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Skift is a travel intelligence media platform. It provides news, information, reporting, research, and analysis on airlines, hotels, tourism, cruises, startups, and other travel sectors.
HQNew York, NY, US
Employee Ratings3

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)168(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Skift

Rafat Ali

Rafat Ali

Founder and CEO
Jason Clampet

Jason Clampet

Chief Product Officer
Carolyn Kremins

Carolyn Kremins

Dennis Schaal

Dennis Schaal

Executive Editor/Founding Editor
Haixia Wang

Haixia Wang

VP of Research
Deborah Knudsen

Deborah Knudsen

Executive Director, Sales
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Skift Office Locations

Skift has an office in New York
New York, NY, US (HQ)
145 W 30th St 5th floor
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Skift Financials and Metrics

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Skift total Funding

$1.1 m

Skift latest funding size

$1.1 m

Time since last funding

8 years ago

Skift investors

Skift's latest funding round in May 2013 was reported to be $1.1 m. In total, Skift has raised $1.1 m
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Skift Cybersecurity Score

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Skift Online and Social Media Presence

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Skift Blogs

Pandemic Twist Emerges on Bookings for Hotels in Tussle With Online Resellers

Several hotel groups have tried to lower costs for roughly a decade by driving more consumers to book directly. During the pandemic recovery, hoteliers have by and large continued to avoid overusing aggregators such as Expedia and Booking.com for much of their online sales. “It’s personally been gre…

Air Canada Will Match Perks of U.S. Frequent Flyers to Boost Tourism

Canada is trying to use the lure of travel perks to convince America’s frequent flying elite to fly north on Air Canada, as the country steps up efforts to revive crucial traffic from the U.S., a Canadian official told Reuters. Covid-19 has battered travel from Canada’s largest tourism market. Durin…

Blackstone Claims Most Profitable Asset Sale With $5.6 Billion Cosmopolitan Deal

Investment group Blackstone notched a massive windfall on a casino resort in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip. Blackstone inked a deal to sell its Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas resort for $5.65 billion, a roughly 3,000-room property the company bought in 2014 for $1.7 billion. The company has since spen…

A Contrarian Investment for Luxury: The Humble Doorman

Covid protocols have been predicated on creating space and reducing contact between guests and staff. Luxury hospitality has used a fine-toothed comb to re-evaluate every element of the experience, optimizing for safety with staff behind glass, contactless screens, and other facets. The human-to-hum…

Blackstone’s $305 Million Hotel Grab Shines Light on Acquisition Climate

There’s plenty of deal making happening in the hotel industry, but the major brands aren’t generating the activity. Blackstone announced late last week plans to acquire Condor Hospitality Trust’s entire real estate portfolio for $305 million, or roughly $160,000 per room. The deal — which encompasse…

Cuba Starts Staggered Reopening Ahead of Tourist High Season

Cuba is allowing a staggered opening from Friday of restaurants, shopping centres and beaches in provinces that have lowered coronavirus cases even as it battles some of the highest nationwide rates of infection per capita worldwide. The easing of lockdown restrictions coincides with preparations by…
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Skift Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Skift founded?

    Skift was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Skift key executives?

    Skift's key executives are Rafat Ali, Jason Clampet and Carolyn Kremins.

  • How many employees does Skift have?

    Skift has 168 employees.

  • Who are Skift competitors?

    Competitors of Skift include Law.com, The Outline and Product Hunt.

  • Where is Skift headquarters?

    Skift headquarters is located at 145 W 30th St 5th floor, New York.

  • Where are Skift offices?

    Skift has an office in New York.

  • How many offices does Skift have?

    Skift has 1 office.