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American Airlines Sees Weaker Demand for Flights to Cuba

American Airlines Sees Weaker Demand for Flights to Cuba

Mary Schlangenstein and Jack Kaskey, Bloomberg

We've been saying for quite some time that Cuba's biggest challenges are on the ground and finding a place to stay, not getting there. It needs to find some solutions or more cutbacks are on the way.

1 week ago

Ctrip Needed and Wanted Metasearch, So It Got Skyscanner

Ctrip Needed and Wanted Metasearch, So It Got Skyscanner

Luke Bujarski, Skift

Whether Ctrip overpaid or underpaid is irrelevant. They needed a meta site to position itself as a global player in online travel. The implications for the future of search and travel are huge.

2 weeks ago

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How the Founder of Hearken Is Disrupting the Field of Journalism

How the Founder of Hearken Is Disrupting the Field of Journalism

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Trying to revolutionize an industry as old as journalism is no easy feat, but Jennifer Brandel, founder of Hearken, is doing just that.

2 weeks ago

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Video: Fathom President Talks Travel and the Human Connection

Video: Fathom President Talks Travel and the Human Connection

SkiftX + Skift

In a world as uncertain as today, social impact travel movements are more necessary than ever. During Skift Global Forum 2016, Fathom President Tara Russell delved into the importance of creating experiences for travelers that center around the social interactions.

3 weeks ago

Video: Why Airlines Shouldn’t Confuse Price With Value

Video: Why Airlines Shouldn’t Confuse Price With Value

Patrick Whyte, Skift

A race to the bottom on fares benefits no one. Airlines need to remember that consumers look at other things apart from the final price.

4 weeks ago

Ryanair Forecasts Transporting 200 Million Passengers Annually by 2024

Ryanair Forecasts Transporting 200 Million Passengers Annually by 2024

Shawn Pogatchnik, Associated Press

Ryanair has big plans in Germany and Eastern Europe, and that's taking its passenger forecasts higher. If you think the Ireland-based airline is a big force in Europe now, it looks as though its imprint will be even larger in the next few years.

1 month ago

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How the Founder of Homepolish is Disrupting the Interior Design Industry

How the Founder of Homepolish is Disrupting the Interior Design Industry

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The founder and CEO of Homepolish is on a mission to get people to update their home’s decor as often as they update their wardrobe.

1 month ago

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How the Founder of Chelsea Knives is Defying Convention

How the Founder of Chelsea Knives is Defying Convention

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Being an entrepreneur was never a top priority for Chelsea Miller, but today, she wouldn’t have it any other way. The actress-turned knifemaker enjoys playing by her own rules and hopes she can inspire others to do the same.

2 months ago

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Webinar Video: Driving Loyalty Through Richer Personalization

Webinar Video: Driving Loyalty Through Richer Personalization

Boxever + Skift

Learn how travel marketers are driving loyalty through customer experience and personalization with this video recap of our recent webinar with Boxever!

2 months ago

Atlantic City’s Casino Crisis Continues as Trump Taj Mahal Closes

Atlantic City’s Casino Crisis Continues as Trump Taj Mahal Closes

Wayne Parry, Associated Press

Atlantic City's inability to acknowledge that it's events, not gambling, that could rescue the destination is its continual failing. That, and constantly betting on snake-oil salesmen to save the city despite the fact that they never do.

2 months ago

Is Trust Enough in The Sharing Economy?

Is Trust Enough in The Sharing Economy?

Patrick Whyte, Skift

By tackling the issue of trust, not only will companies in the sharing economy be able to raise standards, they might also be able to keep regulators off their backs.

2 months ago

The Dream of a Pan-African Budget Airline Is Fading

The Dream of a Pan-African Budget Airline Is Fading

Patrick Whyte, Skift

While some of fastjet's wounds have been self-inflicted, it hasn't been helped by problems in key markets. The radical turnaround plans initiated by the new CEO seem like the last throw of the dice.

3 months ago