CrowdRiff Raises $9 Million for Visual Marketing: Travel Startup Funding This Week

CrowdRiff Raises $9 Million for Visual Marketing: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Each week we round up travel startups that have recently received or announced funding. Please email Travel Tech Editor Sean O’Neill at so@skift.com if you have funding news. Earlier this week we covered Hopper’s $100 million Series D funding. The total funding publicized this week was more than $112 million. >>CrowdRiff, maker of a tool to […]

The Pocket Butler's Guide To Travel

The Pocket Butler's Guide To Travel

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Shh! Introverts Share Travel Survival Secrets

Shh! Introverts Share Travel Survival Secrets

Travel can be busy, noisy and crowded — a potentially daunting environment for anyone. But if you’re an introvert, it can drain your internal battery. Studies and experts suggest this personality type processes social stimuli differently from extroverts, who don’t mind frequent interaction. Introverts gain energy by reflecting and expend energy when interacting, clinical psychologist […]

The Most Popular and Most Affordable Holiday Destinations

The Most Popular and Most Affordable Holiday Destinations

Kayak released its 2018 Holiday Travel Hacker on Wednesday, highlighting this year’s popular destinations. From the most popular destinations for ringing in the New Year, to trending ski destinations, to the most affordable places in North America for spending the holidays, the report offers a guide for when to find the best holiday travel deals. […]

Why it's way more expensive for singles to travel

Why it's way more expensive for singles to travel

Looking to go on an “Eat Pray Love” journey? That solo trip may cost you. Singles spent nearly $2,660 more per year than people in relationships, reported by The Telegraph based on a survey conducted by Good Housekeeping. Majority of those expenses went towards travel, the survey found, with stag travelers spending up to 80 percent more […]

How autonomous vehicles will influence the future of travel

How autonomous vehicles will influence the future of travel

What if public agencies don’t change transportation policies or regulations as autonomous vehicles (AVs) enter the market and expand their presence on American roadways? This is one of many questions we investigate in assessing the potential risks that AVs present to the desired future outcomes that cities, regions and states have established through their land […]

How Typhoon Trami Will Affect Your Travel

How Typhoon Trami Will Affect Your Travel

Typhoon Trami hit mainland Japan on Sunday, dropping torrential rain and whipping up nearly 100 mph winds. Coming just weeks after Typhoon Jebi—the deadliest typhoon in 25 years, which killed 11 people—Trami has left at least four people dead and hundreds injured, according to Japanese national broadcaster NHK. While the typhoon is now past the […]

The Travel Navigator: Don't panic — here's how to handle your pre-trip anxiety

The Travel Navigator: Don't panic — here's how to handle your pre-trip anxiety

If you feel a little jittery in the moments before you leave for the airport, you might be suffering from pre-trip anxiety. It’s an increasingly common malaise in a world of uncertainty and inconsistent customer service. “Pre-trip anxiety is a form of anticipatory anxiety,” explains Marie Casey Olseth, a psychiatrist based in Minneapolis. “It’s not […]

Travel to Midcentury Modern California

Travel to Midcentury Modern California

Mad Men may have resurrected Americans’ love of all things Mid-Century Modern, but three years after the show ended, it’s clear that the obsession is here to stay. Stores and hotels are still rolling out redesigns heavily influenced by the ’50s aesthetic. Palm Springs in particular has seen a renaissance in its popularity fueled both […]