Articles tagged “electric cars”

Tour Operators

Travel’s Growth Remains Flat

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at new Skift Travel Health Index results, destinations marketing via charging stations, and the challenge of meetings in the metaverse.

Travel’s Growth Remains Flat

Tourism

Destinations Roll Out Electric Vehicle Charging Stations as a Tourism Draw

Travel industry businesses have an opportunity to shape their destination's long-term future right before electric vehicle adoption takes off.

Destinations Roll Out Electric Vehicle Charging Stations as a Tourism Draw

Cruises

Norway’s CEO Evangelist for Electric Cruise Ships

Having seen the impact of climate change firsthand, Hurtigruten Group's Daniel Skjeldam is driven by a powerful motivation to innovate even if it means eating the associated higher costs of electricity-powered ships to drive the industry forward. Hopefully other cruise operators will come around.

Norway’s CEO Evangelist for Electric Cruise Ships

Travel Technology

Road Tripping in an Electric Car and Other Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, Senior Engineering Manager Mike Linden documents what he learned about electric cars from a summer road trip, JetBlue plans more international flights, and Google makes searching train routes in Europe easier.

Road Tripping in an Electric Car and Other Top Stories This Week

Rental Cars

Hertz Places Order for 175,000 Electric Vehicles from General Motors

Hertz is putting electric cars front and center, but unlike similar deals with Tesla and Polestar, this adds a wider range of models to the mix that should accelerate demand.

Hertz Places Order for 175,000 Electric Vehicles from General Motors

Travel Technology

What I Learned About the Future of Electric Cars on My Family’s Summer Road Trip

We drove 2,400 miles and juiced up at 14 charging stations in August on a round-trip journey from New Jersey to Florida, and back. Our experience and my diary of that trip hopefully serves as a playbook for the companies that are still innovating for this still-nascent way to travel.

What I Learned About the Future of Electric Cars on My Family’s Summer Road Trip

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

Hotels

Gas Prices Send Hotels Into Overdrive to Accommodate Electric Vehicles

Market considerations give hotels a unique opportunity to lead the charge when it comes to meeting consumer needs — and efficacy.

Gas Prices Send Hotels Into Overdrive to Accommodate Electric Vehicles

Travel Technology

Electric Cars Hit the Road This Holiday Weekend But Charging Stations Still a Big Hurdle

Electric vehicles are easier to take on summer trips than ever, with the number of charging stations up two-thirds in the last year. But regions differ in availability.

Electric Cars Hit the Road This Holiday Weekend But Charging Stations Still a Big Hurdle

Tourism

Kenya Tourism Weighs Cost of Introducing Electric Vehicles to Wildlife Parks

Kenya is a case study for global tourism, striving to meet climate change goals but struggling with the expense to do that, especially coming off two incredibly tough years without business.

Kenya Tourism Weighs Cost of Introducing Electric Vehicles to Wildlife Parks