Articles tagged “family travel”

Hotels

Hilton and Accor See Revenues Surge

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at Hilton’s and Accor’s strong earnings this quarter as well as the resilience of family travel.

Hilton and Accor See Revenues Surge

News Blog

85 Percent of U.S. Parents Planning to Travel With Children in the Next Year

Eight-five percent of parents said in the 2022 U.S. Family Travel Survey released on Wednesday that they're very likely to travel with their children in the next 12 months, another sign of family travel's strong recovery. In addition, 47 percent of the 1,000 respondents in the survey by the Family Travel Association and the New York…

Airlines

More Mobility May Be Coming to Wheelchair Users on Planes

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at wheelchair users on planes, Amex GBT’s China optimism, and new family-friendly hotel rooms.

More Mobility May Be Coming to Wheelchair Users on Planes

Hotels

Hotels Redesign for Family Needs by Building More Spacious Suites

Bigger rooms and kid-friendly accommodations yield longer stays — but come at a higher cost for those booking them, and for hotel operations teams.

Hotels Redesign for Family Needs by Building More Spacious Suites

News Blog

Airlines Told to Stop Charging Adults Extra for Adjacent Seating for Children

The U.S. Office of Aviation Consumer Protection has issued a notice urging airlines to do “everything in their power” to ensure children aged 13 or below are seated next to an accompanying adult with no additional charge. The U.S. Department of Transport said it continued to receive a low number of complaints from consumers about…

Tour Operators

Tour Operators Target Families to Expand Reach of Luxury Cultural Travel

Although a growing number of families are eager to travel together, convincing them to shell out big money for seemingly dry experiences is a tall order. So tour operators need to create lively environments for children to make their trips more appealing for the lucrative market.

Tour Operators Target Families to Expand Reach of Luxury Cultural Travel

Tourism

Daily Podcast: Traveling More With Family in 2022

Good morning from Skift. It's Tuesday, March 22, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Traveling More With Family in 2022

Tour Operators

Ghana Tour Operators Offer a Model for Ancestry Trips

Ghana's success in attracting members of the African diaspora to visit should drive its neighbors to develop similar strategies. They can see there's enormous amounts of money to be made from a lucrative African American market re-energizing from the pandemic as tourists are eager for travel to the continent.

Ghana Tour Operators Offer a Model for Ancestry Trips

Tourism

53 Million Americans Expected to Endure Thanksgiving Travel’s Morass This Year

The large number of Americans expected to travel for Thanksgiving is another sign of travel's resurgence but will pose a significant challenge to an aviation industry crippled by staffing shortages. If the airlines — and their thousands of new hires — struggle to cope with the surge of travelers, it could be another blow to industry looking for a quick recovery.

53 Million Americans Expected to Endure Thanksgiving Travel’s Morass This Year

Tourism

U.S.-Mexico Border Reopens After 20-Month Hiatus

Confusion over Covid rules and long lines of cars slowed family reunions on the U.S. side of the border with Mexico but this will sort itself out in coming weeks.

U.S.-Mexico Border Reopens After 20-Month Hiatus