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Travel Booking

Mobile Commerce’s Growing Opportunities for Travel: Latest Skift Research

Mobile is already the primary device for travel planning in the majority of the world. Still, mobile bookings are yet to surpass desktop bookings in volume or value. Undoubtedly, travel companies need to increase mobile investments while also deploying an overarching multi-device strategy to engage customers throughout.

Mobile Commerce’s Growing Opportunities for Travel: Latest Skift Research

Online Travel

Ranking Southeast Asia’s Online Travel Agencies: New Skift Research

The online travel market in Southeast Asia is a promising market, a rapidly growing region with a digitally engaged and highly aspirational middle class that is currently underserved. The industry dynamics are ever-evolving with OTAs endeavoring to do things differently in order to maintain and grow their slice of the market.

Ranking Southeast Asia’s Online Travel Agencies: New Skift Research

Online Travel

Understanding Southeast Asia’s Hyper-Competitive Online Travel Market: New Skift Research

The Southeast Asian online travel market is a crowded space. The industry players strive to strike a fine balance between creating the appropriate inventory mix, appealing prices and an easy-to-use interface with plenty of local offerings to distinguish themselves.

Understanding Southeast Asia’s Hyper-Competitive Online Travel Market: New Skift Research

Overtourism

Tourism’s Carbon Emissions in 25 Countries: New Skift Research

The emission rate for tourism-related activities will not slow down by default. The implications of carbon emissions are apparent and concerted action is required from all stakeholders to reduce the carbon footprint of tourism at a faster pace.

Tourism’s Carbon Emissions in 25 Countries: New Skift Research

Overtourism

How Deep Is Tourism’s Carbon Footprint? New Skift Research

Airlines, cruise lines and even hotels have all been measured for their impacts on the environment. But destinations themselves are hurting the environment as well. Find out which ones, and how extensive the problem, in our first-of-its-kind report.

How Deep Is Tourism’s Carbon Footprint? New Skift Research

Coronavirus

India’s Covid Nightmare Leaves Its Travel Industry Reeling

India's devastating second wave of the pandemic is arresting the pace of the travel recovery, at least for the short-term. It's too early to tell if the shrinking industry will be able to cater to the vast pent-up demand once Covid is under control.

India’s Covid Nightmare Leaves Its Travel Industry Reeling