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A Chinese Company Managed to 3D-Print 10 Buildings in One Day

Airbnb Is Testing Out A New Cleaning Service For Some Hosts In San Francisco

The services are "affordable, easy to schedule, and can be tailored to include am entities such as linen service and gift baskets," according to an email Airbnb sent out to some of its hosts.<p>"We're always testing ways to make the experience on Airbnb better. This is a test we're looking at in one …

Hospitality

Google poised to shake up airline ticket biz, Ryanair CEO says

The discount airline CEO says Google's project "blows the competition out of the water."<p>Could Google's next project be to revolutionize the way people buy their airline tickets?<p>That's what Michael O'Leary, chief executive of discount airline Ryanair, said in an interview with the …

Google Said To Take On Kayak, Skyscanner And Others With Its Own Airfare Comparison Tool

Google is reportedly working on an airfare comparison site, according to Ryanair founder Michael O’Leary speaking to the Sunday Independent. O’Leary was much more candid about Google’s upcoming plans than the search giant itself is ever likely to be, describing Mountain View’s intent to build a …

How to Find Keywords That Convert into Leads and Sales

Actionable Tips on How to Find Keywords That Convert into Leads and Sales<p>The <b>most important metric</b> that you need to measure, improve and focus for …

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Hospitality News

Three stunning addresses to open this month in London, Dubai and Sarajevo. @Accorhotels #accorhotels #mgallery<p>Ranked 3rd in Latin America and 5th in …

6 Aviation Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts …

5 New Travel Startups to Watch This Week

These five travel startups have created mobile apps that span every step of the travel process from pre-trip financing to airport wayfinding to …

Tourism

A Major Search Engine Is Shaking Up Online Travel, But It's In China

Anyone disappointed that Google hasn’t done more with Google Flight Search or Google Hotel Finder need just look to China to point to a dominant …

Priceline Partners With Chevrolet to Give Hotel Recommendations While You Drive

Priceline and General Motors have partnered to turn Chevrolet vehicles into a mobile hotel-booking app.<p>That’s right. Passengers in vehicles speeding …

Hospitality

Skift Report: 14 Global Trends That Will Define Travel in 2014

2013 was a year of big stories in travel, and we brought you all of the important ones. But what will drive the world’s largest industry in 2014? How …

Tourism

How Airlines Are Using Social Media to Deal With This Week's Weather

You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows, especially when it’s blowing brutally off of Lake Michigan or the Long Island Sound. …

Expedia's New Feature Makes Searches More Flexibile

Expedia introduced a flight recommendations feature that suggests alternative airports and travel dates in what it says is an online travel industry …

JetBlue Customers Vent on the Airline's Blog and Facebook

JetBlue customers are seething in the wake of its cessation of flights in the Northeast corridor Monday afternoon and Tuesday morning as the airline …

Deal Experts' 2014 Travel Plans

New year, new vacation days. To Travelzoo Deal Experts, and millions of our subscribers, the change in the calendar means another opportunity to embark and expand our horizons. For travelers looking for a little inspiration, here's where our team of North American Deal Experts will be heading in …

Pinterest the Bully? Travel Startup Thinks So, Answers Trademark Lawsuit

Travel startup Pintrips finally answered a Pinterest trademark-infringement lawsuit, arguing that the visual social media company is a “bully.”<p>“This …

The Travel Tech of the Future

It’s no secret: Technology is changing the way we explore the world, and our relationship with it.<p>Here’s <i>Traveler</i> magazine’s take on ten new developments that are making it easier for travelers to see more of our extraordinary planet, with a softer ecological impact:<p><b>1. Liquid Gold:</b> Inventor Dean …

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Day One of the US Airways/American Merger

The first steps in the gradual integration of American Airlines and US Airways have been announced. These are just baby steps. Eventually, the two airlines' frequent flyer programs will be combined, and your miles will be merged. (If past mergers are any indication, you may even be given a little …

Airlines

New Virgin America Credit Card With Free Ticket Change/Cancel (Sort Of)

The Virgin America media folks sent me an email today touting the new Virgin America credit cards. One thing caught my eye: get the "premium" version and there are no change or cancellation fees on non-refundable tickets. Of course, when you read the fine print, it doesn't sound quite as …

Brazil

The California Surfwear Company That Wants to Get Into the Hotel Business

Huntington Beach-based surfwear company Quiksilver is extending its brand name to a new action-sports hotel concept called Quiksilver Hotels & …

Google Invests in Digital Innovations for the Hotel Industry

Google is expanding its hotel business, offering several new ways for travelers to learn about accommodations.<p>The most noticeable change will be the …

10 Things We Wish All Airlines Did

To say there's room for improvement in the airline industry is a clear understatement. Between baggage fees, customer-service fails, and hellish flight delays, most carriers consistently keep our expectations at tarmac level. It's about time for the airlines to do a better job, and we know just …

LinkedIn sues to stop bots that are stealing its user profiles

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Professional network LinkedIn(s lnkd) is fighting off shady competitors that are using bots to vacuum up hundreds of thousands …

Bots