Articles tagged “skift global forum”

Skift Global Forum Preview: Princess Cruises Is Evolving With History in Mind

Skift Global Forum Preview: Princess Cruises Is Evolving With History in Mind

Hannah Sampson , Skift

Princess Cruises has a long history and widespread awareness, but the cruise line knows it can't rest on the past. President Jan Swartz talks about innovation, authenticity, and why diversity in leadership is good for business.

2 days ago

Keynote Announced: Ricardo Rosselló, Governor of Puerto Rico, at Skift Global Forum’s Opening Event

Keynote Announced: Ricardo Rosselló, Governor of Puerto Rico, at Skift Global Forum’s Opening Event

Rafat Ali, Skift

We are honored to have Ricardo Rosselló, Governor of Puerto Rico, as our keynote speaker for the Skift Global Forum opening event on September 26. Don't miss this special evening!

3 days ago

Skift Global Forum Preview: Why Ovation Is Embarking on a New Elite Luxury Brand

Skift Global Forum Preview: Why Ovation Is Embarking on a New Elite Luxury Brand

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Jack Ezon of Ovation’s leisure business is starting Embark, a luxury agency with an unusual business structure. In this Q&A, Ezon shares how agents can thrive in the digital era, the biggest problem facing the travel industry, and why he hires so many millennials.

4 days ago

Skift Global Forum Preview: Airbnb’s Greg Greeley on Building a Travel Superbrand

Skift Global Forum Preview: Airbnb’s Greg Greeley on Building a Travel Superbrand

Deanna Ting, Skift

Can lightning strike twice for Airbnb when it comes to disrupting the travel industry and accommodations as we know it? Whether it does (or not), the company's head of homes, Greg Greeley, will play a huge role in determining the company's future and its ability to become that superbrand of travel.

6 days ago

Who Will You Meet At Skift Global Forum?

Who Will You Meet At Skift Global Forum?

Rafat Ali, Skift

Only 17 Skift Global Forum seats are still available, and I want you to be there! Join me next week and I promise that you'll leave invigorated and inspired.

6 days ago

Skift Global Forum Networking Mobile App Now Available

Skift Global Forum Networking Mobile App Now Available

Rafat Ali, Skift

Skift Global Forum will gather 1,100+ attendees from 40+ countries in New York. Using the brand new mobile app, you can begin messaging and scheduling meetings with all attendees. If you haven't yet, register today for access!

1 week ago

Skift Global Forum Preview: How Puerto Rico Made Tragedy an Opportunity for Its Tourism

Skift Global Forum Preview: How Puerto Rico Made Tragedy an Opportunity for Its Tourism

Dan Peltier, Skift

While many headlines continue to depict Puerto Rico in tragic terms, and there certainly are plenty of areas that are still struggling, many hotels and restaurants are back on their feet and better than before Maria. The island's tourism industry is on its way to real change as it tries to put the hurricane behind it.

1 week ago

Skift Forum Preview: TripAdvisor CEO Shrugs Off Advertising Slump as a Blip

Skift Forum Preview: TripAdvisor CEO Shrugs Off Advertising Slump as a Blip

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Here's an unorthodox thought in business: TripAdvisor CEO Steve Kaufer knows that the company's value proposition for its customers can remain strong even when the financials face difficulties every once in a while. That's a truism that sometimes gets lost when pundits focus merely on stock price variations.

2 weeks ago

Skift Global Forum Preview: Why the Internet Didn’t Kill Off Travel Agents

Skift Global Forum Preview: Why the Internet Didn’t Kill Off Travel Agents

Patrick Whyte, Skift

The travel agent still exists for a reason. Despite having the option, plenty of people don't want to do it on their own, and are happy to get someone else to make plans — even if it costs more.

2 weeks ago

A Look Back at Skift Global Forum Through the Years

A Look Back at Skift Global Forum Through the Years

Rafat Ali, Skift

Skift Global Forum has seen incredible growth since its inception in 2014, and I'm blown away by the level of participation and genuine support each year. With our fifth conference just about 2 weeks away, I'm taking a look back on how far we've come.

2 weeks ago

Skift Global Forum Preview: Giving Locals the Power to Be Storytellers

Skift Global Forum Preview: Giving Locals the Power to Be Storytellers

Dan Peltier, Skift

History is often written by the conquerors, as the saying goes. In tourism, stories of places are often told by companies that aren't considering some of the most important voices from locals. Baraka is bringing some of these voices out of the shadows.

2 weeks ago

Skift Global Forum Announces Refill Not Landfill Partnership

Skift Global Forum Announces Refill Not Landfill Partnership

Rafat Ali, Skift

A single bottle with a lifespan of only three years, can replace as many as 4,380 plastic bottles. It's no joke that every individual can do their part to help reduce waste, so we're taking action at Skift Global Forum.

3 weeks ago