Articles tagged “leisure travel”

Coronavirus

Audio Essay: What Happens to Travel Now?

Skift CEO Rafat Ali shares an audio essay about the current state of the travel industry as it attempts to manage the challenges and fallout of the Omicron variant.

Audio Essay: What Happens to Travel Now?

Coronavirus

U.S. Hotels Roared Ahead With Desperately Needed Job Gains in July

U.S. hotels continue to post strong job numbers thanks to summer leisure travel demand, but the industry can't afford to ride on blind optimism. The Delta variant throwing a wrench in the expected return of business travel will show up in jobs reports later this year.

U.S. Hotels Roared Ahead With Desperately Needed Job Gains in July

Coronavirus

Choice Hotels First Major Hotel Brand to Outperform Pre-Pandemic Levels

Profitability is one thing, but out-performing 2019 is the genuine sign of a rebound. Choice Hotels is lucky to not have to worry as much about corporate travel and conventions as some of its competitors.

Choice Hotels First Major Hotel Brand to Outperform Pre-Pandemic Levels

Airline Weekly

Hawaiian Airlines Having One Hot Summer as Mainland Demand Beats 2019

Hawaiian Airlines Having One Hot Summer as Mainland Demand Beats 2019
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Hotels

How The Venetian Resort Is Welcoming Back Leisure Travelers Celebrating Life’s Milestones

As leisure travel finally returns to Las Vegas, The Venetian Resort is welcoming guests back to celebrate their shared milestones together and make up for lost time with friends and family.

How The Venetian Resort Is Welcoming Back Leisure Travelers Celebrating Life’s Milestones

Airlines

Delta Projects Summer Surge Will Stick Around to Deliver Profits This Fall

Will business travelers return in force this fall? That's what Delta CEO Ed Bastian is betting on to help the airline reverse its $881 million second-quarter loss and return it to profitability.

Delta Projects Summer Surge Will Stick Around to Deliver Profits This Fall

Airlines

Southwest Airlines Reports a Profit Courtesy of U.S. Taxpayers

Finally, a U.S. airline sees black ink, but only thanks to Uncle Sam. Without federal payroll support, Southwest Airlines would have matched its peers and reported a quarterly loss.

Southwest Airlines Reports a Profit Courtesy of U.S. Taxpayers

Airlines

Delta Expects to Return to Profits This Fall Even Without Lucrative Biz Travelers

A summer leisure-travel surge could sweep Delta to profits in the next quarter. The company doesn't expect a meaningful recovery in international or business travel until later in the year, however.

Delta Expects to Return to Profits This Fall Even Without Lucrative Biz Travelers

Airline Weekly

Airline Recovery Will Finally Gain Traction by Mid-Year, Global Industry Group Predicts

Airline Recovery Will Finally Gain Traction by Mid-Year, Global Industry Group Predicts

Rental Cars

Hertz Looks to Travel Investor Certares to Lead It Out of Bankruptcy in $4.2 Billion Reorganization

It will certainly be a challenge to transform Hertz's business. However, the car rental company is not only getting a financial lifeline, but also an assist from private equity firm Certares' wide-ranging travel rollup strategy. This will be a long-term play.

Hertz Looks to Travel Investor Certares to Lead It Out of Bankruptcy in $4.2 Billion Reorganization

Tourism

The Biggest Challenge to Tourism’s Recovery in 2021

On the eve of a new year, albeit with vaccines on the distant horizon for most of the world, Covid's curve is nowhere near flattened around the globe. What lies ahead for the industry is clear: pushing for tourism's restart while curbing flare-ups and stop-and-start scenarios.

The Biggest Challenge to Tourism’s Recovery in 2021

Airlines

JetBlue Sees Rapid Covid Tests as Key to Near-Term Recovery Ahead of Vaccines

JetBlue isn't pinning its hopes on a Covid-19 vaccine. Instead, it says a cheap and accurate rapid-response test could be what makes governments lift onerous quarantines and convinces people to fly again.

JetBlue Sees Rapid Covid Tests as Key to Near-Term Recovery Ahead of Vaccines