Articles tagged “cancellations”

Short-Term Rentals

Vrbo Kicked Out ‘A Large Number’ of Hosts for Cancelling Guest Bookings

When online travel agencies trot out statistics on their numbers of properties, is it a vanity thing or something more strategic? If you take Vrbo at its word, it's going for quality over quantity.

Vrbo Kicked Out ‘A Large Number’ of Hosts for Cancelling Guest Bookings

Short-Term Rentals

Vrbo Will Penalize Hosts Who Cancel Bookings

Vrbo is reiterating the message that the traveler's experience is key to building demand and a strong business.

Vrbo Will Penalize Hosts Who Cancel Bookings

Short-Term Rentals

Vrbo Reverses Long-Standing Guest Refund Policy in Maui

Vrbo risks a host backlash but is doing the right thing for guests. As opposed to the articulated policies, how this all works out in practice is another matter.

Vrbo Reverses Long-Standing Guest Refund Policy in Maui

Airlines

U.S. Senate Wants to Hear From Southwest on Meltdown

Although Southwest Airlines has said flight schedules are back to normal after the massive number of flight cancellations, the company is far from being in the clear with Senate hearings poised to reveal the depths of its problems.

U.S. Senate Wants to Hear From Southwest on Meltdown

Airlines

Storm Disrupts Holiday Travel, Forcing More Than 2,000 U.S. Flight Cancellations

The beleaguered airline industry — yet to fully recover from the pandemic — can't catch a break, with 2022 being the second consecutive holiday season marred by thousands of flight cancellations.

Storm Disrupts Holiday Travel, Forcing More Than 2,000 U.S. Flight Cancellations

Airlines

The 2.56 Million Flyers Screened Sunday at U.S. Airports Was a Pandemic High

U.S. airlines for the most part avoided the cancellations mayhem seen earlier this year, and that's a major development.

The 2.56 Million Flyers Screened Sunday at U.S. Airports Was a Pandemic High

Business Travel

How Posting All U.S. Airline Fees Upfront Will Impact Corporate Travel

The U.S. Transportation Department wants airlines to be more transparent about their ancillary fees. In theory it would help businesses, but the corporate travel sector has been grappling with this issue for years already.

How Posting All U.S. Airline Fees Upfront Will Impact Corporate Travel

Airlines

American Cancels the Most Flights of U.S. Carriers So Far This Year

Even if flight disruptions decrease in the fall, airlines will continue to be battered because the main factors behind their brutal year aren't going away soon.

American Cancels the Most Flights of U.S. Carriers So Far This Year

Short-Term Rentals

Airbnb’s 10-Fold Increase in Host Cancellation Fees Could Benefit Guests

Increasing host penalties for unjustified cancellations isn't necessarily a bad thing unless innocent hosts get caught up in the dragnet.

Airbnb’s 10-Fold Increase in Host Cancellation Fees Could Benefit Guests

Airlines

Southwest Removes Flight Credit Expiration Dates to Boost Business Travel Recovery

A surprise move from the airline, and costly too, with a "one-time hit" of up to $300 million already set to impact its third quarter results. But it's a clever strategy to win more corporate business, as companies won't fret so much about rushing to use up their vouchers in the future.

Southwest Removes Flight Credit Expiration Dates to Boost Business Travel Recovery