Articles tagged “hate selling”

UK Regulator Persuades More Travel Brands to Stop Hate-Selling

UK Regulator Persuades More Travel Brands to Stop Hate-Selling

Patrick Whyte, Skift

It's 2019. Online travel agencies and hotels shouldn't still be using high-pressure tactics to get us to part with our money. There are much better ways. Hopefully the UK's action will spur other countries to do the same.

4 months ago

Airline Overbooking and No-Shows Are a Long-Standing Industry Tradition

Airline Overbooking and No-Shows Are a Long-Standing Industry Tradition

Stephen Mihm, Bloomberg

From the airlines' perspective, there are merits to overbooking flights but passengers don't want those policies to inconvenience them. For that to happen, airlines need to up the ante on incentives.

3 years ago

From Super-Lux to Raw Unbundled, Etihad Introduces 8 New Fare Tiers

From Super-Lux to Raw Unbundled, Etihad Introduces 8 New Fare Tiers

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Hate Selling: It's not just for your grandma's legacy airline anymore. Super-lux Etihad has joined the unbundling party.

4 years ago