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Startups

Venture Capital Investment in 2024 – Skift Travel Podcast

Venture capital investment in the travel industry has decreased substantially in recent years.

Venture Capital Investment in 2024 – Skift Travel Podcast

Airlines

Where Are the Women in Aviation? Skift Travel Podcast

Women have struggled to occupy leadership roles in the aviation industry, and we discuss the reasons why and what airlines are doing to reverse the gender gap in this episode of the Skift Travel Podcast.

Where Are the Women in Aviation? Skift Travel Podcast

Podcasts

Short-Term Rental Pendulum Swings Back Toward Homeowners

Executives speaking at the recent Skift Short-Term Rental Summit discussed a very wide variety of topics, and we talked about some of them in this week's episode of the Skift Travel Podcast.

Short-Term Rental Pendulum Swings Back Toward Homeowners

Tourism

How Ozempic and GLP-1s Are Changing the Business of Travel

The boom in weight loss drugs could have a massive impact on the travel industry, which we discuss in this issue of the Skift Travel Podcast.

How Ozempic and GLP-1s Are Changing the Business of Travel

Online Travel

Is Google Killing Online Travel?

"The relationship between Google and the OTAs — it’s a symbiotic one. It’s a complex one. You could even say it’s a little bit abusive."

Is Google Killing Online Travel?

Podcasts

Corporate and International Travel Drove Earnings This Quarter

Companies across the travel industry have recently reported earnings, and we discuss what stood out among airlines and hotels in this week's Skift Travel Podcast.

Corporate and International Travel Drove Earnings This Quarter

Short-Term Rentals

Airbnb’s Megawatt Payday and Should Billionaires Exist? 

Coming off the release of annual financial reports, we delve into the issue of CEO pay in the travel industry in this week's podcast as several major executives have seen their compensation boom in recent years.

Airbnb’s Megawatt Payday and Should Billionaires Exist? 

Travel Technology

How RateGain Plans to Boost Growth

RateGain’s got almost everyone in the industry in its pocket, with 25 of the top 30 OTAs and 23 of the top 30 hotel chains in the world as its customers. It's no surprise that revenues have been growing at a fast clip.

How RateGain Plans to Boost Growth

Overtourism

The Business Advantage of Sustainability in the Travel Industry

The Business Advantage of Sustainability in the Travel Industry

Tour Operators

Intrepid’s Darrell Wade on Why Sustainability Isn’t Easy

Wade bring years of on-the-ground work to the topic of travel and sustainability and his self-aware insights pull few punches.

Intrepid’s Darrell Wade on Why Sustainability Isn’t Easy