Articles tagged “research”

Online Travel

New Research: How Travelers Are Making Decisions for the Second Half of 2021

As confidence returns to the leisure travel sector, Expedia Group’s Traveler Value Index report spells out the latest in traveler trends, behaviors, and desires.

New Research: How Travelers Are Making Decisions for the Second Half of 2021

Online Travel

4 Charts Showing the Massive Global Travel Opportunity: Courtesy of Trip.com IPO Filing

As many private equity and other investors will tell you, massive opportunities remain in the travel industry over the long term. The travel market will undeniably look very different in 2025 than it does today. But if you believe Trip.com's projections, boom times are ahead for many companies.

4 Charts Showing the Massive Global Travel Opportunity: Courtesy of Trip.com IPO Filing
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Online Travel

Is Traveler Confidence Returning? 4 Key Insights From Experts and Consumers

During Skift Global Forum, we surveyed the travel industry’s decision-makers to determine what the industry thinks they know about consumers given the current landscape, what assumptions are being made, and where there may be a disconnect.

Is Traveler Confidence Returning? 4 Key Insights From Experts and Consumers

Hotels

Short-Term Rentals a Key Factor in Sluggish Hotel Rate Growth

U.S. hoteliers are finding their pricing options constrained because of an influx of both short-term rental supply during peak periods, and because of hotel construction. Hoteliers may decide to get into the short-term rental market or not, but they increasingly have to take it into account when fine-tuning pricing strategies.

Short-Term Rentals a Key Factor in Sluggish Hotel Rate Growth

Business Travel

Who Loves Travel Advisors the Most? It’s Millennials, Not Boomers

Emerging destinations and changes in travel styles are fueling a need for human interaction in the travel planning process among younger generations. Companies would be wise not to neglect the human element instead of betting the bank on booking and personalization technology alone.

Who Loves Travel Advisors the Most? It’s Millennials, Not Boomers

Online Travel

Amazon, Group Travel, and Loyalty: 3 Charts From Our Skift Research Reports

Amazon is posing a threat. Chinese tourists are spotted everywhere and the loyalty war is getting ever more intense. Common threads? It's a disruptive phase for travel that requires nimble strategies.

Amazon, Group Travel, and Loyalty: 3 Charts From Our Skift Research Reports

Meetings

Meeting Planners Face a Daunting Challenge in Rising Food and Beverage Costs

Spending as a result of U.S. meetings and events has steadily increased since 2009, and it doesn't look to be slowing down anytime soon, according to new research. Spending on food and beverage likewise isn't easing up at all.

Meeting Planners Face a Daunting Challenge in Rising Food and Beverage Costs

Online Travel

China Super-App WeChat Is Essential for Travel Brands Breaking Into the Market

China’s number one super app, WeChat, has helped its parent company, Tencent, become the most valuable social network company in the world. With this upward momentum, the app shows great potential for travel brands looking to enter the China market, as long as they formulate a thoughtful strategy going in.

China Super-App WeChat Is Essential for Travel Brands Breaking Into the Market

Announcements

Skift Is Hiring a Research Director and Sales Executive to Start 2018

Come work for the best travel media company on the planet!

Skift Is Hiring a Research Director and Sales Executive to Start 2018
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Online Travel

Three Ways Digital is Influencing Traveler Buying Behavior

It’s no secret that more accessible technology has changed the way travelers research, shop for and purchase travel. Expedia Media Solutions looked at three examples of how digital is changing traveler behavior and why this matters.

Three Ways Digital is Influencing Traveler Buying Behavior