Articles tagged “cox and kings”

Asian Resorts Drive Forward in Being Green

Asian Resorts Drive Forward in Being Green

Raini Hamdi, Skift

Beyond the glare of overdevelopment, Asia’s resorts want to be a pioneer of the sustainability movement. Here’s how they say they will do that.

4 months ago

EbixCash Takes Over Cox & Kings’ Business Travel Clients in India

EbixCash Takes Over Cox & Kings’ Business Travel Clients in India

Isaac Carey, Skift

Some travel companies — Ebix among others — are rumored to be considering taking over all of the cash-strapped Cox & Kings.

4 months ago

Cox & Kings Contemplates Sale of Meininger Hotels

Cox & Kings Contemplates Sale of Meininger Hotels

Jack Sidders, Gillian Tan and Eyk Henning, Bloomberg

Given Cox & Kings' well-publicized financial struggles, offloading the Meininger hybrid hotel/hostel chain makes sense. There will likely be plenty of interested parties.

5 months ago

Lessons From a Destination’s Crisis Recovery in Asia

Lessons From a Destination’s Crisis Recovery in Asia

Raini Hamdi, Skift

It's understandable that Sri Lanka wants arrivals to return to pre-Easter bombing levels soonest. The challenge is knowing what measures are needed, amid the sense of urgency that can cloud the mind.

6 months ago

Cox & Kings’ Struggles Force Closure of UK Travel Group

Cox & Kings’ Struggles Force Closure of UK Travel Group

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Things look to have deteriorated rapidly at Cox & Kings. Can it now raise enough money to stop itself from going out of business?

6 months ago

Cox & Kings to Sell Businesses to Raise Much-Needed Cash

Cox & Kings to Sell Businesses to Raise Much-Needed Cash

Patrick Whyte, Skift

With the hostel market still so fragmented, the Meininger business would make an attractive option for one of its rivals or perhaps a private equity firm.

7 months ago

What India Reveals About the Future of Online Travel: A Skift Deep Dive

What India Reveals About the Future of Online Travel: A Skift Deep Dive

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Surprising factors have delayed the coronation of MakeMyTrip Group as India's queen of domestic online travel. Paytm came out of nowhere to grab share, Oyo upended budget hotel distribution, Ixigo tried to make price comparison chic, and Booking.com outmaneuvered Expedia for premium hotel bookings. From this scrappy mix, online travel will find new lessons.

1 year ago

How 260-Year-Old Cox & Kings Stayed Relevant

How 260-Year-Old Cox & Kings Stayed Relevant

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Cox & Kings remains at the forefront of luxury tourism — not bad for a company that began life in 1758.

1 year ago

Madagascar, Romania and More New Destinations for Luxury Tour Operators

Madagascar, Romania and More New Destinations for Luxury Tour Operators

Laura Powell, Skift

The line between emerging and not ready for prime time can be a thin one that luxury operators must walk.

3 years ago