Articles tagged “lodging”

Skift Research

Asia Pacific Accommodation Sector Market Estimates 2022

The accommodation sector in APAC is witnessing a fast paced recovery with 2022 revenue levels not far from reaching pre-pandemic levels. However, the composition of the industry remains unclear with short-term rentals revenue share decreasing in 2022.

Asia Pacific Accommodation Sector Market Estimates 2022

Short-Term Rentals

Why Sonder Faces a Long Road Back — And Vacasa May Be Next

The short-term rental manager says the changes will let it turn cash flow positive next year, but it may face a cash squeeze before it gets there. Watch out for the very similar Vacasa, too.

Why Sonder Faces a Long Road Back — And Vacasa May Be Next

Startups

Denver Emerges as Travel Tech’s Hot New Hub

Technology clusters are hard to build, and make startups' lives easier when they happen. The CEO of a new company doing tech for Airbnb owners says he left San Francisco because he's found one in the Rockies. He's not alone.

Denver Emerges as Travel Tech’s Hot New Hub

Tourism

U.S. Travelers More Concerned About Costs Than Covid for First Time Since Pandemic

Americans are now saying that financial factors trump health and safety worries when it comes to travel decision-making. While some are staying home because they can't afford it, those determined to travel are finding ways to work around higher prices.

U.S. Travelers More Concerned About Costs Than Covid for First Time Since Pandemic

Hotels

Shifts in Lifestyle and Work Are Forcing Hospitality to Focus on New Flexibility

Flexibility and technology are key in delivering the innovative experiences today’s travelers are seeking.

Shifts in Lifestyle and Work Are Forcing Hospitality to Focus on New Flexibility

Hotels

U.S. Hotels Still Adding Jobs But Will It Be Enough for the Summer Rush?

Steady job growth is a good thing, of course, but hotels are still facing a huge shortfall of workers. Summer vacation season is just around the corner and it could bring chaos if hotels don’t confront the continuing scarcity.

U.S. Hotels Still Adding Jobs But Will It Be Enough for the Summer Rush?

Business Travel

Travel Advisor Execs Bullish on 2020 Sales Outlook Despite Politics

There may be turmoil on Capitol Hill and a contentious presidential election up ahead, but travel advisor leaders don't expect it to put a damper on 2020 sales. They are, however, keeping an eye on the economy and said travel advisors should be extra proactive in keeping clients enthused and confident about travel.

Travel Advisor Execs Bullish on 2020 Sales Outlook Despite Politics

Business Travel

Survey: Millennials Prefer Travel Advisor Expertise When It Comes to Planning

The experiential travel that millennials and other younger people crave may be best provided by professionals, not booking tools.

Survey: Millennials Prefer Travel Advisor Expertise When It Comes to Planning

Business Travel

How Cruises Will Drive Even More of Travel Advisor Sales

World Travel Holdings has emerged as a powerhouse, particularly in the cruise sector. While strengthening its presence in other sectors, the company's top executives say that cruises will only get stronger as a revenue source for travel advisors.

How  Cruises Will Drive Even More of Travel Advisor Sales

Business Travel

Travel Agency Social Hubs Invite Passersby to Join the Party

Storefront travel agencies may be fewer in number these days, but some are finding success by reinventing themselves as social hubs for their local communities. With imaginative decor and amenities, these agencies are drawing in customers who had previously been unaware of the value of using a travel advisor.

Travel Agency Social Hubs Invite Passersby to Join the Party