Articles tagged “local”

Business Travel

Behind Brazil’s Plan to Launch South America’s First Digital Nomad Village

As a perfect example of how countries can embrace a "locals first" approach to tourism, the government is supporting a new NomadX-backed project in the north-west of the country, after a similar scheme in Europe injected $30 million into the local economy.

Behind Brazil’s Plan to Launch South America’s First Digital Nomad Village

Announcements

10 Skift Travel Megatrends That Have Endured Over Our 10 Years

These Megatrends over the years transitioned from future outlook to facts. You could look it up.

10 Skift Travel Megatrends That Have Endured Over Our 10 Years

Tourism

Puerto Rico Empowers Locals for First Post-Pandemic Tourism Campaign

Humanizing local communities in popular global tourism destinations is still frighteningly not happening as it should, but Puerto Rico's new campaign shares local stories told about, and by, real individuals to portray a genuine picture of who they are.

Puerto Rico Empowers Locals for First Post-Pandemic Tourism Campaign

Business Travel

Microsoft’s New Carbon Penalties for Corporate Travel Stir Debate

Microsoft's news this week underscored a bigger problem: It no longer seems to be about how to cut carbon emissions, but rather how that gets counted.

Microsoft’s New Carbon Penalties for Corporate Travel Stir Debate

Online Travel

Trivago and Kayak Split Over Travel Metasearch’s Future

Trivago is stepping into an arena where many companies before it have failed, namely travel inspiration presented considerably before people would be ready to book. If it succeeds, Trivago would be breaking relatively new ground among metasearch competitors.

Trivago and Kayak Split Over Travel Metasearch’s Future

Online Travel

Trivago Wants to Stay Engaged With Travelers Well After They Book Trips

There are no guarantees that Trivago will succeed in transforming itself, broadening its offerings to travelers, and becoming different enough from rivals to ensure its viability. But sitting still and not trying new things wasn't an option, either.

Trivago Wants to Stay Engaged With Travelers Well After They Book Trips

Online Travel

Intrepid Travel and Startup Local Purse Test Live Video Shopping for Travelers

It's an appealing idea to harness the growing trend in live-streamed e-commerce to support local artisans.

Intrepid Travel and Startup Local Purse Test Live Video Shopping for Travelers

Coronavirus

Trivago CEO Details How Company’s Coronavirus Pivot May Reflect the Immediate Future of Travel

Can Trivago really emerge from the coronavirus crisis in a stronger position? It appears to be making similar bets to what others are doing, but perhaps its speed can be an advantage. On the other hand, Google Travel will still be encroaching — with more than ample firepower.

Trivago CEO Details How Company’s Coronavirus Pivot May Reflect the Immediate Future of Travel

Tourism

New Orleans Tourism Agency Engages Minority Business Owners Who Demanded Inclusion

When minority business owners spoke up in New Orleans, the city’s tourism marketing corporation responded by admitting the oversight and hiring a diversity and inclusion consultant. Hopefully these measures will have a lasting impact.

New Orleans Tourism Agency Engages Minority Business Owners Who Demanded Inclusion

Business Travel

Luxury Agents Try to Combine High-Level Service With Street-Level Experiences

Luxury travel advisors are experts at planning a five-star vacation for their clients, but agents are more frequently being asked to add a more local element to their plans. A lot of behind-the-scenes work goes into making sure these experiences go off without a hitch.

Luxury Agents Try to Combine High-Level Service With Street-Level Experiences