Articles tagged “philippines”

Tourism

U.S. Visitors Driving Southeast Asia’s Recovery So Far

Yes, travel is back but with China and Japan largely out of the Southeast Asian inbound equation, the recovery will be bumpy and lagging in many ways.

U.S. Visitors Driving Southeast Asia’s Recovery So Far

Hotels

Hopper’s New Leave-For-Any-Reason Option and Other Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, Hopper's decision to allow customers to leave for any reason will have consequences, hotels are increasingly accommodating electric vehicles, and Denver is becoming a new tech hub.

Hopper’s New Leave-For-Any-Reason Option and Other Top Stories This Week

Media and PR

New Philippines Tourism Campaign Gives Props to Local Workers

The Department of Tourism Philippine's newest video is the epitome of "talk about creative advertising" — performers mold their bodies into birds, mountains, waterfalls, and oceans to remind tourists that there are workers behind every tourism experience, and that they deserve recognition.

New Philippines Tourism Campaign Gives Props to Local Workers

Coronavirus

What Endemic Covid Means for Travel in Asia

In a region of the world out front in shifting away from pandemic status, the formula is quite easy to figure out, for now: Endemic = less restrictions = more tourists = faster travel recovery = stronger economy.

What Endemic Covid Means for Travel in Asia

Airlines

Frontier-Spirit to Join Forces and More Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, Spirit Airlines and Frontier Airlines unveil plans to merge in a massive deal, Philippines Airlines makes a tumultuous leadership change, and European officials implement new metrics for measuring tourism success.

Frontier-Spirit to Join Forces and More Top Travel Stories This Week

Airlines

Philippine Airlines Fresh From Bankruptcy Descends Right Back Into Tumult

Philippine Airlines has finally exited from Chapter 11, with debts erased and new capital infused. But will these be enough to keep it flying with clearly too many pilots in its cockpit?

Philippine Airlines Fresh From Bankruptcy Descends Right Back Into Tumult

Tourism

The Philippines Finally Reopens and Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, the Philippines reopens to fully vaccinated foreign visitors, Hyatt unveils its plans for the Apple Leisure Group, and airline executives express optimism about business travel making a full recovery.

The Philippines Finally Reopens and Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Coronavirus

Daily Podcast: Omicron Batters U.S. Travel Bookings

Good morning from Skift. It's Tuesday, February 1, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Omicron Batters U.S. Travel Bookings

Tourism

The Philippines Long-Awaited Reopening Will Be Frustrating and Slow

As Manila moves to regain lost precious tourism dollars, industry veterans in the Philippines doubt recovery will be swift. Patience will be required.

The Philippines Long-Awaited Reopening Will Be Frustrating and Slow

Tourism

The Philippines Is Taking a Long and Confusing Path to Tourism Recovery

For a nation that relies on tourism as a significant engine of growth — the sector had contributed around 13 percent to the gross domestic product — it's time for national and local government officials to move in one direction and attack the Covid problem together.

The Philippines Is Taking a Long and Confusing Path to Tourism Recovery