Articles tagged “skiftasks”

Rental Cars

Skift Survey: More Evidence of Uber Becoming a Rental Car Replacement

The substitution effect is real, and car rental companies for the first time are beginning to look like transitory businesses.

Skift Survey: More Evidence of Uber Becoming a Rental Car Replacement

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Skift Survey: Nearly 25% of Americans Are Interested in Visiting Cuba Next Year

75 million Americans ready to be marketed to? Travel brands, the time to start spending money on marketing is...now!

Skift Survey: Nearly 25% of Americans Are Interested in Visiting Cuba Next Year

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No Vacation Nation: 41% of Americans Didn’t Take a Day off in 2015

Even as there is more awareness about benefits of time off, the overworked, under-vacationed, and under-traveled American remains a reality and the travel industry hasn't done much to band together and attempt to change it, despite some efforts by the U.S. Travel Association and brands like MasterCard and Expedia.

No Vacation Nation: 41% of Americans Didn’t Take a Day off in 2015

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Skift Survey: Majority of Americans Will Take Little to No Vacation This Summer

The American Vacation Revolution is long overdue. Which unicorn startup will disrupt American no-vacation mentality and corporate all-work-and-no-play policies?

Skift Survey: Majority of Americans Will Take Little to No Vacation This Summer

Hotels

Americans Are Generally OK With Airbnb Unless Their Neighbors Are Doing It

Everyone loves the concept of the sharing economy, but when it comes close to home, feelings about it are a lot more nuanced. Lots more research needs to be done at the local and neighborhood level on the effects of the sharing economy, positive and negative.

Americans Are Generally OK With Airbnb Unless Their Neighbors Are Doing It

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Travel Habits of Americans: Almost Half Didn’t Take a Single Day Off This Summer

Americas are overworked, and not taking enough days off in summer for a long vacation, much to the detriment of the overall travel industry here in U.S.

Travel Habits of Americans: Almost Half Didn’t Take a Single Day Off This Summer

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Gun Tourism Doesn’t Appeal To Vast Majority of Americans

Despite all the sensationalism in reportage of the recent tragic incident, the reality is that the idea of gun tourism is only appealing to a small portion of Americans, and fewer still act on it.

Gun Tourism Doesn’t Appeal To Vast Majority of Americans

Airlines

Majority of Americans Are Against Using Knee Defenders on Airline Flights

U.S. airlines will have to come out and be more vocal about whether they explicitly ban the usage of devices such as Knee Defender, now that it is in the public consciousness. But regular Americans have spoken: they frown upon such devices.

Majority of Americans Are Against Using Knee Defenders on Airline Flights

Tourism

Travel Habits of Americans: 63% of Adult Americans Have Not Traveled in Last Year

U.S. doesn't just need BrandUSA to get international visitors to U.S., it needs a big get-out-and-travel marketing effort right in our own backyard. Of course weak-recovery economy doesn't help, whatever the marketing efforts may be.

Travel Habits of Americans: 63% of Adult Americans Have Not Traveled in Last Year

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Travel Habits of Americans: Only 13 Percent Traveled Abroad for Holidays in Last Year

The international travel habits of Americans remain anemic, but a positive way of looking at it: There is still a lot of potential for growth in America, and international destinations can do a lot more to incent Americans to travel.

Travel Habits of Americans: Only 13 Percent Traveled Abroad for Holidays in Last Year