Articles tagged “media”

Media and PR

The Points Guy Owner Red Ventures Buys Lonely Planet

Red Ventures had better keep publishing the print guidebooks or it'll face an uproar among a segment of diehard travelers.

The Points Guy Owner Red Ventures Buys Lonely Planet

Mergers and Acquisitions

Tripadvisor Is a Media Business So Why Did It Unload These 8 Brands?

While other online travel companies, such as Expedia Group, pursued robust media businesses over the years, Tripadvisor neglected it. In turn, it's now trying to make good on an unrealized opportunity. Shedding non-core assets could help with the focus.

Tripadvisor Is a Media Business So Why Did It Unload These 8 Brands?

Media and PR

The New York Times Drops Travel Section — For Now

It makes practical sense that The New York Times would temporarily stop printing the travel section. But it's hard not to see the symbolism of the move.

The New York Times Drops Travel Section — For Now

Media and PR

The Travel Media’s Role in the Coronavirus Crisis and Recovery

All of a sudden, the world has woken up to travel's hugely consequential role in the world. Our editors discuss how the the travel media (including Skift) should cover this industry moving forward.

The Travel Media’s Role in the Coronavirus Crisis and Recovery

Media and PR

Culture Trip Struggles to Justify Massive Investment

We get it, startups often have to accept substantial losses in order to quickly expand a particular business. But given the size of Culture Trip's revenue and the market in which it operates, it's difficult to see why investors have pumped more than $100 million into the business.

Culture Trip Struggles to Justify Massive Investment
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Hotels

Skift Survey: The Future of Destination Storytelling

What does the future of destination storytelling and content marketing look like for destination marketers, hotels, and other sectors tasked with driving tourism efforts? Share your insights by taking our latest survey.

Skift Survey: The Future of Destination Storytelling

Online Travel

Beyond Bookings: South Africa’s Travelstart Expands Into Media Space

Brands love an audience, and Travelstart boasts the best online travel booking numbers in Africa. Little wonder this leading online travel agency has expanded into the media space, offering brands and destination marketing organizations access to its audience. For a fee, of course.

Beyond Bookings: South Africa’s Travelstart Expands Into Media Space
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Online Travel

The Hotels, Airlines and Cruise Brands Using Premium Content to Build Loyalty

Some innovative hotels, airlines, and cruise operators are using premium content to deepen their connection with guests and enhance consumer experience.

The Hotels, Airlines and Cruise Brands Using Premium Content to Build Loyalty

Media and PR

Lonely Planet Has a New CEO and a New Strategy

The old Lonely Planet is dead. Say hello to the new "omnichannel travel platform."

Lonely Planet Has a New CEO and a New Strategy

Media and PR

Skift’s Travel Media Favorites of 2018

These are the films, magazines, articles, and other pieces of media that inspired the Skift team in 2018. We look forward to being just as impressed in 2019.

Skift’s Travel Media Favorites of 2018