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Skift Live Coverage

Coverage of Skift's online and in-person events.

Coverage of Skift's online and in-person events. Learn about future events at live.skift.com

Short-Term Rentals

Behind Sonder’s Multi-Pronged Tech Approach to Sell More Rooms

The self-proclaimed next-generation hospitality company has a finely tuned strategy, but it may be a slow-burner as profits continue to be elusive.

Behind Sonder’s Multi-Pronged Tech Approach to Sell More Rooms

Short-Term Rentals

Bosses of Futurestay and Evolve Split Over Best Strategies for Short-Term Rental Owners

Myriad ways exist for hosts to build their short-term rental businesses. And if the choices are complex today, just wait for the rush of new vendors and operators seeing gold in them hills.

Bosses of Futurestay and Evolve Split Over Best Strategies for Short-Term Rental Owners
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Hotels

Hoteliers Clash Over Durability of Changed Traveler Stay Patterns

It's clear that when Covid outbreak spikes diminish, travel will not revert to precisely how it was before. There will be winners and losers when cities and borders reopen.

Hoteliers Clash Over Durability of Changed Traveler Stay Patterns

Business Travel

When a Corporate Travel Booking Lasts for Years

A new generation of apartment-booking platforms want to throw out industry terms like "short-term rentals" and "leases." They simply call it living, and they’re now after corporate business.

When a Corporate Travel Booking Lasts for Years

Short-Term Rentals

Marriott Homes & Villas to Target Meetings and Retreats

Homes & Villas by Marriott International has carved out a differentiated offering in some respects, and it is trying to grow while sticking with the formula that brought it to where it is.

Marriott Homes & Villas to Target Meetings and Retreats

Hotels

Standard International’s New CEO on Lifestyle as Part of the DNA

The hotel group is operationally ready to do away with Covid modifications like QR codes and housekeeping upon request, according to Amber Asher, because guests crave full-service hospitality once again.

Standard International’s New CEO on Lifestyle as Part of the DNA

Hotels

Selina Co-Founder on New ‘Inside-the-Box’ Thinking for Hospitality

Human connections are as important as Wi-Fi connections, and each will inspire the output of today’s — and tomorrow’s — digital nomads.

Selina Co-Founder on New ‘Inside-the-Box’ Thinking for Hospitality

Hotels

Kayak CEO on Gaining a Meta Advantage in Guest Experience

Perhaps the big hotel chains will learn that high tech doesn't have to mean a lack of hospitality and a guest experience devoid of personality.

Kayak CEO on Gaining a Meta Advantage in Guest Experience

Tourism

Loyalty Meets a Newly Conscious Traveler for Post-Pandemic Resets

Loyalty programs helped brands engage with customers during pandemic lockdowns. But now they need to evolve, and travel companies need to not only decipher what today’s traveler wants, but also how to factor in sustainability in a meaningful way.

Loyalty Meets a Newly Conscious Traveler for Post-Pandemic Resets

Online Travel

Full Video: Expedia for Business President at Skift Forum Europe 2022

Despite challenges caused by the war in Ukraine, Europe's tourism recovery is expected to continue this summer and Expedia for Business is poised to take advantage of the surge in demand. In this video, its president Ariane Gorin explains why she's bullish about this summer and provides information about future plans.

Full Video: Expedia for Business President at Skift Forum Europe 2022