Articles tagged “europe”

Ireland’s Tourism Success Is Under Threat by Brexit: A Skift Deep Dive

Ireland’s Tourism Success Is Under Threat by Brexit: A Skift Deep Dive

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Whatever happens over the next few weeks, months, and years, Brexit has brought back some unpleasant memories and risks damaging the very united tourism that the north and the south in Ireland have worked so hard to build.

2 days ago

Does a Tour Operator Really Need Its Own Airline?

Does a Tour Operator Really Need Its Own Airline?

Patrick Whyte, Skift

TUI clearly thinks having an airline is crucial, but what about its big rival Thomas Cook?

3 days ago

Travel Plunges Deeper Into Uncertainty as UK Still Without Brexit Plan

Travel Plunges Deeper Into Uncertainty as UK Still Without Brexit Plan

Patrick Whyte, Skift

"Nothing has changed" has become a familiar phrase used in UK politics over the past couple of years. The country is sleepwalking towards a major crisis and nobody has any idea how to solve it.

6 days ago

U.S. Citizens Will Soon Need Visas to Visit Most of Europe

U.S. Citizens Will Soon Need Visas to Visit Most of Europe

Tony Czuczka, Bloomberg

Overall it's not a huge deal, but we all know that the fewer hurdles put in front of travelers, the more traveling they'll do.

2 weeks ago

How a French Gourmet Food Brand Plans to Succeed in Hotels

How a French Gourmet Food Brand Plans to Succeed in Hotels

Laura Powell, Skift

Another example of a luxury brand extending its reach into hospitality is developing out of Paris. But the question is, do we really need another luxury hotel brand? Maybe, if it has a certain je ne sais quoi.

2 weeks ago

JetBlue Continues to Dangle a Possible European Expansion

JetBlue Continues to Dangle a Possible European Expansion

Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

Southwest Airlines spent nearly a year-and-a-half teasing passengers with information about its plans to fly to Hawaii, earning a remarkable amount of free advertising. JetBlue seems to be doing the same with its possible service to Europe.

2 weeks ago

Air France-KLM Moves to Simplify Airline Group

Air France-KLM Moves to Simplify Airline Group

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Ben Smith is talking the talk right now, but unlike his predecessors who disappointed: Will he be able to walk the walk?

4 weeks ago

Lonely Planet Buys Destination Content Company ArrivalGuides

Lonely Planet Buys Destination Content Company ArrivalGuides

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Looks like Lonely Planet's new CEO is serious about getting deeper into certain sectors, even if they're not that forward looking.

4 weeks ago

UK Regional Airline Flybmi Collapses and Blames Brexit

UK Regional Airline Flybmi Collapses and Blames Brexit

Patrick Whyte, Skift

The shakeout in European aviation many have predicted looks like it is happening in 2019.

1 month ago

Turkey Tops European Tourism Growth…Again

Turkey Tops European Tourism Growth…Again

Patrick Whyte, Skift

It was only a couple of years ago that the Turkish tourism industry was on its knees. How quickly things can change.

1 month ago

Transportation Booker GoEuro Changing Name to Omio

Transportation Booker GoEuro Changing Name to Omio

Patrick Whyte, Skift

A new name shows that GoEuro has ambitions outside of Europe. Can it deliver on this promise?

1 month ago

TUI Group Turns Toward Online Bookings as It Revamps Its Business

TUI Group Turns Toward Online Bookings as It Revamps Its Business

Patrick Whyte, Skift

It turns out TUI isn't immune to the challenges the rest of the European travel market is facing.

1 month ago