Dear Travel Marketer, Intention Matters More Than Experience

The Skift New Luxury newsletter is our weekly newsletter focused on the business of selling luxury travel, the people and companies creating and selling experiences, emerging trends, and the changing ...
18.09.2019 00:30

Are Luxury Leisure Agencies Better at C\-Suite Travel Than Their Corporate Peers?

Whether you are a home-based travel advisor or you work in a large office servicing high-profile accounts, the Travel Advisor Innovation Report will have you covered with the trends, news, and feature...
18.09.2019 00:05

Announcing the Winners of Skift Design Awards 2019

During the opening night of Skift Global Forum 2019, we announced on Tuesday the winners of the inaugural Skift Design Awards, the travel industry’s recognition of the spaces, services, and initiative...
17.09.2019 19:30

Virgin Atlantic Unveils Massive Growth Plans With a (Major) Catch

Virgin Atlantic, tiny by global airline standards, outlined a plan in London to fly to 84 new destinations in Europe, the Americas, Asia, and Australia, as it seeks to challenge British’ Airways marke...
17.09.2019 19:01

Trip\.com’s Nearly Quarter Century Odyssey as a Can’t Lose Travel Domain, Right?

17.09.2019 17:00

Executive Q&A: Susanne Hatje of Mandarin Oriental, New York

Much like the Big Apple itself, New York City’s ever-changing luxury hotel sector never seems to stay still for very long. Today’s luxury traveler is evolving, creating new demands for hoteliers to de...
17.09.2019 10:00

Luxury Travel Agencies Claim Bragging Rights in VIP Business Travel

While leisure and corporate travel planning require very different mindsets, some travel agencies say their expertise in luxury leisure travel makes them better-equipped to handle business trips for C...
17.09.2019 10:00

Embracing the Role of Romance in Luxury Marketing

A luxury hotel’s relationship with a guest is a fragile and many splendored thing.“Luxury is like love,” suggested luxury branding expert Dr. Daniel André Langer. “When we go for a luxury brand, it’s ...
17.09.2019 10:00

Thomas Cook Files for U\.S\. Bankruptcy Protection

Thomas Cook Group Plc has filed for Chapter 15 court protection in the U.S. as part of a broader debt restructuring for the U.K. travel agent.The company’s Chapter 15 petition was filed in the Souther...
17.09.2019 08:30

Marriott and Expedia Exclusive Agreement Will Retake Control of Wholesale Rates

In an industry first, Expedia Group will next month become the exclusive distributor of Marriott International wholesale and promotional room rates, availability, and content to bedbanks, and other re...
17.09.2019 07:30

United Increases Its Loyalty Dominance at Denver

In the hub-and-spoke game of legacy airlines, frequent flyers living in a hub city are often forced into loyalty to the carrier that calls the airport home. In Detroit, for example, most passengers wh...
17.09.2019 00:30

SeaWorld CEO Abruptly Steps Down After 7 Months

SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. named an interim chief executive officer after its current CEO stepped down amid signs of a dispute — marking another management upheaval for the struggling theme-park oper...
16.09.2019 22:40

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