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Online Travel. 2021 Holiday Trend: Giving the Gift of Travel. With the holiday season fast approaching, research shows that people are more excited than ever to give the gift of travel.

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581 Days Later, It's Time to Travel

(3 days ago) 2 days ago · The travel industry's pandemic interregnum period is over. We have gained so much in what we lost. 581 days ago, I wrote this essay on how March 14, 2020 will forever be remembered in history

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Business Travel Archives

(4 days ago) Business Travel. The State of Corporate Travel and Expense 2022. The past 18 months have profoundly impacted the corporate travel space, with rapid developments underway in …

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Travel News: Latest News, Breaking Stories, and Analysis

(3 days ago) The latest news about airlines, hotels, destinations, online booking technology and more essential sectors in the global travel industry.

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Tourism and Destinations News and Information

(1 days ago) In-depth analysis of global tourism and destination industry news about the top travel destinations in Asia, Europe, Africa, North America, & Middle East.

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2021 Holiday Trend: Giving the Gift of Travel

(4 days ago) Travel demand during the Covid-19 era reached an apex in early 2021. Unfortunately, the Delta variant had other plans, and many trips were postponed (again) to an indefinite future.

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The State of Corporate Travel and Expense 2022

(Just Now) The past 18 months have profoundly impacted the corporate travel space, with rapid developments underway in areas such as the future of office and work culture, evolving company travel policies

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Super Bowl tourism revenue hopes drive New York and New

(4 days ago) Online Travel. The 2021 Digital Transformation Report. The Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 was a digital wake-up call for the travel and hospitality industry, placing new demands on companies across the

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What will become of the Jersey Shore once Sandy clean-up

(8 days ago) Roller coaster in the ocean, shattered boardwalks: Will the Jersey shore ever be the same? SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — It is one of the icons of America, the backdrop to a thousand stories

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A U.S. Vaccine for Kids Will Boost Family Travel

(3 days ago) 1 day ago · The Family Travel Association’s Jenss agreed that there is a significant shift happening with multi generational trips that is the reverse of what occurred early in …

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How Luxury Travel Is Leading the Recovery: A Skift Deep Dive

(1 days ago) Travel concierge services like Embark Beyond, John Paul Group, and Virtuoso all use a blend of text-based chat and machine-learning software. The goal is to help advisors, agents, and concierges

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Corporate Travel Giant CWT to File for Chapter 11

(1 days ago) The travel agency joins Hertz, Worldstrides and several airlines in taking this particular route to weather the financial storm caused by the pandemic. Corporate travel agency CWT said it is

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Online Searches for Travel to the U.S. Spike as Border

(6 days ago) 2 days ago · Travel website Kayak said on Monday searches related to international travel to the United States spiked 48% on Saturday, from the same day one week earlier.. This followed the White House’s

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Mandatory Vaccines for Air Travel Split Americans: Skift

(7 days ago) This is America, the land of the free and hyper-polarized. Sadly. Though good news, enough will exists across the country for a vaccine requirement for air travel, but the vocal opposition will

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Corporate Travel Is a Lightning Rod In Carbon Offsets Debate

(Just Now) Business travel is a common emissions category that companies seek to calculate. It is commonly the first of the so-called Scope 3 (indirect) emissions sources, which companies calculate after

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Comparing Corporate Travel's Biggest Agencies Before and

(4 days ago)Travel buyers are thinking about their agency’s ability to scale up,” Davies added. “Some of the complexities involved with travel as it starts up again, around borders and testing

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High Travel Costs Impacting Attendance at UN Climate

(3 days ago) 11 hours ago · The high cost of hotels, COVID-19 travel curbs and quarantine rules left some COP26 climate conference attendees struggling to find rooms.

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United CEO Warns 'Caveat Emptor' to Travelers When Booking

(3 days ago) 4 hours ago · United is downright bullish on the international travel recovery. For 2022, the carrier already forecasts 10 percent international capacity growth compared to 2019 while domestic capacity will be

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1 out of 4 of U.S. Remote Workers Took Extended Trips: New

(9 days ago) 1 day ago · According to Skift Research’s newly released U.S. Travel Tracker: September 2021 Highlights report, 47 percent of Americans traveled in September, only a 1.7-percentage-point drop from a record

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Is Buy-Now, Pay-Later the Future of the Travel Recovery

(4 days ago) “The travel industry is more global, more intermediated and generally more complex than traditional retail sectors such as fashion, food, and lifestyle. This means even more attention is needed

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Coronavirus Archives

(Just Now) Coronavirus. U.S. to Ease Travel Restrictions for All Vaccinated Travelers Worldwide From November. This is the most significant international travel

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Skift Recovery Index

(6 days ago) The Skift Recovery Index is a real-time measure of where the travel industry at-large — and the core verticals within it — stands in recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic. It provides the travel industry with a powerful tool for strategic planning, of utmost importance in …

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Why 2021 Is the Year of the Travel IPO

(8 days ago) Other travel companies expected to go public this year include Sonder, a lodging company that runs both licensed short-term rentals and hotels, in a $2.2 billion transaction; HomeToGo, a travel

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Travel Is Now the Geopolitical Center of the World. Deal

