Skift Global Forum 2022 Highlights

Skift Global Forum — the flagship global conference on the business of travel — returned in September 2022 as a full scale in-person event in New York City and broadcast online globally.

Transport

Full Video: Waze CEO Neha Parikh at Skift Global Forum 2022

Waze, owned by Google, has huge potential to change the way cities move, as they place a renewed focus on mobility and community. Watch CEO Neha Parikh explain why the technology is much more than a navigation app.

Full Video: Waze CEO Neha Parikh at Skift Global Forum 2022

Online Travel

Full Video: Expedia Group CEO Peter Kern at Skift Global Forum 2022

This is your chance to watch Peter Kern, Expedia Group's CEO, share his views on stage with Skift founder and CEO Rafat Ali — no stone left unturned exploring the current state of online travel.

Full Video: Expedia Group CEO Peter Kern at Skift Global Forum 2022

Skift Meetings

Inside Skift Global Forum 2022

It is only natural that a company like Skift has a dynamic event that reflects its brand ethos. 

Inside Skift Global Forum 2022

Short-Term Rentals

Full Video: Airbnb CEO at Skift Global Forum 2022

Don't miss Airbnb co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky in one of his most comprehensive sit-downs ever, on stage at Skift Global Forum with Skift founder and CEO Rafat Ali. Watch as he talks about why the future of travel may be potatoes (joke) and why performance marketing is like a drug (no joke).

Full Video: Airbnb CEO at Skift Global Forum 2022

Tourism

3 Unique Travel Insights From Skift Global Forum

Two information-packed days in New York City, hundreds of ideas. Here's the lowdown on three sub-themes that caught our eye.

3 Unique Travel Insights From Skift Global Forum

Skift Meetings

Connection at Meetings and Events a Focus of Skift Global Forum

According to industry experts featured at Skift Global Forum, groups will meet in more second and third-tier cities with the main goal being to connect.

Connection at Meetings and Events a Focus of Skift Global Forum

Announcements

Accelerating the Transition to Net Zero Travel: New Skift-McKinsey Research

There is a lot of talk, and a lot of good intentions. Despite this, many travel companies are struggling to put net zero targets into practice. A new report by Skift Research, in partnership with McKinsey & Co., provides four strategies for travel companies to put words into actions.

Accelerating the Transition to Net Zero Travel: New Skift-McKinsey Research

Online Travel

Expedia CEO Sees Plenty of Room Left for Growth in Online Travel

Expedia Group CEO Peter Kern is correct that there is a whole big world out there with lots of opportunities for online travel companies to grow. Don't count out Expedia prematurely.

Expedia CEO Sees Plenty of Room Left for Growth in Online Travel

Hotels

Potato Head Finds a Balance in Sustainability in Bali

Potato Head offers a deeper approach rooted in Bali traditions of "duality" when it comes to its sustainability efforts. Take notice, travel industry.

Potato Head Finds a Balance in Sustainability in Bali

Short-Term Rentals

Airbnb CEO Vows to Bring New Focus to Experiences

Airbnb's Brian Chesky may be over-estimating how many people will work from home in the future "glued" to their laptop screens. But the world has changed — for sure — and travel patterns have been altered as well, with new demand for experiences.

Airbnb CEO Vows to Bring New Focus to Experiences