Articles tagged “delta”

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

Hotels

IHG’s 17 Brands Deciphered and Other Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, we profile each of IHG's 17 brands, Amadeus discusses its hotel tech strategy, and we take a look at this summer's biggest travel innovators.

IHG’s 17 Brands Deciphered and Other Top Stories This Week

Hotels

Lodging Advertisers Love of Video May Persist Through 2022 and Beyond

You can debate the degree to which cities will come back and the future grip of remote work, but it seems clear that video advertising will remain on a new perch for awhile.

Lodging Advertisers Love of Video May Persist Through 2022 and Beyond

Airlines

Delta Air Lines to Raise Pay by 4 Percent for Almost All Staff

Delta hasn't offered raises in two years so this decision is long overdue — and most probably necessary when the labor market is so tight. It doesn't hurt that the least unionized major airline in the U.S. can do this without protracted tussles with labor leaders.

Delta Air Lines to Raise Pay by 4 Percent for Almost All Staff

Airlines

Hotels vs. Airlines: Who Can Ride Inflation to a Full Recovery?

Inflation can be a good thing for travel sectors able to play the rate game. But volume eventually has to catch up and play a part in the rebound. Otherwise, you run the risk of driving customers, no matter how desperate they are to travel, to just say no to high costs.

Hotels vs. Airlines: Who Can Ride Inflation to a Full Recovery?

Airlines

Delta CEO Asks CDC to Cut Quarantine in Breakthrough Covid Cases

The Omicron variant is not only threatening the bottom line of major U.S. airlines, it's also exacerbating the labor shortage plaguing an industry already struggling to hire enough workers to serve large numbers of travelers. Ed Bastian steps up. Will other C-suiters follow?

Delta CEO Asks CDC to Cut Quarantine in Breakthrough Covid Cases

Airlines

U.S. Airlines Need to Prove They Can Handle the Thanksgiving Holiday on Packed Planes

Will recent airline operational disruptions repeat themselves over the Thanksgiving holiday period in the United States? Carriers have staffed up to guard against such scenarios.

U.S. Airlines Need to Prove They Can Handle the Thanksgiving Holiday on Packed Planes

Airlines

A New List of the Most Valuable Public Travel Companies

Old school travel companies still largely dominate in terms of stock market valuation, but there is no denying the disruption sparked by Airbnb’s debut on the stock market.

A New List of the Most Valuable Public Travel Companies

Coronavirus

What Travel CEOs Are Predicting About the Permanent Return of Business Travel

It’s hard to get a true sense of what future business travel demand will look like until international borders reopen and people can return to the office. But it is time to temper the optimism on any significant recovery happening by the end of the year. CEOs seem to finally get this.

What Travel CEOs Are Predicting About the Permanent Return of Business Travel

Airlines

Top Global Airline Brands Lose More Than $35 Billion in Brand Value: Report

The uncertainties of the pandemic have sucker-punched the airline industry in more ways than one. Gaining the public's trust through reliability, transparency, and inclusiveness will go a long way towards improving an airline's reputation and brand value.

Top Global Airline Brands Lose More Than $35 Billion in Brand Value: Report