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Tourism

Ask Skift: Do Sporting Events Boost Tourism?

Many destinations believe hosting major sporting events can help increase tourism. We looked into several examples.

Ask Skift: Do Sporting Events Boost Tourism?

Hotels

Q&A: Boutique Palace Hotels Will Be the Next Ultra-Luxury Standard

Authenticity is the new luxury in travel. There’s a growing trend towards cultural exploration in ultra-luxury tourism, placing destinations like Saudi Arabia in the spotlight. For Boutique Group, this means offering guests not just a place to stay — but a chance to immerse themselves in history.

Q&A: Boutique Palace Hotels Will Be the Next Ultra-Luxury Standard
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Airlines

Soneva CEO Hopes For Resolution To India-Maldives Dispute: India Report

Soneva resorts Chief Executive Officer Sonu Shivdasani's comment is a testament to the fact that tourism industry has taken a hit following India-Maldives diplomatic dispute.

Soneva CEO Hopes For Resolution To India-Maldives Dispute: India Report

Luxury

Your IV Is Ready, Sir

Gone are the days when luxury meant high-end lotions and beauty treatments. Hotels are embracing "extreme wellness," which marries sleep, performance, and nutrition.

Your IV Is Ready, Sir

Tourism

Skyscanner Taps Creators and Globetrotters to Launch Virtual Travel Consultancy

In the age of social media shaping travel trends, the decision to include globetrotters and content creators to address travel challenges could resonate with a significant audience.

Skyscanner Taps Creators and Globetrotters to Launch Virtual Travel Consultancy

Hotels

The Biggest Innovators in Travel and Hospitality

Big brands have a tendency for stasis: I'm particularly interested to see how AI and new technology will soften the ground for a new wave of hospitality entrepreneurs and visionaries to shape a very dynamic industry, particularly in emerging markets like Saudi.

The Biggest Innovators in Travel and Hospitality

Airlines

Weddings and Sporting Events Fuel Growth in Aviation and Hospitality: India Report

The aviation and hospitality sector's growth, coupled with workforce expansion, is a sign of India’s recovering economy post-pandemic.

Weddings and Sporting Events Fuel Growth in Aviation and Hospitality: India Report

Airlines

Alaska Airlines: Pacific Northwest Charm Can Beat Luxury

Alaska may not be the sexiest carrier in North America, but its brand management and consistent execution across various customer touch points is a masterclass.

Alaska Airlines: Pacific Northwest Charm Can Beat Luxury

Airlines

Saudia’s Retro Rebrand

As Saudi Arabia opens up to tourism, its national carrier prepares for its role of bringing visitors from around the globe to Saudi Arabia.

Saudia’s Retro Rebrand
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Tourism

Industry Insights: 4 Questions with IAG Loyalty

As the loyalty industry experiences unprecedented consumer demand, 2024 presents both opportunities and challenges. For one, the key to a successful loyalty program will be in consistently refreshing offerings to maintain relevance as the need for innovative reward structures becomes more pronounced.

Industry Insights: 4 Questions with IAG Loyalty