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More U.S. Consumers Plan to Spend More on Travel Over Next 12 Months Than Before the Pandemic: Skift’s Latest Travel Tracker

More U.S. Consumers Plan to Spend More on Travel Over Next 12 Months Than Before the Pandemic: Skift’s Latest Travel Tracker

Haixia Wang, Skift Research

When and how consumers will travel again might have a lot to do with how their lives are impacted by Covid-19. Our April travel tracker analysis delves into the details.

1 week ago

The Long View This Week: State of Travel’s Diversity Efforts in a Pandemic Age

The Long View This Week: State of Travel’s Diversity Efforts in a Pandemic Age

Rafat Ali, Skift

Does the progress in diversity efforts in the executive levels of travel companies and organizations stop as the primary motivation becomes survival? We'll dig in with Christa Quarles, former CEO of OpenTable.

4 weeks ago

41 Percent of Americans Say First Trip Will Be by Car Within 100 Miles: Skift Research Travel Tracker

41 Percent of Americans Say First Trip Will Be by Car Within 100 Miles: Skift Research Travel Tracker

Haixia Wang, Skift Research

What’s on consumers’ mind now about traveling on the other side of the pandemic? Skift Research’s third monthly travel tracker report attempts to find the answers.

1 month ago

Announcing Skift Forum Europe 2020 as a Virtual Conference

Announcing Skift Forum Europe 2020 as a Virtual Conference

Brian Quinn, Skift

The global Covid-19 crisis is one of the greatest challenges the travel industry has ever faced. As we enter a new phase of recovery planning, Skift will present its tentpole European event -- Skift Forum Europe -- as an online conference to provide a rapid response and a platform for travel leaders to share ideas on June 30.

1 month ago

The Long View This Week: The Future of Packaged Tours in a Post-Covid World

The Long View This Week: The Future of Packaged Tours in a Post-Covid World

Rafat Ali, Skift

The future of packaged tours in a socially distanced world will be key to exploring as the travel industry recovery starts.

1 month ago

The Coming Future Of Travel, In 100 Questions

The Coming Future Of Travel, In 100 Questions

Rafat Ali and Skift Team, Skift

These are the questions whose answers one way or the other will define how travel moves on from here and what the coming future would look like. These broad lines of enquiry will define our coverage of the global travel recovery in coming months and years.

1 month ago

The Long View Guest This Week: Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky on Critical Challenges Ahead

The Long View Guest This Week: Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky on Critical Challenges Ahead

Rafat Ali, Skift

What does the changed world of travel look like ahead, according to Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky, and what is his and the company's role in it? I will dig in with him this Friday at 3 p.m. ET, in this livestream.

1 month ago

What Shape Would the Travel Industry Recovery Look Like? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

What Shape Would the Travel Industry Recovery Look Like? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Rafat Ali, Skift

Depending on how much of an optimist or realist or pessimist you are these days, you can certainly find your travel industry recovery shape in this one slide from McKinsey here.

2 months ago

Coming This Week: The Long View Livestream on Hotel Owners and Investors Recovery Cycle Ahead

Coming This Week: The Long View Livestream on Hotel Owners and Investors Recovery Cycle Ahead

Rafat Ali, Skift

What does the current crisis mean for the hotel owners and investors? Alan Woinski has understood the pulse of the lodging sector for 25-plus years, and I am keen on hearing lessons and learnings ahead. Join me this Friday.

2 months ago

It Is April, 2025: What Would Your Letter About the Last 5 Years of Travel Say?

It Is April, 2025: What Would Your Letter About the Last 5 Years of Travel Say?

Rafat Ali, Skift

Tell us what your letter-from-the-future would be. What do you, the travel industry professionals, want the travel industry to become five years from now?

2 months ago

The Long View Video: Opportunities For Travel Sectors Ahead

The Long View Video: Opportunities For Travel Sectors Ahead

Rafat Ali, Skift

What are travel companies doing to preserve value while surviving the crisis? Good conversation with focus on opportunities ahead in B2C, B2B, and corporate travel companies and travel suppliers.

2 months ago

Starting This Friday: The Long View With Rafat Ali

Starting This Friday: The Long View With Rafat Ali

Rafat Ali, Skift

I'm excited about starting this online weekly livestream on larger perspectives on the crisis in the global travel industry, the daily and long-term struggles, and the different ways of looking at opportunities in these times.

2 months ago