Articles tagged “dining”

Online Travel

Tripadvisor Hotel Recovery Lags Rivals

Tripadvisor CEO Steve Kaufer said Tripadvisor is "uniquely positioned as the world opens up again." Actually it isn't, as the company's first quarter performance shows. Yes, Tripadvisor has world-class traffic, and growing experiences and dining businesses, but it totally missed out on the short-term rental opportunity.

Tripadvisor Hotel Recovery Lags Rivals

Tourism

Food Tourism Is the Perfect Entrée for Greener Travel

It’s Earth Day 2022, marking yet another year on this planet with our outward cries on climate change and way too empty preachings on practicing sustainability. We all know for greener travel, change starts from the top down, or in the case of food tourism, from the Earth up. So ... who is really doing something?

Food Tourism Is the Perfect Entrée for Greener Travel

Hotels

Hotels Refurbish to Take Advantage of More Guests Dining in Their Rooms

The pandemic has fundamentally changed the future of room service delivery methods, menus, and guest room design.

Hotels Refurbish to Take Advantage of More Guests Dining in Their Rooms

Business Travel

Amex: Restaurants Are Biggest Part of Travel and Entertainment

Millennium and Gen Z cardholders spent way more on their American Express cards in the third quarter than they did during the same period in pre-Covid 2019. Surviving restaurants, many of which were left for dead in 2019, are one of the beneficiaries.

Amex: Restaurants Are Biggest Part of Travel and Entertainment

Online Travel

4 Charts Showing the Massive Global Travel Opportunity: Courtesy of Trip.com IPO Filing

As many private equity and other investors will tell you, massive opportunities remain in the travel industry over the long term. The travel market will undeniably look very different in 2025 than it does today. But if you believe Trip.com's projections, boom times are ahead for many companies.

4 Charts Showing the Massive Global Travel Opportunity: Courtesy of Trip.com IPO Filing

Online Travel

OpenTable Gets New CEO in Executive Shuffle

It's really tough to judge a brand's performance in the midst of a pandemic, but OpenTable clearly deserved more focus given the fact that travel and dining are completely different businesses. Once again, travel and dining aren't always natural playmates.

OpenTable Gets New CEO in Executive Shuffle

Online Travel

OpenTable and Kayak Bring Back 10 Percent of Furloughed Employees

If the dining and travel industries are looking for a bright spot during these dark days, then returning employees are a morsel to hang onto.

OpenTable and Kayak Bring Back 10 Percent of Furloughed Employees

Online Travel

Tripadvisor Forecasts Experiences and Dining Will Eclipse Hotel Revenue in 2020

When Tripadvisor first started diversifying away from its hotel-auction business several years ago, it was mostly aspirational because its experiences and dining businesses were relatively small. Now there is a bit of revenue meat on those bones. Still, meaningful profits will be slow going in this competitive climate.

Tripadvisor Forecasts Experiences and Dining Will Eclipse Hotel Revenue in 2020

Online Travel

Tripadvisor Reorganization Brings Exec Departures and New Life for Viator

Flush with SoftBank and other venture capital money, GetYourGuide and Klook, as well as Airbnb and Booking.com, are nipping at Tripadvisor's heels in tours and activities. Tripadvisor will try to leverage its brand, Viator, which already had a following before Tripadvisor absorbed it, to keep the insurgents at bay.

Tripadvisor Reorganization Brings Exec Departures and New Life for Viator

Online Travel

TripAdvisor Drops Outmoded Little Wiser Owl Character From Ads

TripAdvisor's new ad campaign is more hip than its usual fare. It also shows where its business is heading with hotel booking eventually having to share the limelight with tours and dining.

TripAdvisor Drops Outmoded Little Wiser Owl Character From Ads