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Latest news from Skift.com - Travel feed

  1. United Complains Airbus Won’t Give It Competitive Prices

    10.04 / 22:08 skift.com Skift.com - Travel
    We like United President Scott Kirby because he says what's on his mind. But something doesn't add up here. Is this the real reason United hasn't placed a new order for the A320 family of jets? -Brian…
  2. Airbnb CMO Jonathan Mildenhall to Leave Company

    10.04 / 20:45 skift.com Skift.com - Travel
    As much of the talk around Airbnb right now relates to a possible IPO, it's odd to see a C-level exec depart at this stage in the company's lifespan. -Jason…
  3. Airbnb and WeWork Test a Shared Workspace Program for Business Travelers

    10.04 / 20:45 skift.com Skift.com - Travel
    This kind of partnership makes a lot of sense for a number of reasons, especially as Airbnb attempts to grow its business travel business even more on that road to an IPO. It will also be interesting to see if WeWork integrates its own WeLive co-living spaces into the Airbnb ecosystem. -Deanna…
  4. AccorHotels Buys Into Orient Express to Remake an Iconic Brand

    10.04 / 20:45 skift.com Skift.com - Travel
    While some of the deals done by AccorHotels have raised eyebrows, this one seems like a good strategic fit. The Orient Express brand is known the world over and will give AccorHotels a greater presence in the luxury space. -Patrick…
  5. Japan Airlines Regains Its Appetite for More Overseas Routes

    10.04 / 17:30 skift.com Skift.com - Travel
    JAL’s restructuring in 2010 let rival ANA overtake it as Japan's largest airline by revenue. Yet the carrier has revived enough to mull fresh routes to India and the Americas. Watch out, ANA. -Sean O…
  6. Transportation Spending Grabs Smaller Share of Household Income in Sharing Economy Era

    10.04 / 16:13 skift.com Skift.com - Travel
    The democratization of travel in the U.S. has led to a smaller share of spending on cars and transportation over the last 30 years. It's disheartening, though, that transportation costs still account for the second largest spending bucket for U.S. residents. -Andrew…
  7. Digitally Transforming the Airline Industry with Real-Time Data

    10.04 / 16:13 skift.com Skift.com - Travel
    Today, the only way to survive as a business is to evolve digitally. While the airline industry is supported by sophisticated digital technologies, these technologies, and the data generated by them, need to be brought together to uncover insights and take action. -Dawn…
  8. Meeting Planners Will Face Challenge of Rising Attendance Costs in 2018

    10.04 / 16:13 skift.com Skift.com - Travel
    When it comes to attending a meeting or event in the year ahead, it really is a seller's market. Meanwhile, travel costs for attendees and planners are on the rise. Buckle up for increased spending. -Deanna…
  9. Cuba’s Tourism Entrepreneurs Fear U.S. Travel Warning Will Crush Business

    10.04 / 16:13 skift.com Skift.com - Travel
    Travel operators are trying to reassure Americans that tourists are not at risk of danger if they go to Cuba. But those who have invested in private businesses are right to worry; a travel warning will almost certainly keep some potential visitors away. -Hannah…