Articles tagged “discounts”

Online Travel

Spain’s eDreams Odigeo Hones Strategy to Make Its Flight Bookings Habit-Forming

When it comes to out-performing the online travel industry in terms of a post-Covid booking recovery, eDreams Odigeo can claim a top prize. It is plowing revenue back into discounts to make its subscriptions a no-brainer.

Spain’s eDreams Odigeo Hones Strategy to Make Its Flight Bookings Habit-Forming

Online Travel

Booking Holdings Boosts Discounting to Capture Bigger Share of Travel Budgets

Booking is placing a new emphasis on discounting versus its traditional reliance mostly on marketing. Expect more fintech and loyalty offerings.

Booking Holdings Boosts Discounting to Capture Bigger Share of Travel Budgets

Hotels

Hopper’s New Leave-For-Any-Reason Option and Other Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, Hopper's decision to allow customers to leave for any reason will have consequences, hotels are increasingly accommodating electric vehicles, and Denver is becoming a new tech hub.

Hopper’s New Leave-For-Any-Reason Option and Other Top Stories This Week

Online Travel

Chase Bank Tees Up Consumer Travel Portal and More Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, Chase pushes further into travel as a commerce category, investors view Instagram as a bigger platform for selling travel, and Qatar may be forced to prioritize World Cup fans over other visitors.

Chase Bank Tees Up Consumer Travel Portal and More Top Stories This Week

Tourism

Japan Mulls Bringing Back Travel Subsidy Program — Reports

Japan may have fallen behind other Asian destinations in reopening its borders, but it surely doesn't want to be left out in the race as travelers look eastward.

Japan Mulls Bringing Back Travel Subsidy Program — Reports

Online Travel

Discounts on Last-Minute Short-Term Rentals Could Be the Next Big Thing

Whether it’s via Whimstay or others, the Hotwire-like selling of last-minute inventory for vacation rentals is destined to find a role in this very hot sector.

Discounts on Last-Minute Short-Term Rentals Could Be the Next Big Thing

Hotels

Luxury Thailand Hotels Target Demonstrators With Steep Discounts

Whether it's a Shutdown Bangkok Promotion or just steep discounting to woo Thai people as international tourism has slowed, Thailand hotels are doing everything they can to put heads in beds. Hotels have a different kind of occupancy to worry about than the demonstrators.

Airlines

Cyber Monday Deals Offered by Hotels, Cruise Lines, Destinations and Booking Sites

There are probably more travel companies participating in some way in Cyber Monday discounting than those that are abstaining. Airlines will be just coming off their busiest weekend of the year, and will get in on the act, as well.

Hotels

New York City hotels slash prices to boost occupancy this January during ‘Hotel Week’

These promotions seem slightly less relevant to the spontaneous booker with the emergence of apps like HotelTonight that allow locals and tourists to book similarly discounted rooms all year long.

New York City hotels slash prices to boost occupancy this January during ‘Hotel Week’

Hotels

Parisian startup offers day-rate rooms for Europe’s best hotels

These high-end hotels could never be mistaken for a pay-by-the-hour motel, and have seen a 10 percent rise in profit since offering crash pads for weary business travelers and musicians.