Articles tagged “rewards”

Online Travel

Capital One Travel Is Sleek But Limited by Content Gaps: Skift Review

Capital One Travel is a surprisingly nimble online travel site for a portal of this type that's still in beta. That being said, it has some significant content holes.

Capital One Travel Is Sleek But Limited by Content Gaps: Skift Review

Online Travel

Expedia Consolidates 3 Loyalty Programs With New Rewards for Vacation Rentals

With Marriott Bonvoy making loyalty inroads, and subscription programs having a moment, Expedia Group is consolidating its far-flung loyalty programs in a move that coincides with its strategy to simplify its operations.

Expedia Consolidates 3 Loyalty Programs With New Rewards for Vacation Rentals

Online Travel

Tripadvisor Forced by Hotel Chains to Reverse Course on Subscriptions to Cash-Back Model

We said all along that major hotel chain buy-in would go a long way toward determining the trajectory of Tripadvisor Plus. Now it appears that big hotel brands may participate, but the subscription program is scaled back and much less compelling.

Tripadvisor Forced by Hotel Chains to Reverse Course on Subscriptions to Cash-Back Model

Online Travel

Lufthansa Frequent Flyer Program Tests a Direct-to-Consumer Warby Parker Model

Lufthansa's test partnership may or may not work out. But what's certain is that all major travel rewards programs have broad opportunities to use their customer databases in ways that luxury retailers such as Aston Martin and Omega will actually like.

Lufthansa Frequent Flyer Program Tests a Direct-to-Consumer Warby Parker Model

Online Travel

4 Key Takeaways From Skift’s Loyalty and Subscription Summit

The pandemic has proven the resilience of loyalty programs. But it has also suggested the need for travel brands to supplement their loyalty programs with subscription-based products that address complementary needs.

4 Key Takeaways From Skift’s Loyalty and Subscription Summit

Business Travel

Six Flags Takes Travel Counterparts’ Cue, Launches Rewards Program

Six Flags' new loyalty program is as much about collecting visitor data as it is about rewarding visitors for their habits.

Six Flags Takes Travel Counterparts’ Cue, Launches Rewards Program

Business Travel

United’s Premium Economy Domestic Expansion Should Learn From Polaris Mistakes

A premium economy cabin on United's domestic fleet could give it a leg up on competitors in terms of both product and revenue. But can it actually execute?

United’s Premium Economy Domestic Expansion Should Learn From Polaris Mistakes

Airlines

Premier Credit Cards for Travel Are Now Requiring a Much Higher Spend

Banks compete for customers by issuing credit cards with lavish perks but there has to be a balance so they can make money. The balance is now swinging back toward the making money part.

Premier Credit Cards for Travel Are Now Requiring a Much Higher Spend

Hotels

What Hotels Are Doing to Win Your Loyalty: 5 Podcast Takeaways

With so many hotel mergers in recent years, loyalty is being reimagined for bigger, broader, more diverse audiences. But can any one loyalty program appeal to all travelers?

What Hotels Are Doing to Win Your Loyalty: 5 Podcast Takeaways

Online Travel

Inside the Risky, Jet-Setting World of Credit-Card Churning

If anyone has the time and energy to mange 43 different credit card accounts and legally reap the rewards, more power to them.

Inside the Risky, Jet-Setting World of Credit-Card Churning