Articles tagged “itb”

Tourism

The New Chinese Traveler

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at what Chinese travelers want now, how augmented reality can improve historical sites, and what American Airlines pilots expect from negotiations.

The New Chinese Traveler

Startups

Tours and Activities Go From Hardest Hit to In Hot Demand This Year: New Survey

Should operators of tours, activities, attractions, and experiences be raising their prices? Yes, says new data. What's more, this sector may sparkle the most among travel verticals in the industry's recovery.

Tours and Activities Go From Hardest Hit to  In Hot Demand This Year: New Survey

Coronavirus

ITB Berlin’s Cancellation Had Only a Mild Impact on Short-Term Rental Owners

An upside for cities like Berlin that tighten short-term rental supply through regulation is that they're less prone to price and occupancy shocks when something like the trade fair ITB Berlin cancels at the last minute.

ITB Berlin’s Cancellation Had Only a Mild Impact on Short-Term Rental Owners

Online Travel

TripAdvisor Plots Inspiration Path in Google’s Shadow

CEO Stephen Kaufer seems confident that the "new TripAdvisor" will be successful. We'll have to wait until later this year before we know whether it is helping the company earn more cash.

TripAdvisor Plots Inspiration Path in Google’s Shadow

Tourism

Europeans Traveled Abroad More in 2018 But the Pace Slowed

Europeans did more outbound international travel this year than last year. The pace of growth was not as torrid as in the past, however. Experts forecast a similar modest growth rate for 2019.

Europeans Traveled Abroad More in 2018 But the Pace Slowed

Overtourism

Overtourism Countermeasures Include Limits on Cruise Ships and Short-Term Rentals

We've been talking about overtourism for a while now and it's good to see cities getting more creative when it comes to managing numbers. Visitors are going to keep coming to the likes of Barcelona, Dubrovnik, and Amsterdam, and therefore these places are going to have to get smarter about managing the flow of people, whether they already live there or not.

Overtourism Countermeasures Include Limits on Cruise Ships and Short-Term Rentals

Business Travel

Native American Destinations See Surge in Overseas Visitors

AIANTA wants to keep capitalizing on its success over the past couple of years, increasing tourism to Native American destinations. Its goals for 2020 are ambitious, but doable, given the stats so far.

Native American Destinations See Surge in Overseas Visitors

Skift Originals

New York City sells mass-market Brooklyn to international travel trade

Going by the generalized video and hotel recommendations, NYC & Company seems to be going for mass market headlines-only tourists, for whom TV and movie version of Brooklyn is the epitome of artisanal.

New York City sells mass-market Brooklyn to international travel trade

Tourism

Europe needs more than luxury shopping to keep Chinese tourists coming

The media and retailers’ obsession with shopaholic Chinese tourists could be more fiction than fact with experts pointing out the unlikely sites of history and culture that these tourists flock to and clearly crave.

Europe needs more than luxury shopping to keep Chinese tourists coming