If you are dreaming of a vacation getaway post-COVID, but are strapped for cash, don’t worry. We got you covered. And no, you don’t have to use a new website to save money. That’s the beauty of the browser extension BuyLo: it works with your favorite airline/booking site (see full list of supported sites here). Here’s the basic premise: You go to your favorite airline/booking site (Southwest, Kayak, etc), search for a flight that works for your time and budget, proceed to checkout, and then BuyLo pops up, automatically detects the ticket you selected, and scans hundreds of booking sites for a lower price on the exact same flight. It only takes about a minute and BuyLo promises to find prices as much as 54% cheaper. When taking it for a spin on Southwest, they show $21...
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A view of Heathrow Airport, Terminal 5C, from the airfield on May 2011. David Dyson / Heathrow Airports Ltd.Skift Take: Britons will have to wait a bit longer to find out where they can travel starting May 17. But it seems likely they'll have to consider different destinations than their past preferences, given that the UK government seems likely to loosen restrictions for countries with high vaccination rates. — Sean O'NeillRead the Complete Story On Skift
Executive Q&A: Lessons From Azerbaijan on Building a Sustainable Tourism Economy During the Pandemic
Skift Take: Azerbaijan has been growing its tourism economy for the last decade, reaching a record-breaking number of international travelers in 2019. Once the pandemic hit, the country’s tourism board realized they could use this time to emerge even stronger, thanks to Azerbaijan’s offerings that are equipped for a post-Covid-19 world. —Read the Complete Story On Skift
A beach scene in Phuket, Thailand. Arkady Lukashov / UnsplashSkift Take: The right mix of healthy locals and healthy visitors is the dream situation this summer for all destinations, and Phuket seems as if it's in a unique position to pull it off. — Jason ClampetRead the Complete Story On Skift