travelers.

Latin America’s Top 20 Hotel Brands: Spotlight on Mexico

In Mexico, Latin America's largest hotel market is expected to keep on growing, thanks in part to the country being boosted by the U.S. economy.

Hostelworld Group Continues Shift From Multi to Single Brand

Increasing higher-margin bookings and focusing on growing your strongest brand seems a sensible approach when you are competing in a crowded market.

American Airlines’ New Ad Campaign Wants to Humanize the Airline

American has gone more high-end with its new advertising campaign.

Marriott-Starwood Delay and 4 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

These are the hospitality trends we were talking about this week.