Future of Work Briefing

As organizations start to embrace distributed work and virtual meetings, the corporate travel and meetings sectors are preparing for change. How will travel managers respond to new patterns of employee mobility? What role will hotels play in catering to distributed workforces and distributed meetings? Can destinations, and airlines, capitalize on the anticipated boom in digital nomads? Does the coming future of work increase or decrease the travel spend?

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Business Travel

Mastering the New Hidden Travel Networks

Emerging digital nomad "trading routes" was just one revelation at Skift’s Future of Lodging Forum this week, and traditional hotel companies have plenty else to learn from hospitality startups embracing new future of work trends.

Mastering the New Hidden Travel Networks

Business Travel

When a Corporate Travel Booking Lasts for Years

A new generation of apartment-booking platforms want to throw out industry terms like "short-term rentals" and "leases." They simply call it living, and they’re now after corporate business.

When a Corporate Travel Booking Lasts for Years

Business Travel

Airbnb Will Allow Workers to Go Fully Remote Permanently

Airbnb makes its remote working policy a forever thing. That's one enormous endorsement for the shift in how we will now define our work and our lives.

Airbnb Will Allow Workers to Go Fully Remote Permanently

Business Travel

Companies Already Reconsidering Loosening Tightened Travel Budgets

Reigniting corporate culture has become a priority, including meeting new hires or just training employees. In some cases it’s starting to eclipse traditional business travel, and the spike is about to hit budgets and resources that were trimmed during the pandemic.

Companies Already Reconsidering Loosening Tightened Travel Budgets

Business Travel

Morningstar Is Balancing Business Trips With Meetings in the Metaverse

All-digital experiences are a pandemic legacy, and the financial services sector is seeing a lot of value in the extra dimension that virtual reality can bring to conferences, training and education. Business meetings aren’t that far away.

Morningstar Is Balancing Business Trips With Meetings in the Metaverse

Business Travel

Remote Work’s Negative Side Gets Debated by European Politicians

The travel industry tends to portray remote work with Instagram-friendly images of people working on their laptops by beaches or pools, but politicians warn of psychological and social risks, gender inequality, and falling salaries. The hunt for the middle ground has begun.

Remote Work’s Negative Side Gets Debated by European Politicians

Business Travel

Accor, CitizenM CEOs Tout New Remote Working Models

Live on stage at Skift Forum Europe last week, industry leaders shared their top-level vantage points on the future of work, and hospitality. One of them was more ahead of the curve than others. A little too far, in fact.

Accor, CitizenM CEOs Tout New Remote Working Models

Business Travel

The European Lodging Brands Aligning With Digital Nomads

It’s all about the extra touches, as more hospitality companies reposition themselves to capture a younger, more mobile guest. Developers and investors won't be far behind.

The European Lodging Brands Aligning With Digital Nomads

Business Travel

A Hilton Hotel’s Blueprint for Winning More Corporate Retreat Business

This North Carolina boutique property is bringing in retail partnerships to help it stand out from the crowd as more hotels start competing for the return of incentive and retreat bookings.

A Hilton Hotel’s Blueprint for Winning More Corporate Retreat Business

Business Travel

Ukrainian Refugee Crisis Impacts Remote Work Trends

Specialist employment and travel platforms are stepping up to help those fleeing Ukraine, from cryptocurrency payments to fast-tracking recruiting in new countries.

Ukrainian Refugee Crisis Impacts Remote Work Trends