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Announcing the Inaugural Skift Aviation Forum on Nov. 18–19 in Dallas-Fort Worth

Announcing the Inaugural Skift Aviation Forum on Nov. 18–19 in Dallas-Fort Worth

Rafat Ali, Skift

Skift Aviation Forum will focus on the key global trends as well as the leaders creating and defining the future of air travel. The event will bring together airline CEOs, airport executives, and leadership from across the ecosystem — online travel agencies, travel tech, travel agents, original equipment manufacturers, lessors, and hospitality — to take a deep dive into the issues facing aviation.

1 month ago

Skift Forum Europe Preview: Black Tomato Leads the Charge on the Mindful Travel Movement

Skift Forum Europe Preview: Black Tomato Leads the Charge on the Mindful Travel Movement

Leslie Barrie, Skift

As long as luxury travelers continue to want one-of-a-kind experiences, companies like Black Tomato will likely find success delivering these rare, transformational itineraries.

1 month ago

Skift Forum Europe Preview: Booking.com’s Top Marketing Exec Vows to Unify Messaging

Skift Forum Europe Preview: Booking.com’s Top Marketing Exec Vows to Unify Messaging

Dennis Schaal, Skift

There's a ton of pressure on Booking.com's new chief marketing officer, especially given the fact that his boss said a few months ago that the brand's creative hasn't been up to par. The company wants to lean into brand marketing, but that means there has to be some stellar advertising to lean into. See the challenge?

2 months ago

Skift Forum Europe Preview: Accor Accelerates Luxury Growth to Stay Ahead of the Pack

Skift Forum Europe Preview: Accor Accelerates Luxury Growth to Stay Ahead of the Pack

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Accor's transformation over the past few years has been remarkable, but now it's facing a new challenge in Europe from the likes of Oyo. Can its accelerating development of upscale brands help offset growing competition in the midrange and economy sectors?

2 months ago

Skift Forums 2020: Tickets Now on Sale

Skift Forums 2020: Tickets Now on Sale

Rafat Ali, Skift

We have a lot in store for 2020. Join us at one (or more) of our forums this year in Madrid, Singapore, and New York City.

4 months ago

Travel’s Green Revolution Remains a Work in Progress

Travel’s Green Revolution Remains a Work in Progress

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

We're at the beginning of a period of long-term change toward more sustainable business practices from members of the global travel industry. Executives who take a proactive approach will be rewarded for not just being ahead of the curve but doing the right thing.

7 months ago

How Carnival Grapples With Cruise Overtourism and Sustainability

How Carnival Grapples With Cruise Overtourism and Sustainability

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

A little bit of cognitive dissonance going on here​?​ ​Carnival CEO Arnold Donald ​talked up the cruise line's obligation to its customers while explaining away a $20 million penalty it paid with the U.S. government for secret illegal pollution.

7 months ago

Discounted Group Rates Now Available for Skift Global Forum 2019

Discounted Group Rates Now Available for Skift Global Forum 2019

Rafat Ali, Skift

The more the merrier at our largest event of the year. You can save big by registering with a group today.

9 months ago

Startup Rates Now Available for Skift Global Forum 2019

Startup Rates Now Available for Skift Global Forum 2019

Rafat Ali, Skift

We believe our conferences can be a catalyst for great ideas. That’s why we offer discounted tickets to startup companies looking to learn from and network with the industry's top innovators. Apply now.

9 months ago

Skift Tech Forum: Marriott Sees Google as Effective Add-On to Direct Channels

Skift Tech Forum: Marriott Sees Google as Effective Add-On to Direct Channels

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Attribute-based reservations may go nowhere or they could transform the way people shop for hotel rooms in coming years. Marriott's Stephanie Linnartz believes consumers like the increased control they get when booking rooms with specific features.

10 months ago

Startup Rates Now Available for Skift Tech Forum

Startup Rates Now Available for Skift Tech Forum

Rafat Ali, Skift

We always offer discount rates for startups to attend our Skift Forums, and today we're opening applications for Skift Tech Forum. Take advantage of our lowest startup price to date.

10 months ago

United President Warns New Low-Cost Carriers Can’t Control Their Business Model

United President Warns New Low-Cost Carriers Can’t Control Their Business Model

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Network airlines have long sought to drive out low-cost carriers by matching fares in certain markets. But now, equipped with basic economy fares and other options, United Airlines' Kirby vows to match the fares of new entrants in a much more rigorous way.

11 months ago