The Long View With Rafat Ali

Every Friday at 3 p.m.

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The Long View Livestream With Rafat Ali

These livestreams will be informal, insightful conversations with travel industry insiders — and outsiders — on larger perspectives on the crisis in the global travel industry, the daily and long term struggles, and the different ways of looking at opportunities in these times.

You can register for the current week’s livestream below. We will send you a link that will go live at on Friday afternoons, you can ask questions through the chat as well and the session will be archived for later viewing. We’ll also remind you an hour before the event to tune in. Don’t forget to add this to your calendar as you register.




Guest: Ritesh Agarwal, CEO and Founder of OYO Rooms

Date: June 5, 2020

Time: 3 p.m. EDT

Can’t Attend Live? A recording will be available after the event.

Place: Online via

What It Costs

The weekly livestream is available on pay what you want basis. You can contribute to Skift’s journalism when you register.

Past Episodes

May 29

Sara Nelson, International President of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA

May 22

Marc Blazer, CEO of Overture Investment Partners

May 8

Christa Quarles, Operating Partner at Advent International

April 24

Airbnb CEO and Co-Founder Brian Chesky

May 15

Richard D. Centolella, Principal, EDSA Design

May 1

SmarTours CEO Christine Peterson

April 17

Y Combinator Visiting Partner and Hipmunk Co-Founder Adam Goldstein

April 10

The Daily Lodging Report Editor-in-Chief and founder Alan Woinski

April 3

Baird Managing Director Jordan Klein

How the Livestream Works

After you register, you will receive an email confirmation from us with a link to the event. You will also receive a reminder one hour prior to the event.

1. Access to the livestream using the service.

2. Ability to ask questions via

3. Access to an archive recording of the event.

Technical Matters

You will be able to access the feed on Mac, PC, and Chromebook laptops and desktops as well as iOS and Android devices.

Note: Attending the webinar does not include the ability to access a list of attendees.

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