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Travel Industry Earnings Coverage

Don’t miss out on Skift’s in-depth coverage of earnings reported by public travel companies, including online travel agencies, hotel brands, airlines, and technology companies. Our earnings stories cut through the numbers to explain what’s really happening at companies and within the industry as a whole.

Online Travel

Booking Holdings Sees Modest ‘Connected Trip’ Gains – But It’s Likely Still Years Away

There's a newish metric for Booking.com, namely "connected transactions." Given the state of competition and other obstacles, the so-called connected trip is light years away.

Booking Holdings Sees Modest ‘Connected Trip’ Gains – But It’s Likely Still Years Away

Online Travel

Expedia Bosses Say Vrbo Will Drag 2024 Growth

Incoming CEO Ariane Gorin said she plans to focus on driving traffic, lifting conversion rates, and expanding margins after taking the helm from departing chief Peter Kern on May 13.

Expedia Bosses Say Vrbo Will Drag 2024 Growth

Podcasts

Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky Reveals Its Big Plans

Today's podcast looks at Airbnb's new product, Marriott's new take on U.S. domestic travel demand, and new opinions on the cost of Vision 2030.

Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky Reveals Its Big Plans

Hotels

MGM Resorts Sees Gains From New Marriott Loyalty Tie-up

MGM Resorts is riding high after a record-breaking first quarter. CEO Bill Hornbuckle's bold bet on a Marriott partnership and on expansion in China and Japan appear to be paying off in spades.

MGM Resorts Sees Gains From New Marriott Loyalty Tie-up

Online Travel

Trivago Pulls Marketing Investments out of Latin America After Brand Campaign Letdown

Less localization is the tradeoff that Trivago is seemingly willing to live with as it uses AI to avoid having to pay TV pitch people in each of its markets.

Trivago Pulls Marketing Investments out of Latin America After Brand Campaign Letdown

Hotels

Marriott: U.S. Market Is Cooling Amid Global Hotel Boom

Marriott execs cited a "normalization" in domestic U.S. vacation bookings, a potential warning sign for the post-pandemic travel frenzy. Still, with a strong dollar sending Americans overseas and a loyalty program topping 203 million members, Marriott seems well-positioned for a profitable year worldwide.

Marriott: U.S. Market Is Cooling Amid Global Hotel Boom

Hotels

Premier Inn to Grow Hotel Room Count by 25% Before 2030

Premier Inn hotels are like shoeboxes, but their beds have comfy mattresses that come with a "good sleep" guarantee. The profitable brand anticipates strong growth in the UK and Germany.

Premier Inn to Grow Hotel Room Count by 25% Before 2030

Business Travel

State Bank of India Launches Its First Travel Credit Card – India Report

While there are several co-branded credit cards offered by airlines and hotels, banks releasing travel-focused core credit cards indicates a shift in consumer preference and the rising popularity of travel credit cards in India.

State Bank of India Launches Its First Travel Credit Card – India Report

Hotels

Hoping for a Paris Olympics Boost? Accor Expects Only a Small Bump

Isn't hosting the Olympics supposed to be a gold mine for hotels? Not for France, at least. Accor warned that it didn't expect a "massive financial uplift" from Paris hosting the Summer Olympic Games.

Hoping for a Paris Olympics Boost? Accor Expects Only a Small Bump

Cruises

Royal Caribbean’s Cruise Guests Are Getting Younger: Nearly Half Are Millennials or Gen Z

Younger travelers are making waves on Royal Caribbean Group cruises, steering the company’s post-pandemic growth.

Royal Caribbean’s Cruise Guests Are Getting Younger: Nearly Half Are Millennials or Gen Z