Airlines

Etihad Still Considering Saving Alitalia, But Only on Its Own Terms

Alitalia will need to either accept Etihad's terms, or be content with disappearing into the Italian countryside.

Etihad Still Considering Saving Alitalia, But Only on Its Own Terms
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Partnerships

How Visual Social Media Marketing Engages Chinese Travelers

When it comes to travel and Chinese social media, Dragon Trail was the first to market with local services and solutions. Adapting to the ever changing internet and social media landscape in China, Dragon Trail helps a growing number of global travel brands increase brand awareness, develop customer relationships, and generate sales.

How Visual Social Media Marketing Engages Chinese Travelers

Media and PR

Yelp Sees Improvement in Local Advertising Thanks to Mobile Engagement

Local discovery is inextricably tied to mobile, and the better Yelp does connecting people to the world around them, the better its business will do.

Yelp Sees Improvement in Local Advertising Thanks to Mobile Engagement

Airlines

Southwest CEO Promises to Improve Its Lagging On-Time Performance

Last year's dismal on-time schedule is a big black eye on an otherwise good year for the airline.

Southwest CEO Promises to Improve Its Lagging On-Time Performance

Airlines

Qatar’s New Multibillion-Dollar Airport Signals Its Tourism Ambitions

Although the airport is opening long before the World Cup, it's numerous delays are a foreboding sign for future game-related construction.

Qatar’s New Multibillion-Dollar Airport Signals Its Tourism Ambitions

Airlines

Forget Studies About Best Time to Book Air Travel. No One Has Any Idea

The window is so wide on when the best fares are available and so dependent on the destination and time of booking that publishing a single hard-and-fast timeline is misleading for the general public.

Forget Studies About Best Time to Book Air Travel. No One Has Any Idea

Business Travel

Concur Is Losing Money Along the Way to Reworking Corporate Travel

With 1,000 customers signed up for its open-booking platform, and 5,000 new clients enrolled in all its products over the last year, Concur is getting increasingly mainstream in the corporate travel industry. That's a challenge for establishment companies such as American Express, Carlson Wagonlit Travel and BCD, which must pay heed to the insurgent.

Concur Is Losing Money Along the Way to Reworking Corporate Travel

Online Travel

Travelocity Tops Online Travel Agencies in Customer Satisfaction Survey

Travelocity officials have long said that its brand punches above its weight with consumers, and the J.D. Power survey bears that out. Still, Travelocity's top marks are somewhat ironic because for the last few months Expedia has been providing Travelocity with customer service and technology.

Travelocity Tops Online Travel Agencies in Customer Satisfaction Survey

Hotels

Plaza Hotel Fails to Get Citi Bike Station Moved Away From Property

While good for tourists and locals, the bike-share rack is considered an eyesore and disturbance to the Plaza Hotel, which is more concerned about its paying guests than the overall infrastructure of the city.

Plaza Hotel Fails to Get Citi Bike Station Moved Away From Property

Online Travel

Daily Travel Startup Watch: Tripwing, SpinGo and More

Daily Travel Startup Watch: Tripwing, SpinGo and More