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Rise in Mobile Bookings in Middle East Creates New Online Travel Competition

A tourist taking a selfie near a mosque in Abu Dhabi. The online travel market is projected to reach $15 billion by 2023 across the Middle East region. Robert Haandrikman / Skift Take: Online travel in the Middle East is not an opportunity to be scoffed at, and smaller online travel outfits and travel […]

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Skift Global Forum Preview: Publicis Exec Tobaccowala Says Human Connection More Important Than Ever

Publicis Groupe Chief Growth Officer Rishad Tobaccowala. Tobaccowala will speak at Skift Global Forum in New York on September 18–19. Publicis Groupe Skift Take: Experiences are increasingly central to travel. This means travel companies should pay special attention to long-term values like relationships, authenticity, and emotional connection while also not forgetting about the bottom line. […]

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Italy’s lesser-known wines to try

There are only two things you need to understand about Italian wine to fall in love with it. The first is that it is delicious, and the second is that you will never fully comprehend all of the grape varieties grown in the country. While it ranks among the best-known wine-producing countries in the world, […]

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Things to do to make camping easier

Poking sizzling logs in the fire pit while sipping a beer and listening to crickets chirp in the background… camping is the antidote to a busy lifestyle. A necessary escape from the bustle of daily life. And yet camping can seem like another thing on your to-do list, something you struggle to make time for. […]