Articles tagged “chase”

Online Travel

Expedia’s Increased Focus on Its Partner Business Is Starting to Pay Off

Expedia Group's strategy to reshape the company is starting to come together, as shown in its partner business. But the grand master plan is a multiyear endeavor.

Expedia’s Increased Focus on Its Partner Business Is Starting to Pay Off

Online Travel

Hype Over New Online Travel Disruptors Is So Overblown

Old entrants like Google and hotel brands will likely be much more disruptive to the future of online travel agencies than Chase, Uber, and Travel + Leisure.

Hype Over New Online Travel Disruptors Is So Overblown

Online Travel

Chase Bank Tees Up Consumer Travel Portal and More Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, Chase pushes further into travel as a commerce category, investors view Instagram as a bigger platform for selling travel, and Qatar may be forced to prioritize World Cup fans over other visitors.

Chase Bank Tees Up Consumer Travel Portal and More Top Stories This Week

Online Travel

Discounts on Last-Minute Short-Term Rentals Could Be the Next Big Thing

Whether it’s via Whimstay or others, the Hotwire-like selling of last-minute inventory for vacation rentals is destined to find a role in this very hot sector.

Discounts on Last-Minute Short-Term Rentals Could Be the Next Big Thing

Business Travel

Chase to Launch Consumer Travel Portal; Claims Top 5 U.S. Travel Provider With $8 Billion in Sales

Chase is doubling down on travel as an aspirational commerce category for its customers, with giant numbers to back up its ambitions. Expect some more travel M&A by these banks.

Chase to Launch Consumer Travel Portal; Claims Top 5 U.S. Travel Provider With $8 Billion in Sales

Online Travel

Hipmunk Co-Founders Debut Next-Gen Flight Search Tool to Skirt Online Travel ‘Collusion’

A new business model shall set you free. That's the underpinning of Flight Penguin, with the former Hipmunk gang vowing to overturn the coziness between online travel players and their big-spending partners. Google, Kayak and Expedia have nothing to fear; they will hardly notice.

Hipmunk Co-Founders Debut Next-Gen Flight Search Tool to Skirt Online Travel ‘Collusion’

Airlines

United President Warns New Low-Cost Carriers Can’t Control Their Business Model

Network airlines have long sought to drive out low-cost carriers by matching fares in certain markets. But now, equipped with basic economy fares and other options, United Airlines' Kirby vows to match the fares of new entrants in a much more rigorous way.

United President Warns New Low-Cost Carriers Can’t Control Their Business Model

Business Travel

United-Chase Rift Creates Opportunities for Other Credit Card Partnerships

If United and Chase can't forge an exclusive agreement on how they market credit cards, the door may open for other banks like Citi, Barclays, or American Express to pitch a United co-branded product.

United-Chase Rift Creates Opportunities for Other Credit Card Partnerships

Hotels

Chase Partners With SBE Hotels to Offer Exclusive Sapphire Card Benefits

A new partnership with SBE hotels will make Chase's Sapphire Reserve card slightly more competitive with American Express and its Platinum line of cards. But SBE's limited footprint and any potential booking cost differences may not be enough to satisfy Chase's most hungry travelers.

Chase Partners With SBE Hotels to Offer Exclusive Sapphire Card Benefits

Business Travel

Flyers Brace for More Credit Card Pitches, This Time on United Flights

Flight attendants on United will have both a stricter mandate and a stronger incentive to pitch the airline's new co-branded credit card.

Flyers Brace for More Credit Card Pitches, This Time on United Flights