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New Report: Back to Hospitality — Getting Smarter and More Profitable In a Post-Covid World

2021 is shaping up as a critical year for hospitality recovery and reinvention as countries around the world start to reopen to tourism. In this new report, Skift and Oracle Hospitality present the results of a 2021 global research study exploring business strategies, guest needs, and emerging technologies hotels will use to accelerate their recovery.

New Report: Back to Hospitality — Getting Smarter and More Profitable In a Post-Covid World

Online Travel

What Short-Term Rentals Need to Know About Summer’s Key Travel Trends

Beyond’s ‘Short-Term Rental Industry Summer Trends Report’ deep dives into the short-term rental market, giving operators and managers actionable steps on how to navigate the post-pandemic leisure boom.

What Short-Term Rentals Need to Know About Summer’s Key Travel Trends

Hotels

New White Paper: Avvio Predicts Direct Cancelations Will Rise to 20% in 2022

As Covid-19 recovery continues, hotels must turn their attention back to a concern that’s been growing for years and promises to accelerate rapidly as guests come flooding back: rising cancelations.

New White Paper: Avvio Predicts Direct Cancelations Will Rise to 20% in 2022

Short-Term Rentals

Skift Short-Term Rental and Outdoor Summit Video: The Evolution of Flex Multifamily Buildings

In this conversation with Will Lucas, founder and CEO of Mint House, we hear more about the Mint House concept, what flex multifamily buildings are, and why they're an investable asset class. 

Skift Short-Term Rental and Outdoor Summit Video: The Evolution of Flex Multifamily Buildings
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Business Travel

The State of Corporate Travel and Expense 2022

The past 18 months have profoundly impacted the corporate travel space, with rapid developments underway in areas such as the future of office and work culture, evolving company travel policies, employee safety, and the overall reorientation of business travel planning and programming in the post-pandemic environment. But as 2021 draws to a close, corporate travel…

The State of Corporate Travel and Expense 2022

Business Travel

Valerie Wilson Travel Agency Acquired by Frosch

Two well-known family travel agencies come under one umbrella, driven by private equity backing to grow. Expect more such deals to happen in the coming months.

Valerie Wilson Travel Agency Acquired by Frosch

Hotels

Skift Loyalty and Subscription Summit Video: What Engagement Tells Us About Loyalty

In this Skift Loyalty and Subscription Summit video, Chris Anderson, Professor at Cornell University, and Geoffrey Ryskamp, Global Head of Hospitality, Travel & Leisure at Medallia, discuss findings from new research and offer tips on how to leverage post-stay engagement as part of the customer retention cycle.

Skift Loyalty and Subscription Summit Video: What Engagement Tells Us About Loyalty

Hotels

5 Reasons Why Hilton Continues to Grow Its Global Footprint, Despite Covid-19 Challenges

As the hospitality industry pushes ahead on the road to recovery, Hilton remains optimistic about the future, supported by a resilient business model and a strong commercial engine. Continued conversion signings, new development, and extended stay brands are contributing to the expansion of its one million room portfolio.

5 Reasons Why Hilton Continues to Grow Its Global Footprint, Despite Covid-19 Challenges

Short-Term Rentals

Skift Summit Video: Short-Term Rentals and The New Era of Online Distribution

In this Skift Online Travel and Distribution Summit video we hear from Julie Brinkman, CEO of Beyond Pricing, about how short term rental owners, managers, and key stakeholders can optimize their short term rental distribution strategy for the rapidly changing travel environment of 2021 and beyond.

Skift Summit Video: Short-Term Rentals and The New Era of Online Distribution

Online Travel

Megatrends 2025: Brands That Embrace Agility and Flexibility Will Be Equipped for the Future of Travel

The Covid-19 pandemic proved that brands that are able to quickly evolve their offerings to meet the shifting needs of customers are the ones that will not only survive, but come out stronger through their ability to adapt. The importance of embracing agility is one lesson brands can take into 2021 and beyond.

Megatrends 2025: Brands That Embrace Agility and Flexibility Will Be Equipped for the Future of Travel

Online Travel

5 Human-Centric Digital Strategies for Travel Marketers to Thrive in 2021

In today’s era of accelerated digital transformation, travel brands need to approach the consumer journey with a more nimble mindset. Companies that can bring people-inspired digital business solutions to the table stand a good chance of thriving post-recovery.

5 Human-Centric Digital Strategies for Travel Marketers to Thrive in 2021

Online Travel

Executive Q&A: How The Hospitality Customer Experience Will Evolve in 2021

After a year that challenged the hospitality industry like never before, it’s time to take stock. In this interview with Medallia’s Geoff Ryskamp, we explore what the sector can learn from 2020, and what the future might hold for guest experience.

Executive Q&A: How The Hospitality Customer Experience Will Evolve in 2021