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Skift is the largest industry intelligence and marketing platform in travel, providing news, information, data and services to all sectors of the world’s largest industry.
Skift is the largest industry intelligence and marketing platform in travel, providing news, information, data and services to all sectors of the world’s largest industry.

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The U.S. cruise ship line Holland America says it has halted port calls at Mexico’s troubled resort city of Acapulco and will sail to other destinations in the country “due to recent security concerns.” The news comes as Acapulco hosts an annual tourism…

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Today we are launching the latest report in our Skift Research Reports service, European Venture Investment Trends in the Travel Industry. This report highlights recent and historical funding trends in Europe’s turbulent travel technology startup scene.…

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Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd. is bracing for a loss this year as a slump in the pound since Britain voted to quit the European Union weighs on bookings and low-price rivals ramp up U.S. capacity. While Virgin is thinning out management and taking other…

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For several years, the meetings industry has been focused on the rise of event technology. Yet somehow “revenue management” software has been overlooked. This year revenue management for meetings and events is the new new thing. This software forecasts…

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Lots of companies publish whitepapers as thinly disguised marketing. But a new whitepaper from Skyscanner, the travel price comparison company, has actual value. The paper outlines a business view that we haven’t heard a major travel booking company…

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Last year at a conference in Los Angeles, women in black bathing suits and red overcoats mingled with a group of guests that was decidedly much, much older and much, much more male. It wasn’t an auto show, or a consumer electronics show, or even a sci-fi…

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On April 4 in London, hundreds of the travel industry’s brightest and best will gather for Skift Forum Europe 2017, our first conference in Europe. In only a few short years Skift’s Forums — the largest creative business gatherings in the global travel…

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American Airlines has agreed to pay $200 million for a stake in China Southern Airlines, one of the country’s three major state-owned carriers, and expand commercial cooperation. China Southern Airlines said in an announcement Tuesday through the Hong…

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On a recent episode of the Skift podcast, we debated the true cost of cheap flights, why airlines are fighting to capture price-sensitive travelers, and what they’re charging for instead. What are travelers giving up when they opt for the lowest price?…

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Frustrated after searching for a buyer for two years, the owner of a luxury apartment overlooking London’s Hyde Park decided to rent it out for 1,500 pounds ($1,868) a night. “It was a very lofty valuation and I think they’ve always been chasing the…
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