Articles tagged “miami”

Business Travel

Blueground Sees Short-Term Rental Boost From Those Fleeing Political Turmoil

The proptech startup says its latest Miami opening highlights demand for shorter stay accommodation from those traveling for political reasons, not just contract workers and digital nomads.

Blueground Sees Short-Term Rental Boost From Those Fleeing Political Turmoil

Online Travel

The Great Merging and Other Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, Skift founder and CEO Rafat Ali writes about the blending of work, travel, and personal lives, Ghana's decision to use celebrities to promote tourism emerges as problematic, and the labor shortage in hospitality enhances the need for robots in hotels.

The Great Merging and Other Top Stories This Week

Media and PR

Daily Podcast: Ghana’s Celebrity Tourism Push

Good morning from Skift. It's Tuesday, May 10, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Ghana’s Celebrity Tourism Push

Airlines

Miami’s Global Boom Takes Flight

Miami was the busiest U.S. airport for international traffic in 2021, new data reveals. It's further evidence of rising tides for The Magic City, drawing first from short-haul global travelers, but expected soon to play host to returning long-haulers.

Miami’s Global Boom Takes Flight

Hotels

Hotel Developers Still See Opportunities in Travel’s Crowded Hotspots

Recent moves by MCR, JL Capital, Indian Hotels Company, and Generator show how developers pry their hotels into built-up destinations.

Hotel Developers Still See Opportunities in Travel’s Crowded Hotspots

Coronavirus

Many Miami Beach Visitors Ignore Pandemic Safety Practices

A cost of being known as a party city during a pandemic is having to pay for extra enforcement of mask wearing.

Many Miami Beach Visitors Ignore Pandemic Safety Practices

Tourism

Spring Break Faces Sobering Lockdown as Public Beaches Close in Florida

Right as spring break would normally be at its peak, gatherings of more than ten people were restricted in Miami.

Spring Break Faces Sobering Lockdown as Public Beaches Close in Florida

Meetings

Meeting Planners Weigh In on Trump’s Idea to Hold the G7 Summit at His Miami Resort

The property is definitely large enough, and is located near an international airport. On the other hand, there are major internet security concerns, and the hotel is a little impersonal. Plus, is the political fallout really worth it?

Meeting Planners Weigh In on Trump’s Idea to Hold the G7 Summit at His Miami Resort

Hotels

Airbnb Gets New Power to Inform on Rivals When They Are Scofflaws

Is the Boston-Airbnb settlement, which calls for short-term regulatory platforms to comply with a city ordinance, a model for future agreements? Too soon to tell but what's clear is that the alternative accommodations industry will one day transition from outliers to regulated entities.

Airbnb Gets New Power to Inform on Rivals When They Are Scofflaws

Hotels

Airbnb and Major Landlord Settle Lawsuit Over Subletting Violations

The Miami settlement could have broader implications for Airbnb when other big landlords take it to task for hosts violating their apartment leases. And, it isn't a bad thing for Airbnb to resolve its issues with various regulators and to erase some of these legal irritants when it will likely solicit investors for a 2019 initial public offering.