Articles tagged “banks”

Tourism

Skift’s 2023 Megatrends and Other Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, we unveil our 16 Megatrends for 2023, India is poised to become the world's largest outbound travel market, and Sonder eliminates cleaning fees for guests.

Skift’s 2023 Megatrends and Other Top Stories This Week

Online Travel

Booking Holdings Business Model Was Slowing Things Down Pre-Covid

Payments, flights and short-term rentals are paying off so far for Booking as part of its connected trip strategy. That's true even if there are doubts about travelers wanting to book their entire trip on one platform.

Booking Holdings Business Model Was Slowing Things Down Pre-Covid

Travel Booking

Big Banks Chase a Much Bigger Piece of the Travel Market

Banks such as JPMorgan Chase, Capital One, and Citi already have the customer base to appeal to travelers with attractive booking offers, cash back, and points, without having to ante up big for marketing like online travel agencies and hotels. The prospects for banks, with a history clunky travel portals, will hinge on value proposition, user experience and execution.

Big Banks Chase a Much Bigger Piece of the Travel Market

Business Travel

Banks Take on Remote Work by Picking Up Your Dry Cleaning to Get You Into an Office

As well as offices adding concierges to help staff manage daily errands like dry cleaning, banks are asking designers to retrofit buildings with a hotel feel. But is that compelling enough for commuters with longer journeys?

Banks Take on Remote Work by Picking Up Your Dry Cleaning to Get You Into an Office

News Blog

Citi Is Developing a Travel Platform with Booking.com

Financial services firm Citi is launching Citi Travel later this year. The travel booking platform will be powered by Booking.com and its Rocket Travel subsidiary. The portal is set to replace its existing City Thank You Travel Center website, and will offer hotel, air, and car hire options. ‚ÄúLeveraging the scale and range of Booking.com,…

Hotels

Fintech to Help Smaller Hotel Brands Like Selina Launch Rewards Cards

Selina's launch of a loyalty card will be eyed by other emerging brands in travel lodging. Its choices in marketing the card to early-career travelers will be watched by all hoteliers coveting that segment.

Fintech to Help Smaller Hotel Brands Like Selina Launch Rewards Cards

Business Travel

JP Morgan to Acquire Frosch Luxury Travel Agency

This deal would break the mold of so many technology plays we've seen to date, giving JP Morgan an edge in supporting bookings with experienced consultants.

JP Morgan to Acquire Frosch Luxury Travel Agency

Rental Cars

New Hertz CEO Will Be Ex-Goldman Sachs Finance Chief Stephen Scherr

Hertz's next CEO has his work cut out for him in remaking the company. The car rental firm's transformation plan sounds good on paper, but it will be up to Stephen Scherr to turn vision into reality.

New Hertz CEO Will Be Ex-Goldman Sachs Finance Chief Stephen Scherr