Articles tagged “permanxiety”

Luxury

Wellness Arrives at the Airport Terminal

The travel industry is trying to offer more wellness-related services, so it’s no surprise that airlines and airports want in. But whether they can really make the flying experience more relaxing is another story.

Wellness Arrives at the Airport Terminal

Airlines

Airplane Crashes, Boeing and the Age of Permanxiety

While plane crashes are rare, travelers worry about them to an extreme extent. Boeing needs to be transparent about how it has failed the traveling public and reassure travelers this will never happen again.

Airplane Crashes, Boeing and the Age of Permanxiety

Luxury

Wellness Newsletter: Direct-to-Consumer Healthcare Gets a Millennial Makeover

A brand like Hims (and now Hers), which makes it easier to gain access to health and wellness at a lower cost, all while touting smart design, knows what it’s doing. And it will probably see the revenue to prove it.

Wellness Newsletter: Direct-to-Consumer Healthcare Gets a Millennial Makeover

Luxury

Wellness Newsletter: Well-Being Companies Get In on a Growing Anxiety Economy

People are feeling frazzled these days, whether they're exhausted from constant connection (thanks technology!) or anxious about where the world is headed –– or both. Companies are picking up on this and marketing products and experiences accordingly.

Wellness Newsletter: Well-Being Companies Get In on a Growing Anxiety Economy

Hotels

The Evolution of the Hotel Front Desk: Why Tech Can Only Go So Far

Even consumers who embrace technology may worry that companies are exploiting them through so-called personalization. Hoteliers need to balance digital ingenuity with a human touch.

The Evolution of the Hotel Front Desk: Why Tech Can Only Go So Far

Online Travel

The Coming Tech Backlash and What It Means for Travel

While the larger world is asking questions and turning on Silicon Valley, and the tools and culture it spawned, it is time for everyone — including us in travel — to pause to account for the society we are creating. The tech and social media backlash happening right now is a test for us in travel, as well.

The Coming Tech Backlash and What It Means for Travel

Announcements

Interview: Skift CEO Rafat Ali on Travel Industry’s Sensory Deprivation Bubble

Ya, digital isn't enough — although it helps — in the Age of Permanxiety. Still, when the Four Seasons housekeeper or the cruise ship waiter strikes up a conversation, and you can feel it is heartfelt, then that makes all the difference.

Interview: Skift CEO Rafat Ali on Travel Industry’s Sensory Deprivation Bubble

Hotels

Alternative Accommodations Address Travelers’ Fears in an Age of Permanxiety

Professionalizing the homesharing experience is helping to alleviate travelers’ concerns and anxieties about staying in a stranger’s house. But there's always room for improvement.

Alternative Accommodations Address Travelers’ Fears in an Age of Permanxiety

Tourism

Travel Warnings Create Global Worry Map For Anxious Tourists

Travel warnings and alerts are important to many travelers, and any country that cares about tourism tries to avoid getting on such a list. But the U.S. State Department's list is often selective and political, and isn't an exhaustive list of places where travelers could face danger.

Travel Warnings Create Global Worry Map For Anxious Tourists

Tourism

Video: Skift CEO Argues the Travel Industry Can’t Disengage From the Turbulence Around It

We are not going to go as far as the part-of-the-problem or part-of-the-solution juxtaposition. But travel companies can decide whether to play it safe or get involved when it comes to atrocities and misguided policies breaking out all around. That's the debate and the dilemma.

Video: Skift CEO Argues the Travel Industry Can’t Disengage From the Turbulence Around It