MakeMyTrip and Oyo Downplay India Regulatory Probe

Pictured is the Jai Mahal Lake Palace. Jaipur, India. MakeMyTrip pledges to cooperate with an regulatory probe in India about its relationship with budget hotelier Oyo. Jai Mahal Lake Palace Skift Take: MakeMyTrip definitely faces some near-term challenges, but it doesn’t consider a recently announced regulatory probe in India to be one of them. — … [Read more…]

SiteMinder Diversifies Away From Helping Hotels Solely on Room Sales

A photo of the Casa Andina Standard Nasca in Nasca, Peru. The hotel chain uses SiteMinder for help with online distribution. SiteMinder has launched an app store to help smaller hotels adopt new tools from other third-party vendors to manage their properties. Casa Andina Standard Nasca Skift Take: Tech provider SiteMinder is the latest firm … [Read more…]

Traveling With A Baby: Meet Dylan Fitzgerald Karsten!

Tips For Traveling with a Baby Family Travel Tips As a first-time dad, and frequent traveler, I’ve had to learn how to travel with a baby through trial and error. Here are some of our best baby travel tips based on my experience! Sooooo… I’m a dad! If you’ve been following me on social media … [Read more…]

Order fast food when traveling

This is the Travel Take, where Matador’s writers and editors make the case for their favorite travel hacks, tips, and personal tics. You’ve been driving for six hours through Italy. The GPS is speaking Italian and you can’t figure out how to change it. You’re lost, tired, and hangry — and then you see it. … [Read more…]

Climate Neutral certifies gear

In the travel and outdoor product market, cutting carbon emissions is becoming increasingly important. Consumers want to feel good about the products and services they buy and the companies providing them. On the other side of the coin, brands want to prove to consumers that they are serious about reducing their environmental impact. But until … [Read more…]