Portrait of Ryan Barwick

Ryan Barwick

Ryan is a brand reporter covering travel, mobility and sports marketing. A graduate of the University of Delaware, Ryan previously worked at CBS Newspath writing and producing TV news stories for CBS affiliates and the Center for Public Integrity, where he covered the intersection of policy and technology.

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Marriott President Laments ‘Frustratingly High’ Covid-19 Rate in the US


Marriott saw loses of $232 million in the second quarter.

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Masks in Commercials? It’s an Open Question, Says Southwest’s CMO


The airline is investing in advertising despite losing millions.

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‘Everything Is on the Table’ as Hilton Loses $432 Million in Q2


Nearly all of the brand's hotels are open globally, but occupancy hovers around 40%.

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Airbnb Bookings Bounce Back, While Hotels Are Still Hurting


Short-term rentals are proving attractive to travelers.

NBA Finds Ways to Get Fans (Virtually) Courtside With Microsoft and Michelob Ultra

Adapting to Crisis

Through the magic of videoconferencing, fans will feel like they're in the arena together.

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American, Southwest, Alaska and United All Saw Revenue Drop Over 80% in Q2


The airline industry is forecast to get a whole lot smaller once payroll protections expire.

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Sports Leagues Have No Fans in the Stands. Which Leaves Plenty of Space for Advertisers

Sports Marketing

The MLB and NBA prepare to resume playing with new opportunities for marketers.

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Ship Capacity Is the Cruise Industry’s Airplane Middle Seat

Cruise Lines

Cruise lines are figuring out passenger capacity and other safety measures.

New York City Looks to Locals to Boost Its Recovery

Life After Lockdown

Tourism bureau NYC & Company wants residents to experience what they've got, without the crowds.

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Delta Lost Nearly $5.7 Billion in Q2 and Is Set to Reduce Flights Further


Grim but expected earnings show the full force of the pandemic.

After Nearly 25 Years, Ford Brings Back the Bronco


Revealed across Disney platforms, Ford hopes its new Bronco brand lures consumers from Jeep.

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Carnival Sees Bookings Tick Up for 2021, but Continues to Burn Cash Until Then

Life After Lockdown

Cruise line conglomerate is burning through a lot of cash to get to that hope on the horizon.