Skift Travel Podcasts

Skift brands publish six different podcasts throughout the month. You can find our complete catalog of podcasts, below, as well as subscribe using your favorite podcast app.

🎧 Skift Daily Briefing

Subscribe to Skift Daily Briefing through your favorite podcast app and listen daily from Tuesday to Friday:
Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Overcast | Google Podcasts

🎧 The Skift Travel Podcast

Subscribe to The Skift Travel Podcast through your favorite podcast app and listen each week:

Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Overcast | Pocket Casts | Google Podcasts | Amazon | RSS

🎧 Skift Ideas

Subscribe to Skift Ideas through your favorite podcast app and listen bi-weekly:
Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Overcast | Google Podcasts | YouTube | RSS

🎧 Airline Weekly Lounge

Subscribe to Airline Weekly Lounge through your favorite podcast app and listen each Friday:

Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Overcast | Pocket Casts | Google Podcasts | Amazon | RSS

🎧 Skift Meetings Podcast

Subscribe to Skift Meetings Podcast through your favorite podcast app and listen each Friday:

Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Overcast | Pocket Casts | Google Podcasts | Amazon | RSS

🎧 The Skift India Travel Podcast

Subscribe to The Skift India Travel Podcast through your favorite podcast app and listen each week:

Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Overcast | Google Podcasts | YouTube | RSS

Airlines

Why Checking In Bags Is More Expensive

Today's podcast looks at the motivation behind increased baggage fees, New York City hotels' boost from short-term rental restrictions, and Jumeirah Group's change in leadership.

Why Checking In Bags Is More Expensive

Hotels

Super Bowl Weekend’s Record Hotel Rates

Today's podcast looks at Super Bowl hotel rates, Boeing’s quality issues, and Ryanair’s plane problems.

Super Bowl Weekend’s Record Hotel Rates

Airline Weekly

Megatrends 2024: Supply Chains and Climate Change

In this special episode, Skift Editor-in-Chief Sarah Kopit is joined by Airlines Editor Gordon Smith and Airline Weekly Senior Analyst Jay Shabat, to discuss some of Skift's most "problematic" Megatrends.

Megatrends 2024: Supply Chains and Climate Change

Tourism

Megatrends 2024: Artificial Intelligence, the Ozempic Era and Extreme Wellness

This week's podcast revolves around three Megatrends: AI's potential in the travel industry, extreme wellness in luxury travel, and the potential impact of weight-loss drugs.

Megatrends 2024: Artificial Intelligence, the Ozempic Era and Extreme Wellness

Skift Meetings

Why Supporting Local Causes Is Better Than Boycotting Destinations

Andre Cholewinski of the American Physical Society champions supporting local causes over boycotting destinations. His forward-thinking approach to responsible event planning fosters positive change without sacrificing community engagement.

Why Supporting Local Causes Is Better Than Boycotting Destinations

Airline Weekly

A Surprise Thai Turnaround

In this week’s episode, Gordon Smith and Jay Shabat discuss how Thai Airways has shaken off its pandemic problems and emerged as one of the world's most profitable carriers.

A Surprise Thai Turnaround

Hotels

Wyndham Results Take a Bit of a Hit

Today's podcast looks at the impact of Choice Hotels on Wyndham's fourth quarter, Expedia Group's controversial ad, and Bali's overtourism prevention tactics.

Wyndham Results Take a Bit of a Hit

Hotels

Marriott Vs. Hilton: What Their Earnings Say

Today's podcast looks at Marriott and Hilton's top annual report takeaways, Airbnb's artificial intelligence pathway to new verticals, and American Express' new largest Centurion Lounge.

Marriott Vs. Hilton: What Their Earnings Say

Online Travel

Airbnb Isn’t Running out of Hosts or Listings

Today's podcast discusses Airbnb’s host bonanza, Marriott’s earnings boost, and Carl Icahn’s JetBlue bet.

Airbnb Isn’t Running out of Hosts or Listings
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Tourism

Inside Saudi Arabia’s Tourism Ambitions

Saudi Arabia wants to welcome 150 million visitors by 2030. In the first episode of a new limited-series podcast, Skift speaks with Saudi Tourism Authority’s Hazim Al-Hazmi about the marketing strategy helping make this happen.

Inside Saudi Arabia’s Tourism Ambitions