Articles by Colin Nagy

Lux Bus Startup Hopes Design and Flat Beds Will Make Overnight Trips Appealing

Lux Bus Startup Hopes Design and Flat Beds Will Make Overnight Trips Appealing

Colin Nagy, Skift

Cabin seeks to bring style and a "moving hotel" approach to the overnight bus journey. They've nailed the design and approach, but will Californians choose it over flying?

2 days ago

Decoding the Hoshinoya Tokyo Hotel Experience

Decoding the Hoshinoya Tokyo Hotel Experience

Colin Nagy, Skift

The Hoshino Resorts brand melds Japanese tradition with modern design and incredible service. Its ambitions outside of Japan, if successful, may some day serve as powerful cultural diplomacy for the country.

2 days ago

Upper House Luxury Hotel Experience Aims for Custom Approach to Tech and Personalization

Upper House Luxury Hotel Experience Aims for Custom Approach to Tech and Personalization

Colin Nagy, Skift

Upper House's general manager details how the Hong Kong-based hotel finds the balance between tech, customer relationship management, and frontline service.

3 weeks ago

Business Travel Startups and Services for Those In-Between Moments

Business Travel Startups and Services for Those In-Between Moments

Colin Nagy, Skift

A series of innovators are trying to address the moments between arrival and check-in, work and play, and other found moments.

4 weeks ago

A Scenario-Based Guide to Hotels for Business Travel in Hong Kong

A Scenario-Based Guide to Hotels for Business Travel in Hong Kong

Colin Nagy, Skift

A quick, no-nonsense guide to where to stay for business trips in one of the world's most spectacular cities: Hong Kong.

1 month ago

A Passenger Wish List When Designing an Airline From Scratch

A Passenger Wish List When Designing an Airline From Scratch

Colin Nagy, Skift

What would the Casper or Warby Parker of the aviation world look like? We take a stab at outlining the characteristics.

1 month ago

Understanding the Qatar Ban and Its Implications for Qatar Airways

Understanding the Qatar Ban and Its Implications for Qatar Airways

Colin Nagy

The Qatar diplomatic ban is a nightmare for Qatar Airways. Its routings and market share will undoubtedly suffer in the near and medium term.

2 months ago

Interview: Swire Group Brings Its Brand of Luxury to the U.S.

Interview: Swire Group Brings Its Brand of Luxury to the U.S.

Colin Nagy, Skift

Swire is an interesting hospitality brand that not enough people know outside of Hong Kong. That is set to change.

2 months ago

American Airlines Seats and Services Are Finally Living Up To Its Marketing

American Airlines Seats and Services Are Finally Living Up To Its Marketing

Colin Nagy, Skift

American promised a bold vision with its ad campaigns. And it seems to be coming true.

2 months ago

3 Reasons Basic Business Class May Be the Next Great Idea for Flying

3 Reasons Basic Business Class May Be the Next Great Idea for Flying

Colin Nagy, Skift

A stripped-down business class fare could be an easy way for airlines to monetize inventory that would be given away for free.

2 months ago

Love Global Entry? 6 More Options That Speed Travelers Through Customs

Love Global Entry? 6 More Options That Speed Travelers Through Customs

Colin Nagy, Skift

Global Entry is the gateway drug. Now other countries are allowing you to skip through immigration faster than ever before. And it is easier than you would think.

2 months ago

Japanese Rail Has a New Hyper-Luxury Commute from Tokyo to Hokkaido

Japanese Rail Has a New Hyper-Luxury Commute from Tokyo to Hokkaido

Colin Nagy, Skift

Japan ups the ante on luxurious rail travel, and builds a product the operator thinks will diversify revenue sources. Now if only tickets could be had.

3 months ago