Articles tagged “blended travel”

Hotels

Marriott Execs Say Blended Travel Here to Stay With New Product Opportunities

Marriott executives believe that the rise of mixed business and leisure trips poses challenges for tracking guest behavior. But the trend also creates opportunities to offer new products.

Marriott Execs Say Blended Travel Here to Stay With New Product Opportunities

Hotels

Ace Hotel Chain Acquired for $85 Million by Hospitality Firm Sortis: Analysis

Ace only has about a dozen properties, but it has punched above its weight in brand impact. Here's our analysis of whether Sortis is a good home and if $85 million is a good price.

Ace Hotel Chain Acquired for $85 Million by Hospitality Firm Sortis: Analysis

Business Travel

Marriott and Curator Hotel’s Insider Tips on Hosting Blended Travelers

The viewpoints from a major hotel chain and independent specialist reinforce the idea that accommodating remote workers is going to be challenging.

Marriott and Curator Hotel’s Insider Tips on Hosting Blended Travelers

Business Travel

Blended Travel Comes of Age

The travel industry has acknowledged the pandemic led to a surge in people blending leisure with work. Now it’s got to figure out how to unravel the Great Merging to better serve this new and dynamic customer persona.

Blended Travel Comes of Age

Hotels

Bode and Drift Hotel Brands See Group Travel as Trend With Legs

Small groups, such as wedding parties, want to mingle, but most hotels don't make it easy. Meanwhile, vacation rentals often lack professional hospitality services. So many group travelers are seeking better lodging options.

Bode and Drift Hotel Brands See Group Travel as Trend With Legs

Skift Meetings

Meetings Are Forever Changed, New Data Shows

Stressed teams, less demand, the popularity of drive-to destinations, and shorter lead times are among the findings of the Skift Meetings State of Business Events report.

Meetings Are Forever Changed, New Data Shows

Airlines

Latin America’s Aviation Transformation and Other Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, Latin America's airline industry undergoes enormous change since the pandemic, Marriott debuts an extended-stay brand in the U.S. and Canada, and the United Arab Emirates lifts all Covid-related travel restrictions.

Latin America’s Aviation Transformation and Other Top Stories This Week

Hotels

New Marriott Apartment Brand Bets on Blended Leisure and Business Travel

Marriott International is debuting an extended-stay brand in the U.S. and Canada. Why buy a startup like Placemakr or Limehome when you can build your own brand?

New Marriott Apartment Brand Bets on Blended Leisure and Business Travel

Business Travel

Working for the Weekend: 3 Charts Showing the New Face of Business Travel

It's Saturday. Chances are that one of you, or maybe many of you, reading this are on a combined business and leisure trip right now because, hey, you can do that much more easily these days. Blended travel looks like it's a real thing.

Working for the Weekend: 3 Charts Showing the New Face of Business Travel