The Most Important Story in Online Travel in 2019

Pictured is an Airbnb cottage for rent in Mayne Island, British Columbia, Canada. Airbnb booked more room nights than Expedia in the first quarter of 2019. Airbnb Skift Take: Airbnb overtook Expedia in room nights booked in the first quarter of 2019, but questions loom for 2020. Will Airbnb lose its focus as it vows … [Read more…]

Quadrantids Meteor Shower 2020

Unless you’ve been staring at the sky a lot lately, you may not have noticed the full-on meteor shower that’s currently taking place. The annual Quadrantids Meteor Shower has, in fact, been lighting up the night skies since December 27 and will continue to do so until January 10. But the shower peaks this week, … [Read more…]

What to do on New Year’s Day

Throughout November and December, life is a bleary dash through hefty meals, gingerbread-induced sugar highs, presents, family traditions, and irresponsible alcohol consumption that culminates on December 31. But if New Year’s Eve is the decadent peak of the holiday season, New Year’s Day is the beginning of the doldrums. On January 1, you’re suddenly expected … [Read more…]