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Get the latest from the most-trusted travel industry news source.
Skift sits down with creatives, executives, and entrepreneurs from across travel to discuss their insights and perspectives on the hows and whys of travelers’ habits, industry patterns, and the seismic changes happening across the industry.
Listen for exclusive conversations with travel leaders and Skift's own in-house editors and analysts.
Read the latest news every day at skift.com/news

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    • 4.3 • 34 Ratings

Get the latest from the most-trusted travel industry news source.
Skift sits down with creatives, executives, and entrepreneurs from across travel to discuss their insights and perspectives on the hows and whys of travelers’ habits, industry patterns, and the seismic changes happening across the industry.
Listen for exclusive conversations with travel leaders and Skift's own in-house editors and analysts.
Read the latest news every day at skift.com/news

    Meet Skift and Your New Co-Hosts

    Meet Skift and Your New Co-Hosts

    Our new co-hosts, Editor-in-Chief Sarah Kopit and Head of Research Seth Borko, introduce themselves and talk about what Skift is, how it's quite literally defining the business of travel, and preview some of the exciting stories and research on deck for Skift and the podcast.

    • 29 min
    Loyalty and Short-Term Rentals: What Are The Opportunities Ahead?

    Loyalty and Short-Term Rentals: What Are The Opportunities Ahead?

    As we look forward to the return of the Skift Short-Term Rental Summit on June 5 in New York, today we feature a conversation with Homes and Villas by Marriott International Vice President, Jennifer Hsieh, and Skift Senior Hospitality Editor, Sean O'Neill, that took place onstage at last year's summit.

    To join her and many other vacation rental executives and investors at this year’s Short-Term Rental Summit, visit live.skift.com for tickets and details. 

    • 27 min
    Oberoi CEO on Redefining Luxury for the Affluent Consumer

    Oberoi CEO on Redefining Luxury for the Affluent Consumer

    Vikram Oberoi, The Oberoi Group CEO and Managing Director, speaks with Skift Senior Hospitality Editor Sean O'Neill. This discussion took place on stage at the inaugural Skift India Summit this month in New Delhi, India. on stage at Skift India Summit in New Delhi, India on March 20, 2024.

    To join the travel industry's best events in person, visit https://live.skift.com

    • 21 min
    US Ambassador to India on Bridging the U.S. and India in the Decade Ahead

    US Ambassador to India on Bridging the U.S. and India in the Decade Ahead

    Today we feature a discussion that took place on stage at the inaugural Skift India Summit this month in New Delhi, India.
    In this conversation Eric Garcetti, United States Ambassador to the Republic of India, speaks with Rafat Ali, Founder & CEO of Skift, about "Bridging the U.S. and India in the Decade Ahead".
    For more like this, visit live.skift.com to learn how you can attend our next industry defining live event. 

    • 29 min
    How Air India's CEO Plans to Connect India to the World

    How Air India's CEO Plans to Connect India to the World

    Today we feature a discussion that took place on stage at the inaugural Skift India Summit this week in New Delhi, India.
    In this conversation Air India CEO and Managing Director Campbell Wilson speaks with Skift Asia editor Peden Bhutia about "Connecting India to the World".
    For more like this, visit live.skift.com to learn how you can attend our next industry defining live event. 

    • 29 min
    Is India Safe for Female Travelers?

    Is India Safe for Female Travelers?

    Last week, as the world came together to celebrate International Women's Day, news that a Brazilian tourist had accused seven men of gang rape in a remote region of India, prompted Skift Asia Editor Peden Bhutia to ask in her headline reporting on the story: “Is India Safe for Female Travelers?”
    In this episode, Peden and Skift Research Analyst Saniya Zanpure, both based in India, join Skift Editor-in-Chief Sarah Kopit to discuss the case, its effects, their experiences as women in India, and why, ultimately, the answer to Peden’s question is: yes, everyone should visit India.
    Visit skift.com for continuing coverage of this story and all the latest travel news and research.

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

mvelasco07 ,

Highly recommend!

The Skift Travel Podcast has quickly become a favorite in my feed! Their insightful content and engaging conversations had me hooked from the very first listen. Thanks so much for putting out such a stellar show guys - keep up the great work!

Alireza Aghasi ,

A must-listen for travel business people

Insightful and authentic content for travel business people. Helps you develop a holistic view of travel and tourism industry

NickDanBergman ,

Best in the business of travel!!!!

Phenomenal podcast! Intersection of travel business, marketing, and technology. The best part is the quality of guests they are able to get. They are often speaking to CEOs, VP of Marketing, Etc.

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