Articles tagged “female travel”

Safety Issues Severely Impact Women During Business Travel

Safety Issues Severely Impact Women During Business Travel

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Women who travel for business need more resources and support from the companies that dispatch them around the world. Raising awareness of the issues they face can only do so much.

4 months ago

Airbnb and the Plight of the Female Host and Traveler

Airbnb and the Plight of the Female Host and Traveler

Deanna Ting, Skift

Can Airbnb do a bit more to address the needs of female Airbnb hosts and guests? The short answer is yes.

2 years ago

Travel Megatrends 2017: This Is the Year of the Modern Female Traveler

Travel Megatrends 2017: This Is the Year of the Modern Female Traveler

Sarah Enelow, Skift

The way the travel industry speaks to women is about to change. Pink-tinted products make it obvious that a company is targeting women, but these tokens don’t significantly improve the travel experience. Female leadership in travel companies is the next, deeper level of serving female travelers.

2 years ago

Hotels Increasingly Offer Safety and Stereotypes in Rooms for Solo Women

Hotels Increasingly Offer Safety and Stereotypes in Rooms for Solo Women

Sarah Enelow, Skift

Dukes Hotel’s new female-specific rooms highlight personal safety, but they also reinforce gender stereotypes. The bigger question is: Do they really think these measures are serving women better or is the real goal to use women as a marketing gimmick?

3 years ago

Airbnb and the Solo Female Business Traveler

Airbnb and the Solo Female Business Traveler

Greg Oates, Skift

There are a lot of things that Airbnb hosts can do to make solo female business travelers feel more safe and comfortable, but there are also many female travelers who will never book an Airbnb alone.

3 years ago

There’s a Safety Gap Separating Female and Male Business Travelers

There’s a Safety Gap Separating Female and Male Business Travelers

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Better technology tools from travel management companies can help put female travelers into safer situations on the road.

3 years ago