Category: Transportation

Airport concessions struggle to keep up with bigger crowds

DENVER — On a recent Monday morning, Necole Lowe, the recruitment head for Prospect Airport Services here, sat behind a table at Denver Airport’s outdoor plaza, where a job fair was underway. Prospect, which contracts with Southwest, Delta and Frontier to provide wheelchair attendants and baggage handlers in Denver, has a bit more than 200 workers…

Paris hotel gets ’80s ReMIX

The ReMIX Hotel, a four-star, 259-room-hotel in Paris’ 19th arrondissement, is poised to open in September.Located in the Parc de la Villette, the Schroder Group property underwent an extensive remodel by London-based interior design studio Saar Zafrir Design, along with a rebranding. The concept, including the design and the atmosphere, of the hotel revolves around ’80s…

Indian Travel Startup Ixigo Files to Go Public to Raise $200 Million

Ixigo, an online travel and transit booking app, has filed papers with Indian regulators to raise $200 million (1,600 crore rupees) via an intital public offering. The Gurgaon-based online travel company on Thursday revealed its plan to issue new shares worth nearly $100 million (750 crore rupees) and sell equity shares of a little more…

Slow recovery in spending on digital travel ads

The continued reduction in travel — particularly for business and across borders — will keep digital advertising spending in the United States significantly down for the next few years.According to eMarketer, it will take until 2023 for U.S. digital ad spending in travel to reach $4.54 billion — putting it close to 2018 levels of…

Private Equity Looks to Challenge Vacasa by Backing VTrips Vacation Rental Firm

North America has about 1.5 million vacation homes for rent and about 10,000 property management companies, many of which use outdated technology and work processes. So a gold rush is underway to help professionalize and digitize the sector. Vacasa, a vacation rental property management company, last month said it planned to go public in a…

Why This Technology Company Transformed Its Office Into a Farm 🔒

Skift Take On the frontline of a global-local movement, software company Zoho’s rural revitalization concept could catch on. — Matthew Parsons Editor’s Note: Skift Future of Work Briefing is available exclusively every Friday for subscribers to Skift Pro.As organizations start to embrace distributed work and virtual meetings, the corporate travel and meetings sectors are preparing…

Senate makes historic investment in yesterday’s transportation priorities

Senate makes historic investment in yesterday’s transportation priorities Deal worsens long-term prospects for addressing climate and equity woes “The Senate’s final infrastructure deal is certainly big, but it’s anything but bold,” said T4America Director Beth Osborne after the Senate’s 69-30 approval of the package on Tuesday. “There are certainly welcome new additions, including a major…

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