Partnerships

New Research Report: The State of Destination Marketing 2017

New Research Report: The State of Destination Marketing 2017

Luke Bujarski, Skift

Tourism bureaus are staring down numerous crossroads these days. Technology is disrupting long established content, advertising, marketing, and fundraising best practices in destination marketing. Hear from your peers to learn what's sticking, and what's not.

8 months ago

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Holiday Travel – How Americans Are Spending and Indulging

Holiday Travel – How Americans Are Spending and Indulging

Marriott Rewards® Premier Credit Card + Skift

“There’s no place like home for the holidays.” That being said, many Americans are opting to spend more on things like gifts rather than holiday travel.

1 year ago

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The Ups and Downs of Travel for Work or for Play

The Ups and Downs of Travel for Work or for Play

Marriott Rewards® Premier Credit Card + Skift

Whether for work or for pleasure, travel presents both stress-inducing challenges and blissful opportunities for indulgences. The latter can make even a tough trip satisfying, especially when travelers make smart use of well-earned loyalty and rewards programs.

1 year ago

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How Asher Weinberger, CEO if Twillory, Is Changing How We Think About Clothing

How Asher Weinberger, CEO if Twillory, Is Changing How We Think About Clothing

The Unbound Collection by Hyatt™ + Skift

Twillory CEO and cofounder Asher Weinberger has made a career out of going against the grain. His SafeCotton and Re:Purpose initiatives have helped raise awareness to industry shortcomings, all while making the world a better place.

1 year ago

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Skift Podcast: Why Business Owners Struggle to Take Time Off

Skift Podcast: Why Business Owners Struggle to Take Time Off

Marriott Rewards® Premier Business Credit Card + Skift

Taking time off can be a business investment with proven results, such as increased creativity and productivity — so why do so many Americans struggle to take the vacation they’ve earned?

1 year ago

Hilton Deepens Its Uber Relationship in New Loyalty Push

Hilton Deepens Its Uber Relationship in New Loyalty Push

Deanna Ting, Skift

Hilton's experiment with the ride-sharing service finally offers a bit more than just reminding you to hail an Uber from the Hilton HHonors mobile app.

2 years ago

The Tiny Hilton Robot Concierge That Hints at IBM’s Ambitious Plans for Travel

The Tiny Hilton Robot Concierge That Hints at IBM’s Ambitious Plans for Travel

Deanna Ting, Skift

Robots in hotels aren't a new phenomenon, but this is the first one to be powered by IBM's Watson.

2 years ago

Airlines Embrace Star Wars Droids, Hobbits and Batman to Capitalize on Hollywood Ties

Airlines Embrace Star Wars Droids, Hobbits and Batman to Capitalize on Hollywood Ties

Marisa Garcia, Skift

While we it’s difficult to make a direct correlation between box-office popularity and airline tickets sold, film franchise brand partnerships contribute intangibles, by aligning the airline with the values of the movie’s characters and its fanbase.

2 years ago

Starwood Loyalty Program Gains Value While Others Drop Fast

Starwood Loyalty Program Gains Value While Others Drop Fast

Grant Martin, Skift

Starwood's board booted its CEO because it wasn't happy with growth, but it has been one of the few travel brands building loyalty in a manner that competes across the industry.

3 years ago

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Watch This Free Webinar on Using Twitter to Increase Travel and Tourism

Watch This Free Webinar on Using Twitter to Increase Travel and Tourism

Twitter + Skift

Learn how the world's top travel and tourism brands are utilizing Twitter to grow their businesses and better connect with their customers. In this webinar, Twitter Travel experts share actionable tips for travel brands looking to grow their presence on the platform.

3 years ago

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From Campaigns to Content: The Evolution of Hotel Marketing

From Campaigns to Content: The Evolution of Hotel Marketing

Revinate + Skift

There's a shift in the way smart hotels are marketing themselves. Big budget ads and single-track campaigns are being put on the back burner as marketers move towards personalization, continious conversations, and guest-centricity.

3 years ago

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Free Webinar: How To Use Twitter To Increase Travel and Tourism

Free Webinar: How To Use Twitter To Increase Travel and Tourism

Twitter + Skift

Join Skift and Twitter Travel for a free webinar on Wednesday, November 19.

3 years ago