Articles tagged “digital”

TripAdvisor’s Hotel-Bidding Slump and 12 Other Digital Trends This Week

TripAdvisor’s Hotel-Bidding Slump and 12 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in digital news, we explained the state of travel distribution in 9,000 words and TripAdvisor tried to boost its underperforming hotel business with more TV ads.

4 days ago

Chatbots Are the Future and 11 Other Digital Trends This Week

Chatbots Are the Future and 11 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in digital news we talked about chatbots and artificial intelligence, specifically that they're finally having a noticeable impact on meetings and events.

2 weeks ago

Expedia’s Heavy Hand Is Working for HomeAway and 8 Other Digital Trends This Week

Expedia’s Heavy Hand Is Working for HomeAway and 8 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in digital news we looked at two leading online travel agencies. Expedia focused on HomeAway's growth and Ctrip gave us an insider's look at its operation and the Chinese market.

3 weeks ago

It Doesn’t Always Pay to Book Direct and 6 Other Digital Trends This Week

It Doesn’t Always Pay to Book Direct and 6 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in digital news, direct booking may not save travelers money. Google and leading online travel agencies like Priceline are trying to up their market share.

4 weeks ago

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How the Digital Concierge Is Reshaping the Hotel Industry

How the Digital Concierge Is Reshaping the Hotel Industry

[24]7 + Skift

Hospitality brands who want travelers to book directly on hotel websites should work to optimize the customer experience from pre-booking to post-stay. Download this report on the rise of the digital concierge for free!

4 weeks ago

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Step by Step: Creating a Destination Guidebook Using User-Generated Content

Step by Step: Creating a Destination Guidebook Using User-Generated Content

CrowdRiff + Skift

Creating a destination guidebook doesn’t have to be complicated, or even that expensive. Download this free step-by-step guide to learn more.

4 weeks ago

Blockchain Could Disrupt Expedia and Airbnb and 10 Other Digital Trends This Week

Blockchain Could Disrupt Expedia and Airbnb and 10 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week's digital news had us thinking about disruption. TUI's CEO said blockchain could threaten Expedia and Airbnb, and homesharing and ridesharing become more normal among business travelers.

1 month ago

Trivago Outspends TripAdvisor on U.S. TV Ads and 5 Other Digital Trends This Week

Trivago Outspends TripAdvisor on U.S. TV Ads and 5 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week's digital news focused on advertising. Numerous travel campaigns won at Cannes Lions, and Carnival and Trivago throw more money and weight behind their ad efforts.

1 month ago

Booking.com Expands Beyond Hotels and 6 Other Digital Trends This Week

Booking.com Expands Beyond Hotels and 6 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week's digital news is about new frontiers. Booking.com gets into flights, cars, and restaurants; cryptocurrencies gain traction in payments; and the meetings industry tries using influencers.

2 months ago

Online Travel Agencies Battle Partners and 7 Other Digital Trends This Week

Online Travel Agencies Battle Partners and 7 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in digital news, besides TripAdvisor helping to identify a robocall scandal, we concentrated on online travel agencies jockeying for a bigger share of the market and trying to offer more things to more consumers.

2 months ago

TripAdvisor in the Age of Platforms Tries the Full-Service Model

TripAdvisor in the Age of Platforms Tries the Full-Service Model

Luke Bujarski, Skift

TripAdvisor’s bold platform approach gives it a leg up on building deeper relationships with its customers, compared to single-use sites. On the other hand, relationships can be hard work and expensive.

2 months ago

TripAdvisor: Non-Hotel Revenue Could Reach One-Third of Total by 2020

TripAdvisor: Non-Hotel Revenue Could Reach One-Third of Total by 2020

Luke Bujarski, Skift

A successful TripAdvisor transformation into ecommerce would go down as one of the smartest pivots in online travel history.

2 months ago