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There’s no quit in TripAdvisor CEO Stephen Kaufer when it comes to transforming the company into one that handles hotel bookings. Speaking at the Skift Global Forum in Lincoln Center in Manhattan Wednesday, Kaufer said of TripAdvisor’s Instant Booking…
There's no quit in TripAdvisor CEO Stephen Kaufer when it comes to transforming the company into one that handles hotel bookings. Speaking at the Skift Glo
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Aaron Gowell, the CEO of SilverRail, thinks that the process of booking trips across multiple platforms and modes of transportation is broken. In a talk at the Skift Global Forum 2016 at Lincoln Center in Manhattan on Wednesday, Gowell illustrated his…
Aaron Gowell, the CEO of SilverRail, thinks that the process of booking trips across multiple platforms and modes of transportation is broken. In a talk at
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Google launched a messaging app, Allo, last week that combines messaging and also serves as an assistant to help find restaurants and find answers to various questions. Speaking at the Skift Global Forum in New York City Wednesday, Oliver Heckman, a…
Google launched a messaging app, Allo, last week that combines messaging and also serves as an assistant to help find restaurants and find answers to vario
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There is never going to be an overall winner in the battle for bookings between hotels and OTAs, according to the CEO of Booking.com. In an interview at the Skift Global Forum, Gillian Tans, said different types of customers would continue to book through…
There is never going to be an overall winner in the battle for bookings between hotels and OTAs, according to the CEO of Booking.com. In an interview at th
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There’s no doubt that Airbnb is an ascending travel industry giant that is changing how many people, especially those who are younger and willing to take risks, travel. How exactly are boutique hoteliers dealing with the challenge of competing against the…
There's no doubt that Airbnb is an ascending travel industry giant that is changing how many people, especially those who are younger and willing to take r
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Ryanair Holdings Plc Chief Executive Officer Michael O’Leary said the fallout from Britain’s decision to quit the European Union will weigh on the discount carrier’s profit for as long as four years. The process of the U.K. negotiating its way out of the…
Ryanair Holdings Plc Chief Executive Officer Michael O’Leary said the fallout from Britain’s decision to quit the European Union will weigh on the discount
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Paul English, the co-founder of Kayak, hopes to open up his Lola app to travel agents “around the world” as the company prepares to take the business into its next phase of development. In an interview at the Skift Global Forum in Manhattan on Wednesday,…
Paul English, the co-founder of Kayak, hopes to open up his Lola app to travel agents “around the world” as the company prepares to take the business into
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The legacy brand Club Med has been around for more than 65 years and its image remains outdated in the eyes of many. At one time, according to Julia Cosgrove, editor-in-chief of AFAR, Club Med was “where all the cool kids went in the 70s and 80s.”…
The legacy brand Club Med has been around for more than 65 years and its image remains outdated in the eyes of many. At one time, according to Julia Cosgro
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It’s been 18 months since former Starwood CEO Frits van Paasschen left Starwood Hotels & Resorts, and a lot has happened since. Today, Starwood as we knew it for the last two decades no longer exists. As of September 23, van Paasschen’s former company is…
It's been 18 months since former Starwood CEO Frits van Paasschen left Starwood Hotels & Resorts, and a lot has happened since. Today, Starwood as we k
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TUI AG, Europe’s largest tour operator, said full-year earnings will probably beat its forecast after the company managed to keep its hotels and cruise ships full this summer even with a shift in business from the eastern to western Mediterranean prompted…
TUI AG, Europe’s largest tour operator, said full-year earnings will probably beat its forecast after the company managed to keep its hotels and cruise shi
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Whatever you think of hostels, change that perception. That’s what Generator Hostels CEO Fredrik Korallus said when he was interviewed on stage at the Skift Global Forum on Tuesday in New York City. “We’ve changed the formula,” Korallus said. “We’ve…
Whatever you think of hostels, change that perception. That's what Generator Hostels CEO Fredrik Korallus said when he was interviewed on stage at the Skif
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Last Friday, when Marriott International finally announced it had closed its $13 billion acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, the bigger news wasn’t necessarily about the creation of the world’s new largest hotel operator. Instead, it was the fact…
Last Friday, when Marriott International finally announced it had closed its $13 billion acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, the bigger news wasn
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