Articles tagged “cities”

Smaller Cities Win Bigger Events by Trying Harder

Smaller Cities Win Bigger Events by Trying Harder

Allan Leibowitz, Skift

A combination of small-city hospitality, modern facilities, a collaborative approach, and an effort to show off individuality is winning over event organizers who tend to select big cities for their conferences.

3 months ago

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Introducing Skift Cities: How Destinations Are Evolving to Create the Future of Meetings

Introducing Skift Cities: How Destinations Are Evolving to Create the Future of Meetings

Matt Heidkamp

We’re launching a new platform that examines the evolving role of cities as collision spaces for knowledge, creativity, and new ideas, and what that means for meetings and destinations.

4 months ago

Event Planners Look Outside Major Cities for Savings and Variety

Event Planners Look Outside Major Cities for Savings and Variety

Allan Leibowitz, Skift

Traditional conference cities are still the default choice for events organizers, but rising costs and strained capacity are making secondary cities more appealing. And some are working hard to show their unique benefits.

4 months ago

The 20 Most Popular Cities for International Travelers

The 20 Most Popular Cities for International Travelers

Dan Peltier, Skift

There will likely be many changes to this ranking as 2016 numbers are finalized as some of the most-visited cities experienced weaker currencies or violence last year. Keep in mind, however, that some of these cities base their data on airport arrivals who don't actually step foot from the airport and experience the destination.

2 years ago

Skift Global Forum Preview: SilverRail Founder on the Future of Smarter Transportation

Skift Global Forum Preview: SilverRail Founder on the Future of Smarter Transportation

Patrick Whyte, Skift

At the moment, travelling anywhere mostly requires the use of multiple companies on multiple apps, but what if there was another way? Every part of a potential journey is now connected up to the Web so the next logical step is to bring all these steps together in one place.

3 years ago

3 Charts Showing World’s Most-Visited Cities by International Travelers

3 Charts Showing World’s Most-Visited Cities by International Travelers

Dan Peltier, Skift

Cities are the focus of future travel trends and can offer travelers diversified experiences. Some of the planet's fastest-growing cities are in China and India.

3 years ago

Google Launches Sidewalk Labs to Improve Urban Life

Google Launches Sidewalk Labs to Improve Urban Life

Associated Press

A former Bloomberg executive will run the city-improvement focused Sidewalk Labs. Sounds like a thing for former NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg, who has engaged with city planners at home and abroad.

4 years ago

London Will Again Be the Most Popular City for International Visitors in 2015

London Will Again Be the Most Popular City for International Visitors in 2015

Joyce Manalo, Skift

Another year reveals that arrivals and visitor growth in Asia continues to be the real story of international travel.

4 years ago

The End of Travel, Part 2: Tech Innovations Behind the Rise of Smart Mobility

The End of Travel, Part 2: Tech Innovations Behind the Rise of Smart Mobility

William EL Kaim, Skift

The tech, data and platform changes enabling the daily travel and transport innovations we're all benefiting from now. The mobility era is the era of digital intermediation offered through digital platforms.

4 years ago

New Series: The End of Travel and the Rise of the Smart Mobility Era

New Series: The End of Travel and the Rise of the Smart Mobility Era

William EL Kaim, Skift

We are entering a new mobility era with new players emerging and disrupting travel from the “last mile” up to domestic and regional travel. Mobility providers and aggregators are starting to disrupt the industry by conquering cities, one by one, and aggregating all mode of transportations using digital platforms.

4 years ago

54 Cities That Beat New York City and London for Business Travel

54 Cities That Beat New York City and London for Business Travel

Jason Karaian, Quartz

Access to outdoors with little risk of crime or congestion makes many cities in Australia, Europe and Canada more attractive for business meetings and networking than the world's biggest business hubs.

5 years ago

Cities In Motion: 10 Gorgeous Videos That Show How Cities Should Be Marketed

Cities In Motion: 10 Gorgeous Videos That Show How Cities Should Be Marketed

Rafat Ali, Skift

Capturing the dailyness of city life, especially street life, is an art that's surely underexploited. These videos show some ways it could be done.

5 years ago