Articles tagged “skift research”

Airlines

Banks vs. OTAs: How Credits Cards Took Over Travel

There is a sea change taking place in how banks – and particularly how credit cards – interact with the travel industry. Watch what Skift Research has to say.

Banks vs. OTAs: How Credits Cards Took Over Travel

Tourism

Exploring the Rise of Day Tours and Experiences in Travel: New Skift Research

Day tours are a common yet growing trend, highlighting the need for diverse, immersive experiences offered at competitive prices to attract customers.

Exploring the Rise of Day Tours and Experiences in Travel: New Skift Research

Hotels

What Scraping 20,000 Google Hotel Listings Reveals

Today's podcast looks at how hotel listings on Google compete for bookings, new junk fee rules for airlines, and new sites for Hyatt loyalty program members.

What Scraping 20,000 Google Hotel Listings Reveals

Hotels

Skift Research Scraped 20,000 Google Hotel Listings: Here’s What We Found

We web-scraped 20k+ hotels listed on Google across the U.S., Europe, Asia and Middle East to understand which online travel agencies and direct sites compete for bookings in Google's sponsored and organic listings.

Skift Research Scraped 20,000 Google Hotel Listings: Here’s What We Found

Airlines

The Opportunity for Long-Haul, Low-Cost Airlines

With the availability of better aircraft, a growing middle class and the evolving travel preferences of young travelers, there could be a billion-dollar opportunity waiting for low-cost, long haul air travel.

The Opportunity for Long-Haul, Low-Cost Airlines

Tourism

Travel Health Index: Asia Pacific Leads as Industry Growth Stabilizes

In February 2024, the travel industry maintained positive momentum with 7% year-on-year growth. Transitioning from double-digit growth to single-digits indicates a trend towards stability.

Travel Health Index: Asia Pacific Leads as Industry Growth Stabilizes

Tourism

Most U.S. Travelers Can’t Afford Their Dream Vacation: Skift Research

It's a post-pandemic world, but most Americans don't feel their dream getaways have become more attainable. Brands would be wise to understand that sentiment as they compete to sell travel in the marketplace.

Most U.S. Travelers Can’t Afford Their Dream Vacation: Skift Research

Online Travel

India’s Massive Growth in Online Travel: Which Companies Will Lead?

The online travel landscape is poised for dynamic growth as local players strive to maintain their dominance and western OTAs take steps to tap into the opportunity.

India’s Massive Growth in Online Travel: Which Companies Will Lead?

Online Travel

Booking and Expedia: The Easy Money Is Over, What Comes Next?

Booking and Expedia now face slower growth, stiffer competition and increased pressure on profit margins. 

Booking and Expedia: The Easy Money Is Over, What Comes Next?

Airlines

The Challenge With the Long-Haul, Low-Cost Business Model

The long-haul, low-cost business model has proved to be a challenge for airline executives. But with changes in travel preferences and advancements in aircraft technology, could we finally see a breakthrough?

The Challenge With the Long-Haul, Low-Cost Business Model