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Booking Holdings CEO Glenn Fogel Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Glenn Fogel, who is the CEO and president of Booking Holdings, spoke at Skift Global Forum on September 18, 2019, with Executive Editor Dennis Schaal. Skift Skift Take: Booking Holdings CEO Glenn Fogel said he “feels fine” after testing positive for coronavirus. As a public company, Booking Holdings prudently disclosed the diagnosis in a financial […]

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What’s Next for Trip.com Group as Coronavirus Crisis Subsides in China?

Trip.com CEO Jane Sun is seeing signs of recovery in China’s domestic travel market as the coronavirus crisis subsides in the country. Trip.com Skift Take: For Trip.com Group’s top leader, the message is clear. Countries around the world should not squander any chances to control the virus, and neither should the travel industry let a […]

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Real ID deadline extended by a year

President Trump announced that the deadline for obtaining a Real ID will be extended by one year from October 1, 2020, to October 1, 2021. “At a time when we’re asking Americans to maintain social distancing, we do [not] want to require people to go with their local DMV,” said Trump during a press briefing […]

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What are the World Nomad Games

Wrestlers, archers, bone-tossers, and games of polo played with a headless goat instead of a ball: Welcome to the World Nomad Games, the largest international sports competition you’ve never heard of. Celebrating nomadic traditions since 2014, the World Nomad Games has been held in Cholpon-Ata, a Kyrgyz town on the shores of the Issyk-Kul lake, […]