Airbnb Plans to Go Public in 2020 and 19 Other Digital Trends This Week

After much speculation, Airbnb plans to go public in 2020. Skift Skift Take: This week in digital, Airbnb plans to go public in 2020, this after the company surpassed $1 billion in its second quarter revenue. Meanwhile, Hotelbeds is taking action as more hoteliers have complained about unfairness from opposing travel agencies. — Jasmine Ganaishlal … [Read more…]

Hiking Mount Whitney: California’s Highest Peak (Winter Climb)

Hiking Mt Whitney in the Winter Lone Pine, California The elevation is starting to take its toll. Carefully planting one foot in front of the other, climbing through snow with my ice axe, I push on to summit California’s highest mountain. Mount Whitney is the highest mountain in the lower 48 states at 14,505 feet. … [Read more…]