Articles tagged “amazon”

Business Travel

TUI Is Pitching Remote Work Holidays as the Next Employee Benefit

Like a hotel guest who dips a toe into the pool before diving in, TUI is gauging interest for a new kind of package. Its global network and brand familiarity will work in its favor, but the prices less so.

TUI Is Pitching Remote Work Holidays as the Next Employee Benefit

Business Travel

Amazon’s New Remote Work Policy Gives Regional Airlines a Lift

The tech giant’s latest tinkering with office policies will likely chip away further at the legacy carriers' traditional corporate travel volumes.

Amazon’s New Remote Work Policy Gives Regional Airlines a Lift

Business Travel

Global Consulting Firms Project They Will Save Almost $1 Billion by Cutting Corp Travel in 2022

These latest company budgets and stricter travel programs are concrete evidence that there's simply no going back to 2019 levels.

Global Consulting Firms Project They Will Save Almost $1 Billion by Cutting Corp Travel in 2022

Online Travel

There Is A Good Chance Google Travel’s Ambitions Are About To Be Reined In, Legislatively

There is a long lobbyist-filled journey ahead for this House committee-backed bill to cut Google Travel down to size. But it's an important step that was almost unthinkable a few years ago.

There Is A Good Chance Google Travel’s Ambitions Are About To Be Reined In, Legislatively

Hotels

Airbnb Sees Opportunities in Smart Homes in Partnerships With Apple, Amazon and Google

In the long term, it's clear that Airbnb will revisit recalibrating its focus beyond stays and experiences, and will dabble in flights, hotels, and smart-home technology. It would be silly not to.

Airbnb Sees Opportunities in Smart Homes in Partnerships With Apple, Amazon and Google

Online Travel

Amazon Rival Flipkart to Buy India’s Cleartrip

Fkipkart's acquisition of Cleatrip, which has been staggering from the coronavirus pandemic, should inject some much-needed funds and energy. Look for Cleartrip's partnership with Amazon to fade away.

Amazon Rival Flipkart to Buy India’s Cleartrip

Online Travel

Airbnb’s Host Dilemma — 5 Percent Control Nearly a Third of All Rentals

New data from AirDNA show that corporate hosts wield huge power on Airbnb's platform despite the fact that individual hosts make up more than 90 percent of hosting's ranks. Airbnb is empowering the growth of these property managers, but the result could be disenchanted hosts and guests.

Airbnb’s Host Dilemma — 5 Percent Control Nearly a Third of All Rentals

Airlines

Sun Country Plans Rare Airline IPO

Airline IPOs are few and far between. That's why now, while the industry is staggering from its worst-ever crisis, may seem an odd time to go public. But Sun Country has always done things differently, and its cargo deal with Amazon may make it more attractive to investors.

Sun Country Plans Rare Airline IPO

Online Travel

Amazon Gets Aggressive With Promotional Pricing for Virtual Tours

Amazon bowed out of the hotel business a couple of times, is dabbling with flight bookings in India, and seems to have found a sweet spot in cheap, virtual experiences. With all of those tour operator partners now in the fold, post-pandemic, in-person tours and activities is likely on the to-do list.

Amazon Gets Aggressive With Promotional Pricing for Virtual Tours

Online Travel

The Startup That Could Bring Airline Ticket Shopping to Amazon

Airlines are increasingly using application programming interfaces, or APIs, to distribute their fares. That could let Amazon and other companies more easily sell tickets. That opens up an opportunity for tech players.

The Startup That Could Bring Airline Ticket Shopping to Amazon