Articles tagged “alaska”

Airlines

Air France-KLM Gets Shrewd About Fares and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top travel stories this week, we looked at changes in Air France-KLM's pricing strategies, Vrbo's attempt to woo disgruntled Airbnb hosts, Nashville's tourism strategy, and the Delta's reversal and the state of Georgia's new voter suppression law.

Air France-KLM Gets Shrewd About Fares and  9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Coronavirus

European Travel Ban Came Too Late and 11 Other Top Coronavirus Travel Stories This Week

In coronavirus-related travel stories this week, Skift covered the tardiness of banning European travel to the United States, Airbnb and Trivago's workforce cuts, staycations, Hilton's views on drive vacations, and Alaska Airlines' bets on its agility with domestic travelers.

European Travel Ban Came Too Late and 11 Other Top Coronavirus Travel Stories This Week

Tourism

Into the Wild Draws Adventure Tourists Ill-Prepared for Alaska’s Wilderness

Nearly 25 years after its publication, the book Into the Wild and the subsequent movie are still beckoning novice travelers to the Alaskan wilderness. They often face injury or the same deadly fate as hiker Christopher McCandless did, and nobody can agree on the best way to stop them.

Into the Wild Draws Adventure Tourists Ill-Prepared for Alaska’s Wilderness

Airlines

Alaska Airlines Pledges to Defend Home Turf Against Competition

People joke that Alaska Airlines' name no longer makes sense. But the airline still has a huge franchise in the state. It's going to want to defend its turf.

Alaska Airlines Pledges to Defend Home Turf Against Competition

Tourism

Alaska Sees Exponential Growth in Chinese Tourists

Explosive growth in Chinese tourists has been great for Alaska's tourism industry, but let's hope officials keep in mind the risks posed when wild landscapes become wildly popular.

Alaska Sees Exponential Growth in Chinese Tourists

Cruises

Alaska Braces for This Year’s Supersize Cruise Season

Cruise operators go where they see demand, and Alaska has been a hot market for a while now. Will the introduction of more and bigger ships change that dynamic?

Alaska Braces for This Year’s Supersize Cruise Season

Airlines

Alaska Airlines Works Fast to Erase Memories of Virgin America

It can take some airlines as long as a decade after a merger before they truly operate as one entity. But Alaska Airlines is working much faster to gobble up Virgin America. Part of that is because both carriers were relatively small. But by any standard, Alaska is moving quickly.

Alaska Airlines Works Fast to Erase Memories of Virgin America

Cruises

Cruise Lines Are Going Just About Everywhere in 2019

High-end cruise lines are going to harder-to-reach places this year, and those rarefied trips will be priced accordingly. Popular destinations such as Alaska and Cuba will continue to see crowds from brands that range from budget to luxury.

Cruise Lines Are Going Just About Everywhere in 2019

Cruises

Norwegian Cruise Is Trying to Luxe Up Its Mass-Market Line

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings keeps trying new ways to get higher-spending passengers on board. Quarterly results show the efforts are working so far.

Norwegian Cruise Is Trying to Luxe Up Its Mass-Market Line
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Cruises

Windstar Cruises Makes Experiential Luxury Travel a Core Focus

Luxury travelers today want experiences that are high-touch, authentic, and meaningful. Windstar Cruises, which offers guests the chance to immerse themselves in the Alaskan wilderness, is making experiences such as these a priority.

Windstar Cruises Makes Experiential Luxury Travel a Core Focus