Articles tagged “infrastructure”

Online Travel

‘Multiple Indias’: Yatra and MakeMyTrip CEOs Push Travel Industry To Embrace India’s Diversity

The leaders of MakeMyTrip and Yatra Online advocate for a keep-your-head-down approach: understanding India's latest travelers, focusing on customer retention, and embracing the digital landscape without being bogged down by competitors.

‘Multiple Indias’: Yatra and MakeMyTrip CEOs Push Travel Industry To Embrace India’s Diversity
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Tourism

Almosafer’s CEO on Navigating the Future of Saudi Tourism

In rewriting its tourism narrative, Saudi Arabia’s shift towards broader offerings, digital integration, and infrastructure improvements signals a forward-looking approach aimed at tapping into new growth avenues within the global travel industry.

Almosafer’s CEO on Navigating the Future of Saudi Tourism

Tourism

Union Budget Wish-List Includes Visa-Waivers and Tax Breaks: India Report

Many of the demands from the travel industry echo sentiments from previous years. Will 2024 finally be the year the government takes action and makes changes that match the industry's evolving needs?

Union Budget Wish-List Includes Visa-Waivers and Tax Breaks: India Report

Tourism

Visa Delays Will Cost the U.S. $12 Billion in Lost Spending in 2023

Today's edition of Skift's daily podcast looks closer at bad tourism signs in the U.S., Air France-KLM's SAS investment, and United Airlines' new planes.

Visa Delays Will Cost the U.S. $12 Billion in Lost Spending in 2023

Airlines

United Airlines’ Big Weather Headaches

Today's edition of Skift's daily podcast looks closer at United's weather headaches, U.S. ground transport, and hotel tech innovations.

United Airlines’ Big Weather Headaches

Hotels

MGM CEO: U.S. Needs to Fix Roads, Not Just Airports, to Boost Tourism

MGM's top boss Bill Hornbuckle is head and shoulders above his predecessor in leadership skills. He argues persuasively that the U.S. infrastructure boom is too focused on airports, while repairs to ground transportation are snarled in delays.

MGM CEO: U.S. Needs to Fix Roads, Not Just Airports, to Boost Tourism

Tourism

Uganda Upgrades Airfields at National Parks to Increase Tourism

Ugandan authorities believe that the upgraded airfields will contribute to a major tourism boom at its national parks. But they still need to make more infrastructure improvements to see the visitor surge they envision.

Uganda Upgrades Airfields at National Parks to Increase Tourism

Tourism

A New Bridge to the Future for Travel in Croatia

Thanks to the Pelješac Bridge, Croatia gained a new tourist attraction, investment, and a faster link between its mainland and southern islands. And against apocalyptic predictions, Bosnia and Herzegovina seems to have come out on top as well.

A New Bridge to the Future for Travel in Croatia

Online Travel

Guest-Friendly, Transparent Hotel Pricing

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at new ways to book hotels online, Hong Kong's tourism hit, and the $1 billion deal for U.S. airports.

Guest-Friendly, Transparent Hotel Pricing

Business Travel

Airbnb-Like Startup for Blue Collar Workers Boosted by U.S. Infrastructure Spend

Millions more essential workers could be hitting the road in the coming years, thanks to Joe Biden’s $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill. And that’s a lot of bookings for all travel companies, if they're prepared to do their homework early on.

Airbnb-Like Startup for Blue Collar Workers  Boosted by U.S. Infrastructure Spend