Articles tagged “skift 5”

How the Travel Industry Has Changed in 5 Years

How the Travel Industry Has Changed in 5 Years

Jason Clampet, Skift

We can’t imagine a better five years to begin with. And we look forward to the many more ahead.

1 month ago

25 Best Tourism Board Websites in the World in 2017

25 Best Tourism Board Websites in the World in 2017

Dan Peltier, Skift

The best tourism websites in the business in 2017 are emphasizing user-generated content from platforms like Instagram and doubling down on video to make destinations seem more real rather than a part of a traveler's imagination.

2 months ago

Channel Shock: The Future of Travel Distribution

Channel Shock: The Future of Travel Distribution

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

The global distribution systems aren't going anywhere. Innovation, however, is happening in the margins of the travel distribution marketplace, with airlines seeking to regain control of their destiny.

2 months ago

Travelers Love Spunky Norwegian Air. But What About Investors?

Travelers Love Spunky Norwegian Air. But What About Investors?

Brian Sumers, Skift

Norwegian wins lots of awards, and they're well-deserved. But investors aren't sure the carrier will produce major profits any time soon. The problem? It may be growing too quickly.

2 months ago

Barcelona Overtourism: Airbnb and Short-Term Rentals

Barcelona Overtourism: Airbnb and Short-Term Rentals

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Tourist apartments are an integral part of Barcelona's tourism industry today so it is time both parties step beyond the limitations of permits and legal claims to seek a holistic approach that protects residents' quality of life while also housing visitors.

2 months ago

Airbnb’s Road to an IPO: Everything You Could Possibly Need to Know

Airbnb’s Road to an IPO: Everything You Could Possibly Need to Know

Deanna Ting, Skift

We all know Airbnb will go public someday — it's just a question of when. When will it finally be ready — and what does the company need to do before it does?

2 months ago

A Brief History of Personality-Driven Luxury Travel Companies

A Brief History of Personality-Driven Luxury Travel Companies

Samantha Shankman, Skift

These four entrepreneurs took the first steps toward what would become modern adventure and luxury travel, and their first-hand accounts hold lessons — and entertainment — for all those who followed in their wake.

2 months ago

Launching Skift Lens Documentary Unit

Launching Skift Lens Documentary Unit

Jason Clampet, Skift

We’ve had our gaze on the travel industry for the past five years, and now we turn that view into moving pictures with our new Skift Lens series of documentary reports.

2 months ago

Documentary: Barcelona and the Trials of 21st Century Overtourism

Documentary: Barcelona and the Trials of 21st Century Overtourism

Samantha Shankman, Skift

We’re excited to go deep into one of the more pressing issues in travel today in our first ever original short film.

2 months ago

On Skift Turning Five and the Magic of Showing Up Every Day

On Skift Turning Five and the Magic of Showing Up Every Day

Rafat Ali, Skift

"Great nations start stoic and die epicurean." Curiosity + Constraints, the Skift formula in the last five years.

2 months ago