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Tourism

Daily Podcast: U.S. Outbound Travel Upswing

Good morning from Skift. It's Thursday, January 20, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: U.S. Outbound Travel Upswing

Tourism

Spain Counts on Easter Bookings to Drive Its Tourism Recovery

The upcoming "milestone" spring break will reveal whether Europeans have got their appetite for travel back or not.

Spain Counts on Easter Bookings to Drive Its Tourism Recovery

Tourism

Americans Traveling Abroad Hits a Pandemic High: New Skift Research

Despite the surge of Omicron, 45 percent of Americans traveled in December. In particular, nearly 6 percent of all December trips were to another country, marking the highest rate since the pandemic started. And looking ahead to 2022, Americans are optimistic about traveling more.

Americans Traveling Abroad Hits a Pandemic High: New Skift Research

Tourism

Daily Podcast: The Megatrends to Know for 2022

Good morning from Skift. It's Thursday, January 20, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: The Megatrends to Know for 2022
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Tourism

Destination USA: Engaging and Inspiring International Travelers in a New Era

Destinations and tourism players throughout the United States are open, ready, and eager to welcome international travelers. Looking toward 2022 and beyond, there will be exciting, unprecedented opportunities for the U.S. travel industry to join together and support each other on this mission. While the outlook on global tourism remains uncertain, one thing is for…

Destination USA: Engaging and Inspiring International Travelers in a New Era

Tourism

What Travelers Told Expedia About Eco-Friendly Trips and Overtourism

Consumer tastes are continuing to shift towards sustainability, authenticity and wellness, according to Expedia Group's latest global survey. The opportunity is ripe this year for tourism to tap into this steady transformation and drive change alongside economic recovery.

What Travelers Told Expedia About Eco-Friendly Trips and Overtourism

Tourism

Kenya’s Tourism Recovery Boosted by Local Travelers

Resorts in the East African nation cut their prices to entice domestic tourists. It's paying off.

Kenya’s Tourism Recovery Boosted by Local Travelers

Airlines

Daily Podcast: Airlines Force 5G Rollout Delay

Good morning from Skift. It's Wednesday, January 19, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Airlines Force 5G Rollout Delay

Coronavirus

CDC Advises Americans Against Travel to Israel, Bahamas, Egypt and Others

It's a wonder whether the travel advisories from senior U.S. health officials still have an impact as Omicron is now a global variant and vaccinated folks will travel if they want to.

CDC Advises Americans  Against Travel to  Israel, Bahamas, Egypt and Others

Coronavirus

2022 Travel Rebound Won’t Begin Until the Fall: New UN Tourism Data

Some tempered optimism and a reality check from the UNWTO, on the impact of Omicron and vaccine inequity on travel's rebound.

2022 Travel Rebound Won’t Begin Until the Fall: New UN Tourism Data

Tourism

Thailand Considers Dropping Quarantines Again for Vaccinated Visitors

More signs of Omicron waning. Thai officials are mulling whether to drop quarantine requirements yet again for vaccinated tourists entering the country.

Thailand Considers Dropping Quarantines Again for Vaccinated Visitors

Tourism

Destination Canada’s Unique Status-Match Promotion With Air Canada Shows Promise

Destination Canada broke new ground by helping to pay for many U.S. elite status flyers to get matching status on Air Canada. The promotion was a noteworthy example of a destination marketing organization working with a travel tech company to target high-value customers.

Destination Canada’s Unique Status-Match Promotion With Air Canada Shows Promise