Articles tagged “european travel”

Travel Booking

Travelers Plan to Spend Big on International Travel This Summer: New Report

Pent-up demand for international travel seems unstoppable as tourists refuse to slow down regardless of the travel industry's ongoing anxiety concerning rising prices.

Travelers Plan to Spend Big on International Travel This Summer: New Report

Tourism

Europeans Plan to Vacation and Fly at Record Levels This Summer

Backyard tourism continues to dominate as predicted — most Europeans will stick even closer to home this year. But their increased preference for air travel versus train, according to the report, is concerning and comes just as the European Union aims to crack down on emissions.

Europeans Plan to Vacation and Fly at Record Levels This Summer

Airlines

Ryanair Says Summer Fares Could Be 10 Percent Higher Than 2019 Prices

Ryanair isn't too concerned about higher summer airfares because the pent-up demand for travel is so overwhelming that consumers are willing to pay a little extra for flights.

Ryanair Says Summer Fares Could Be 10 Percent Higher Than 2019 Prices

Tourism

5 Travel Insights From Skift Forum Europe 2022

"Cautious optimism" was the informal catchphrase of travel leaders at Thursday's conference in London. The event showcased many examples of newfound agility, suggesting a brighter future for the sector.

5 Travel Insights From Skift Forum Europe 2022

Coronavirus

European Nations Still Not Buying Into a Coordinated Approach on Travel Rules

Two years in, the pandemic continues to show just how split most European Union member governments are on pandemic leadership. Destinations that persist with multiple entry rules will continue to negatively impact their tourism economies.

European Nations Still Not Buying Into a Coordinated Approach on Travel Rules

Announcements

Announcing: Skift Forum Europe in London on March 24

Skift Forum Europe will return this March to take a deep dive into one of the most important regions in travel by convening leaders from across sectors as Europe seeks to find unity and a strong return in 2022. Europe has always been a bellwether for many of the leading trends in global travel, so don't miss out.

Announcing: Skift Forum Europe in London on March 24

Travel Technology

Trip.com Bolsters Flight Search Engine to Boost European Bookings

Western companies such as Hopper and Amadeus are lining up to sell enterprise tech solutions to Trip.com Group. That's because the Chinese travel powerhouse is in a shopping mood. It sees back-end technology as critical for making further market share gains in Europe.

Trip.com Bolsters Flight Search Engine to Boost European Bookings

Coronavirus

UK Considers Tougher Covid Measures on Arrivals From France

The UK is considering disrupting trade flows from France. But is this going to be effective in stopping the spread of new Covid variants?

UK Considers Tougher Covid Measures on Arrivals From France

Coronavirus

German Tourism Industry Says Tighter Travel Restrictions Could Result in Layoffs

The European Commission may have agreed on a proposal for a new Covid pass to allow easy travel across the EU, but Germany's tourism industry may need a bigger boost than that as its leaders consider tougher travel restrictions.

German Tourism Industry Says Tighter Travel Restrictions Could Result in Layoffs

Coronavirus

Airbnb Hosts Dwindle in Europe Hotspots Amid Tourism Decline

Airbnb has launched campaigns in recent weeks to woo back hosts who left its platform throughout the pandemic. In Europe, the online lodging platform is likely to continue facing a declining host base throughout the high summer season.

Airbnb Hosts Dwindle in Europe Hotspots Amid Tourism Decline