Articles tagged “covid-19”

Business Travel

Is WeWork Missing the Golden Opportunity for Remote Working?

The co-working giant posted a $504 million loss for the first quarter of this year, although the figures are heading in the right direction. But has it run out of steam after setting right so many wrongs in the past?

Is WeWork Missing the Golden Opportunity for Remote Working?

Hospitality

Melia’s Holiday Resorts Outshining Its Urban Hotels Performance

City breaks aren't as popular (yet) as beach getaways, but the hotelier still has some way to go to turn a profit after Omicron's impact earlier in the year.

Melia’s Holiday Resorts Outshining Its Urban Hotels Performance

Airlines

Ryanair’s Annual Loss Highlights Europe’s Ongoing Uncertainty

"Fragile" isn't a word you'd associate with the normally boisterous Michael O'Leary, but these are still uncertain times and this is how the boss of Ryanair perceives Europe this summer.

Ryanair’s Annual Loss Highlights Europe’s Ongoing Uncertainty

Tour Operators

TUI Aims to Return to Profits Off High Prices and Strong Demand

Only the CEO of the world's largest tour operator could see the upside in rising oil and gas prices, as Fritz Joussen warns there won't be any cheap deals to be had this year.

TUI Aims to Return to Profits Off High Prices and Strong Demand

Airlines

European Airlines and Hotels See First Signs of the Recovery

After a bookings surge in the U.S., it's now over to Europe. But some airlines may be a little too eager to please and could end up promising more than they can deliver, while inflation also looks like it could spoil the party.

European Airlines and Hotels See First Signs of the Recovery

Hotels

IHG’s Recovery Is Being Offset by Greater China Drag

Strong pricing power combined with buoyant U.S. and European markets are helping IHG Hotels & Resorts edge closer to a full recovery, a first-quarter trading update reveals. But colleagues in its Shanghai office have a different outlook in their region.

IHG’s Recovery Is Being Offset by Greater China Drag

Coronavirus

CDC Recommends Travelers Still Wear Masks on Planes and Trains

The CDC is steadfast that passengers wear masks on planes and trains because all indications point to a major Covid surge this summer as travelers increasingly ditch masks.

CDC Recommends Travelers Still Wear Masks on Planes and Trains

Online Travel

Camping Holds Its Own Even as Other Travel Comes Roaring Back

Travelers are still faithfully flocking to campgrounds, despite other forms of travel opening up. Now, variations of camping, like glamping and RVing, are replacing higher-maintenance leisure travel. They are also providing a new way to approach remote working.

Camping Holds Its Own Even as Other Travel Comes Roaring Back

Tour Operators

Tour Operators Aren’t Rushing to Ditch Mask Mandates

Although tour operators frequently deal with customers frustrated about having to wear masks, they are sticking to their own mandates mostly, especially since many destinations where operators run trips still have rules in place.

Tour Operators Aren’t Rushing to Ditch Mask Mandates

Tourism

Mask Mandates Disappear and More Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, major U.S. airlines didn't hesitate to lift mask requirements, travel numbers in Japan begin steadily rising, and a hotel in South Carolina offers insight on how to create a disability inclusive workforce.

Mask Mandates Disappear and More Top Stories This Week