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New Booking Data Shows Lopsided Global Recovery Frustrating Travel Outfits

Raffles Hotel and Resorts opened its Raffles Bali property in July 2020, with 32 ocean view villas in Jimbaran. Accor Skift Take: You can’t really talk about a global recovery for the travel sector overall. Regions are out of sync, reveals new data from Travelport. Companies are affected differently, depending on their market exposure. — […]

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I Traveled To Cuba & The US Government Didn’t Like It

Consequences For Traveling To Cuba Havana, Cuba A few years after I traveled to Cuba as an American, I received an official subpoena by the US Treasury Department for possible economic sanctions violations. Four years ago I traveled to Cuba during the Obama administration, when travel restrictions to the island were progressively being relaxed and […]

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Trump banning international students

The Trump administration just attacked a shining light of our higher education system: international students. In doing so, the administration risks damaging much more than the hopes and dreams of hundreds of thousands of people from across the globe. The move will also hurt US students and our own standing in the world — for […]

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LGBTQ guide to Pittsburgh

Over the years, Pittsburgh has been quietly inching out of the closet, gaining more confidence in its queer identity. But despite this fortitude and its advancement into a vibrant hub of cultural, artistic, and academic institutions, Pittsburgh is often overlooked as nothing more than a declining Rust Belt city. Changing this mindset is important as […]