Articles tagged “skiftasks”

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Majority of Fliers Use In-Flight Wi-Fi For Entertainment and Personal Use, Not Work

Majority of Fliers Use In-Flight Wi-Fi For Entertainment and Personal Use, Not Work

Rafat Ali, Skift

The in-flight Wi-Fi sector is just revving up globally, and lots of user habits are still to be understood and defined, along with the business models that will follow and enable it. Some interesting results here hint at the possibilities.

5 years ago

41 Percent of Britons Can’t Afford Summer Holidays This Year

41 Percent of Britons Can’t Afford Summer Holidays This Year

Rafat Ali, Skift

UK nationals used to be great holiday takers and a good source market for lots of other countries, but that's changing as the economy and recession has taken its toll on the vacation habits of its citizens.

5 years ago

Majority of Americans Not Planning on Taking a Summer Vacation This Year

Majority of Americans Not Planning on Taking a Summer Vacation This Year

Rafat Ali, Skift

We need an American Vacation Revolution.

5 years ago

Skift Asks: What’s the Best Kind of Loyalty Program for Frequent Travelers?

Skift Asks: What’s the Best Kind of Loyalty Program for Frequent Travelers?

Jason Clampet, Skift

Traditional loyalty programs are still preferred, but there's a growing segment of users who are looking elsewhere for loyalty that better fits their lifestyles.

6 years ago

Skift Asks: Post Blackfish, Are You Now More Or Less Likely To Visit SeaWorld?

Skift Asks: Post Blackfish, Are You Now More Or Less Likely To Visit SeaWorld?

Rafat Ali, Skift

A lot more work needs to be done to raise awareness for the issue, even if in one swoop slightly less than one-third of Americans are less likely to visit SeaWorld. If the documentary makers and activists want to build up a larger movement, they need to start by looking at America's heartland.

6 years ago

Skift Asks, UK Edition: Would You Pay Fee To Sit in a Child-Free Zone?

Skift Asks, UK Edition: Would You Pay Fee To Sit in a Child-Free Zone?

Rafat Ali, Skift

The general British population, who fly more than American general populace, are more fed up of kids on flights, on aggregate, and willing to pay more.

6 years ago

Skift Asks: Do You Want Phone Calls and Texts on Flights?

Skift Asks: Do You Want Phone Calls and Texts on Flights?

Rafat Ali, Skift

Maybe the country is more ready for in-flight calls -- or just doesn't care one way or the other -- than the protests would have you believe.

6 years ago

Skift Asks: Which Hotel Features Do You Most Look Forward To?

Skift Asks: Which Hotel Features Do You Most Look Forward To?

Jason Clampet, Skift

If you're opening a mid-priced hotel in the U.S. Midwest, you better make sure your breakfast buffet is working before you begin to worry about that Wi-Fi connection.

6 years ago

Skift Asks: Do You Need a Taxi Hailing App?

Skift Asks: Do You Need a Taxi Hailing App?

Jason Clampet, Skift

Car-hailing apps are the hot thing in ground transportation, but they'll need a big market to succeed. We see a few glimpses of that here, as well as a few things that could be speedbumps for the services.

6 years ago

Skift Asks: What’s Your Least Favorite Airline Fee?

Skift Asks: What’s Your Least Favorite Airline Fee?

Jason Clampet, Skift

Not the biggest shocker here, but a firm reminder that airlines can build loyalty with the right kinds of fees.

6 years ago

Skift Asks: Do You Mind Being Asked to Turn off Your Electronics In-Flight?

Skift Asks: Do You Mind Being Asked to Turn off Your Electronics In-Flight?

Jason Clampet, Skift

The FAA does need to update its guidelines for use of electronic devices on airplanes, but in the realm of what's important, flyers have other issues they're worried about.

6 years ago

Skift Asks: What Travel Companies Do You Trust When Things Go Wrong?

Skift Asks: What Travel Companies Do You Trust When Things Go Wrong?

Rafat Ali, Skift

The cruise industry has a huge PR problem to overcome, and maybe it can take some tips from the hospitality industry on how to serve consumers in a way that builds trust.

6 years ago