Skift Webinar: Understanding Today’s Traveler — Closing the Industry’s Gap in Customer Knowledge

Skift Take: It’s never been more critical for brands in the travel industry to understand their customers’ online habits. But getting a clear picture of these habits is difficult. In this webinar, Skift is joined by experts from Epsilon to discuss the growing potential of identity resolution to help solve this dilemma. — Read the … [Read more…]

Amadeus Highlights Meager 1 Percent Air Traffic Growth in 2020 Outside China

Amadeus, the global provider of technology solutions for the travel industry, has its research and development center in near Nice, France at Sophia Antipolis. Amadeus is a bellwether for global air travel because it’s the sector’s largest technology provider. Cornavirus drove steep booking declines in February 2020. Amadeus Skift Take: Amadeus, the world’s largest provider … [Read more…]

Souqs in Middle East, North Africa

If it were possible to distill the essence of the Middle East and North Africa into a single experience, it would be a jaunt through the spice-ladened air of a busy souq. Souqs, collections of adjacent vendors often sprawled out over a plaza or multiple semi-enclosed streets, have served as the economic hubs of Middle … [Read more…]

The best things to see in Detroit

The best possible way to learn, understand, and appreciate a new city is to dig into its history. And few cities in the United States have the historical chops of Detroit, which has been a major part of more US cultural movements than nearly any other city. Forget the things you thought you knew about … [Read more…]

Things to do in Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn, the capital and largest city in the northern European country of Estonia, is an innovative and creative hub at the intersection of Northern and Eastern Europe. Here, ancient castles and cobblestone streets marry with repurposed warehouses and sleek, modern urban districts. The city of about 425,000 is a city of contrasts, both the best-preserved … [Read more…]

Where to see rocket launches 2020

Rocket launches aren’t just for Florida anymore. Noting that the second-most-popular tourist attraction in Central Florida is the massive Kennedy Space Center, the rest of America — and the world – has begun developing tourism around the awe-inspiring experience of watching a rocket shoot into space. And many of them are in places worth visiting … [Read more…]

LGBTQ guide to Washington, DC

When you think of Washington, DC, perhaps you flash to a photo of the capitol building and the White House. Maybe you picture a crowded senate floor or a news anchor standing in front of the Supreme Court. DC might not, however, be one of the first places you think of when you think of … [Read more…]