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Greek islands without the crowds

Summering in the Greek islands isn’t just for British royalty anymore. And, unfortunately, that’s kind of the problem. The places that have given the islands their worldwide reputation for white-walled cliffside villages, ancient ruins, and stunning blue water are full. Hit a beach in Santorini this time of year, and you’ll be hard-pressed to find […]

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Agoda CEO: Online Travel Is Becoming Like the Game of Thrones

Agoda CEO John Brown speaking with Skift Executive Editor Dennis Schaal at Skift Forum Asia in Singapore on May 27, 2019. Brown likened online travel in Asia to Game of Thrones. Richard Lai / Skift Skift Take: Agoda has been an online travel leader in Asia for more than a decade. CEO John Brown doesn’t […]

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Our Incredible Doors-Off Helicopter Adventure Over Kauai!

Kauai’s Stunning Na Pali Coastline Kauai, Hawaii One of the best ways to see Hawaiian islands is by air, and my doors-off Kauai helicopter tour of the Na Pali coast was an epic aerial photography experience! If you don’t know by now, I absolutely love helicopters. In fact, I used to want to be a […]

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Amadeus Traveler Data Exposed and 8 Other Digital Trends This Week

An Amadeus tech office in Nice, France. The company suffered a data breach. Amadeus Skift Take: This week in digital news, Amadeus has suffered a data breach, which is becoming increasingly common across all industries. Plus, the Travelperk CEO discusses his strategy in Europe and Ctrip’s global push starts to pay off. — Isaac Carey […]

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Lonely Planet to Revamp Its Guidebooks, Starting With China

Lonely Planet CEO Luis Cabrera at the Travel Disruption Summit in New York City, May 22, 2019. Isaac Carey / Skift Skift Take: CEO Luis Cabrera has big plans to invest in digital opportunities, but right now the company is still in the experimental stage. — Isaac Carey Read the Complete Story On Skift

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Prowler Raises $24 Million for Decision Tool: Travel Startup Funding This Week

The co-founders of Prowler.io, with CEO Vishal Chatrath (center), chief technology officer Dongho Kim (left), and head of finance Engineering Aleksi Tukiainen (right). This week Prowler.io and other startups received investments. Prowler.io Skift Take: This week travel startups announced more than $309 million in funding, as Mafengwo, Prowler.io, Instawork, Revenue Analytics, Dawex, and Outpost received […]

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Amadeus Traveler Data Exposed in a Thwarted Data Leak

An image of Tel Aviv’s international airport, Ben Gurion. A database of an Israeli travel tech subsidiary of Amadeus exposed the records of many passengers before being fixed. Israel Airports Authority Skift Take: Case closed, and no harm done. But data breaches seem never-ending. — Sean O’Neill Read the Complete Story On Skift

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Skift Webinar: Machine Learning — Creating More Human Interactions for Travel Brands

Skift Take: Machine learning is revolutionizing the travel industry, where it has the potential to transform company activity related to marketing, customer service, e-commerce, and much more. How can industry executives make use of this powerful new tool? Register for our webinar on Wednesday, June 19 to find out. — Read the Complete Story On […]