December 12, 2021
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Here's to hoping we don't see another one of these anytime soon. Host communities everywhere, irrespective of the destination's income level or racial makeup, are the face and the raison d'être of this global tourism industry — and they deserve better.

Expedia Group Media Solutions' Q3 Travel Recovery Trend Report features the latest research and key data on how travel is returning, with actionable insights to help guide the industry as it captures new demand.


Omicron won't deter Vacasa's debut as a publicly traded company as it takes advantage of the pandemic-era surge in vacation rental growth.

Just because Marriott sees more growth opportunity abroad doesn't mean it will neglect its reliable staples in the U.S. But a successful brand refresh like Courtyard's hinges on sticking to timelines (or speeding those up).

Brands like Yotel and CitizenM are gearing up for growth — are tiny rooms the future?

Vacasa's market cap comeuppance in its first day of trading doesn't have huge significance. Are many private valuations inflated these days? For sure. But Vacasa's debut in a SPAC deal is a milestone for a bevy of startups seeking similar paths.

Ahead of going public, Amex GBT has provided a compelling argument for growth in its 53-page document, with a string of acquisitions and partnerships already under its belt. But does its enormous size now line it up for success, or weigh it down?

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Marketing to conscious travelers, for all of its societal benefits, may lead to potentially lucrative results, as well. Win-win?

American Airlines CEO Doug Parker is out come March. While not everyone agreed with his decisions, credit where credit's due: He built and led the world's largest airline, changing the industry in the process.

EventMB's latest survey found that almost two-thirds of event planners are still struggling to develop their hybrid event strategies. Many now suggest that the winning formula is to host the in-person and virtual experiences at different times.

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