Articles tagged “design”

Travel Agency Association Remakes Itself in New Consumer Marketing Campaign

Travel Agency Association Remakes Itself in New Consumer Marketing Campaign

Dennis Schaal, Skift

There is something happening at the newly named American Society of Travel Advisors. It not only has a new name, but has a new energy and confidence about where it is headed as it reaches out directly to a new generation of travelers.

3 months ago

Is Luxury Hospitality Guilty of Cultural Appropriation?

Is Luxury Hospitality Guilty of Cultural Appropriation?

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Education delivered directly from local communities, and informed by tradition, is what distinguishes immersion from appropriation. It's the job of luxury professionals to facilitate the experience without adding the influence of their own lens.

4 months ago

The Airport of the Future May Evolve From Transport Hub to Attraction

The Airport of the Future May Evolve From Transport Hub to Attraction

Brian Sumers, Skift

Airport architects are busy rethinking the terminal experience, and that's a good thing. But don't expect any major changes, at least not soon. Instead, travelers will get incremental improvements.

10 months ago

Destinations Leverage 2018 Events to Lure More Visitors

Destinations Leverage 2018 Events to Lure More Visitors

Beth J. Harpaz, Associated Press

Cities like Paris and Shanghai always inspire wanderlust. But several other places, such as Malta, which is holding a year-long cultural festival., claim defining reasons for travelers to visit them in 2018.

11 months ago

Video: Design Firm Teague Bets on Tech to Make Transportation Enjoyable

Video: Design Firm Teague Bets on Tech to Make Transportation Enjoyable

Sarah Enelow, Skift

It's been decades since the last "golden age of travel," and we're due for a new one, featuring the Internet of Things.

11 months ago

Alitalia Uniforms Get Second Makeover in 2 Years Despite Being Broke

Alitalia Uniforms Get Second Makeover in 2 Years Despite Being Broke

Chiara Albanese, Bloomberg

Alitalia claims that its second uniform redesign in the past two years will not cost the airline any money. Maybe this kind of thinking is among the myriad reasons it's now insolvent? Just wondering.

12 months ago

Hotel Design of the Future Emphasizes Sustainability

Hotel Design of the Future Emphasizes Sustainability

Deanna Ting, Skift

Given the industry's increasing focus on sustainability, these hotel ideas could soon become a reality. That's especially so for developers looking to build projects that are not only eco-friendly, but are increasingly design forward.

1 year ago

The Future of Event Design and Diversity — Meetings Innovation Report

The Future of Event Design and Diversity — Meetings Innovation Report

Greg Oates, Skift

Two of the biggest transformations in the meetings industry today relate to more creative event design and more emphasis on diversity, but we have a long way to go before each enters mainstream adoption. We in the meetings media can do better advancing those themes.

1 year ago

How Boutique Hotels Changed the Way We Design Hotels

How Boutique Hotels Changed the Way We Design Hotels

Deanna Ting, Skift

Design was just one ingredient, albeit an essential one, for creating a boutique hotel both then and now.

2 years ago

Video: The Essence of Iconic Airline Advertising Campaigns

Video: The Essence of Iconic Airline Advertising Campaigns

Brian Sumers, Skift

Watch this video to learn about how various airlines created iconic designs in the 1950s, 60s, and 70s. Some carriers, such as Lufthansa, still use design elements made popular decades ago.

2 years ago

Airbnb Co-Founder Talks Design, Trust, and New Community Models

Airbnb Co-Founder Talks Design, Trust, and New Community Models

Deanna Ting, Skift

On several fronts, it's obvious that Airbnb is working hard to diversify and expand its products. And Samara, an Airbnb design studio, which is headed by co-founder and chief product officer Joe Gebbia, is the latest manifestation of that.

2 years ago

How Smart Airport Design Can Make Spaces More Secure

How Smart Airport Design Can Make Spaces More Secure

Alwyn Scott and Daniel Trotta, Reuters

Smarter airport security in the U.S. is a challenge because of all the competing interests that want to make passengers safe, but also want the other guy to foot the bill.

2 years ago