Articles tagged “skift global forum”

Announcements

Free Livestream of Skift Global Forum Opening Night Event With Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky

Our opening evening for Skift Global Forum 2021 will now be livestreamed free to anyone who wants to tune in. Expect compelling conversations around the future of human movement in coming years and decades.

Free Livestream of Skift Global Forum Opening Night Event With Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky

Announcements

Skift Global Forum Is Back: Join Us at the Iconic TWA Hotel This September

This will be the most consequential event Skift has ever done. Come and experience our Skift Global Forum 2021 at the stunning TWA Hotel.

Skift Global Forum Is Back: Join Us at the Iconic TWA Hotel This September

Announcements

When the Future of Travel Meets the Reality of the Present World: Big Takeaways From Skift Global Forum 2020

Best case scenario: one of the largest and most creative sectors in the world comes out of this much smaller, more nimble, and thrives in different ways than in the past.

When the Future of Travel Meets the Reality of the Present World: Big Takeaways From Skift Global Forum 2020

Coronavirus

Wyndham Hotels’ Routine Mobile App Upgrade Turns Out to Be Not So, Well, Routine

Wyndham's upgraded mobile app may seem like it is only catching up to what other brands like Hilton already offer, but it is a significant tech move ahead for the select-service and economy scale of the hotel market.

Wyndham Hotels’ Routine Mobile App Upgrade Turns Out to Be Not So, Well, Routine

Coronavirus

Corporate Travel Faces a Grand Experiment

Corporate travel is barreling down an uncertain road to a facelift that could strip it down to essential business by the time the travel sector gets to the other side of its coronavirus rebound.

Corporate Travel Faces a Grand Experiment

Hotels

Loyalty Programs Need to Get Aspirational When Travelers Are Stuck at Home

Airlines built loyalty programs around spend thresholds rather than miles traveled in recent years. The pandemic may catapult airline and hotel loyalty programs into becoming less transactional and more experiential and creative.

Loyalty Programs Need to Get Aspirational When Travelers Are Stuck at Home

Coronavirus

Las Vegas Ripe for Tech-Driven Reinvention in Wake of Pandemic: MGM Exec

Las Vegas is tried and true. Or is it? Just like with everything else, the pandemic will upend what one of the U.S.'s leading destinations has to offer — and digitization and hybrid models will be at the core of the reinvention.

Las Vegas Ripe for Tech-Driven Reinvention in Wake of Pandemic: MGM Exec

Business Travel

Tourism Destinations Grapple With a World of Marketing Turned On Its Head

Digital nomads are welcome in Bermuda and San Diego. In a further reflection of how tourism marketing has changed, Singapore, too, is shifting gears and targeting locals, many of whom only think attractions in the city-state are only for the rich and privileged.

Tourism Destinations Grapple With a World of Marketing Turned On Its Head

Airlines

United Airlines Will Remain Half Its Size Until Vaccine Is Widely Distributed: CEO

United expects to remain half its size till the end of next year, when CEO Scott Kirby thinks a vaccine will be widely available. But will it be in a position to respond quickly to demand if the company is forced to lay off tens of thousands of employees?

United Airlines Will Remain Half Its Size Until Vaccine Is Widely Distributed: CEO

Tourism

Tourism Leaders Need to Expect the Unexpected in the Next Decade

From addressing consumer fears to sustainability trends, the business of promoting tourism just got a lot harder.

Tourism Leaders Need to Expect the Unexpected in the Next Decade