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Overtourism

Barcelona Looks for Balance When Welcoming Post-Covid Tourism

Barcelona is trying to avoid limiting the growth of its tourism industry, yet again, balancing an economic reboot and residents’ needs. Failure might turn it into fresh territory for moving ahead with stricter policies as it looks to put its overtourism past behind it.

Barcelona Looks for Balance When Welcoming Post-Covid Tourism

Tourism

U.S. Visitors Driving Southeast Asia’s Recovery So Far

Yes, travel is back but with China and Japan largely out of the Southeast Asian inbound equation, the recovery will be bumpy and lagging in many ways.

U.S. Visitors Driving Southeast Asia’s Recovery So Far
June 29, 2022
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Tourism

U.S. Travel Hires Industry Association Veteran Geoff Freeman as Next CEO

While the U.S. Travel Association didn't exactly stay in house for its critical hire, the organization believes Geoff Freeman's extensive travel experience — and knowledge of D.C. industry lobbying — will be crucial in helping boost the U.S. tourism industry at a pivotal time.

U.S. Travel Hires Industry Association Veteran Geoff Freeman as Next CEO

Tourism

Faroe Islands Emerges From Pandemic Still Immune to Obscurity

Faroe Islands' creative marketing campaigns continue to pay dividends, but greater publicity around animal cruelty may eat at away at them.

Faroe Islands Emerges From Pandemic Still Immune to Obscurity

Online Travel

Trip.com CEO Hopes Asia Aviation Hubs Recover Quickly After Middle East Carriers Grab Share

In spite of all the optimism and the latent travel demand, it’s still too early to project when China will be coming out of this Covid slump or if Hong Kong will ever get back to being a global aviation hub. The wait is only getting longer.

Trip.com CEO Hopes Asia Aviation Hubs Recover Quickly After Middle East Carriers Grab Share

Tourism

Daily Podcast: The UK’s Travel Incompetence

Good morning from Skift. It's Wednesday, June 22 in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: The UK’s Travel Incompetence

Tourism

Meeting the High Expectations of the Gen Z Traveler: New Report

When predicting current and future trends, everyone in the travel industry has their eyes on Gen Z travelers, and, boy, are they demanding.

Meeting the High Expectations of the Gen Z Traveler: New Report

Tourism

Daily Podcast: Post-Pandemic Puerto Rican Promise

Good morning from Skift. It's Tuesday, June 21 in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Post-Pandemic Puerto Rican Promise

Tourism

Puerto Rico’s Recovery Offers These Lessons for Global Tourism

Puerto Rico tourism, bolstered by Airbnb when hotels were shut, has had a noteworthy comeback. But if travel and living have blended, then the island's fiscal and political woes can't be overlooked.

Puerto Rico’s Recovery Offers These Lessons for Global Tourism

Tourism

U.S. Seeks Aid Deal With Marshall Islands as China Eyes Tourism Opportunities

The South Pacific Islands are of huge strategic interest to both the U.S. and China. The United States is scrambling to ink a deal that would deliver new economic assistance to the islands ahead of China making investments, particularly in tourism.

U.S. Seeks Aid Deal With Marshall Islands as China Eyes Tourism Opportunities