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Tourism

Dubai Announces Five-Year Multiple Entry Visa for Indians

Dubai understands that easier visa regime is essential to encourage more Indians to visit the emirate.

Dubai Announces Five-Year Multiple Entry Visa for Indians

Tourism

The Value of Travel Credit Cards in the U.S.: New Skift Research

Younger demographics drive growth in the U.S. travel credit card market – and bank brands dominate.

The Value of Travel Credit Cards in the U.S.: New Skift Research

Tourism

San Francisco’s New Tourism Chief Fights ‘Doom Loop’ Narrative

San Francisco has been somewhat of a poster child for urban decay. The city's new tourism chief has a lot of work to do to change that image.

San Francisco’s New Tourism Chief Fights ‘Doom Loop’ Narrative

Tourism

Ex-Google Marketer Takes Tourism Ireland’s Top Job

Google is a key pillar in destination marketing. So it's interesting that Ireland tapped one of the tech giant's execs to be the new leader of its tourism strategy.

Ex-Google Marketer Takes Tourism Ireland’s Top Job

Tourism

Ask Skift: Why Are Destinations Adding Tourist Taxes?

Destinations worldwide are increasingly introducing tourist taxes to generate revenue, and we explain why those fees are becoming more common.

Ask Skift: Why Are Destinations Adding Tourist Taxes?

Airlines

This Little-Known Korean Airline Is About to Shake Up European Travel

T'way Air is about to make the leap from regional low-cost player into a true transcontinental airline. History tells us that it may find this challenging.

This Little-Known Korean Airline Is About to Shake Up European Travel

Tourism

Bali Charges Tourist Tax to Address Overtourism

Bali hopes the new levy can help it address the growing pains of tourism.

Bali Charges Tourist Tax to Address Overtourism

Airlines

Taylor Swift Isn’t Playing Brisbane, So Why is Its Airport Braced for a ‘Swiftie Surge’?

The phenomenal impact of the 'Swift Lift' is being seen by travel and tourism companies around the world - even when Taylor isn’t visiting the city in question.

Taylor Swift Isn’t Playing Brisbane, So Why is Its Airport Braced for a ‘Swiftie Surge’?

Tourism

Bahamas Bookings Fall After Safety Alert

Today's podcast looks at the Bahamas safety issue, Expedia’s bad business travel deal, and flying taxis in Dubai.

Bahamas Bookings Fall After Safety Alert

Tourism

Bahamas Tourism Faces Booking Slowdown After U.S. Travel Alert

The Bahamas is at risk of a tourism slowdown if it doesn't push back against the media's focus on a recent State Department travel alert.

Bahamas Tourism Faces Booking Slowdown After U.S. Travel Alert