Articles tagged “sgf2020”

Hotels

Video: Interview With Accor CEO Sebastien Bazin at Skift Global Forum🔒

Bazin was at once fiery and refreshingly candid during this interview about his global hotel company that appears not to be standing still for the pandemic.

Video: Interview With Accor CEO Sebastien Bazin at Skift Global Forum🔒

Tourism

Video: Interview With Global Tourism Leaders at Skift Global Forum🔒

From addressing travelers' concerns on safety to not letting up on efforts to be more green and sustainable, the business of promoting tourism just got a lot harder than it was a mere six months ago. Listen to these experts explain how things need to change.

Video: Interview With Global Tourism Leaders at Skift Global Forum🔒

Online Travel

Video: Interview With IAC/Expedia Group Chairman Barry Diller at Skift Global Forum🔒

Barry Diller resoundingly endorsed the future of travel when he said "if there's life, there's travel." Maybe that's why the recent $1 billion investment in MGM Resorts won't be the last for Diller in the sector.

Video: Interview With IAC/Expedia Group Chairman Barry Diller at Skift Global Forum🔒

Airlines

Video: Interview With United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby at Skift Global Forum🔒

United's CEO may have been one of the most bearish airline leaders at the start of the pandemic. Scott Kirby continues to offer blunt assessments but says his airline can lead by example in a recovery.

Video: Interview With United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby at Skift Global Forum🔒

Travel Booking

Video: Interview With Booking Holdings CEO Glenn Fogel at Skift Global Forum🔒

Booking Holdings' Glenn Fogel said the best thing he can do for his customers is be ready to meet their demands once travelers feel safe enough to start booking trips again in full.

Video: Interview With Booking Holdings CEO Glenn Fogel at Skift Global Forum🔒

Airlines

Video: Interview With JetBlue President Joanna Geraghty at Skift Global Forum🔒

Crisis creates opportunities. No travel company has seized that mantra more than JetBlue. The airline's president Joanna Geraghty said a shift to more leisure and family travel has hit JetBlue's sweet spot, even in these unprecedented times.

Video: Interview With JetBlue President Joanna Geraghty at Skift Global Forum🔒

Hotels

Video: Interview With Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson at Skift Global Forum

Marriott's CEO has joined us on stage at Skift Global Forum in years past, but for 2020 the message is more immediate, even if he is promoting a long-term perspective on the industry.

Video: Interview With Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson at Skift Global Forum

SkiftX

Skift Global Forum Video: The Customer-Centric Future of Travel Tech

In this conversation from Skift Global Forum, we hear more about how United Airlines and Formation are using technology to quickly learn from and adapt to the evolving needs of travelers during Covid-19.

Skift Global Forum Video: The Customer-Centric Future of Travel Tech
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Online Travel

Skift Global Forum Video: Fueling Growth Through Digital Transformation

In this video conversation from Skift Global Forum we hear from Jeanne Jones, Vice President, Head of Customer Community, Amperity and Prakash Ranjan, Vice President, Marketing Technology, MGM, about how to meet the changing needs of the modern traveler and MGM’s journey towards becoming a digital powerhouse. 

Skift Global Forum Video: Fueling Growth Through Digital Transformation

Online Travel

Skift Global Forum Video: Reimagining Global Payments to Strengthen Travel’s Recovery

In this breakout session recording from Skift Global Forum executives at Ingenico ePayments who discuss the evolution of Global Payments in the Covid-19 era and what the future holds.

Skift Global Forum Video: Reimagining Global Payments to Strengthen Travel’s Recovery