Articles tagged “infrastructure”

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

Airlines

U.S. Airports, Railroads Prep for Influx of $1 Trillion in Infrastructure Funds

President Biden's more than $1 trillion infrastructure plan provides an unseen-for-decades investment in U.S. transportation. But achieving its lofty goals could pose new challenges, which is something former President Obama knows well after partisan politics stymied some of his infrastructure ambitions.

U.S. Airports, Railroads Prep for Influx of  $1 Trillion in Infrastructure Funds

Airlines

Airports, Railways Will Get Boost From Approved $1 Trillion Infrastructure Package

At long last, U.S. President Biden can sign his hard-fought $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill. The measure will make a historic investment in hard infrastructure, including airport and rail projects that many say will boost the travel industry.

Airports, Railways Will Get Boost From Approved $1 Trillion Infrastructure Package

Rail

Las Vegas High-Speed Rail Line Next in U.S. if Brightline Gets Its Way

Brightline wants to make sure that private companies have equal access to the billions of dollars in new passenger rail funds proposed by President "Amtrak Joe" Biden. That could allow the railroad to speed up work on the country's next high-speed rail line between Las Vegas and Southern California.

Las Vegas High-Speed Rail Line Next in U.S. if Brightline Gets Its Way

Rail

President Biden Touts Amtrak’s Low Climate Impact on the Railway’s 50th Anniversary

U.S. lawmakers have been alarmingly indifferent about infrastructure for years. The pandemic appears to have provided the political will to change that, but the climate crisis is also a factor. The president used Amtrak Friday to make his case.

President Biden Touts Amtrak’s Low Climate Impact on the Railway’s 50th Anniversary

Rail

Amtrak Prepares for Close-Up When the Oscars Go Live at L.A.’s Union Station

When jet-setting Hollywood chooses a train station, yes, a train station, for its biggest night of the year, you know the rail industry is having its 15 minutes in the limelight. Oscars buzz can be short-lived. Amtrak and its biggest fan at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue hope that isn't the case this year.

Amtrak Prepares for Close-Up When the Oscars Go Live at L.A.’s Union Station

Airlines

3 Big Upsides for Travel From President Biden’s Infrastructure Plan

The years of infrastructure week memes are finally over with President Biden's $2 trillion proposal to upgrade and green America's infrastructure. But with battle lines already forming, can he get the package over the line in Congress?

3 Big Upsides for Travel From President Biden’s Infrastructure Plan

Airlines

U.S. Airlines, Railways and Car Drivers Struggle With Antiquated Infrastructure

U.S. politicians agree on little. But there's consensus the country must improve its infrastructure. Now lawmakers need to get serious about spending money.

U.S. Airlines, Railways and Car Drivers Struggle With Antiquated Infrastructure

Tourism

Genoa Eyes Comeback by Rebuilding Famous Bridge

Genoa is on track for a comeback after the shocking collapse last summer of the Morandi bridge, once hailed as an engineering feat. The irony is the rebuilding of the bridge may be the impetus needed to revive the Italian town whose city airport is losing passengers and hotel owners are feeling scared.

Genoa Eyes Comeback by Rebuilding Famous Bridge