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Online Travel

Travel Leaders Recount Their Most Memorable Purchases Abroad In This New Skift Interview Series

We asked industry leaders to reflect on the positive impacts of spending locally through their most memorable purchases while traveling.

Travel Leaders Recount Their Most Memorable Purchases Abroad In This New Skift Interview Series

Online Travel

How Mastercard Is Upping the Travel Industry’s Data Game

Combining their insights on consumer spending trends and strong connections to vendors around the world, Mastercard has the unparalleled ability to help companies across the travel landscape harness insights and embrace challenges to enhance their businesses.

How Mastercard Is Upping the Travel Industry’s Data Game

Tourism

New Zealand Lowers Forecast for Spending by Chinese Tourists

New Zealand has known about this slowdown for a while. Chinese tourists may not be every destination's cure-all and marketers may have to reexamine their target markets.

New Zealand Lowers Forecast for Spending by Chinese Tourists

Rental Cars

Uber’s Gargantuan $10.7 Billion Burn Rate Is One of a Kind

Uber may have investors and consumers on its side, but the ridesharing leader can't spend this deeply while losing money forever — especially if it wants an initial public offering in 2019.

Uber’s Gargantuan $10.7 Billion Burn Rate Is One of a Kind

Tourism

International Visitor Spending in U.S. Dropped for Second Consecutive Year

While each visitor market is unique, many international travelers in the U.S. last year probably weren't shopping until they dropped because of a stronger U.S. dollar.

International Visitor Spending in U.S. Dropped for Second Consecutive Year

Tourism

U.S. Tourism Confronting Its Worst Year Since the Financial Crisis

It's becoming clearer that 2017 has gone down as one of the worst and most challenging years for U.S. tourism in recent memory. In 2018, many destinations will likely step up their marketing of discounted options to get more foreign feet and spending power through their doors.

U.S. Tourism Confronting Its Worst Year Since the Financial Crisis