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Hotels

Accor’s New Chief Strategist Unveils Plans

Today's podcast looks at Gilda Perez-Alvarado's plans for Accor, Boeing's plans with the FAA, and Vacasa's workforce changes.

Accor’s New Chief Strategist Unveils Plans

Skift Meetings

New Accessibility Certification for Meetings and Events

Attendees with disabilities face far more accessibility issues than what’s covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act. Sage Inclusion plans to roll out a certification process to ensure inclusivity for all.

New Accessibility Certification for Meetings and Events

Online Travel

Cleartrip Is Winning More Travel Agents for Its Agency Business – India Report

Cleartrip's agency business is recording fast growth, a sign of its growing stake in the online travel sector in India.

Cleartrip Is Winning More Travel Agents for Its Agency Business – India Report

Daily Lodging Report

Global Hotel Markets See Average Daily Rate Increases

Hotel growth in February was balanced with 64% of markets showing increased occupancy and 70% achieving a higher ADR than last year.

Tourism

Indigenous Tourism Groups Join Together to Form New Association

Indigenous tourism groups are coming together to expand their global presence and coordination.

Indigenous Tourism Groups Join Together to Form New Association

Short-Term Rentals

Vacasa to Lay Off 320 – 5% of Workforce; COO to Leave

Vacasa is trying to get cash flow positive in 2024 by almost any means necessary.

Vacasa to Lay Off 320 – 5% of Workforce; COO to Leave

Short-Term Rentals

Capital One Travel Launches Vacation Rentals Through Boutiq and AvantStay

As major credit card companies upgrade their travel footprints, vacation rentals have become a must-have.

Capital One Travel Launches Vacation Rentals Through Boutiq and AvantStay

Cruises

Lindblad and Disney to Boost Marketing of National Geographic Cruises

A greatly expanded marketing deal with Disney's National Geographic brand, plus record earnings and revenue, might steer Lindblad Expedition into new waters for potential acquisition.

Lindblad and Disney to Boost Marketing of National Geographic Cruises

Travel Technology

American Airlines Taps Amadeus as Accounting System Partner

It appears that the investments Amadeus has been making in ancillary businesses are starting to pay off.

American Airlines Taps Amadeus as Accounting System Partner

Hotels

Accor’s New Chief Strategist Seeks Luxury Growth Beyond Hotels

Here's the first major interview with Gilda Perez-Alvarado since she became chief strategy officer of Accor. Can she help the hospitality titan diversify beyond selling hotel rooms, help it conquer the U.S., and reinvigorate the iconic Orient Express brand?

Accor’s New Chief Strategist Seeks Luxury Growth Beyond Hotels

Airlines

Boeing Has 90 Days to Address Quality Control Issues, FAA Says

After a string of problems with its beleaguered 737 Max line, Boeing has to come up with a plan to improve safety culture and quality control.

Boeing Has 90 Days to Address Quality Control Issues, FAA Says