Articles tagged “selina”

Business Travel

Selina Looks to Bring 4 Million Freelancers Into Its Remote Working Fold

This new partnership with well-known freelancing platform Fiverr is yet another sign of the ongoing blending of travel and work.

Selina Looks to Bring 4 Million Freelancers Into Its Remote Working Fold

Business Travel

Behind Brazil’s Plan to Launch South America’s First Digital Nomad Village

As a perfect example of how countries can embrace a "locals first" approach to tourism, the government is supporting a new NomadX-backed project in the north-west of the country, after a similar scheme in Europe injected $30 million into the local economy.

Behind Brazil’s Plan to Launch South America’s First Digital Nomad Village

Online Travel

Business Model Innovation Is the Hottest Thing in Online Travel

Innovation comes in many forms. Sometimes it's a new technology. But for a growing number of online travel companies, it's all about disrupting traditional business models.

Business Model Innovation Is the Hottest Thing in Online Travel

Business Travel

The Struggle to Make Free Spirit Digital Nomads Your Travel Brand Ambassadors

Certainly a tricky bet to try to commercialize a demo who in essence represents being a free spirit, but then the travel industry can't ignore the potential for more profits. The number one challenge? Authenticity.

The Struggle to Make Free Spirit Digital Nomads Your Travel Brand Ambassadors

Business Travel

Selina’s Remote Year Overhauls Business Model With New Subscription Plan

The company has set up a new digital membership platform with more affordable prices to let beginners test the waters before committing to a month-long trip. But the question is whether that's enough to convert digital nomad wannabes into actual bookers.

Selina’s Remote Year Overhauls Business Model With New Subscription Plan

Business Travel

Venture Capital Legend Tim Draper Looks to Franchise Hostels

Startup Draper House, which is part of the billionaire investor's funding network, is the perfect embodiment of entrepreneurial tourism, a fast-growing sub sector that blends startup culture and venture capital with hospitality. Co-branding opportunities could help it expand rapidly.

Venture Capital Legend Tim Draper Looks to Franchise Hostels

Business Travel

When Travel Agencies Fail on the Leisure Part of ‘Bleisure’ Trips

With so-called workcations on the rise, Amadeus is ready to support travel management platforms that reflect the way employees are blending their professional and personal lives, something agencies just aren't grasping.

When Travel Agencies Fail on the Leisure Part of ‘Bleisure’ Trips

Hotels

China’s Strict Covid Policies Likely to Deter Future Hotel Investment

Even if more Chinese cities follow the recent lead of Beijing and Shanghai in easing Covid restrictions, major hotel companies will still tread cautiously regarding future development in the country. Especially since widespread lockdowns could occur again if Covid cases surge.

China’s Strict Covid Policies Likely to Deter Future Hotel Investment

Short-Term Rentals

Podcast: New Lifestyles Are Changing Hotels and Vacation Rentals

Blueground’s Alex Chatzieleftheriou and Selina’s Sam Khazary speak with Skift’s Seth Borko at the Skift Future of Lodging Forum in New York City in May 2022. Listen to the full conversation in our latest Skift Podcast episode.

Podcast: New Lifestyles Are Changing Hotels and Vacation Rentals

Short-Term Rentals

Daily Podcast: Airbnb’s Confidence Push

Good morning from Skift. It's Friday, May 13, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Airbnb’s Confidence Push