Articles tagged “skiftlive”

Online Travel

Full Video: Expedia Group Chairman Barry Diller at Skift Global Forum 2022

Many will argue that Barry Diller's views are contrarian, but he's indeed correct that many sustainability programs are puffery.

Full Video: Expedia Group Chairman Barry Diller at Skift Global Forum 2022

Skift Meetings

Connection at Meetings and Events a Focus of Skift Global Forum

According to industry experts featured at Skift Global Forum, groups will meet in more second and third-tier cities with the main goal being to connect.

Connection at Meetings and Events a Focus of Skift Global Forum

Announcements

Accelerating the Transition to Net Zero Travel: New Skift-McKinsey Research

There is a lot of talk, and a lot of good intentions. Despite this, many travel companies are struggling to put net zero targets into practice. A new report by Skift Research, in partnership with McKinsey & Co., provides four strategies for travel companies to put words into actions.

Accelerating the Transition to Net Zero Travel: New Skift-McKinsey Research

Short-Term Rentals

Airbnb CEO Vows to Bring New Focus to Experiences

Airbnb's Brian Chesky may be over-estimating how many people will work from home in the future "glued" to their laptop screens. But the world has changed — for sure — and travel patterns have been altered as well, with new demand for experiences.

Airbnb CEO Vows to Bring New Focus to Experiences

Tourism

Ukraine Tourism Chief Looks Beyond Tragedy of War to a Hopeful Tourism Future

If hope had a name, it could be called Ukraine. As the Russian aggression brought tourism development to a halt in the country, the industry's willpower to succeed is evident even amidst the war.

Ukraine Tourism Chief Looks Beyond Tragedy of War to a Hopeful Tourism Future

Hotels

What Marriott’s CEO Says About the Prospect of Another Mega-Merger

Anthony Capuano, CEO of Marriott International, will not be surprised if a big merger or acquisition shakes up the hotel industry, but it most likely won't involve his brand.

What Marriott’s CEO Says About the Prospect of Another Mega-Merger

Hotels

IHG CEO Chides Ready-Made Blanket Approaches For Its Global Hotels

For global companies, there's no one-size-fits-all approach to growth. IHG is demonstrating that with its perspective on microeconomics, calculated technological investments, and by maintaining high brand standards.

IHG CEO Chides Ready-Made Blanket Approaches For Its Global Hotels

Online Travel

Google Is Reviving Price Guarantee Program for Flights

Many travel brands have been toying with financial technology, or fintech, to cater to new consumer needs brought on by the pandemic. Google's latest revival probably won't be a one-hit wonder.

Google Is Reviving Price Guarantee Program for Flights

Tourism

Disney Parks Blends Virtual and Physical Experiences to Elevate Storytelling

Disney is about to be a century old. Its focus on immersive storytelling demonstrates it's not thinking like a centenarian.

Disney Parks Blends Virtual and Physical Experiences to Elevate Storytelling

Online Travel

Barry Diller Disparages Work From Home as ‘a Crock’

When it comes to work from home, Expedia Group Chairman Barry Diller doesn't "get it," but he's not shy telling you about it.

Barry Diller Disparages Work From Home as ‘a Crock’