Skift Global Forum Video: Beyond Automation – Understanding AI’s True Power in Travel Marketing

Skift Take: Artificial intelligence was a hot topic at this year’s Skift Global Forum in New York. In this video recap from the event, we learn about the true power of AI in the travel industry, which will pail machine-powered automation with smart insights to create more meaningful relationships with customers. — SkiftX Read the … [Read more…]

Travel on a budget, not backpacking

Budget travel does not necessarily mean living from a backpack and sleeping in crowded hostel dorm rooms. With a little planning, it is possible to travel on a budget while still enjoying the sights, sounds, and flavors — even the creature comforts — of any destination. The low-season travel months are just around the corner … [Read more…]

How to visit Lake Orta from Milan

At a time when the major northern Italian pre-alpine lakes — Maggiore, Como, and Garda — are overrun with tourists and VIPs like George Clooney, nearby Lake Orta is experiencing quite the opposite. This lake is starved for attention, though that’s probably because locals are working hard to keep it all to themselves. Nineteenth-century French … [Read more…]