Articles tagged “skift”

Video: Why Tech Backlash Has Silicon Valley Destined For More Regulation

Video: Why Tech Backlash Has Silicon Valley Destined For More Regulation

Dan Peltier, Skift

As more travelers become concerned with how their information is being used, the travel industry could learn a thing or two from Levchin's PayPal and his new company, Affirm, on how to build trust in an era of information overload.

1 month ago

The 21 Uncomfortable Truths That I Have Learned About the Travel Industry

The 21 Uncomfortable Truths That I Have Learned About the Travel Industry

Rafat Ali, Skift

Never accused of holding back on what we think, what we have learned and unlearned. My lessons from six years of Skift and eight years exploring the travel industry.

2 months ago

Skift Basics: 10 Essential Reads to Understand Global Travel

Skift Basics: 10 Essential Reads to Understand Global Travel

Rafat Ali, Skift

Skift deciphers and defines the big trends for professionals in the global travel industry. If you're new to it, or considering getting into it, you will be up to speed after reading these. We guarantee it!

2 months ago

Skift Is 6 — Patience: The Radical New Business Model

Skift Is 6 — Patience: The Radical New Business Model

Rafat Ali, Skift

Imagine, because of some catastrophe, the media company you know suddenly shuts down tomorrow. Will anyone miss it, and will the disappearance of said company harm the ecosystem at large in various ways? The key is to move toward making yourself indispensable, by adding enough value.

2 months ago

According to Skift: The New Lingo In Travel

According to Skift: The New Lingo In Travel

Rafat Ali, Skift

"According to Skift” has become the new lingo in travel. That is a really big deal. It’s about reputation. Perception. Image. Skift has become an authority. As the “go-to source.” As the expert. We are very proud.

9 months ago

Top 10 Most Popular Skift Stories of 2017

Top 10 Most Popular Skift Stories of 2017

Dennis Schaal, Skift

These 10 Skift stories got the most clicks in 2017, and none were clickbait. The list shows Skift readers love hotel and online travel stories, original reporting, analysis and breaking news.

9 months ago

Best Travel News Stories of 2017

Best Travel News Stories of 2017

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Our favorites of the year were stories that you could find nowhere else. Each featured hours — or months — of phone calls or in-person interviews, and provided insights about an important development or trend. Each of these talented journalists, you could find nowhere else, either.

9 months ago

Interview: Skift CEO Rafat Ali on Travel Industry’s Sensory Deprivation Bubble

Interview: Skift CEO Rafat Ali on Travel Industry’s Sensory Deprivation Bubble

Beth J. Harpaz, Associated Press

Ya, digital isn't enough — although it helps — in the Age of Permanxiety. Still, when the Four Seasons housekeeper or the cruise ship waiter strikes up a conversation, and you can feel it is heartfelt, then that makes all the difference.

10 months ago

Launching: Skift Travel App for iOS and Android

Launching: Skift Travel App for iOS and Android

Jason Clampet, Skift

The new Skift Travel app is subscribers-first app, with lots of benefits for the paid Skift Research users. But free users do get access to the last 24 hour of stories.

1 year ago

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A Visual Guide to Cyber Fraud in Travel

2 years ago

Skift Launches Gateway Series: Stories From Correspondents Embedded Around the World

Skift Launches Gateway Series: Stories From Correspondents Embedded Around the World

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Skift is getting even more local and global in our reporting with our new Gateway series, which includes news stories, insights, and analysis from our correspondents embedded around the world.

2 years ago

How We Got off the Addiction to Venture Capital and Created Our Own Way to Profits

How We Got off the Addiction to Venture Capital and Created Our Own Way to Profits

Rafat Ali, Skift

This is our 4000-word story as we head into 2016, and hopefully lessons for other companies trying to create their own whitespace in this noisy business world.

3 years ago