Articles tagged “digital”

Hipmunk Co-Founders Denied by SAP Concur in Buyback Attempt and 15 Other Top Digital Stories This Week

Hipmunk Co-Founders Denied by SAP Concur in Buyback Attempt and 15 Other Top Digital Stories This Week

Danielle Hyams, Skift

This week in digital news, Hipmunk co-founders tried — and failed — to buy back their company in an attempt to save it from getting killed off by SAP Concur. Plus China's secondary cities are poised to become the next hot spots for events and conferences.

6 days ago

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Moving Beyond Demographics: Data Drives the Future of Travel Advertising

Moving Beyond Demographics: Data Drives the Future of Travel Advertising

Accenture Interactive + Skift

The world is awash in data, but as consumer skepticism about Big Tech is on the rise, travel brands need to rethink the way they use information to generate hyper-relevant offers. The winners will hit the right mix of helpfulness and relevance, evolving beyond personalization to forge even deeper and more meaningful relationships with consumers.

1 week ago

Can Travel Advisors Help Hawaii Deal With Its Tourism Issues?

Can Travel Advisors Help Hawaii Deal With Its Tourism Issues?

Maria Lenhart, Skift

The many travel advisors who sell Hawaii certainly have a part to play in contributing to Hawaii's sustainable future.

1 week ago

TripAdvisor’s Liability Issue and 11 Other Top Digital Stories This Week

TripAdvisor’s Liability Issue and 11 Other Top Digital Stories This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in digital news, a lawsuit against TripAdvisor tests the limits of its responsibility to travelers, and check out our 2020 megatrends for a big-picture look at Google's role in travel, the future of payments, and more.

2 weeks ago

Expedia’s Anxious Workers and 12 Other Top Digital Stories This Week

Expedia’s Anxious Workers and 12 Other Top Digital Stories This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in digital news, Expedia Group Chairman Barry Diller went to Seattle HQ to spread some optimism, plus we have the details on Sun Country's new deal with Amazon.

1 month ago

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How Can Travel Brands Remain Human in a Digital-First World

How Can Travel Brands Remain Human in a Digital-First World

Deloitte + Skift

To succeed in today’s competitive marketplace, travel brands must find a way to humanize their interactions — even when customers are using digital channels to connect with them.

1 month ago

Expedia’s Search for Its Next CEO and 11 Other Top Digital Stories This Week

Expedia’s Search for Its Next CEO and 11 Other Top Digital Stories This Week

Jasmine Ganaishlal and Spencer Lee, Skift

This week in digital, Expedia's senior executive Barry Diller has major changes to juggle going into 2020, starting with finding a new CEO. Meanwhile, in an unexpected turn, the younger generation is more likely to seek aid from travel advisors.

1 month ago

Where Did Expedia CEO Okerstrom Go Wrong and 11 Other Top Digital Stories This Week

Where Did Expedia CEO Okerstrom Go Wrong and 11 Other Top Digital Stories This Week

Jasmine Ganaishlal and Spencer Lee, Skift

This week in digital, Expedia is searching for replacements as two of the online travel giant's top executives announced their resignation this week. Meanwhile, Kayak is joining the short-term rental game as it plans to add additional services for guests.

2 months ago

Oyo Promotes Executive to Board to Aid Growth Efforts

Oyo Promotes Executive to Board to Aid Growth Efforts

Saritha Rai, Bloomberg

Looks like Oyo is taking a more sustainable approach to global growth rather than simply looking to boost hotel numbers at any cost. But will the new board appointment lead to a discernible change in strategy?

2 months ago

Travel Leaders Group’s Goal for UK Growth and 5 Other Top Digital Stories This Week

Travel Leaders Group’s Goal for UK Growth and 5 Other Top Digital Stories This Week

Jasmine Ganaishlal and Spencer Lee, Skift

This week in digital, Travel Leaders Group has a goal to fill the void left behind following the demise of Thomas Cook. Meanwhile, hotel chain Selina is competing against WeWork in Latin America with networking.

2 months ago

Booking and Expedia Battle to Offer Connected Trips and 18 Other Top Digital Stories This Week

Booking and Expedia Battle to Offer Connected Trips and 18 Other Top Digital Stories This Week

Jasmine Ganaishlal and Spencer Lee, Skift

This week in digital, the online booking giants strive and compete to give travelers a more seamless experience. Meanwhile, travel management company Serko is making partnerships with major travel companies to help its expansion in international markets.

2 months ago

Expedia’s New Resort Fees Policy and 10 Other Top Digital Stories This Week

Expedia’s New Resort Fees Policy and 10 Other Top Digital Stories This Week

Jasmine Ganaishlal and Spencer Lee, Skift

This week in digital, we take a look at Expedia's decision to lower the rankings of a hotel's listing on its site due to the addition of resort fees. Meanwhile, Vrbo is under new leadership as Expedia Group continues its reorganization efforts.

2 months ago