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TripAdvisor Reveals Some of Its Tactics in Growing Experiences

TripAdvisor's key tactics to grow its tours and activities business include the discounting of some products for consumers, practically giving away a reservation system to operators, and rolling out a brand marketing campaign this year. The company talks like it's in it to win it.

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At Skift we're proud to support the travel industry and make it our life's work. To celebrate National Travel & Tourism week, we're giving you exclusive discounts to access Skift Research and attend Skift Forums. Don't miss out on your chance to save anywhere from $250 to $1,000. Discount ends tonight!

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The Grounding of the Max 737 Is Stoking More Open Skies Hypocrisy

United Airlines supports a trade group that rails against almost everything Qatar Airways does. But this summer, United will put its customers on Qatar Airways jets to fly across the Atlantic. This is interesting, right?

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IHG Likes Third-Party Bookings When Other Hotels Prefer Direct Reservations

InterContinental Hotels Group has frequently been contrarian over the years when it comes to travel distribution. The chain recognizes that not all guests are brand loyal, and that it is wise to maintain healthy relationships with online travel agencies and metasearch engines.

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American Express Allows Passengers to Use Loyalty Points to Bid for Flight Upgrades

Those flush with American Express Membership Rewards points have a new tool for bidding on airline upgrades. Caveat emptor on the cost of the upgrades though.

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Top Reasons to Attend the Inaugural Skift Forum Asia

Still looking for reasons to attend Skift Forum Asia? Read on to hear our take on why this is about to be the best freakin' travel conference Asia has ever seen.

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Hawaii Weighs Measures to Curb Airbnb

While Hawaii is not the only destination reeling from the impact of short-term rentals from Airbnb and other providers, its already sky-high housing prices and limited land make the problem especially acute. Regulatory measures to control the number of illegal rentals may provide some relief.

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Airlines Take Notice of Millennials With New Strategies

Millennials don't always want to go on vacation to places their parents like to visit. Airlines are starting to take notice.

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Avis and Hertz Struggle to Find Path to Car Rental Profit

Business still isn't great for Hertz or Avis, but at least they aren't hurting as much anymore. The next few quarters will prove whether they can burst out of a multiyear slump or will continue to muddle forward.

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Luxury Beauty Brands Make Over Airport Retail

Duty-free airport retail is an excellent way to reach coveted consumers. But airports also serve as the perfect global showcase for brands to test market products, try out new retail concepts, and build brand awareness among customers from emerging countries.

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