Articles tagged “AI in travel”

Startups

Travel Venture Capital Hit a Decade Low in 2023: Where the Growth Is Now – Skift Research

Travel venture capital hit a decade low of $2.9 billion in 2023, but early 2024 signals a rebound with increased investments from Asia and the Middle East and a focus on experiences and AI.

Travel Venture Capital Hit a Decade Low in 2023: Where the Growth Is Now – Skift Research

Podcasts

Travel AI Strategies, Orient Express Revival and Thailand’s Scrapped Tourist Fee

Today's podcast looks at travel's relationship with AI, LVHM's new Orient Express push, and Thailand's change in fee plans.

Travel AI Strategies, Orient Express Revival and Thailand’s Scrapped Tourist Fee

Online Travel

Ixigo IPO Opens: CEOs Explain Timing and Smaller Listing Size

Wait-and-watch? Not anymore! Ixigo's CEOs tell Skift that they’re ready to dive into what they’re calling the "golden era" of online travel. With ideal market conditions for growth, the Indian OTA is moving forward with an IPO, aiming to use tech-driven customer experiences to strengthen its position.

Ixigo IPO Opens: CEOs Explain Timing and Smaller Listing Size

Tourism

Most Travel Spending Is Close to Home, Despite ‘Revenge Travel’ Boom

Travelers may be catching up on international trips, but the pandemic set a precedent for exploring close by.

Most Travel Spending Is Close to Home, Despite ‘Revenge Travel’ Boom

Travel Technology

Headout Buys AI Startup Dabble to Boost Travel Experiences Search

In a strategic acquisition, Headout looks to enhance its AI capabilities by integrating Dabble.

Headout Buys AI Startup Dabble to Boost Travel Experiences Search
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Hotels

Q&A: How Hotels Can Leverage AI and Digital Marketing to Win the Direct Booking Race

Rising competition in the hotel bookings landscape is pushing the industry towards the smarter use of technology. Hotels that leverage first-party data to drive AI strategies can win the race against OTAs for guest attention and loyalty.

Q&A: How Hotels Can Leverage AI and Digital Marketing to Win the Direct Booking Race

Tourism

Exploring Gen Z and Millennial Travel Habits – New Skift Research

Millennials and Gen Z are steering travel trends with a focus on technology, sustainability, and a quest for distinctive and meaningful experiences.

Exploring Gen Z and Millennial Travel Habits – New Skift Research