(Just Now) Travel and technology together are the most disruptive forces on the planet right now. The delta between what the most progressive expression of human …

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New Research: 5 Trends From Travel’s 2021 Summer Surge

(2 days ago) International travel diminished virtually overnight at the height of the pandemic. But in Q2 2021, these bookings appeared to be rising. Globally, searches for international destinations grew at a

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Top Travel Booking Apps: Look Who's Winning the U.S. Now

(3 days ago) Online Travel. The 2021 Digital Transformation Report. The Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 was a digital wake-up call for the travel and hospitality industry, placing new demands on companies across the

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A Gloomy Corporate Travel Prediction for Hedge Funds and

(7 days ago) Online Travel. The 2021 Digital Transformation Report. The Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 was a digital wake-up call for the travel and hospitality industry, placing new demands on companies across the

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Does Google Hijack Travelers in Gmail

(7 days ago) 2 days ago · Google's Gmail itinerary feature can be helpful to travelers — up to a point. But Google's execution of it is deceptive, and a disservice to its travel partners. If …

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Travel Research: In-Depth Analysis of the Global Travel

(7 days ago) Global travel industry intelligence: News, info, data and analysis on airlines, hotels, tourism, cruises, startups, tech and more.

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TikTok Travel Marketing Targets Next-Gen Travelers

(9 days ago) Online Travel. The 2021 Digital Transformation Report. The Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 was a digital wake-up call for the travel and hospitality industry, placing new demands on companies across the

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Europe Travel Destination Industry News & Information by Skift

(1 days ago) Skift provides in-depth analysis & global tourism and destination industry business news about the top Europe travel destinations.

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What Happened to Travel Bubbles

(1 days ago) The World Travel and Tourism Council endorsed travel bubbles as recently as late June, saying at the time they would “help limit testing requirements for …

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Wellness Vacations Are the Next Big Splurge for Global

(4 days ago) Online Travel. The 2021 Digital Transformation Report. The Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 was a digital wake-up call for the travel and hospitality industry, placing new demands on companies across the

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Skift Live Events: Travel Reboot: What You Need to Know

(5 days ago) Travel Reboot: What You Need to Know About Changing Traveler Behaviors. In 2020, Covid-19 brought the world to a halt and kept the travel business grounded. In 2021, green shoots of hope have sprouted as a result of vaccine rollouts and reduced restrictions.

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The Greening of Travel: Embracing The Responsibility – Skift

(6 days ago) Travel, as an industry that helps connect people around the world, has a duty to limit its destructive effect on the environment and tourist destinations.

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The Fast-Growing Small Travel Brands That Weathered Lockdowns

(7 days ago) Many analysts expect the travel sector to turn to tech experts in the coming year. DataArt, which has 5,000 workers, had a growth rate of 80 percent in the three years through 2020. Its travel

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Travel CEOs Cast Doubt on Business Travel's Full Return

(5 days ago) The New Wellness Imperative for Long-Haul Travel: It’s time to recognize long-haul travel for what it is: an endurance event. For those …

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Travel Technology Archives

(3 days ago) Online Travel. Travelport Adjusts Fees and Technology to Navigate the Recovery. The pandemic dealt travel distribution companies a weak hand. Given that it's the third-largest player, Travelport

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What the Travel Industry Can Learn From My Autistic Sister

(3 days ago) The high percentage of parents with autistic children not taking family vacations reflects the travel industry's inability to largely address the needs of …

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The 2021 Digital Transformation Report: Spotlight on Asia

(4 days ago) 8 hours ago · The Covid-19 pandemic placed new digital demands on travel and hospitality companies, creating an urgent need for solutions to address them. Yet even prior to recent events, a clear mandate was

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What Does Online Travel Really Mean by a 'Connected Trip'

(5 days ago) It looks like online travel’s next buzz term has finally entered prime time. The concept of the connected trip is making headlines as online travel leaders have done the rounds over the last few

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Travelport Teams With Amazon Web Services to Support

(8 days ago) Travel technology company Travelport has joined with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to debut a travel startup accelerator, the companies said on Thursday. The project’s first edition invites startups

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UK, U.S. Airlines Push For Travel Corridor From G7 Summit

(Just Now) A travel corridor would likely require the UK add the U.S. to its “green list” of countries where its citizens can travel safely without a quarantine when they return home. And the U.S. would

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Facebook Has Quietly Named a New Head of Global Travel

(9 days ago) Facebook’s head of travel Christine Warner told Skift earlier this year that mobile is the primary focus of the company’s travel efforts. “The …

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Breeze Airways Raises $200 Million: Travel Startup Funding

(6 days ago) Travel startups raised more than $390 million in funding this week for concepts such as launching a budget airline, enabling influencers to sell trips, and making it …

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Top Travel Startups for 2019: What Brands to Watch – Skift

(9 days ago) Travel search where global companies fear to tread. Money Raised: $10 million. Headline Investors: iTech. Skift Take: This year the Aviasales group of …

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Travel + Leisure and the Problem of Pay to Play

(5 days ago) Travel + Leisure recently changed hands after Meredith bought Time, Inc. Less than two months after the official takeover, the company is implementing cost-cutting measures including employee

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