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New Research: The State of Corporate Travel and Expense 2023

Corporate travel and expense (T&E) has started to look much different as companies renegotiate their policies in a new, unfamiliar business climate on this side of the Covid-19 pandemic. Over the past several years, T&E stakeholders critically reexamined program priorities, identifying how to contain or reduce costs and where travel, corporate cards, and expense tools…

New Research: The State of Corporate Travel and Expense 2023
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Tourism

State of Travel 2022

The travel industry has never been more relevant than it is today. But it took a near-total absence of mobility for the world to realize just how important travel is to us – to our economy, to our personal fulfillment, to how we work, and to how we socialize. The travel industry grew from a…

State of Travel 2022
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Hotels

10 Takeaways for the Future of Travel and Hospitality: Learnings From Skift Global Forum 2022

Skift Global Forum, Skift’s flagship global conference on the business of travel, returned to New York City for its September 2022 session with travel industry leaders and innovators to discuss a reconnected and reimagined future.  For this report, Skift partnered with Accor to provide a snapshot of some of the most important conversations and insights…

10 Takeaways for the Future of Travel and Hospitality: Learnings From Skift Global Forum 2022
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Travel Technology

Why Flexibility, Choice, and Customer Protection Are the Key to Travel’s Future

The global travel industry is in full recovery mode. But as more people look to get away, they’re often unable to escape the worry that’s come to characterize the new normal: What if my short-term rental gets canceled? What happens if I test positive for Covid and have to postpone my return? What if my…

Why Flexibility, Choice, and Customer Protection Are the Key to Travel’s Future
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Tourism

Accelerating the Transition to Net-Zero Travel: Strategies for Action

The worsening effects of climate change have made decarbonization a top priority for many industries including global travel and tourism, which already accounts for between 8 and 11 percent of the world’s emissions. If nothing is done, carbon emissions will only rise as the sector grows. Travel activity is expected to soar by 85 percent…

Accelerating the Transition to Net-Zero Travel: Strategies for Action
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Travel Technology

Reaching the Next Generation of Travelers: A Marketers’ Guide to Navigating the New Digital Advertising Landscape

As travel regulations ease up around the world, consumer confidence continues to rise when it comes to planning a long-awaited vacation. Plans to travel within the next three months are increasing among almost all demographics, especially millennials and travelers with a higher household income.¹ Travel advertising is also poised for rapid growth: Zenith Business Intelligence…

Reaching the Next Generation of Travelers: A Marketers’ Guide to Navigating the New Digital Advertising Landscape
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Travel Technology

New Research: The 2022 Digital Transformation Report

Digital transformation isn’t a new concept. It needs no introduction, but requires far more definition than it usually gets. Built upon an in-depth survey of 951 senior-level travel and hospitality industry leaders in 12 markets across the world, the 2022 Digital Transformation Report — the third annual collaboration between Skift and Amazon Web Services (AWS)…

New Research: The 2022 Digital Transformation Report
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New Report: Hospitality in 2025 Will Be Automated, Intelligent… and More Personal

Imagining the future is hard, and predicting it is even harder. The pandemic changed the way we see hospitality, and the past two years left us wondering, “What will the ‘new normal’ look like?” Oracle Hospitality and Skift surveyed more than 600 hoteliers and 5,000 consumers across the world to better understand their expectations for…

New Report: Hospitality in 2025 Will Be Automated, Intelligent… and More Personal
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Hotels

New Report: 6 Ways to Maximize Hotel Revenue in an Evolving Data Landscape

Many well-intentioned hospitality executives thought they’d spend the pandemic revamping strategies, innovating, and cleaning up systems and processes. Now, as travel returns and they scramble to launch new marketing campaigns, they’re returning to what they know and finding the same old tactics no longer work. Covid-19 changed the way people travel, and hotel marketing strategies…

New Report: 6 Ways to Maximize Hotel Revenue in an Evolving Data Landscape
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Tourism

New Report: How Travel Brands Are Using Customer Data to Drive Growth

The digital world has permanently changed the relationship between travel brands and their customers. As digital interactions during the traveler journey continue to increase, brands now have the opportunity to use the vast troves of customer data available to deliver unique, personalized experiences. By leveraging customer data gathered through the combination of digital and in-person…

New Report: How Travel Brands Are Using Customer Data to Drive Growth