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Articles tagged “sgf2019”

Airlines

American Airlines Vows to Rebound After Brutal Summer, Says CFO

American Airlines had a tough summer, with labor issues and the grounding of its 24 Boeing 737 Max aircraft. But Chief Financial Officer Derek Kerr said at Skift Global Forum that these two areas are at the top of management's agenda for next year.

American Airlines Vows to Rebound After Brutal Summer, Says CFO

Online Travel

TripAdvisor CEO Welcomes More Pressure on the Travel Industry to Develop Green Practices

When it comes to certain green practices and the refugee crisis, TripAdvisor CEO Steve Kaufer believes corporations and CEOs can't sit on the sidelines and must take a stand. That's an inconvenient truth.

TripAdvisor CEO Welcomes More Pressure on the Travel Industry to Develop Green Practices

Ground Transport

Avis Tackles Urban Congestion By Teaming Up With Ridehailing Rivals

Cities are getting more crowded with vehicles, and people are becoming more reluctant to use cars during business and leisure trips. Smart technology can help.

Avis Tackles Urban Congestion By Teaming Up With Ridehailing Rivals

Luxury

Inspirato CEO Predicts Subscription Model Will Spur Followers in Luxury Travel

Introducing a subscription model to the travel industry could lead to a transformation in the way companies sell their products. On the other hand, it may be a challenge to get travelers to lock themselves into one brand over a period of time — unless, of course, there is an attractive perceived value.

Inspirato CEO Predicts Subscription Model Will Spur Followers in Luxury Travel

Tourism

Costa Rica Matures From Ecotourism Pioneer to Industry Leader

Costa Rica was calling things green and eco way before it was cool. Now it's going beyond ecotourism to embrace holistic sustainable tourism. Smart move, especially when arrivals keep growing.

Costa Rica Matures From Ecotourism Pioneer to Industry Leader

Online Travel

Away’s Prudent Rise to Become the World’s Hippest Luggage Brand

Away may have created a suitcase that quickly attained cult status — but the customer insights and sensibility that drive the company are refreshingly cautious.

Away’s Prudent Rise to Become the World’s Hippest Luggage Brand

Hotels

State of the U.S. Economy Isn’t a Worry So Far for Hilton CEO

Hilton CEO Chris Nassetta has always been an optimistic person, but financial markets aren't always so positive thinking.

State of the U.S. Economy Isn’t a Worry So Far for Hilton CEO

Hotels

Why Accessibility Is the Hotel Industry’s Most Overlooked Asset

One of the largest obstacles for travelers with disabilities is simply a lack of information. Hotels are missing out on a huge segment of the tourism market by neglecting to promote their accessibility features.

Why Accessibility Is the Hotel Industry’s Most Overlooked Asset

Airlines

Technology, Not Economics, Is Keeping Delta Air Lines From Offering Free Wi-Fi

JetBlue somehow makes free Wi-Fi work. But Delta hasn't figured it out yet. It has so many customers on so many flights, and it's worried free Wi-Fi might overwhelm Gogo's systems and degrade the system for everyone.

Technology, Not Economics, Is Keeping Delta Air Lines From Offering Free Wi-Fi

Cruises

How Carnival Grapples With Cruise Overtourism and Sustainability

A little bit of cognitive dissonance going on here​?​ ​Carnival CEO Arnold Donald ​talked up the cruise line's obligation to its customers while explaining away a $20 million penalty it paid with the U.S. government for secret illegal pollution.

How Carnival Grapples With Cruise Overtourism and Sustainability