Skift Global Forum 2019: How Travel Leaders are Rethinking Customer Experience

Skift Take: Travel leaders are optimizing the customer experience through more thoughtful, human-centered design and technologies across the traveler journey. Here are our top takeaways from Skift Global Forum 2019. — Read the Complete Story On Skift

Ctrip Name Change to Group Is Now Official

Ctrip hopes the name change to Group will enable it to catch the attention of Chinese and other travelers outside of China. Bloomberg Skift Take: The name change to Group is not a bad idea for Ctrip as it increasingly comes out of its shell and becomes a global force in online travel. … [Read more…]

What to do in Mariposa near Yosemite

The rock archway spanning El Portal Road outside Yosemite Valley is not much to look at next to Half Dome or El Capitan, but as one of five official entry points to Yosemite National Park, the granite welcome banner has become something of a landmark in its own right. Four of the park’s entrances draw … [Read more…]

Travelers need external chargers

This is the Travel Take, where Matador’s writers and editors make the case for their favorite travel hacks, tips, and personal tics. I have a reputation for being a tad forgetful. I misplace my keys, walk out of the door without my wallet, and, most of all, I hardly ever remember to charge my phone. … [Read more…]