Articles tagged “skift live”

Coverage of Skift's online and in-person events.

Coverage of Skift's online and in-person events. Learn about future events at live.skift.com

Airlines

Hopper Partners With Spirit Airlines to Help It Sell More Extras

A significant ancillary play from the Canadian online travel agency, but not quite the leap forward for so-called new distribution capability in the U.S. many would want to see, given Spirit's reach and target flyers.

Hopper Partners With Spirit Airlines to Help It Sell More Extras

Online Travel

Travel Investor Certares Places $354 Million Bet on Aviation Service Firm Avia Solutions Group

No niche purchase this time round, but a more rounded investment in a wide-ranging aerospace business group. Find out more when Certares founder Greg O’Hara speaks at Skift Global Forum in New York next week.

Travel Investor Certares Places $354 Million Bet on Aviation Service Firm Avia Solutions Group

Announcements

Join Us for Skift Asia Summit Online on October 20

As Asia faces an extended pandemic and uneven reopenings, what is the travel industry doing to face these challenges? Join us as we learn about new strategies, opportunities, and innovation in the APAC region.

Join Us for Skift Asia Summit Online on October 20

Online Travel

Skift Global Forum Preview: Expedia CEO Sees Airbnb as ‘One-Dimensional’

Peter Kern is correct that Expedia Group currently offers broader travel services than do Airbnb and Booking Holdings, but whether Expedia can gain ground on its rivals and can execute on its strategy are entirely different questions.

Skift Global Forum Preview: Expedia CEO Sees Airbnb as ‘One-Dimensional’
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Hotels

New Executive Focus Report: Hospitality & Marketing Summit

Skift recently hosted the Hospitality & Marketing Summit. Download the post-event report to dig into the big questions facing hospitality.

New Executive Focus Report: Hospitality & Marketing Summit

Online Travel

Former Expedia CEO Knew Copying a Rival Was a ‘Recipe for Death’

Business school students can probably debate this question endlessly and there would be merit in either position: Should smaller companies copy their larger rivals or vice versa? In the Google era, marketing power often wins the day — but differentiation still counts.

Former Expedia CEO Knew Copying a Rival Was a ‘Recipe for Death’

Business Travel

Toronto and Sydney Are Tactically Rebuilding Their Event Scenes — Here’s How

Going for organic growth by tapping into already thriving sectors and industries at a community level, and aligning with government projects, are just two ways cities can plan better events and speed up their economic recovery.

Toronto and Sydney Are Tactically Rebuilding Their Event Scenes — Here’s How

Coronavirus

Destinations Scavenge for New Funding Sources Amid Volatile Recovery

Destination marketing organizations faced the ultimate agility test during the pandemic, with funding sources tied to hotel taxes stripped. It is a wake-up call to diversify finances and strategy to have some level of resilience for the next crisis.

Destinations Scavenge for New Funding Sources Amid Volatile Recovery

Announcements

Join Us for Our Destination and Sustainability Summit on July 21

As many destinations start to open their borders and welcome back travelers, how can tourism add value to local communities in more environmentally friendly and impactful ways? You don't want to miss these timely conversations as tourism faces new challenges and opportunities.

Join Us for Our Destination and Sustainability Summit on July 21

Coronavirus

Video: How Hotels Are Looking Ahead as Large-Scale Events Return

Watch a full session from our recent online event devoted to hotels and hospitality, and post-pandemic marketing strategy and planning.

Video: How Hotels Are Looking Ahead as Large-Scale Events Return

Coronavirus

Video: How Hotels Can Stand Out and Drive Demand

Watch a full session from our recent online event devoted to hotels and hospitality, and post-pandemic marketing strategy and planning.

Video: How Hotels Can Stand Out and Drive Demand

Hotels

Video: Key Indicators for Future Hotel Sector Recovery

Watch a full session from our recent online event devoted to hotels and hospitality, and post-pandemic marketing strategy and planning.

Video: Key Indicators for Future Hotel Sector Recovery