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Latest news from Skift.com - Travel feed

  1. Pisa Thinks It Needs a Massive Ferris Wheel to Go With Its Legendary Leaning Tower

    02.27 / 19:03 skift.com Skift.com - Travel
    Most destinations need to find ways to diversify their tourist offerings and attractions, but is this is not that. This is ridiculous. -Deanna…
  2. United Airlines Is on the Offensive Under New President Scott Kirby

    02.27 / 16:55 skift.com Skift.com - Travel
    Scott Kirby has worked in top jobs for a long time, at US Airways, American, and now at United. He has a playbook, and it includes adding domestic flights to strengthen hubs and improve connectivity for passengers. It has worked elsewhere, and should work at United. -Brian…
  3. Basic Economy Fares Hit the Market — Skift Business Traveler

    02.27 / 15:51 skift.com Skift.com - Travel
    Basic Economy fares have now reached all three legacy carriers, though only on certain routes. -Grant…
  4. Amadeus’ Bet on Hotel Services Is Beginning to Pay Off

    02.27 / 12:42 skift.com Skift.com - Travel
    Amadeus says it is pulling off its promised trick of staying profitable despite margin pressure on its mainstay airline services business. This year much depends on how well its reservation system projects with Southwest Airlines and IHG go. -Sean…
  5. Skift Forum Europe’s Editorial Program Is Set

    02.27 / 12:42 skift.com Skift.com - Travel
    Get the details on our event schedule for Skift Forum Europe! -Rafat…
  6. Trivago Wants to Find Profitability and Spend Big on Marketing, Too

    02.27 / 11:36 skift.com Skift.com - Travel
    Your eyes weren't fooling you. Late last year, Trivago really did spend more on its TV ads than ever before in many markets. In its first financial report as a public company, the price-comparison company says the ads are working. -Sean…
  7. Hotel CEOs Are Now Less Optimistic About Business Travel Outlook This Year

    02.27 / 11:36 skift.com Skift.com - Travel
    So, how about that travel ban? -Deanna…
  8. The Travel Agent of the Future May Be the Travel Agent of the Past

    02.27 / 11:36 skift.com Skift.com - Travel
    Travel agencies are using digital education tools to reach the new generation of agents. More valuable could be back-end innovations that make life for agents more fun than figuring out dated computer systems. -Andrew…
  9. UK Still Won’t Allow Flights to Egypt’s Sharm el Sheik Resort

    02.26 / 22:33 skift.com Skift.com - Travel
    Egypt's leadership has done little to nothing to convince the rest of the world it's ready to deal with its self-inflicted problems. Until it does, tourists will stay away. -Jason…
  10. Las Vegas Hopes New E-Sports Arena Will Appeal to Millennial Travelers

    02.26 / 18:07 skift.com Skift.com - Travel
    As gaming only grows in popularity, more video game-loving travelers will find satisfaction in tourist attractions that consider their interests and hobbies. -Dan…
  11. Bathroom Bills Upend Meetings and 9 Other Tourism Trends This Week

    02.26 / 17:00 skift.com Skift.com - Travel
    These are the tourism trends we were talking about this week. -Sarah…
  12. Singapore Is Getting Tougher on the Sharing Economy Brands It Once Embraced

    02.26 / 15:51 skift.com Skift.com - Travel
    Cities have often been the underdogs when it comes to working with sharing economy brands. It's nice to see them use what they've learned to their own, and their citizens', advantage. -Jason…
  13. Ctrip’s Spending Spree and 4 Other Digital Trends This Week

    02.26 / 14:44 skift.com Skift.com - Travel
    These are the digital trends we were talking about this week. -Sarah…