Articles tagged “skift forum”

Discounted Group Rates Now Available for Skift Global Forum 2019

Discounted Group Rates Now Available for Skift Global Forum 2019

Rafat Ali, Skift

The more the merrier at our largest event of the year. You can save big by registering with a group today.

2 months ago

Startup Rates Now Available for Skift Global Forum 2019

Startup Rates Now Available for Skift Global Forum 2019

Rafat Ali, Skift

We believe our conferences can be a catalyst for great ideas. That’s why we offer discounted tickets to startup companies looking to learn from and network with the industry's top innovators. Apply now.

2 months ago

Skift Tech Forum: Marriott Sees Google as Effective Add-On to Direct Channels

Skift Tech Forum: Marriott Sees Google as Effective Add-On to Direct Channels

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Attribute-based reservations may go nowhere or they could transform the way people shop for hotel rooms in coming years. Marriott's Stephanie Linnartz believes consumers like the increased control they get when booking rooms with specific features.

3 months ago

Startup Rates Now Available for Skift Tech Forum

Startup Rates Now Available for Skift Tech Forum

Rafat Ali, Skift

We always offer discount rates for startups to attend our Skift Forums, and today we're opening applications for Skift Tech Forum. Take advantage of our lowest startup price to date.

4 months ago

United President Warns New Low-Cost Carriers Can’t Control Their Business Model

United President Warns New Low-Cost Carriers Can’t Control Their Business Model

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Network airlines have long sought to drive out low-cost carriers by matching fares in certain markets. But now, equipped with basic economy fares and other options, United Airlines' Kirby vows to match the fares of new entrants in a much more rigorous way.

4 months ago

Skift Forum Europe: Nordic Choice’s Lisa Farrar on Hotels Using Tech to Go Direct

Skift Forum Europe: Nordic Choice’s Lisa Farrar on Hotels Using Tech to Go Direct

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Lisa Farrar, who leads a tech subsidiary for Nordic Choice Hotels, is a vocal advocate about how hotels can tighten control of their distribution and more effectively engage with their guests. You won’t want to miss hearing her talk at Skift Forum Europe in London on April 30.

5 months ago

Skift Forum Europe: TripAdvisor’s Lindsay Nelson on Boosting the Brand

Skift Forum Europe: TripAdvisor’s Lindsay Nelson on Boosting the Brand

Sean O'Neill, Skift

You won’t want to miss what Lindsay Nelson has to say about her new role as TripAdvisor’s president of core experience at Skift Forum Europe in London — especially since she’s not afraid to speak her mind about pressing issues in branding and marketing.

6 months ago

Skift Forum Europe: British Airways CEO on Remaking an Iconic Company

Skift Forum Europe: British Airways CEO on Remaking an Iconic Company

Brian Sumers, Skift

Alex Cruz said fixing British Airways would take several years. After three years on the job, he appears to be making progress. But there's more work ahead.

6 months ago

Skift Global Forum Preview: How American Airlines Is Reacting to Higher Fuel Prices

Skift Global Forum Preview: How American Airlines Is Reacting to Higher Fuel Prices

Brian Sumers, Skift

American has spent a fortune in the past five years trying to improve passenger experience and employee relations. The airline has made many strides, but it still has work to do on both accounts.

12 months ago

Skift Global Forum Preview: Why Ovation Is Embarking on a New Elite Luxury Brand

Skift Global Forum Preview: Why Ovation Is Embarking on a New Elite Luxury Brand

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Jack Ezon of Ovation’s leisure business is starting Embark, a luxury agency with an unusual business structure. In this Q&A, Ezon shares how agents can thrive in the digital era, the biggest problem facing the travel industry, and why he hires so many millennials.

12 months ago

Skift Global Forum Preview: How Puerto Rico Made Tragedy an Opportunity for Its Tourism

Skift Global Forum Preview: How Puerto Rico Made Tragedy an Opportunity for Its Tourism

Dan Peltier, Skift

While many headlines continue to depict Puerto Rico in tragic terms, and there certainly are plenty of areas that are still struggling, many hotels and restaurants are back on their feet and better than before Maria. The island's tourism industry is on its way to real change as it tries to put the hurricane behind it.

1 year ago

Skift Global Forum Preview: Why the Internet Didn’t Kill Off Travel Agents

Skift Global Forum Preview: Why the Internet Didn’t Kill Off Travel Agents

Patrick Whyte, Skift

The travel agent still exists for a reason. Despite having the option, plenty of people don't want to do it on their own, and are happy to get someone else to make plans — even if it costs more.

1 year ago