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Accelerating the Transition to Net Zero Travel: New Skift-McKinsey Research

There is a lot of talk, and a lot of good intentions. Despite this, many travel companies are struggling to put net zero targets into practice. A new report by Skift Research, in partnership with McKinsey & Co., provides four strategies for travel companies to put words into actions.

Accelerating the Transition to Net Zero Travel: New Skift-McKinsey Research

Coronavirus

Asia’s Recovery Remains Unpredictable: New Skift Travel Health Index

While not fully recovered, travel is taking on recognizable and predictable patterns in most regions. Asia Pacific is the exception, where there are still major fluctuations in travel performance with every new announcement of loosening and tightening of pandemic-related restrictions.

Asia’s Recovery Remains Unpredictable: New Skift Travel Health Index

Skift Research

Skift Travel Health Index: August 2022 Highlights

While not fully recovered, travel is taking on recognizable and predictable patterns in most regions. Asia Pacific is the exception, where there are still major fluctuations in travel performance with every new announcement of loosening and tightening of pandemic-related restrictions.

Skift Travel Health Index: August 2022 Highlights

Coronavirus

Assessing a Return of Chinese Outbound Travel: New Skift Travel Health Index

A back-of-the-envelope analysis shows that a return to pre-pandemic levels of Chinese international travel would pull many Asian countries close to or beyond full recovery. Now we just need to wait for Chinese borders to reopen ...

Assessing a Return of Chinese Outbound Travel: New Skift Travel Health Index

Coronavirus

Air Travel Woes Put a Drag on Recovery: New Travel Health Index

The Skift Travel Health Index dropped for the first time in 2022, as the mess at airports and airlines is catching up with the industry.

Air Travel Woes Put a Drag on Recovery: New Travel Health Index

Skift Research

The Great Merging in the Hotel and Rental Tech Sectors 2022

Lines between hotels, short-term rentals and other accommodation types are blurring, but we see little merging in the business-to-business tech spaces that support these sectors. This will change, but there are some major barriers to overcome first.

The Great Merging in the Hotel and Rental Tech Sectors 2022

Travel Technology

Hospitality Tech Left Out of Lodging Convergence: New Skift Research

Lines between hotels, short-term rentals and other accommodation types are blurring, but we see little merging in the business-to-business tech spaces that support these sectors. This will change, but there are some major barriers to overcome first.

Hospitality Tech Left Out of Lodging Convergence: New Skift Research

Skift Research

Asia Pacific Accommodation Sector Market Estimates 2022

The accommodation sector in APAC is witnessing a fast paced recovery with 2022 revenue levels not far from reaching pre-pandemic levels. However, the composition of the industry remains unclear with short-term rentals revenue share decreasing in 2022.

Asia Pacific Accommodation Sector Market Estimates 2022

Skift Research

Skift Travel Health Index: May 2022 Highlights

The "100 Club" now consists of seven members - seven countries where the travel industry performs at par or above 2019 levels. More will follow in the coming months.

Skift Travel Health Index: May 2022 Highlights

Coronavirus

Half of the Biggest Tourism Economies Close to Full Travel Recovery

The "100 Club" now consists of seven members — seven countries where the travel industry performs at par or above 2019 levels. Another four countries are following closely behind. Things are starting to look almost "normal."

Half of the Biggest Tourism Economies Close to Full Travel Recovery