Articles tagged “apple”

If Only Vacation Planning Were Just Another Project to Manage on Trello

If Only Vacation Planning Were Just Another Project to Manage on Trello

Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg

It's often true that the best ideas or inventions for travel are those that originate outside the sector. Could this be one?

3 days ago

Hilton CEO: ‘We’re Not Trying to Compete With Google, Amazon and Apple’

Hilton CEO: ‘We’re Not Trying to Compete With Google, Amazon and Apple’

Deanna Ting, Skift

Can a single brand ever really own a customer? We think Hilton CEO Chris Nassetta is onto something here, but that won't necessarily stop his travel peers from trying to do that in their own ways.

1 month ago

Recession Watch: The Debt Load of the Travel Industry’s Public Companies

Recession Watch: The Debt Load of the Travel Industry’s Public Companies

Dennis Schaal, Skift

When it comes to their debt, easyJet has a much more liquid position than Ryanair, while United and Delta have a lighter debt burden relatively speaking than American Airlines. In the event of a recession, debt loads would be one critical factor among many in hamstringing or contributing to a company's ability to maneuver.

2 months ago

How United Let It Slip That Apple Is Its Biggest Corporate Client

How United Let It Slip That Apple Is Its Biggest Corporate Client

Isaac Carey, Skift

A list of the airline’s top clients showed up on Twitter Friday, with Apple taking the top spot. This is bad news for United — especially if Apple is out shopping for a new preferred airline today.

2 months ago

Wellness Newsletter: Direct-to-Consumer Healthcare Gets a Millennial Makeover

Wellness Newsletter: Direct-to-Consumer Healthcare Gets a Millennial Makeover

Leslie Barrie, Skift

A brand like Hims (and now Hers), which makes it easier to gain access to health and wellness at a lower cost, all while touting smart design, knows what it’s doing. And it will probably see the revenue to prove it.

4 months ago

Skift Wellness Issue One: Examining the Business of Modern Well-Being  

Skift Wellness Issue One: Examining the Business of Modern Well-Being  

Leslie Barrie, Skift

Skift Wellness, our new weekly newsletter, curates the best news coverage of the global wellness space. Join us as we dive into the business of wellness, Skift-style.

6 months ago

Travel Could Gain From Apple’s Augmented Reality Push

Travel Could Gain From Apple’s Augmented Reality Push

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Of all travel companies, TripAdvisor has the most to gain by taking advantage of the expanding augmented reality functionality of iPhones and other devices. Overlaying rich hotel and restaurant reviews on real-world scenes could be widely popular. Will it act?

6 months ago

Apple’s New iPhone Push Notification Tweaks Could Help Travel Brands

Apple’s New iPhone Push Notification Tweaks Could Help Travel Brands

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Despite the hype, Apple is merely playing catch-up to Android by rolling out new tools for fine-tuning app notifications. But it's still good news for the many users of business travel apps on Apple devices.

6 months ago

Minor Crash With Self-Driving Car Is First Incident Apple Disclosed

Minor Crash With Self-Driving Car Is First Incident Apple Disclosed

Mark Gurman, Bloomberg

We can live with fender-benders like this with self-driving cars, unlike Uber's fatality in March in Arizona. Transparency is good, and there should be a lot more of it as the self-driving car market evolves, or doesn't.

7 months ago

Apple Blames Tourism Drop for Why It’s Closing Atlantic City Store

Apple Blames Tourism Drop for Why It’s Closing Atlantic City Store

Mark Gurman, Bloomberg

How bad must things be in Atlantic City? Apple, which rarely closes stores, has decided to shutter its Atlantic City location. It blamed a drop in tourism. Can the potential for legal sports betting eventually lure the tech giant back to AC?

10 months ago

Apple Maps Adds Airport Terminal Guide for Travelers

Apple Maps Adds Airport Terminal Guide for Travelers

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Built-in maps of airport terminals are certainly useful for iPhone users. But this new feature has a long way to go in terms of airports included and the granularity of information available, before it becomes a mainstay for frequent travelers.

1 year ago

Hertz and Avis Prep for Future With Self-Driving Car Partnerships

Hertz and Avis Prep for Future With Self-Driving Car Partnerships

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Car rental giants are looking to the future, with the goal of handling logistics for whatever company ends up winning the automated car arms race. If you can't beat them, join them.

2 years ago