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The latest tourism and destination news from around the world. Read exclusive interviews with leaders, see the latest marketing campaigns, and understand the bigger issues like coronavirus recovery and destination development.

Airlines

Why the Arctic Is This Winter’s Hottest New Market for European Airlines

More flights to destinations deep inside the Arctic Circle will be available from major European airports this winter.

Why the Arctic Is This Winter’s Hottest New Market for European Airlines

Tourism

Paris Tourism Chief: Olympics Is About Marketing, Not Visitor Numbers

Corinne Menegaux says the 2024 Paris Olympics will be a global tourism advertisement for the City of Light, rather than driving massive tourism during the event itself.

Paris Tourism Chief: Olympics Is About Marketing, Not Visitor Numbers

Tourism

Regenerative Tourism: What Is It? What Are the Challenges?

Skift's research shows that there are real developments taking place and that it is still early enough for savvy destinations and businesses to make their mark with innovative approaches to green travel under the regenerative banner.

Regenerative Tourism: What Is It? What Are the Challenges?

Tourism

Ask Skift: What Are Gen Z’s Travel Habits?

Members of Gen Z are hitting the road in large numbers, and here's a look at some noteworthy trends in Gen Z travel.

Ask Skift: What Are Gen Z’s Travel Habits?

Tourism

Beaches and Rural Destinations Popular for Memorial Day Vacation Rentals

It may not be surprising that beach destinations are a popular choice to ring in the summer, but rustic stays are also of interest.

Beaches and Rural Destinations Popular for Memorial Day Vacation Rentals

Tourism

Indian Travelers Hit New Spending Peak: How Much They Spent Overseas

Of course, we know that Indians are traveling more than ever, but nothing like statistics to highlight just how significant travel spending has become.

Indian Travelers Hit New Spending Peak: How Much They Spent Overseas

Tour Operators

Scandinavia’s Tour Bookings Surge Amid Rising Global Temperatures

Online travel agencies report spikes in bookings for activities in Norway, Denmark, and Sweden. Some places see a near doubling over last year. Are travelers seeking cooler climes as extreme heat increasingly plagues southern Europe?

Scandinavia’s Tour Bookings Surge Amid Rising Global Temperatures

Tourism

India’s Tourism Setback: Sharp Drop in Travel Ranking Since 2019

While the future of India's travel and tourism sector looks promising, the reality right now is a bit different and that's exactly what the World Economic Forum's index reflects.

India’s Tourism Setback: Sharp Drop in Travel Ranking Since 2019

Tourism

India’s Travel Sector Is Creating Jobs – But There’s Risk of a Worker Shortage: India Report

We're unpacking the travel industry's impact on jobs in India. There's no question the demand is there and companies want to hire. But we've also heard from industry leaders that it's going to be tough to retain the next generation of workers - changes are needed they say.

India’s Travel Sector Is Creating Jobs – But There’s Risk of a Worker Shortage: India Report

Tourism

5 Surprising Tourism Growth Stories

Albania, Tanzania, Indonesia, Egypt, and El Salvador have been named the most-improved emerging economies for enabling travel and tourism development since 2019. Here are some insights.

5 Surprising Tourism Growth Stories