Skift Forum Asia Video: How APAC is Transforming the Global Payments Landscape

Skift Take: Mobile payments are already commonplace in parts of Asia — China particularly — but as travelers adopt these tools, travel companies will need both local expertise and deep technological capabilities to make sure their guests can pay when and how they like. — SkiftX Read the Complete Story On Skift

Private Equity Takes Control of Cendyn in a Bet on Hotel Tech

A view of a junior suite at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach hotel, which is a customer of Cendyn, a travel tech firm that has received additional investment from private equity. Fontainebleau Miami Beach Skift Take: Many hoteliers will be watching what Cendyn’s new president, Tim Sullivan, does to grow his company’s software suite, which offers … [Read more…]

What is floatation therapy

Floatation therapy has become the go-to healing experience for everything from jet-lag to jangled nerves — but what’s it all about? Devotees of the practice claim floating in a dark, womb-like tank of warm, salty water will heal body, mind, and spirit from the stresses of modern life. In fact, floating has become so popular … [Read more…]

What to do in Victoria, Australia

Heading to the land down under should be an indelible time — after all, it’s not a quick jaunt to get down there. While most travelers choose to base their trip out Sydney, leaving the Emerald City behind and packing your bags for Victoria further south offers a versatile and unforgettable experience, no matter what … [Read more…]