Articles tagged “lastminute.com”

Hotels

Hilton’s New Marketing Strategies and Other Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, Hilton unveils its new marketing tactics, Lastminute.com is under investigation, and JetBlue buys Spirit Airlines for $3.8 billion.

Hilton’s New Marketing Strategies and Other Top Stories This Week

Online Travel

Business Model Innovation Is the Hottest Thing in Online Travel

Innovation comes in many forms. Sometimes it's a new technology. But for a growing number of online travel companies, it's all about disrupting traditional business models.

Business Model Innovation Is the Hottest Thing in Online Travel

News Blog

Lastminute.com Group Names Interim CEO to Replace 2 Execs Detained by Swiss Authorities

Lastminute.com Group announced Monday that the board appointed Laura Amoretti as interim CEO, effective immediately, and stripped CEO Fabio Cannavale and Chief Operating Officer Andrea Bertoli of all duties at the company for three months because of the Swiss fraud investigation. Cannavale and Bertoli have been detained by Swiss authorities over allegations that the Amsterdam-based…

Online Travel

Online Travel Faces Key Questions Heading Into Earnings

They will be telling signals about where travel demand will be heading for the rest of 2022. That's why we will be closely following Alphabet and Meta's earnings calls this week.

Online Travel Faces Key Questions Heading Into Earnings

Online Travel

Swiss Authorities Detain Lastminute.com CEO in Covid Aid Abuse Probe

Swiss Authorities Detain Lastminute.com CEO in Covid Aid Abuse Probe

News Blog

TourRadar and Lastminute.com Partner on Bike Tours in Tandem With Tour de France Sponsorship

Just in time for next month's Tour de France, where it is the official travel sponsor, Switzerland-based Lastminute.com debuted multi-day bike holidays powered by adventure-booking platform TourRadar. City bike tour in Amsterdam "Travel like the locals do on a bicycle adventure," a promo on Lastminute.com reads. "Ride off-the-beaten-track through the hills of Northern Thailand, glide past…

Tourism

Russia Travel: Who’s In, Who’s Out

The global travel industry is split over doing business in Russia, although the vast majority of companies are abiding by the relevant economic sanctions. Moral outrage, self-interest, and disparate views over harming ordinary Russians are clashing big time.

Russia Travel: Who’s In, Who’s Out

Online Travel

Wego Acquisition of Cleartrip Middle East Would Create Online Travel Group

Booking.com has a substantial presence in the Middle East, but there is a vacuum that Wego Group and homegrown players could begin to fill over the next few years.

Wego Acquisition of Cleartrip Middle East Would Create Online Travel Group

Airlines

Alitalia to Auction Off Its Loyalty Program — Bids Start at $57 Million

A potential easy win of an impressive 6.2 million members goes to the highest bidder, and each and every flyer a valuable resource for an airline wanting to take advantage of Europe's upcoming recovery.

Alitalia to Auction Off Its Loyalty Program — Bids Start at $57 Million

Online Travel

Ad Tech Company Intent Media Shuts Down After Decade-Long Run

Intent Media was in expansion mode early this year and had a good thing going, but Covid-19 and the resulting online travel advertising crash wrote the company's obituary.

Ad Tech Company Intent Media Shuts Down After Decade-Long Run