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Articles tagged “booking”

The Standard Launches a Same-Day Booking App for Independent Hotels

Even more exciting than the launch of this app is the transformative potential it could have for the participating independent hotels in terms of data sharing, loyalty program opportunities, messaging, mobile services, and so much more.

6 days ago

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Points Schemes Not Enough to Drive Hotel Loyalty

It’s becoming increasingly apparent that points alone cannot drive brand loyalty. Loyalty is a result of deeper interaction with consumers — and brands who want to succeed will need to transform the way they understand and engage with visitors at their physical venues in the digital realm.

2 weeks ago

What Makes Millennial, Gen X, and Boomer Business Travelers Most Satisfied?

It's no surprise that business travelers hate waiting in security lines more than any other aspect of the travel experience. But the importance of booking choice to millennials and booking flexibility for Gen Xers shows how consumer booking tools have shifted how workers think about business travel.

2 weeks ago

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How Hotels Can Drive Revenue by Rethinking the Hotel Package

Turns out the packages a hotel offers at booking can be a deciding factor in consumers choosing a destination.

2 weeks ago

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New Skift Data Deck: The Forces Shaping Business Travel

The Forces Shaping Business Travel Data Deck paints a picture of the business travel landscape and the trends impacting the business traveler of the future through a curation of charts, stats, and data. Download this data deck for free!

3 months ago

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New Study Looks into the British Traveler’s Path To Purchase

Why would a traveler research hotels and flights to Hong Kong, but end up booking a trip to New York City? How much time does a traveler spend researching before deciding on a destination or booking a trip? Where do travelers seek inspiration?

3 months ago

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The Rise of the Last-Minute Booker

Last minute bookings are becoming more-and-more prominent for US travelers. Download Sojern’s 2015 Hotel Insights Report to learn more about how this trend is affecting the travel industry.

7 months ago

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Why Booking Needs to Be Made Easier for Emerging-Market Travelers

Gone are the days when travel brands could rely on English as the lingua franca of independent travelers. As more consumers worldwide embrace digital tools to plan and book trips abroad, brands must offer multiple language options along each stage of the process, or lose ground to OTAs.

7 months ago

Why the Modern Travel Agency Needs to Charge Fees

Maybe it bodes well for travel agents that travelers are getting used to paying additional fees for better service in the air and at hotels, since fees have been a reality when booking with an agent for a long time.

8 months ago

TripAdvisor Takes New Steps Toward Offering the Ultimate Travel Guide App

The challenge for TripAdvisor is whether it will win by being an all-encompassing app or whether it is better to be more focused like Expedia's or HotelTonight's apps. In phasing out its City Guides app, TripAdvisor is putting itself in the comprehensive camp.

1 year ago

Two Free Skift Reports: Traveler Psychology and Shopping Cart Abandonment

Here are the first two reports from our quarterly series, The Habits of Travel Bookers, where Skift and Boxever uncover the driving factors behind travel purchasing behavior. Download both reports for FREE!

1 year ago

Slack Is the Emerging Platform for Early Adopter Group Travel Services

Slack is becoming the messaging app of choice for modern work teams, and these nascent travel services are just the start. Expect more established business travel related services and new Slack-native services to crop up in coming months.

1 year ago