An Event Tech Startup Is Helping Travel Companies Adapt Marketing During Crisis

skift.com - Destinations · 25 Mar

They say in every crisis there’s opportunity. Event tech company OccassionGenius has found an unexpected way for travel companies to leverage its tec

Launching a Travel App During This Crisis: Crazy?

skift.com - Destinations · 25 Mar

Many embattled travel firms will appreciate any kind of assistance they can get to ride through the coronavirus storm. And for those who could lend a

How Houston Embraced Augmented Reality to Enhance the Visitor Experience

skift.com - Destinations · 18 Feb

Technology plays an important role in helping tourism companies market local attractions and businesses more effectively. As smartphone functionality

Puerto Rico Aims to Boost Biz Travel With High-Tech Entertainment District

skift.com - Destinations · 9 Dec

El Distrito is an ambitious plan, and the island is throwing an extraordinary amount of effort toward making it a success. This is something that mat

Federal Judge Limits U.S. Border Patrol's Power to Search Travelers' Devices

skift.com - Destinations · 13 Nov

The expanded power of U.S. border control under Donald Trump has concerned privacy activists as well as tourism officials, who worry about the polici

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Cruise Insiders Highlight Industry Challenges and 7 Other Tourism Trends This Week

skift.com - Destinations · 14 Apr

This week in tourism, cruise execs discuss the importance of sustainability and diversity, while the CEO of a Hong Kong-based think tank talks frankl

Travel and Tourism's Good, Bad and Ugly Sides

skift.com - Destinations · 9 Apr

Yes, travel and tourism is a wealth and job creator, but the industry needs to recognize how it plays a central role in some of the world's biggest p

Space Tourism Could Be Big for Travel Industry

skift.com - Destinations · 18 Mar

For this to happen, the cost of space travel will have to fall enough that more than just the ultra-wealthy can afford it.

Universal's Harry Potter Ride and 4 Other Tourism Trends This Week

skift.com - Destinations · 16 Mar

This week in tourism, Universal reveals the details of its newest Harry Potter attraction, while Brexit anxiety continues to permeate the travel indu

U.S. Customs Isn't Protecting Traveler Data After Electronic Searches

skift.com - Destinations · 12 Dec

It should come as no surprise that the government isn't following its own rules when it comes to securing the traveler data it seizes from personal d

Upgrading U.S. Highways Will Require Increased Gas Tax and Tolls

skift.com - Destinations · 9 Dec

President Trump's pledge to invest in U.S. transportation infrastructure never materialized. It's going to take a sustained, decades-long investment

What Zuji's Suspension for Missed Payments Means for Asia's Online Travel Pioneers

skift.com - Destinations · 7 Dec

All is not well with Zuji, a pioneer in the online travel space in Asia-Pacific. An ownership that is more adept at aviation than running an OTA may

Grab's Tie-Up With Indonesia Tourism Gives a Glimpse of Ambitions Beyond Ridehailing

skift.com - Destinations · 19 Nov

Grab's partnership with Indonesia's tourism ministry, the first of its kind between a national tourism body and a ridehailing platform, reveals one o

JetSetGo's New SkyShuttle Takes Off Ahead of Uber in India's Competitive Air Taxi Market

skift.com - Destinations · 15 Nov

India is ideal for aerial taxi services and while Uber decides if that's where its first Uber Air international city will be, local start-up JetSetGo

Here's Why Hyundai's Is Investing Another $250 Million in Ridehailing Service Grab

skift.com - Destinations · 7 Nov

Grab is the go-to for motor companies wanting a piece of Southeast Asia's future mobility market, as Hyundai's additional tenfold investment shows.

Tourist Towns Look to Tech for Shark Attack Solutions

skift.com - Destinations · 9 Oct

We welcome new technologies that promise to make it safer to swim in the ocean. But destinations need to clamp down on activity organizers that bait

Leaning In to Find New Twists on Travel

skift.com - Destinations · 27 Sep

The world is a brighter place because of travelers and millions of them increasingly want to spend their vacations doing good rather than showing off

Travel CEOs to Meet For First Time With Trump at White House

skift.com - Destinations · 4 Sep

The travel industry at long last gets an audience with Donald Trump. Let's hope it results in more than just a perfunctory, handshake photo-op.

The Business of Longevity and 14 Other Tourism Trends This Week

skift.com - Destinations · 4 Aug

This week in tourism, don't miss our sixth anniversary digital book, which tells the backstories of six major travel brands, and how they achieved lo

Top Korea Hotel App Takes Majority Stake in Singapore Startup Zen Rooms

skift.com - Destinations · 29 Jul

Southeast Asia is one of the world's fastest-growing travel markets, and companies that want in on the excitement could learn from Yanolja and Zen's

The Digital Strategies Helping Cities Connect with Locals and Visitors

skift.com - Destinations · 26 Jul

Municipal city governments have been investing heavily in smart city technologies, but in many different ways. Bloomberg Associates' new research put

Megatrends Video: Brands Embrace Diversity Message Amid Rising Neo-Nationalism
Megatrends Video: Brands Embrace Diversity Message Amid Rising Neo-Nationalism

skift.com - Destinations · 18 Jul

Today we're releasing a video related to our 2018 Skift Megatrend, 'Brands Embrace Diversity Message Amid Rising Neo-Nationalism,' sponsored by Intre

Downtown Albuquerque Is a Meeting Planner Portal to the Future of Innovation

skift.com - Destinations · 11 Jul

The new Innovate ABQ building in the Albuquerque Innovation District provides a one-stop shop for meeting planners to connect with local thought lead

Uber Is Expanding Its Electric Bike Rentals Into Europe
Uber Is Expanding Its Electric Bike Rentals Into Europe

skift.com - Destinations · 9 Jun

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is on a "charm offensive," as this story points out, trying to expand into markets that have proven tricky in the past. Wi

WeChat to Smooth China's Border Process for Travelers Between Hong Kong and Mainland

skift.com - Destinations · 6 Jun

When people pass between Hong Kong, Macau, and mainland China, they have to present border documents, called permits. A new feature on the popular We