Datalex to Lose Lufthansa Tech Contract After Management Fiasco - Digital · 9 Sep

Airline tech vendor Datalex had a spectacular accounting meltdown in 2018. Lufthansa, its largest customer, wants to kill its contract. Meanwhile, Da

Sabre Under Fire With U.S. Antitrust Lawsuit and 15 Other Digital Trends This Week - Digital · 24 Aug

In digital news this week, text messages between executives at Sabre may have given U.S. regulators ammunition for their antitrust lawsuit against th

FlixMobility Raises $561 Million for Intercity Travel: Travel Startup Funding This Week - Digital · 26 Jul

This week a handful of companies announced more than $650 million in funding. Business models include intercity bus and train travel, Oyo-style franc

StayPlease Raises Funds to Expand 'Slack for Hotels': Travel Startup Funding This Week - Digital · 12 Jul

This week's travel startups, including Sonder, StayPlease, and Bolt, released a series of funding announcements, many of them for undisclosed amounts

Boutique Rental Brand Sonder Raises Another $225 Million - Digital · 11 Jul

Sonder's hotel-style serviced apartments operate in that sweet spot between Airbnb homeshares and full-on hotels. There are, of course, plenty of riv

Booking Management Shakeup Leaves Gillian Tans Out as CEO of Flagship Unit - Digital · 26 Jun

There's little doubt that Tans' abrupt departure, without any transition time, points to conflicts within Booking Holdings over the company's strateg

Duffel Raises $21.5 Million for Distribution Tech: Travel Startup Funding This Week - Digital · 21 Jun

This week travel startups GuestReady Group, Duffel, MagicStay, and Fairjungle announced more than $32 million in funding.

Private Equity Takes Control of Cendyn in a Bet on Hotel Tech - Digital · 19 Jun

Many hoteliers will be watching what Cendyn's new president, Tim Sullivan, does to grow his company's software suite, which offers tools for automate

Skift Forum Europe Video: How Radisson Hotel Group is Charting a New Course to Great Experiences
Skift Forum Europe Video: How Radisson Hotel Group is Charting a New Course to Great Experiences - Digital · 6 Jun

Today's travel industry marketers face an increasingly complicated path to reach and influence their customers. In this video recap of a conversation

Skift Forum Asia: Agoda's CEO Looks to Homesharing for That Competitive Edge - Digital · 23 May

The Singapore-based online travel agency is focused on expanding outside of Asia through the marketing of non-hotel accommodations on its site. This

Amazon Launches Flight Bookings in India in a SuperApp Strategy - Digital · 16 May

A shoe just dropped. Amazon is stepping into travel again. It may offer travel products in all sizes once it really gets going.

CEO Hints Booking Holdings Is Ready to Buy More Companies - Digital · 9 May

Falling victim to the so-called law of large numbers, Booking Holdings saw its total revenues for the first quarter drop 3 percent from the prior yea

Expedia Being Investigated for Conspiring With Hotels to Suppress Competition - Digital · 9 May

These are some pretty serious allegations but we'll have to wait and see how far this one gets before any juicy details emerge.

China's Ctrip Will Own Nearly Half of India's MakeMyTrip After Share Swap - Digital · 26 Apr

It makes sense that Ctrip, the market leader in China, would be interested in strategically working more closely with MakeMyTrip in the fast-growing

V Resorts Raises $10 Million for Branded Resorts: Travel Startup Funding This Week - Digital · 12 Apr

Aditi Balbir, founder and CEO of V Resorts, has impressed investors with her take on asset-light hospitality management in India, like an Oyo for res

Fyle Raises $4 Million for Expense Management: Travel Startup Funding This Week - Digital · 5 Apr

It's eye-catching that Fyle, a Bengaluru-based expense management software company, has received funding from Tiger Global, a venture firm that was a

Lyft IPO Teaches Lessons to Other Rising Travel Startups - Digital · 3 Apr

Several travel startups dream of going public. Lyft's initial public offering shows that profitability isn't necessarily as important as growth in th

Google's Travel Services Aren't a Focus of European Regulators Just Yet - Digital · 20 Mar

Over the last couple of years, rumors have been flying around that the European Union wanted to take a closer look at Google's travel tools. For now

BookingPal Raises $12 Million for Rental Software: Travel Startup Funding This Week - Digital · 8 Mar

This week travel startups BookingPal, Instawork, Withlocals, Ayenda Rooms, and Questo together announced more than $30 million in funding. Of note, f

How TUI and Rezdy Fit Into Ctrip's Growth Strategy Outside China - Digital · 5 Mar

China slowdown? Meituan rivalry? Naaah, Ctrip had a fab 2018. Domestic travel remains strong, but it is international travel growth that's exciting.

Expedia Had a Less-Is-More Approach to Mergers in 2018 - Digital · 15 Feb

Expedia is an opportunistic company, and mergers and acquisitions are part of its DNA. The company has been quiet on this front for the past three ye

Sabre's Bottom Line Got a Lift From U.S. Tax Cuts - Digital · 12 Feb

A U.S. tax law change benefited travel distribution giant Sabre in more ways than the typical company due to some particularities in its business. Th

Traveler Sentiment Tracking Gets Spotlight With Medallia's Intent to Go Public - Digital · 12 Feb

Customer-experience software companies Medallia, which is planning to go public this year, and Qualtrics, which SAP has just acquired for $8 billion,

Airbnb Counters Paris' Claims That Many Listings Are Illegal - Digital · 10 Feb

We've seen this movie before. Should Airbnb be responsible for the legality of listings on its site? Will municipalities be able to curb Airbnb as a

Booking CEO Opposes Proposed EU Tax as an Innovation Killer - Digital · 29 Jan CEO Gillian Tans sounds like a typical corporate boss, opposing additional taxation as anti-business. The proposed EU tax on revenue woul

Uplift Raises $123 Million to Broaden Its Travel Loan Services - Digital · 23 Jan

The old idea of payments in monthly installments is seeing new life in the U.S. online travel sector. Uplift is one of the leading tech vendors power