Articles tagged “instagram”

Online Travel

Chase Bank Tees Up Consumer Travel Portal and More Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, Chase pushes further into travel as a commerce category, investors view Instagram as a bigger platform for selling travel, and Qatar may be forced to prioritize World Cup fans over other visitors.

Chase Bank Tees Up Consumer Travel Portal and More Top Stories This Week

Media and PR

Daily Podcast: Instagram Is the New Google for Travel Startups

Good morning from Skift. It's Friday, June 3, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Instagram Is the New Google for Travel Startups

Online Travel

Evoking Travel Inspiration Online to Combat Covid Anxieties

Trip.com Group, Airbnb, and other online travel agencies have all made commitments to up their travel inspiration games. Pandemic uncertainties and anxieties will bolster their efforts.

Evoking Travel Inspiration Online to Combat Covid Anxieties

Online Travel

Social Media Influencers Sync With Startup Tools to Sell Travel

This reporter managed to include Kourtney Kardashian's Insta in this story about travel tech. #winning #socialmedia #thinkfluencer

Social Media Influencers Sync With Startup Tools to Sell Travel

Media and PR

Egypt Sidelines Locals by Importing Global Travel Influencers to Boost Luxury Tourism

Even in the best of times, hitting the right notes can be tricky when launching marketing strategies, but Egypt’s latest tourism campaign seems far removed from reality.

Egypt Sidelines Locals by Importing Global Travel Influencers to Boost Luxury Tourism

Online Travel

Smaller Tour Operators and Hotels Get New Tools to Drive Direct Bookings

Direct bookings have been harder for smaller hotels and mom-and-pop tour operators to get than for the big guys. Still, tech providers, such as Sojern, Xola, and Destinia, aim to democratize online marketing tools.

Smaller Tour Operators and Hotels Get New Tools to Drive Direct Bookings

Business Travel

Instagram and Google Maps Contribute to Hawaii Tourists Behaving Badly

Hawaii, with its isolated location, fragile ecosystem, and deep-rooted local culture, faces even more problems with overtourism than most popular destinations do. Tourism marketers are looking at ways to manage the situation, but it's a huge challenge.

Instagram and Google Maps Contribute to Hawaii Tourists Behaving Badly

Hotels

Hilton Doubles Down on Direct Booking Ad Strategy by Targeting Younger Travelers

Hilton's new ad campaign rollout last year clearly opened the company's eyes to reaching younger generations to build its leisure business.

Hilton Doubles Down on Direct Booking Ad Strategy by Targeting Younger Travelers

Online Travel

RateGain Acquires BCV, Gains Momentum in Hotel Tech Consolidation

RateGain, a travel tech company backed by private equity, said it has begun a roll-up of hotel tech vendors. It joins a party led by Shiji, Amadeus, Accel-KKR-backed Travel Tripper, Sabre, and Jonas Software.

RateGain Acquires BCV, Gains Momentum in Hotel Tech Consolidation

Online Travel

Lonely Planet to Revamp Its Guidebooks, Starting With China

CEO Luis Cabrera has big plans to invest in digital opportunities, but right now the company is still in the experimental stage.

Lonely Planet to Revamp Its Guidebooks, Starting With China