Articles tagged “staycations”

Online Travel

Skyscanner and Gogobot Acquisitions Help Trip.com Navigate China Domestic Travel Woes

Acquisitions can have unintended consequences. Trip.com Group likely didn't view the acquisitions of Skyscanner and Gogobot as hedges against the collapse of China travel.

Skyscanner and Gogobot Acquisitions Help Trip.com Navigate China Domestic Travel Woes

Tourism

Daily Podcast: Post-Pandemic Puerto Rican Promise

Good morning from Skift. It's Tuesday, June 21 in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Post-Pandemic Puerto Rican Promise

Tourism

Travel Megatrends 2025: Far-Flung Exploration Recovers

Domestic trips catapulted to a whole new level after Covid, a trend that remains solid as the world exits a four-year downturn in 2025. But international travel is like a stubborn flame because bucket lists are alive and well, albeit reimagined. Demand for long-term stays emerges from the rising crop of conscious travelers.

Travel Megatrends 2025: Far-Flung Exploration Recovers

Tourism

Finding the Right Formula for Promoting Luxury Pandemic Staycations in Asia

Asia’s luxury hotels are competing for staycations with ideas, not price. A valuable outcome will be a rise in partnerships as hotels tie up with various local companies to curate new experiences to entice locals.

Finding the Right Formula for Promoting Luxury Pandemic Staycations in Asia

Tourism

How These European Countries Are Planning to Revive Tourism for This Summer

Here's the latest on what major European countries are doing to lure tourists for the summer. Expectations remain modest.

How These European Countries Are Planning to Revive Tourism for This Summer

Coronavirus

European Travel Ban Came Too Late and 11 Other Top Coronavirus Travel Stories This Week

In coronavirus-related travel stories this week, Skift covered the tardiness of banning European travel to the United States, Airbnb and Trivago's workforce cuts, staycations, Hilton's views on drive vacations, and Alaska Airlines' bets on its agility with domestic travelers.

European Travel Ban Came Too Late and 11 Other Top Coronavirus Travel Stories This Week

Tourism

Brexit Has Been a Boost For UK Camping Staycations

Camping in the UK is a beautiful thing to do even when Brexit isn't causing economic turmoil, which a certain Skifter witnessed first-hand this past summer. Hotel stays, however, are a more lucrative type of staycation that the government hopes more tourists will opt for.

Brexit Has Been a Boost For UK Camping Staycations

Tourism

Vacations Are Not Practical for Many Europeans

Europe is the most-visited tourist destination on the planet but it is easy to forget that residents in many of its countries have to — out of economic necessity — deal with staycations, if anything. Could this contribute to anti-tourism sentiment?

Vacations Are Not Practical for Many Europeans

Hotels

Google Data Show U.S. Staycations Rising This Summer

Despite an international increase in travel, some consumers are still looking for good deals and affordable escapes that are often only possible in their backyards.

Google Data Show U.S. Staycations Rising This Summer

Hotels

Miami Hotels Boost Business with Made-For-Locals Day Packages

Hourly rentals used to mean something very different at urban hotels, but these days it's a great ways to get locals on grounds to spend money and boost future recommendations.

Miami Hotels Boost Business with Made-For-Locals Day Packages