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8 Travel Recovery Zingers From Y Combinator’s Adam Goldstein: The Long View This Week

Adam Goldstein, Y Combinator visiting partner and Hipmunk co-founder, appeared in Skift founder Rafat Ali’s The Long View podcast April 17, 2020. Skift Take: Regardless of the shape of the travel recovery, it’s clear that travel startups will be behind the curve. Many investors were already wary of funding new travel companies, but now they’ll […]

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New Wholesale Model Could Shake Up Airline Distribution Thanks to American Airlines Test With Sabre

American Airlines aircraft queue. American Airlines Group has testified in U.S. and UK competition investigations into the actions of Sabre and other travel technology companies. A U.S. federal court and a UK competition watchdog have published comprehensive findings on airline distribution, revealin broad trends in the sector. Angus Mordant / Bloomberg Skift Take: We read […]

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Wild boars in Haifa, Israel

Living through this pandemic has been more difficult for some than others. For wildlife, it’s definitely been a holiday; from lions occupying golf courses in South Africa to goats taking over a town in Wales, animals are having a blast in the world’s currently empty streets, towns, and parks while we’re stuck at home. In […]

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Possible megadrought in Western US

As if the current global pandemic wasn’t already enough to deal with, a new contentious study published in the journal Science on April 17, 2020, suggests that the American West is undergoing a megadrought. A megadrought is a naturally occurring multi-decade event with periods of high severity. The study says that this particular megadrought actually […]