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Why Google Thinks Machine Learning Will Be a Game Changer for Travel

Some people can happily go all over the world without speaking the local language, and they still feel comfortable. But many others get nervous when they can't understand what's being said. If Google Translate ever gets so good that people can translate anything, anywhere, it could change how the world travels.

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How Canada Is Using Meetings to Drive Economic Development
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In Skift's recent webinar, we explored how destinations like Canada are revamping their meetings strategy to stay competitive. Register now to get the recording of the session.

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Basic Business Class Fares Set Landmines for Frequent Flyers

A new series of unbundled business class fares coming to market pushes many frequent flyer benefits to the side. For those religious about loyalty programs, the fares are worth avoiding.

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Booking Management Shakeup Leaves Gillian Tans Out as CEO of Flagship Unit

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

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Philippine Airlines Makes an About-Face on New Leadership

This is quite a communications blunder. A premature announcement of a leadership change last week had to be corrected after the PAL board met Monday. In short, the PAL chairman's daughter, Vivienne Tan, won't be leading the airline after all. Maybe someday.

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View Coverage Highlights From Skift Tech Forum

We just wrapped up our second annual Skift Tech Forum in San Francisco. Check out the highlights from our highly focused sessions and talks on the travel tech trends you need to know about.

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The Biggest Airline Innovation of This Century

Airlines have innovated a lot since Skift Airline Weekly's launch in June 2004, but there's one innovation that we think radically changed the industry.

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Editor's Picks
6 Big Travel Takeaways From Skift Tech Forum

The travel industry is obsessed with Big Data and artificial intelligence. The genie is out of the bottle. But the best way to use it will trigger an intense debate and much soul-searching.

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TWA Hotel Looks to Stabilize After Rocky Takeoff

The mixed reviews of the TWA hotel on social media are not uncommon for a property that — let's face it — opened too early. What will keep customers coming, however, is the chance to experience a nostalgic hotel design that will hit home with travelers.

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New Accor and Air France-KLM Loyalty Partnership Raises Bar for Targeting Biz Travelers

Like a similar program now in place between American and Hyatt, the partnership between Accor and Air France-KLM aims to share customers between similar target markets. Unlike its American cousin though, this partnership is open to all loyalty tiers.

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