Articles tagged “budget travel”

Old-Fashioned Road Trips Are Back in Style in the U.S.

Old-Fashioned Road Trips Are Back in Style in the U.S.

Beth J. Harpaz, Associated Press

If you own a car in the U.S. and your vacation time has even slightly recovered since the recession, it would be an utter mystery if you don't road trip regularly for leisure. 1950s nostalgia aside, road trips are practical and accessible.

9 months ago

Singapore Hotels Seek Rebound by Moving Away From Luxury

Singapore Hotels Seek Rebound by Moving Away From Luxury

Aradhana Aravindan, Reuters

Singapore overbuilt luxury hotel rooms. Changing business traveler tastes spelled trouble for the Southeast Asian country which is now witnessing a rising popularity in new mid-scale hotels.

2 years ago

Understanding the Needs of Modern Budget Travelers: 5 Takeaways from the Skift Podcast

Understanding the Needs of Modern Budget Travelers: 5 Takeaways from the Skift Podcast

Sarah Enelow, Skift

Budget travel seems easier than ever with today's technology and the emergence of OTAs and home-sharing, but these trends have their own associated costs.

3 years ago

Skift Podcast: Understanding the Needs of Modern Budget Travelers

Skift Podcast: Understanding the Needs of Modern Budget Travelers

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Price-sensitive travelers would be well served by doing extra research to make sure they understand the true cost of bargain-basement prices.

3 years ago

Budget Travelers Struggle to Earn Elite Status as New Airline Rules Take Effect

Budget Travelers Struggle to Earn Elite Status as New Airline Rules Take Effect

Grant Martin, Skift

Budget travelers have fewer options for earning elite status this year.

3 years ago

For Lonely Planet Now Is the Right Time to Launch Its U.S. Magazine

For Lonely Planet Now Is the Right Time to Launch Its U.S. Magazine

Jason Clampet, Skift

We don't know how successful LP will be with its ambitions for the magazine, but we do know that they'll be more successful by focusing on the brand's expertise and its readers' willingness to travel than low prices and budget bets.

4 years ago

Lonely Planet Buys Budget Travel Magazine, Reportedly for $2.4 Million

Lonely Planet Buys Budget Travel Magazine, Reportedly for $2.4 Million

Jason Clampet, Skift

The struggling magazine is joining a Lonely Planet that's eager for expansion on every travel front.

5 years ago

Budget Travel is technically dead, so why is its website still breathing?

Budget Travel's website is a fantastic asset, but it's not likely buyers will assess much value to anything beyond the URL if they seek to forge a new path for the troubled travel brand.

6 years ago