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Trump Administration Orders Shiji to Sell Hotel Tech Firm StayNTouch

Kevin King, chief operating officer of Shiji Group (left) spoke to Skift Senior Travel Tech Editor Sean O’Neill at Skift Tech Forum June 2019 in San Francisco. The Trump Administration on Friday demanded that Beijing-based Shiji unwind its acquisition of StayNTouch, the hotel property management system. Skift Skift Take: This is a highly unusual action. […]

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Yonder Raises $4 Million for Nature Travel: Travel Startup Funding This Week

The Cottonwood Creek Cabin is a mountain retreat near Chewelah, Washington. Yonder Skift Take: Yonder, Airside, GogoBus, and TPConnects announced investments this week, showing that startup funding continued despite the recent global coronavirus crisis. — Sean O’Neill Read the Complete Story On Skift

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Red Mountain ski resort in BC

One of the most historic ski areas in British Columbia has gotten a breath of new life through a crowd-funding campaign that’s attracted hundreds of eager participants. Red Mountain Resort is rocking not just some fresh terrain but also a few hundred proud new owners. And if the first image that fills your head upon […]

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South by Southwest 2020 canceled

As a string of major events continues to be canceled all around the world due to the coronavirus, Austin has just made the difficult decision to cancel South by Southwest (SXSW), one of its largest tourism and economic draws. Government officials made the announcement on Friday that they would be canceling the annual tech, film, […]