Articles tagged “deep dives”

Business Travel

How Luxury Travel Is Leading the Recovery: A Skift Deep Dive

We could all use a splurge after what we've been through. That's why upscale leisure travel is starting to sprint ahead for a phased, market-by-market recovery.

How Luxury Travel Is Leading the Recovery: A Skift Deep Dive

Tourism

The Complicated Business of Saving Elephant Tourism: A Skift Deep Dive

Given the complexity of Asian elephant tourism, it's natural for rifts to form. A lot of people want to do the right thing, but there are many issues that are still up in the air — and a lot of business is at stake.

The Complicated Business of Saving Elephant Tourism: A Skift Deep Dive

Airlines

The Rise of Smart Airports: A Skift Deep Dive

After years of being stuck in the past, new "smart" airports are embracing technology and data to improve the experience for both passengers and vendors. But progress is still slow, widening the gap between cutting-edge and archaic facilities. What's needed? More vision, less bureaucracy.

The Rise of Smart Airports: A Skift Deep Dive

Cruises

The Cruise Industry Will Soon Face Its Strictest Pollution Standard Yet: Can Anyone Enforce It?

Everyone — even cruise line executives — agrees that the air pollution the industry generates needs to be reduced. But a closer look at how cruise ships are regulated leaves little confidence that a new global standard to reduce disease-causing sulfur emissions can be adequately enforced.

The Cruise Industry Will Soon Face Its Strictest Pollution Standard Yet: Can Anyone Enforce It?

Overtourism

The Rise and Fall of Iceland’s Tourism Miracle

Life has changed for Icelanders as the country's tourism industry faces a slump. While many are looking at the change as an opportunity to reassess their business, the widespread decline of tourism across the country presents intractable problems.

The Rise and Fall of Iceland’s Tourism Miracle

Tourism

Are Cultural Tours Built on Exploitation?

Cultural tours to communities of color involve many parties: travel advisors, tour operators, service providers, travelers themselves, and more. So who's responsible for making sure that a trip to an indigenous community or a historically black neighborhood is carried out ethically?

Are Cultural Tours Built on Exploitation?

Overtourism

How Bad Will It Get When Overtourism Meets Climate Change?

The effects of climate change and overtourism on global destinations will converge over the course of the coming decades. Leaders need to start planning now for a world defined by overcrowding and limited resources.

How Bad Will It Get When Overtourism Meets Climate Change?

Online Travel

Skift Top Travel Startups to Watch 2019

We’ve pinpointed 25 of the most promising venture-backed travel companies. Check out our list to find a useful partner for your business.

Skift Top Travel Startups to Watch 2019

Business Travel

Inside the Clubby Business of Government Travel: A Skift Deep Dive

Navigating the world of government travel is so complex that it's hard for outside companies to handle it. And even if they can, opportunities are slim for getting big contracts with tens of billions of dollars up for grabs.

Inside the Clubby Business of Government Travel: A Skift Deep Dive

Hotels

Hotels Have a Problem With Plastics: A Skift Deep Dive

The hotel industry is just waking up to the problem of plastic waste, but this is a two-way street. Hotels rely on this convenient, affordable material just as much as travelers do. The real struggle is turning newfound global awareness and municipal legislation into swift action.

Hotels Have a Problem With Plastics: A Skift Deep Dive