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Travelsky Puts On a Brave Face as Chinese Flight Demand Slowly Rebounds

A China Southern aircraft. All Chinese airlines use travel technology firm TravelSky’s systems to manage their domestic businesses. China Southern Skift Take: Travelsky, China’s travel technology giant, said it will weather the coronavirus-related plunge in air travel without needing to lay off workers. Remarkably, in January it added a tool to its popular flight app […]

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Travel Agency MisterFly Slams Airlines for Delayed or Denied Refunds

Nicolas Brumelot, co-founder and president of Misterfly, poses at the Paris headquarters of his online travel agency. Source misterfly MisterFly Skift Take: Everyone in the travel industry is frustrated right now with much of the world frozen up. But Nicolas Brumelot, the co-founder and president of travel startup Misterfly, speaks for many agencies frustrated by […]

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Expedia Vice Chairman Tells Employees It’s Time to Focus and Help Our Travel Partners

With Expedia Group employees and partners in attendance, Good Morning American anchor Robin Roberts interviewed Expedia Group Chairman Barry Diller on stage at the Expedia Explore ’19 conference in Las Vegas November 14, 2019. Adam Shane Productions / Expedia Group Skift Take: There will be a reckoning and perhaps a reordering of the competitive landscape […]

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What Is Going to Happen to All Postponed Events?

Join the editors of EventMB for Pivot to Virtual, a two-hour online summit on Wednesday, March 8, at 12 p.m. ET. GioRez / Adobe Skift Take: The events industry is living through one of the most difficult times of its existence. The coronavirus outbreak has forced an incredible number of events to be postponed. But […]