Articles tagged “planning”

The Trouble With Tourists From Berlin to Hong Kong

The Trouble With Tourists From Berlin to Hong Kong

Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg

Locals really, really don't want tourists to live like a local. They just want them to let locals live their lives without tacky shops and sky-high housing costs geared toward by people living on big vacation budgets.

4 years ago

5 New Travel Startups Use Digital Tools to Solve Travel Logistics

5 New Travel Startups Use Digital Tools to Solve Travel Logistics

Samantha Shankman, Skift

The problems that travel apps might seem inconsequential in context of the world's larger issues, but they still make life easier, more productive, and sometimes more lucrative for their users.

5 years ago

5 New Travel Startups Help Travelers Bypass Traditional Costs

5 New Travel Startups Help Travelers Bypass Traditional Costs

Samantha Shankman, Skift

The Internet is connecting users so that they can work together to save money on travel while increasing the value of the products they do spend on.

5 years ago

The Artificial Intelligence Tool That Wants to Plan Your Next Trip

The Artificial Intelligence Tool That Wants to Plan Your Next Trip

Eric Blattberg, VentureBeat

There have been many other Utrip-like sites and tools over the past 10 years. And none of them caught on with consumers.

5 years ago

Both Candidates for Paris Mayor Want to Transform the City for Visitors and Locals Alike

Both Candidates for Paris Mayor Want to Transform the City for Visitors and Locals Alike

Lori Hinnant, Associated Press

How exciting is this. Paris' coulée verte was the inspiration for New York's High Line, and now we're seeing development ideas come full circle.

5 years ago

Daily Travel Startup Watch: TripChamp, Guideally, Venhoko and More

5 years ago

Travelers Visit 38 Sites Before Booking a Vacation, Study Says

Travelers Visit 38 Sites Before Booking a Vacation, Study Says

Dennis Schaal, Skift

In the wrong hands, studies like this will encourage people to launch trip-planning startups. History demonstrates that's not the best idea.

6 years ago

Historic Savannah sinks plans for a city-funded cruise ship terminal

Savannah Morning News

The city council did indeed sink the proposal, adding yet another hurdle to cruise lines attempting to set up a major port in the U.S. southeast.

6 years ago

Five startups that want to define the future of travel in five different ways

6 years ago

Orbitz says more Americans are headed to the beach this summer

Orbitz says more Americans are headed to the beach this summer

Patricia Reaney, Reuters

Travelers don't have much more money than last year, but they're willing to scrimp on food and the length of their trip in order to avoid missing a vacation all together.

6 years ago

The online planning and booking habits of ten different tourist groups

The online planning and booking habits of ten different tourist groups

Samantha Shankman, Skift

There are a number of OTAs making headway in the booming tourism markets of Asia, but their growth and travelers’ independence continues to be limited by structural and political infrastructure.

6 years ago

High-end travelers look for expert trip-planning advice, but not from travel agents

Lola Pedro, Daily Telegraph

These specific examples won't all survive, but they speak to the next solution to travelers' needs and the failure of traditional travel agents to evolve.

7 years ago