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Skift Report: Five Trends That Will Transform Corporate Air Travel Retailing in 2021

There’s no shortage of statistics or soundbites related to the difficulties facing corporate travel, the airline industry, and the global economy. Most recovery scenarios are looking at a two-year timeline, minimum. Travel managers, agencies, and airlines need to balance realism about the near term with preparation for the long term. Some localized business trips are…

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Building a Diversified Hotel Distribution Strategy in the Era of Covid-19

In all corners of the globe, Covid-19 is rewriting the rules of hotel distribution. Consumer demand stands at record lows (but is recovering), travel habits and priorities are evolving, and the old rules of hotel distribution acquisition and channel management are in flux. To top it all off, many hotel owners face difficult decisions about…

Building a Diversified Hotel Distribution Strategy in the Era of Covid-19
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Skift Research Report: The State of Corporate T&E 2021

The corporate travel sector has never faced a challenge like Covid-19. Even as governments and organizations around the world race to finalize and distribute a vaccine, 2020 has left its mark on the business travel sector in significant ways, both large and small. For those organizations with essential workers, 2020’s most immediate concerns were how…

Skift Research Report: The State of Corporate T&E 2021
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SkiftX Trend Report: Navigating the Path Forward for Meetings and Events

The entire world is presently engaged in a battle with Covid-19 that is unlikely to end in the short term. Like many other industries, the events sector has been deeply affected. Meeting planners have had to adapt rapidly to a world transformed overnight, and are actively seeking innovative solutions to meet the needs of businesses…

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Skift Trend Report: Co-Op Marketing For Destinations

Covid-19 is creating a make or break moment for destination marketing. With the vital flow of tourism traffic either interrupted or slowed by the pandemic, many destinations find themselves cut off from a critical source of funding used to drive future promotion and help local communities recover. Even worse, this situation has disrupted the historic…

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The 2020 Digital Transformation Report

Today’s business world is digital. This is true of virtually any aspect of modern organizations, whether that’s serving digital savvy consumers, the importance of digital tools and systems in helping companies run more efficiently and effectively, or in the increasingly data-driven philosophies being used to help companies uncover insights and develop new strategies. And there…

The 2020 Digital Transformation Report
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Skift Report: A Data-Driven Look at Hospitality’s Recovery

The hospitality industry has been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic. Properties around the world remain closed or are operating at less than full capacity, staff have been furloughed or let go, and customers are shifting their travel in the face of constantly evolving news about reopening and disease outbreaks. But even if the current…

Skift Report: A Data-Driven Look at Hospitality’s Recovery
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Skift Trend Report: Five Hotel Loyalty Trends for 2020

The hospitality industry has never faced a challenge like the 2020 outbreak of Covid-19. Many hotels are at low occupancy or vacant, significant numbers of industry employees are furloughed, and few experts can agree on when travelers will come back in significant numbers. But despite the hardships, now is not the moment for hotel executives,…

Skift Trend Report: Five Hotel Loyalty Trends for 2020
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Meetings

Skift Trend Report: The Bright Future of Meetings And Events in Thailand

In a 2018 ranking by the International Congress and Convention Association, Bangkok was listed as one of the world’s top 10 cities for international association meetings for the first time. This report examines the growing success of the destination and looks at how the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) is working with the government to…

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Skift Trend Report: Weddings in a Digitally Native World – What Hotels and Special Event Venues Need to Know

The $80 billion U.S. wedding market is poised for a great transformation. In a consumer landscape increasingly defined by customization, those getting married today want to create unique events that express their individuality. Many of these couples are digital natives who approach searching for and booking wedding providers in new ways. And as couples get…

Skift Trend Report: Weddings in a Digitally Native World – What Hotels and Special Event Venues Need to Know