Articles tagged “megatrends”

Skift Originals

17 Things That Excite Me About the Travel Industry During Its Ferocious Comeback

The pandemic indeed has been a portal to change in so many ways, and the innovation is coming at the edges as it always does. Here are some of the reasons why I am excited about the travel industry today, almost a decade into running and building Skift.

17 Things That Excite Me About the Travel Industry During Its Ferocious Comeback

Announcements

Calling Travel’s Future Without Fear Then and Now on Skift’s 9th Anniversary

When we officially launched Skift on July 30, 2012, we couldn't have envisioned the insanity and tragedy of 2020 and 2021. But we got through it as a company, and much of the global travel industry, licking its wounds, has likewise proved to be as adaptable as the circumstances demand.

Calling Travel’s Future Without Fear Then and Now on Skift’s 9th Anniversary

Announcements

A Preview of Skift’s Megatrends 2025 Event on January 13

This year's Megatrends looks ahead past the pandemic to envision the lasting trends and consumer habits that will impact the travel industry. Join editors and research analysts as they dissect what the business of travel might look like in 2025.

A Preview of Skift’s Megatrends 2025 Event on January 13

Online Travel

Tripadvisor Digs Deeper Into Subscription Services for Hotels and Restaurants

Some hoteliers may welcome the opportunity to work with Tripadvisor on improving their rankings, but Tripadvisor will be challenged to show that its reputation management service will pay as much attention to reviews on Google and Facebook.

Tripadvisor Digs Deeper Into Subscription Services for Hotels and Restaurants

Coronavirus

Rethinking Skift’s 2020 Travel Megatrends in a Pandemic World

Right before coronavirus brought the travel industry to its knees, we released our Megatrends Defining Travel in 2020. We've gone back and looked at those trends through the prism of the pandemic. Check out how things have changed.

Rethinking Skift’s 2020 Travel Megatrends in a Pandemic World

Meetings

How Abu Dhabi is Approaching Meetings and Events in 2020

As event planners transition to experience designers, destination selection will be an asset to delivering better meetings and events in 2020. Innovation, collaboration, and sustainability are key trends; a forward-thinking destination will be an important partner for delivering on growing attendee expectations.

How Abu Dhabi is Approaching Meetings and Events in 2020
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Hotels

Augmented Hospitality is Changing the Way We Experience Cities

As new concepts of urban living evolve and cities become even more attractive destinations for both working and living, hospitality brands will need to rethink the role they play for visitors and locals alike.

Augmented Hospitality is Changing the Way We Experience Cities
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Online Travel

Moving Beyond Demographics: Data Drives the Future of Travel Advertising

The world is awash in data, but as consumer skepticism about Big Tech is on the rise, travel brands need to rethink the way they use information to generate hyper-relevant offers. The winners will hit the right mix of helpfulness and relevance, evolving beyond personalization to forge even deeper and more meaningful relationships with consumers.

Moving Beyond Demographics: Data Drives the Future of Travel Advertising
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Hotels

The Future of Hotel Loyalty: Recognizing More Than the Stay

Hotel loyalty is no longer just about earning points for hotel stays. Today, forward-thinking brands like Hyatt are extending loyalty “beyond the stay” through a savvy mix of strategic alliances, unique experiences, and new opportunities to earn from daily spending.

The Future of Hotel Loyalty: Recognizing More Than the Stay
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Online Travel

Skift Megatrends Webinar: Everything Is Converging in Hospitality

Our Skift Webinar, “Everything Is Converging in Hospitality: Is Personalization the Answer for Travel Marketers?” takes a closer look at one of the trends defining travel in 2019. Register to view the recording.

Skift Megatrends Webinar: Everything Is Converging in Hospitality