Articles tagged “experiential travel”

U.S. Experiential Traveler Trends 2019: New Skift Research

U.S. Experiential Traveler Trends 2019: New Skift Research

Meghan Carty, Skift Research

In the third iteration of this survey, we give an in-depth look at how the modern American travelers’ values, attitudes, and behaviors have changed or remained constant over time.

4 months ago

TripAdvisor Emphasizes Experience Booking and 13 Other Digital Trends This Week

TripAdvisor Emphasizes Experience Booking and 13 Other Digital Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in digital news, TripAdvisor moves away from the crowded hotel booking scene, USA Today Travel suffered when it moved online, and travel advisors realize boomers may be the most lucrative customers.

4 months ago

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Five Trends That Will Shape Experiential Travel in 2019

Five Trends That Will Shape Experiential Travel in 2019

Expedia Group Media Solutions + Skift

It might not be surprising to hear that rich experiences will continue to be high on the lists of travelers in 2019. But there are a few trends that will shape the types of experiences they’ll be looking for.

8 months ago

New Skift Research Survey Shows the Complexity of Affluent Travelers

New Skift Research Survey Shows the Complexity of Affluent Travelers

Meghan Carty, Skift Research

Affluent travelers are often targeted by travel brands due to their huge spending power. Making assumptions about this segment based purely on their high incomes, however, is likely to be a mistake.

1 year ago

New Research Report: U.S. Affluent Traveler Trends 2018

New Research Report: U.S. Affluent Traveler Trends 2018

Meghan Carty, Skift Research

Given their huge spending power, it’s no wonder affluent Americans are an attractive and strategic segment for travel brands to target. Our U.S. Affluent Traveler Survey 2018 reveals key insights into their travel behaviors, attitudes, and preferences, while further segmentation paints a more nuanced picture of this diverse and lucrative group.

1 year ago

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Skift Podcast: Travel Brands Want to Be Experience Platforms

Skift Podcast: Travel Brands Want to Be Experience Platforms

Hilton Garden Inn + Skift

We’re diving into this complex Megatrend with experts from Skift and Hilton Garden Inn. Tune in to the lively conversation.

1 year ago

Video: Rethinking the Business of Experiential Tours

Video: Rethinking the Business of Experiential Tours

Jason Clampet, Skift

All tours are not created equal, and Wade's approach actually tries to avoid sameness.

4 years ago

Experiential Travel Trend Suits Tour Operators Just Fine

Experiential Travel Trend Suits Tour Operators Just Fine

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Smart tour operators are leveraging their scale and mobile technology to create tours that change dynamically.

4 years ago

21c Museum Hotels’ Craig Greenberg and Alice Gray Stites on Art, Culture and the Experience Economy at Skift Forum

21c Museum Hotels’ Craig Greenberg and Alice Gray Stites on Art, Culture and the Experience Economy at Skift Forum

Alexandra E. Petri, Skift

Learning is a luxury that all travelers are looking to invest in.

4 years ago

Interview: Abercrombie & Kent CEO on the Roots of Experiential Travel

Interview: Abercrombie & Kent CEO on the Roots of Experiential Travel

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Abercrombie & Kent may have been one of the first companies to capitalize on experiential travel but it has since become a mainstream phenomenon sought after by travelers of all spend levels. Companies across all sectors can learn from Abercrombie & Kent's decades-long success.

4 years ago

The Philippines Wonders if Heritage Sites Can Help Flagging Tourism Industry

The Philippines Wonders if Heritage Sites Can Help Flagging Tourism Industry

The Manila Times

Now that it has help from the UN, maybe the Philippines' tourism bosses will rethink their role.

5 years ago

Bahrain Tries to Combine Packaged Tours and Experiential Travel

Bahrain Tries to Combine Packaged Tours and Experiential Travel

Raji Unnikrishnan, Gulf Daily News

The tourism board's spirit is in the right place, but the key to experiential travel is giving the traveler the tools to discovery these things on his or her own.

5 years ago