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Skift Daily Briefing May 15, 2020

Skift Daily Briefing May 15, 2020

May 15, 2020

We are excited to share another update from the Skift Daily Briefing. Our daily podcast tells listeners what they need to know about the top travel stories in just under four minutes. It’s available every weekday morning at 6:30 a.m. ET on podcast apps from Apple, Google Play, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Overcast, Stitcher, and more, as well as smart speakers powered by Google and Amazon.

Thank you for listening — and reading — and stay tuned as we continue to grow and deliver the news you need on more platforms.

Subscribe through your favorite podcast app or at https://skift.com/skift-daily-briefing/.

The State of Short-Term Rentals

The State of Short-Term Rentals

May 7, 2020

As the Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in a sharp decline for both the rapidly expanding urban short-term rental market and the prospects of a busy summer vacation rental season, how can players both large and small across alternative-accommodations best balance find resilience in this time? How can platforms best balance the needs of both guests and hosts, following more consistent policy enforcement?

Join Skift editors and research analysts, along with leaders in short-term rental ecosystem to discuss how the crisis has impacted the business landscape and how to prepare for the key challenges ahead.

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Agenda:

How is the Leisure Rental Market Preparing for Recovery?
Guests: John Banczak, TURNKEY VACATION RENTALS; Michelle Hodges, MEYER VACATION RENTALS; Kelly Barton, EXPEDIA GROUP
Moderator: Amy Hinote, VRM INTEL

Post-Crisis Tech, Pricing, and Marketing Strategies for Property Managers
Guests: Vered Schwarz, GUESTY; Andrew McConnell, RENTED.COM
Moderator: Wouter Geerts, SKIFT RESEARCH

Built for Adaptability: A Look Into Urban Market Shifts
Guests: Francis Davidson, SONDER
Moderator: Dennis Schaal

Accelerating Tech’s Service Role Around Cleaning and Safety
Guests: Alex Nigg, PROPERLY; Jeremy Gall, BREEZEWAY
Moderator: Sean O’Neill, SKIFT

Does the Luxury Market Have a Competitive Advantage in Recovery?
Guests: Will Lucas, MINT HOUSE; Amanda Dyjecinski, ONEFINESTAY
Moderator: Seth Borko, SKIFT RESEARCH

Skift Daily Briefing May 5, 2020

Skift Daily Briefing May 5, 2020

May 5, 2020

We are excited to share another update from the Skift Daily Briefing. Our daily podcast tells listeners what they need to know about the top travel stories in just under four minutes. It’s available every weekday morning at 6:30 a.m. ET on podcast apps from Apple, Google Play, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Overcast, Stitcher, and more, as well as smart speakers powered by Google and Amazon.

Thank you for listening — and reading — and stay tuned as we continue to grow and deliver the news you need on more platforms.

Subscribe through your favorite podcast app or at https://skift.com/skift-daily-briefing/.

Bonus Episode: Skift Daily Briefing 03/30/20

Bonus Episode: Skift Daily Briefing 03/30/20

March 30, 2020

We are excited to share another update from the Skift Daily Briefing. Our daily podcast tells listeners what they need to know about the top travel stories in just under four minutes. It’s available every weekday morning at 6:30 a.m. ET on podcast apps from Apple, Google Play, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Overcast, Stitcher, and more, as well as smart speakers powered by Google and Amazon.

Thank you for listening — and reading — and stay tuned as we continue to grow and deliver the news you need on more platforms.

Subscribe through your favorite podcast app or at https://skift.com/skift-daily-briefing/.

Bonus Episode: Skift Daily Briefing 12/10/19

Bonus Episode: Skift Daily Briefing 12/10/19

December 10, 2019

We are excited to share another update from the Skift Daily Briefing. Our daily podcast tells listeners what they need to know about the top travel stories in just under four minutes. It’s available every weekday morning at 6:30 a.m. ET on podcast apps from Apple, Google Play, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Overcast, Stitcher, and more, as well as smart speakers powered by Google and Amazon.

This month, the podcast is presented by Starbucks. 

Thank you for listening — and reading — and stay tuned as we continue to grow and deliver the news you need on more platforms.

Subscribe through your favorite podcast app or at https://skift.com/skift-daily-briefing/.

Bonus Episode: Skift Daily Briefing 11/7/19

Bonus Episode: Skift Daily Briefing 11/7/19

November 7, 2019

We are excited to share Skift Daily Briefing, a daily podcast that tells listeners what they need to know about the top travel stories in just under four minutes. It’s available every weekday morning at 6:30 a.m. ET on podcast apps from Apple, Google Play, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Overcast, Stitcher, and more, as well as smart speakers powered by Google and Amazon.

This month, the podcast is presented by Porsche. Introducing the new Porsche 911. Timeless machine. Learn more at PorscheUSA.com/NEW911 

Thank you for listening — and reading — and stay tuned as we continue to grow and deliver the news you need on more platforms.

Subscribe through your favorite podcast app or at https://skift.com/skift-daily-briefing/.

Why Travel Should Be Optimistic About 2019

Why Travel Should Be Optimistic About 2019

February 13, 2019

This episode of the Skift podcast drills down on the economic outlook for travel in 2019: the good signs, the risks, and the reasons you shouldn’t panic. Our guests are Skift Executive Editor Dennis Schaal and Senior Research Analysts Seth Borko and Rebecca Stone.

Megatrends Defining Travel in 2019

Megatrends Defining Travel in 2019

January 23, 2019

On this episode of the Skift podcast, we explore the biggest trends that will define travel in 2019, with audio from one of our annual Megatrends events. Skift experts discuss topics including consumer demand for more control; the appeal of undertourism; the way lines are being blurred in hospitality; the rise of wellness marketing in travel; and Google's domination of local discovery.

The Next Big Challenges for Low-Cost Airlines

The Next Big Challenges for Low-Cost Airlines

October 17, 2018

This episode of the Skift podcast explores a major hurdle for low-cost airlines: how to make long-haul flights make money. Our experts are Skift Senior Aviation Business Editor Brian Sumers and Seth Kaplan, editor of Airline Weekly, a 14-year-old newsletter that Skift recently bought.

Travel’s Tough Truths and Inspirations

Travel’s Tough Truths and Inspirations

September 19, 2018

This episode of the Skift podcast explores uncomfortable truths about travel, as well as the things that inspire us about the industry. The conversation was sparked by two pieces of writing from Skift Founder and CEO Rafat Ali, who is one of our guests. He's joined by Skift Co-Founder Jason Clampet, who is also general manager of Skift Table, and Skift News Editor Hannah Sampson.