November 6, 2021
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It was a coup for Sabre to reach a global distribution deal with Expedia 17 years ago when most online travel agencies partnered with just one such distributor. It's certainly not a positive for Sabre to lose that business now.

In the latest edition of this annual report, Skift and TripActions explore the current state of business travel and expense, and the industry's path to recovery, including the results of a survey distributed to more than 1,100 corporate travel decision makers, and 500 business travelers.


Shouldn't have launched flights at least a decade ago? In retrospect, yes, but now it is making up for lost time, and the upside could be substantial.

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What's in a brand? When it comes to those like, probably hundreds of millions or billions of dollars. The inconvenient truth is that vacation-rental-selling isn't likely to rebrand anytime soon.

With the exception of business travel, Trivago officials argued that travel will be back to a semblance of normalcy by next spring or summer. That would be great for Trivago, but none of that is assured.

The second annual Skift Aviation Forum promises a jam-packed day of thought-provoking discussions and comprehensive case studies as we dive into the business of aviation with top industry leaders. Get your tickets today!


Graduate Hotels is a company already roaring ahead with expansion into new countries and major cities. The pandemic can provide further investment opportunities for the college town-focused company to elbow into new destinations.

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Most hotel companies have posted a profit at least once during the pandemic, and Hyatt needs to do the same this week to avoid shareholder and analyst scrutiny.

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It's a historic moment for the industry, with climate now sitting at the top of the global tourism agenda, even if many more stakeholders are yet to join the party. But rallying behind the climate emergency might just be the thing that resolves tourism's many woes, everywhere.

The term "hybrid" is now commonly used to describe event formats that combine in-person and virtual experiences. While the concept of a hybrid event may be familiar, it raises an important question: Is there such a thing as a hybrid attendee?

Sonder revenues are rising while its losses are widening, even as SPAC deals are coming under additional pressure. The new funding raised will help continue to focus on building the company and hopefully keep the economics in check enough to complete the deal.

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