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Travel Companies Are Hiring Despite Epic Job Losses

Some luxury hotels in Chicago were working in February 2020 with Heartland Alliance, a nonprofit that helps refugees find jobs. Despite massive travel industry job losses around the world because of the coronavirus pandemic, some travel companies are indeed hiring. Adobe Stock Image Skift Take: Amidst the carnage, there are job openings in the travel […]

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Payments Firm for Airport Luxury Goods Shops Could Sell for $2.6 Billion

Woman with face mask shopping. Private equity firm Silver Lake disclosed concessions it offered to push through the $2.6 billion sale of its Swiss payments company Global Blue. Adobe Skift Take: Global Blue helps luxury goods shops at airports process purchases by international travelers. Private equity firm Silver Lake’s attempted sale of it looks likely […]

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Killarney National Park: Exploring Mountains, Lakes, and Castles

The Best of Killarney, Ireland Killarney, Ireland Killarney is a small town in Ireland with rolling hillsides, ancient castles, pristine lakes, and its own National Park. Here are some of the best things to do in Killarney! After traveling to Ireland a few times now, I can safety say that Killarney National Park (Páirc Náisiúnta […]

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Budapest regulating Airbnb stays

Budapest is the latest in a string of European capitals to impose restrictions on Airbnb rentals, which are largely held responsible for the overtourism problem major European cities have been experiencing since the home-sharing platform launched in 2008. The Hungarian capital approved new legislation on Tuesday that will help limit the number of days hosts […]

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Eurovision Song Contest history

A few years back, 37-year-old Icelander Sólveig Reynisdóttir and her friend were on their way to a house party to watch the Eurovision Song Contest about an hour away from Reykjavik in the Icelandic countryside — and they were running late. Listening live on the radio, they realized it had started, and they wouldn’t make […]