Articles tagged “recovery”

Tourism

53 Million Americans Expected to Endure Thanksgiving Travel’s Morass This Year

The large number of Americans expected to travel for Thanksgiving is another sign of travel's resurgence but will pose a significant challenge to an aviation industry crippled by staffing shortages. If the airlines — and their thousands of new hires — struggle to cope with the surge of travelers, it could be another blow to industry looking for a quick recovery.

53 Million Americans Expected to Endure Thanksgiving Travel’s Morass This Year

Coronavirus

Mexico Is First Country to Reach Pre-Pandemic Travel Level: New Skift Recovery Index

Mexico’s score increased to 100 index points, which indicates that the country’s travel industry has fully recovered to pre-pandemic levels. A momentous occasion, but a closer look shows that not all sectors are back to normal.

Mexico Is First Country to Reach Pre-Pandemic Travel Level: New Skift Recovery Index

Coronavirus

India’s Covid Nightmare Leaves Its Travel Industry Reeling

India's devastating second wave of the pandemic is arresting the pace of the travel recovery, at least for the short-term. It's too early to tell if the shrinking industry will be able to cater to the vast pent-up demand once Covid is under control.

India’s Covid Nightmare Leaves Its Travel Industry Reeling

Hotels

Airbnb Stock Split Pre-IPO Will Make It Cheaper for Individual Investors

An Airbnb pre-IPO stock split gives the company's potential public debut more momentum because its share price in theory would be lower. Of course, none of Airbnb's IPO paperwork is public yet so the particulars of the IPO are just guesswork for now.

Airbnb Stock Split Pre-IPO Will Make It Cheaper for Individual Investors

Coronavirus

Assessing the Damage: The Airline Industry’s Grim First Half

There's no getting around it: The first half of 2020 has been grim for airlines. Hopes for a quick recovery have fizzled. Until the virus is contained or an effective vaccine or therapeutic is found, airlines will continue to struggle.

Assessing the Damage: The Airline Industry’s Grim First Half

Coronavirus

See How the Tourism Rebound Is All But Stalled: Skift Recovery Index

To find the paths out of this crisis, more and better data really is key. We have added more data points to better track the travel industry’s recovery, but it's not particularly good news.

See How the Tourism Rebound Is All But Stalled: Skift Recovery Index

Coronavirus

Airbnb CEO to Tech Platform Peers: Clean Up Your Own Content or the Government Will

The proverbial handwriting is on the wall for Airbnb, Facebook, Google, Tripadvisor, and Yelp, among others. The regulators are coming! The regulators are coming!

Airbnb CEO to Tech Platform Peers: Clean Up Your Own Content or the Government Will

Coronavirus

Booking Holdings Takes Solitary Path in Online Travel Debate Over Offering Financial Relief to Partners

Booking Holdings may be calculating that partner memories aren't exceedingly long. On the other hand, with additional layoffs a possibility at flagship brand Booking.com, the parent company has its own problems to deal with.

Booking Holdings Takes Solitary Path in Online Travel Debate Over Offering Financial Relief to Partners

Coronavirus

Expedia Launches a $275 Million Partner Recovery Plan That’s Very Different From Airbnb’s

Airbnb would have been eviscerated had it focused on a relief package for hosts that was primarily marketing credits. Expedia's recovery plan for partners isn't philanthropy, but although the company will likely take a revenue hit, it will benefit from increased partner engagement as the travel industry bounces back.

Expedia Launches a $275 Million Partner Recovery Plan That’s Very Different From Airbnb’s

Tourism

Why the LGBTQ Community May Be the First to Travel Again

The LGBTQ travel community has historically been very resilient after downturns in travel. There are early indications that the bounce-back after the pandemic may show a similar dynamic.

Why the LGBTQ Community May Be the First to Travel Again