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American Express Allows Passengers to Use Loyalty Points to Bid for Flight Upgrades

American Express Allows Passengers to Use Loyalty Points to Bid for Flight Upgrades

Grant Martin, Skift

Those flush with American Express Membership Rewards points have a new tool for bidding on airline upgrades. Caveat emptor on the cost of the upgrades though.

2 weeks ago

6 Uber IPO Roadshow Takeaways Every Travel Exec Needs to Know

6 Uber IPO Roadshow Takeaways Every Travel Exec Needs to Know

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Uber certainly isn't making a profit yet, which isn't the worst thing in the world, considering the mammoth market opportunity. Still, investors in its initial public offering should know it could take several years before that red ink turns black.

3 weeks ago

Why Hotel Revenue Management Needs to Be a Priority: New Skift Research

Why Hotel Revenue Management Needs to Be a Priority: New Skift Research

Wouter Geerts, Skift Research

Revenue management systems play an important role in automating pricing, but hotels should not see these as a one-stop solution to all their problems. There are bigger strategic questions that need answering.

4 weeks ago