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Work on—or anywhere near—a U.S. commercial aircraft, and chances are good you’ll encounter a random drug or alcohol test. These screenings are the foundation of a risk program aimed at keeping substance abuse from compromising air safety. It doesn’t…
Work on—or anywhere near—a U.S. commercial aircraft, and chances are good you’ll encounter a random drug or alcohol test. These screenings are the foundati
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American Express Global Business Travel will acquire corporate travel technology firm KDS in a move that will help shore up its focus on creating a better set online booking tools for its clients. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter…
American Express Global Business Travel will acquire corporate travel technology firm KDS in a move that will help shore up its focus on creating a better
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Sin City and Asian investors are going all in on Chinese tourism, as some of Las Vegas’ latest developments on and off the Strip target Chinese nationals and Chinese-Americans. The Chinese have been regulars along the resort corridor for decades. Now…
Sin City and Asian investors are going all in on Chinese tourism, as some of Las Vegas' latest developments on and off the Strip target Chinese nationals a
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Startup accelerators have shelled out billions of dollars in funding and provided mentorship to some of the most successful Internet companies to date, including several travel startups such as Airbnb. Some accelerators, though, say the term “accelerator”…
Startup accelerators have shelled out billions of dollars in funding and provided mentorship to some of the most successful Internet companies to date, inc
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It’s not always easy to keep track of new travel startups. Three days a week we alert readers to new startups in the travel industry that have set up profiles on AngelList, the platform for early startup investing. These startups may have just launched a…
It’s not always easy to keep track of new travel startups. Three days a week we alert readers to new startups in the travel industry that have set up profi
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Tokyo’s Imperial Hotel, the luxury inn that counts Marilyn Monroe among past guests, raised room rates last year to levels it last charged before Japan’s bubble burst in the early 1990s. A surging yen now threatens those gains. With signs of spending from…
Tokyo’s Imperial Hotel, the luxury inn that counts Marilyn Monroe among past guests, raised room rates last year to levels it last charged before Japan’s b
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Though the palpable rise of food tourism has hotels around the globe rethinking their menus, what travelers look for in their dining experiences varies by geography. Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts surveyed 3,000 of its loyalty members as well as locals in…
Though the palpable rise of food tourism has hotels around the globe rethinking their menus, what travelers look for in their dining experiences varies by
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Last Wednesday, Starwood’s tech-centric hotel brand, Aloft, unveiled its top-secret “Project Jetson.” Now, for the first time, hotel guests can talk to their rooms, thanks to the help of Apple’s ubiquitous voice-powered assistant, Siri. “Siri, raise the…
Last Wednesday, Starwood’s tech-centric hotel brand, Aloft, unveiled its top-secret “Project Jetson.” Now, for the first time, hotel guests can talk to the
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More than 14.5 million U.S. households have annual incomes greater than $150,000 and are frequent travelers with plenty of disposable income for hotels. But that’s not the ceiling of the American affluent population — the ultra affluent are even more…
More than 14.5 million U.S. households have annual incomes greater than $150,000 and are frequent travelers with plenty of disposable income for hotels. Bu
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On September 27 to 28, nearly 1,000 of the travel industry’s brightest and best will gather in New York City for the third annual Skift Global Forum, the largest creative business gathering in the global travel industry. In only two short years it has…
On September 27 to 28, nearly 1,000 of the travel industry's brightest and best will gather in New York City for the third annual Skift Global Forum, the l
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China’s three biggest airlines are poised to report losses totaling 8.5 billion yuan ($1.3 billion) from currency swings this year as a weaker yuan proves a drag amid rising traffic and cheaper fuel. The silver lining: The losses are narrowing. Flagship…
China’s three biggest airlines are poised to report losses totaling 8.5 billion yuan ($1.3 billion) from currency swings this year as a weaker yuan proves
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Billionaire investor Carl Icahn rejected an offer Monday by Atlantic City’s main casino workers’ union that it says would have saved the struggling Trump Taj Mahal casino. Through a local official of the Atlantic City casino company he owns, Icahn…
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn rejected an offer Monday by Atlantic City's main casino workers' union that it says would have saved the struggling Trump T
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