Articles tagged “viewpoint”

Hotels

What If Marriott Had Bought Disney

With apologies to the legacies of founders Walt Disney and J. Willard Marriott, sometimes reimagining history can be a fun exercise, and a reminder to be grateful for how things actually turn out.

What If Marriott Had Bought Disney

Meetings

Did You Really Think We’d Stop Shaking Hands?

Humans are meant to be together, especially when it comes to conducting business. We yearn to see each other’s faces in person. And we want to touch and shake hands.

Did You Really Think We’d Stop Shaking Hands?

Tourism

Why It’s Time to Pay More Attention to the LGBTQ Traveler

It’s a big risk to ignore the LGBTQ traveler. Why? Because this community is ready to reward the destinations and brands that pay attention to it.

Why It’s Time to Pay More Attention to the LGBTQ Traveler

Tourism

Top Ukraine Tourism Official Pleads With Industry to Tighten Tourniquet on Russia

The travel industry needs to play an important role in combating Russia's aggression in Ukraine, but its power should be deployed immediately and in a unified manner to punish Russia.

Top Ukraine Tourism Official Pleads With Industry to Tighten Tourniquet on Russia

Short-Term Rentals

What Sonder Can Teach the Hospitality Industry

Sonder and its peers could absolutely disrupt the relationships between hotel owners and operators. But their grandiose plans for the hotel industry won't bear fruit unless they're able to implement the technology upgrades that so many properties sorely need.

What Sonder Can Teach the Hospitality Industry

Tourism

Calling Out Travel’s False Promise on Diversity in 2021

Sometimes, delivering on the promise for change is not about adding a chair to the table, but in giving the chair already in place to someone entirely different and new.

Calling Out Travel’s False Promise on Diversity in 2021

Skift Originals

Expedia CEO’s Plea to Fellow Chief Executives to Step Up for Vaccine Equity

Despite decades of economic progress, it is forecast that more people will fall back into poverty post-pandemic than come out. Globally, children remain incredibly challenged to find proper education and socialization. And people are dying. It’s clear to me that the public sector cannot do this alone and it is time for the private sector to step up.

Expedia CEO’s Plea to Fellow Chief Executives to Step Up for Vaccine Equity

Tour Operators

A Travel CEO’s Reckoning About Colonialism — Starting With Company Logo

It’s not the responsibility of our Indigenous partners to advise us, it’s our responsibility to learn.

A Travel CEO’s Reckoning About Colonialism — Starting With Company Logo

Business Travel

Making the Crisis Work for You: Travel Recovery Career Tips From 2 Industry Insiders

Advice for a post-pandemic career in travel: We have a collective responsibility to help our people thrive. We need talent not just to rebound but to innovate in the long-term.

Making the Crisis Work for You: Travel Recovery Career Tips From 2 Industry Insiders

Coronavirus

10 Shared Learnings for Travel & Tourism One Year Into the Pandemic

People have had a year to consider the perilous state of the planet, and they're unimpressed. As borders reopen, sustainable, responsible, and regenerative travel will need to be reimagined, because the tourism sector is about to be in the eco-cross hairs.

10 Shared Learnings for Travel & Tourism One Year Into the Pandemic