British start-up Groundtruth has used 120 plastic bottles to create one of its RIKR backpacks, which is designed to survive in harsh conditions like saltwater, blizzards and penguin poo. Read…

British start-up Groundtruth has used 120 plastic bottles to create one of its RIKR backpacks, which is designed to survive in harsh conditions like saltwater, blizzards and penguin poo. Read more

Why Hotel Technology Tradeshows Are Now More Vital Than Ever

The need for viral safety has made technology inescapable for hotels. With all the new protocols for self check-in, mobile room keys, physical distancing, contact tracing, prearrival virus screenings (staff…

The need for viral safety has made technology inescapable for hotels. With all the new protocols for self check-in, mobile room keys, physical distancing, contact tracing, prearrival virus screenings (staff and guests), contactless transactions and …

Statue of Liberty Museum wins Gold in 2020 Building Team Awards

After September 11, 2001, the Statue of Liberty Museum, which was then located in the statue’s pedestal, was closed to 80% of visitors due to security restrictions. Those restrictions ended…

After September 11, 2001, the Statue of Liberty Museum, which was then located in the statue’s pedestal, was closed to 80% of visitors due to security restrictions. Those restrictions ended on May 16 with the opening of the new Statue of Liberty Muse…

Canadian studio Odami has redesigned a 1980s apartment in Toronto with bold and rich features like dark quartzite, walnut and green walls. Read more

Canadian studio Odami has redesigned a 1980s apartment in Toronto with bold and rich features like dark quartzite, walnut and green walls. Read more

In Skift's top stories this week, Expedia conducted another round of layoffs, tech investors are drooling over the events industry, American Airlines is mulling bringing back the 737 Max before…

In Skift’s top stories this week, Expedia conducted another round of layoffs, tech investors are drooling over the events industry, American Airlines is mulling bringing back the 737 Max before the end of the year, and Google founding itself dealing with a U.S. antirust lawsuit.
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Link About It: This Week’s Picks

NYC's campaign to encourage voting, award-winning virtual reality work, LTE internet on the moon and more NYC’s Vote Your Future Campaign With contributions from artists and designers including Laci Jordan,…

NYC’s campaign to encourage voting, award-winning virtual reality work, LTE internet on the moon and more NYC’s Vote Your Future Campaign With contributions from artists and designers including Laci Jordan, Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya, Gillian Drehe…

This week in the business of sport: Manchester United’s sponsorship troubles spell danger for sports, Arsène Wenger warns FT columnist Simon Kuper about football’s information overload, and more.

This week in the business of sport: Manchester United’s sponsorship troubles spell danger for sports, Arsène Wenger warns FT columnist Simon Kuper about football’s information overload, and more.

This week on Dezeen, we announced the winners of the Dezeen Awards public vote and Italian furniture designer Enzo Mari passed away. Read more

This week on Dezeen, we announced the winners of the Dezeen Awards public vote and Italian furniture designer Enzo Mari passed away. Read more

Europe's hotel occupancy fell 51.7% to 38.9% in September, according to monthly data from STR. ADR dipped 27.2% to €90.78 ($107.50) and RevpAR declined 64.8% to €35.31 ($41.48).

Europe’s hotel occupancy fell 51.7% to 38.9% in September, according to monthly data from STR. ADR dipped 27.2% to €90.78 ($107.50) and RevpAR declined 64.8% to €35.31 ($41.48).