Articles tagged “pricing”

Short-Term Rentals

Airbnb Debuts Total Prices Before Taxes With Plan to Make It Default View

Airbnb's pricing changes will likely have a ripple effect, prompting some hosts to reduce cleaning fees and property management websites to switch to showing total prices.

Airbnb Debuts Total Prices Before Taxes With Plan to Make It Default View

Airlines

Remote Work Touching Down at Airports

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at airports as co-working hubs, greater transparency for airline ticket prices, and French Bee’s low-cost transatlantic flights.

Remote Work Touching Down at Airports

Business Travel

Europe’s Travel Prices Are Finally Falling — What Travel Buyers Are Doing

It’s the first time that prices are cooling off this year, but experts warn this deflation won’t last long with more “correction cycles” to come.

Europe’s Travel Prices Are Finally Falling — What Travel Buyers Are Doing

Short-Term Rentals

Airbnb Mulls Removing Cleaning Fees as a Separate Charge

Hosts may be sabotaging their own bookings by levying excessively high cleaning fees. It is turning off many people to Airbnb, which is a concern for the company.

Airbnb Mulls Removing Cleaning Fees as a Separate Charge

Short-Term Rentals

Airbnb to Display Total Prices Up Front and End Checkout Task Drudgery

Airbnb has responded to years'-long criticism about a lack of transparency in the way it displays its prices. Now, will competitors do likewise?

Airbnb to Display Total Prices Up Front and End Checkout Task Drudgery

News Blog

Hilton Finance Chief Touts Software for Supporting Pricing Power

Hilton reported its third-quarter earnings on Wednesday. During a call with investment bank analysts, executives were asked what role the company's software for setting rates may play in the company's performance. "I'd say we have a long history of being really good at revenue management, and it is part of our special sauce," said Kevin…

Business Travel

Hotels Overload on Wellness in the Battle to Host Company Retreats

The sky's the limit for the hospitality sector, coming up with ideas like "togetherness programs" and offering increasingly bizarre spiritual and nature-based activities. But for how long will companies take the bait?

Hotels Overload on Wellness in the Battle to Host Company Retreats

Hotels

Global Accommodation Sector Market Estimates 2022: New Skift Research

The global accommodation sector is witnessing a fast-paced recovery with 2022 revenue levels not far from reaching pre-pandemic levels. A closer look into the industry performance shows interesting variations in the pace of recovery as we review regions and sub-sectors.

Global Accommodation Sector Market Estimates 2022: New Skift Research

Hotels

How the Asia Pacific Accommodation Sector Is Evolving: New Skift Research

The accommodation sector in APAC is witnessing a fast paced recovery with 2022 revenue levels not far from reaching pre-pandemic levels. However, composition of the industry remains unclear with short-term rentals revenue share decreasing in 2022.

How the Asia Pacific Accommodation Sector Is Evolving: New Skift Research

Online Travel

Booking.com Warns Car Partners About Using Over-the-Top Promo Lingo

Booking.com doesn't want affiliates or other partners to make unsubstantiated promotional claims about the online travel agency having the "best," meaning the lowest prices, which it admits it doesn't have. With regulators in Europe and elsewhere watching its every move, Booking.com doesn't want to play like that.

Booking.com Warns Car Partners About Using Over-the-Top Promo Lingo