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A Visual Guide to Cyber Fraud in Travel

2 weeks ago

Airbnb’s CEO Asks Twitter Users What Airbnb Should Launch in 2017

Airbnb’s CEO Asks Twitter Users What Airbnb Should Launch in 2017

Deanna Ting, Skift

Not many CEOs would spend Christmas evening engaging in hundreds of conversations with fans and critics alike — and on Twitter no less. But Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky is not your average CEO, and what he revealed in his Noel-time tweets gives us a much clearer understanding of where Airbnb is headed in 2017.

4 weeks ago

Civility, Empathy and Simple Secrets to Better Travel

Civility, Empathy and Simple Secrets to Better Travel

Skift, Colin Nagy

As people take to the road for the holiday break, there’s a few rules that need to be called out and updated for the modern traveller and the hospitality provider alike.

4 weeks ago

Etihad Begins Layoffs in Preparation for Tougher Aviation Market

Etihad Begins Layoffs in Preparation for Tougher Aviation Market

Deena Kamel Yousef, Matthew Martin and Richard Weiss, Bloomberg

Etihad Airways' plan to cut jobs across the business is just the latest indication that the aviation industry in parts of the world is going through an extremely challenging period.

1 month ago

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.

2 months 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 months 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 months ago

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Video: Fathom President Talks Travel and the Human Connection

Video: Fathom President Talks Travel and the Human Connection

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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.

2 months 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.

2 months 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.

2 months 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.

3 months 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.

3 months ago