Articles tagged “digital”

TripAdvisor Bets on Activities and 8 Other Digital Trends This Week

TripAdvisor Bets on Activities and 8 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

Once again this week we heard of the mighty potential of tours and activities, this time from TripAdvisor CEO Stephen Kaufer. Meanwhile, personalization continues to be a theme on the minds of many travel executives these days.

5 days ago

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Destinations Need to Go Beyond the Website to Reach Chinese Travelers

Destinations Need to Go Beyond the Website to Reach Chinese Travelers

Mailman X + Skift

Traditional websites are becoming a thing of the past in China as mobile, social, and peer-to-peer networks dominate the country’s digital ecosystem. Destinations looking to reach Chinese outbound travelers throughout the customer journey should take note.

1 week ago

Priceline’s Global Ambitions and 10 Other Digital Trends This Week

Priceline’s Global Ambitions and 10 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in digital news, we delivered two stories on Priceline's past and future, and we're gearing up for Skift Tech Forum with a new interview series.

2 weeks ago

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Winning Over Today’s Chinese Travelers Means Harnessing the Power of Digital

Winning Over Today’s Chinese Travelers Means Harnessing the Power of Digital

Mailman X + Skift

The number of Chinese passport holders is expected to double by 2020, and digital and social media fuel the decisions they make. Destinations looking to attract this valuable group of travelers need to get fully on board with digital to grab their attention.

2 weeks ago

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CEO Interview: Amber Treshnell of John Paul on Preparing for a Future Built by Blockchain

CEO Interview: Amber Treshnell of John Paul on Preparing for a Future Built by Blockchain

AccorHotels + Skift

The overall verdict on the buzz surrounding blockchain is still mixed, but Amber Treshnell, John Paul’s CEO, Americas, believes it will be as game-changing as the internet itself.

3 weeks ago

Corporate Travel’s Fear of Failure and 5 Other Digital Trends This Week

Corporate Travel’s Fear of Failure and 5 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in digital news, Tripping had a slightly scary round of layoffs, and due to a different set of fears, corporate travel players strained to carefully make some progress.

3 weeks ago

Expedia Group Accelerates Its Spending and 7 Other Digital Trends This Week

Expedia Group Accelerates Its Spending and 7 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in digital news, we took a broad view on earnings from Expedia, Travelzoo, and Trivago, the last coming out on bottom. For more big-picture analysis, check out our first Corporate Travel Innovators List.

4 weeks ago

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Understanding Travel’s Personalization Revolution

Understanding Travel’s Personalization Revolution

Adobe + Skift

Smart personalization is hard to do well in the travel industry. That’s why today’s best-in-class brands start with the fundamentals: gathering the right customer data, building the right technology stack to handle it, and finding the right talent.

4 weeks ago

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Announcing Skift’s Air Pitch Startup Competition

Announcing Skift’s Air Pitch Startup Competition

Accenture Amadeus Alliance + Skift

We teamed up with the Accenture Amadeus Alliance to give travel industry startups a platform to pitch their innovative solutions at our premier startup competition.

4 weeks ago

Booking Holdings Is Going Full-Service and 6 Other Digital Trends This Week

Booking Holdings Is Going Full-Service and 6 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in digital news, Booking Holdings was very busy with long-term strategic moves, including plans to go full-service while buying an activities distribution startup.

1 month ago

TripAdvisor’s New Sponsored Listings and 6 Other Digital Trends This Week

TripAdvisor’s New Sponsored Listings and 6 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in digital news, thousands of hotels are trying out TripAdvisor's new sponsored listings offering, and companies are more worried than ever about the security of their data when employees hit the road.

2 months ago

Expedia Tweaks Its Name and 10 Other Digital Trends This Week

Expedia Tweaks Its Name and 10 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in digital news, the big online travel agencies are deciding what's best for their futures. Expedia changed its name, slightly, to better reflect that the parent company is more than just Expedia.com. Meanwhile, Priceline's name-your-own-price feature is on the outs.

2 months ago