Articles tagged “club med”

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New Skift Report: The Evolution of Winter Travelers and the Future of Ski Vacations

New Skift Report: The Evolution of Winter Travelers and the Future of Ski Vacations

Club Med + Skift

As the industry faces challenges, dynamic operators have embraced new hospitality models to capture market share and engage the experience-driven consumer of tomorrow.

1 month ago

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How to Win at Travel Marketing in the Age of Google and Expedia

How to Win at Travel Marketing in the Age of Google and Expedia

Tinyclues + Skift

It’s tough for travel brands to compete against the Googles, Bookings, and Expedias of the industry. Integrating deep learning technology into existing marketing solutions can allow brands to make the most of their first-party data to better understand the patterns of their customers and make smarter, action-oriented decisions.

2 months ago

Fosun Anchors New China Resorts With Club Med and Thomas Cook Brands

Fosun Anchors New China Resorts With Club Med and Thomas Cook Brands

Raini Hamdi, Skift

Fosun bets on integrated resorts to address the needs of Chinese travelers, who are showing interest in these types of experiences. Why not use what’s already in the family? Thomas Cook and Club Med should be ever so pleased.

3 months ago

Club Med Owner Fosun Expects Tourism IPO to Hit Lower End of Pricing

Club Med Owner Fosun Expects Tourism IPO to Hit Lower End of Pricing

Crystal Tse, Bloomberg

With stocks falling across the world, it might not be the best time to launch an IPO.

4 months ago

Club Med Owner Fosun Looks to Raise $548 Million in Hong Kong IPO

Club Med Owner Fosun Looks to Raise $548 Million in Hong Kong IPO

Crystal Tse and Jinshan Hong, Bloomberg

Hong Kong's IPO market is on a tear this year, and Fosun wants to grab a piece of that investor enthusiasm by spinning out its tourism group. It's been three years since Fosun took over Club Med, and the turnaround plan seems to be on track.

5 months ago

Fosun Gets OK to Spin Off Club Med

Fosun Gets OK to Spin Off Club Med

Bloomberg News, Bloomberg

Talk of Chinese companies abandoning their global approach to dealmaking seems wide of the mark in Fosun's case. The conglomerate is intent on making further acquisitions and spinning off its tourism unit is part of the plan.

10 months ago

Video: Club Med’s Europe and Africa CEO on the Evolution of the All-Inclusive Vacation

Video: Club Med’s Europe and Africa CEO on the Evolution of the All-Inclusive Vacation

Deanna Ting, Skift

If Club Med has its way, the "all-inclusive" vacation should no longer conjure up images of tacky beach clubs and all-you-can-drink-and-eat buffets.

10 months ago

Club Med Parent Fosun Mulls Acquisitions in North America

Club Med Parent Fosun Mulls Acquisitions in North America

Bloomberg

Another Chinese conglomerate, this one with insurance, pharmaceutical, and tourism holdings, is looking to expand globally through acquisitions. Given that HNA Group, Dalian Wanda Group. and Anbang are scurrying to unload assets, does Fosun's strategy raise any red flags?

11 months ago

Skift Forum Europe Preview: How Club Med Is Reimagining the All-Inclusive Resort

Skift Forum Europe Preview: How Club Med Is Reimagining the All-Inclusive Resort

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Since 2004, Club Med has tried to change the perception of all-inclusive resorts. Part of this is a move upmarket but it has also meant targeting new nationalities and destinations.

1 year ago

Fosun Groups Its Club Med and Thomas Cook Assets Into a New Tourism Entity

Fosun Groups Its Club Med and Thomas Cook Assets Into a New Tourism Entity

Bloomberg

After a series of investments and acquisitions it's always good to regroup and then decide the best way to organize it all. And when you're dealing with two of Europe's most recognizable tourism brands, it's essential to do it right.

2 years ago

Skift Backstage Podcast: Club Med President on the Future of All-Inclusive

Skift Backstage Podcast: Club Med President on the Future of All-Inclusive

Hannah Sampson , Skift

How does a decades-old brand transform itself? Listen to this bonus episode for some insight from Club Med's president.

2 years ago

Video: Club Med CEO on Upscaling the All-Inclusive

Video: Club Med CEO on Upscaling the All-Inclusive

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Sometimes size and scale distract from a company's mission. Club Med's CEO has learned that it's better to zero in on a target market and serve them well rather than cast a too-wide net.

2 years ago