Articles tagged “group travel”

New Orleans Still Seeing Boost to Women’s Group Travel From Girls Trip Film

New Orleans Still Seeing Boost to Women’s Group Travel From Girls Trip Film

Brittney Oliver, Skift

Many women who saw Girls Trip were inspired by seeing representation of the black travel movement on the big screen. Combine that with the buzz of the longstanding Essence Festival and women’s group travel to New Orleans is up.

3 months ago

Thailand Tourism Gets Surge of Chinese Visitors After Overtourism Measures Eased

Thailand Tourism Gets Surge of Chinese Visitors After Overtourism Measures Eased

Supunnabul Suwannakij, Bloomberg

Chinese "zero-dollar" tours may be great for Thailand's visitation numbers, but the original problems remain. Tourists get treated poorly, overtourism swells, and much of the money flows back into China instead of the Thai economy.

8 months ago

Airbnb Makes Good on Startup Acquisition With Launch of Split Payments for Group Travel

Airbnb Makes Good on Startup Acquisition With Launch of Split Payments for Group Travel

Deanna Ting, Skift

For anyone who’s ever had to wrangle a payment from a friend for a trip, this new Airbnb payments feature is a very welcome early holiday present.

12 months ago

How Americans Traveled Domestically Last Quarter: Mostly Alone

How Americans Traveled Domestically Last Quarter: Mostly Alone

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Even when road warriors travel to meetings or events with colleagues they usually book their travel alone. This speaks in part to the inadequacy of group-booking options, and untapped opportunities for startups.

5 years ago