Articles tagged “skift research”

Why U.S. Travelers Return to the Same Spots: New Skift Research

Why U.S. Travelers Return to the Same Spots: New Skift Research

Meghan Carty, Skift Research

Creating customer loyalty can be a challenge for brands in the travel industry, and this is especially true for destinations. The results of Skift Research’s U.S. Repeat Visitation Survey help decode visitors who choose to return to destinations.

5 days ago

Why AccorHotels’ Mergers Strategy Is Winning Over Investors: New Skift Research

Why AccorHotels’ Mergers Strategy Is Winning Over Investors: New Skift Research

Rebecca Stone, Skift Research

From co-working spaces to restaurant reservations, AccorHotels has demonstrated its willingness to make acquisitions, investments, or strategic partnerships outside of hospitality. It is all in an effort to become an all-in-one experience platform serving consumers no matter what their needs are, and investors seem to like it.

2 weeks ago

LAST CHANCE: Cyber Monday Deals on Forums and Research END TONIGHT!

LAST CHANCE: Cyber Monday Deals on Forums and Research END TONIGHT!

Rafat Ali, Skift

This is it — Your last chance to save on our lowest prices all year. Discount codes expire at 11:59 PM EST tonight.

2 weeks ago

Limited Time Only: The Best Deals Ever on Skift Forums and Research

Limited Time Only: The Best Deals Ever on Skift Forums and Research

Rafat Ali, Skift

Simply put, these are best deals we've ever offered. Act quickly and you'll save the big bucks.

2 weeks ago

AccorHotels Balances Asset-Light and Acquisition Strategies: New Skift Research Report

AccorHotels Balances Asset-Light and Acquisition Strategies: New Skift Research Report

Rebecca Stone, Skift Research

With the sale of a majority stake in the company's owned and leased hotel business, AccorHotels is a more stable, nimble company, with the ability to pursue additional acquisitions and other strategic initiatives. In our latest research report, we break down what going asset-light means for the company and tackle ways of measuring the success of its M&A strategy.

3 weeks ago

Airbnb Creates Niches for a New Generation of Vacation Rental Startups: Skift Research E-Book

Airbnb Creates Niches for a New Generation of Vacation Rental Startups: Skift Research E-Book

Seth Borko, Skift Research

Airbnb has built itself into the third most richly valued startup in the world over the last decade. But business never stands still, and as Airbnb harvests its gains, the latest generation of alternative accommodation startups are collecting all of the new venture capital in the space.

3 weeks ago

Japan’s Naoshima Island: A Portrait of Possibility for Art Tourism

Japan’s Naoshima Island: A Portrait of Possibility for Art Tourism

Rebecca Stone, Skift

Ever since Naoshima, Japan, became home to a number of contemporary art museums, sculptures, and installations, the island's identity as an "art island" has become intertwined with its history and culture. Naoshima now represents a way for other destinations to think about how tourism, and art tourism specifically, can be used to revitalize communities while preserving tradition and demonstrating respect to heritage.

3 weeks ago

Sneak Peek: Weekend Deals on Forums and Research

Sneak Peek: Weekend Deals on Forums and Research

Rafat Ali, Skift

Brace yourselves, Black Friday is coming. This year we're giving you a head start on the frenzy by opening a few of our deals early.

3 weeks ago

New Skift Research E-Book: The Latest Wave of Venture Capital Investment in Travel Startups

New Skift Research E-Book: The Latest Wave of Venture Capital Investment in Travel Startups

Seth Borko, Skift Research

The travel industry, no stranger to disruption, is experiencing a new wave of venture-backed startups. These businesses are generally larger than ever before and focused on bringing new customers and products into the digital travel fold. We expect this momentum to continue and for it to have an impact on executives, founders, and investors throughout the sector.

4 weeks ago

Why Airlines Are Finally Seeing Lower Distribution Costs: New Skift Research

Why Airlines Are Finally Seeing Lower Distribution Costs: New Skift Research

Seth Borko, Skift Research

The battle over airline distribution costs has been fought from boardrooms to courtrooms to the press. Though each airline is in a unique position, we examine the industry-wide data to take a cold look at the facts as best as possible.

1 month ago

Unraveling the Web of Airline Distribution: New Skift Research

Unraveling the Web of Airline Distribution: New Skift Research

Seth Borko, Skift Research

Airline distribution needs to change to keep up with the modern economy. Its tech is evolving, but it takes time to turn around such a large and complex ship. Will changes come fast enough to avoid outside disruption?

1 month ago

How Digital Advertising Is Creating New Pressures for Travel Marketers: Skift Research

How Digital Advertising Is Creating New Pressures for Travel Marketers: Skift Research

Haixia Wang, Skift Research

Along with marketers’ heavy investment in digital, the quality of digital advertising continues to improve with more advanced targeting and measurement capabilities. Optimized marketing success requires the right media mix and the right types of technology.

1 month ago