Articles tagged “stro2020”

Tourism

Video: A Candid Talk on Conservation and Equity in the American West at Skift Short-Term Rental & Outdoor Summit πŸ”’

Striking a balance between the need for tourist dollars and protecting fragile ecosystems and sacred sites is a growing challenge, particularly in the American West. The pandemic has driven people to the great outdoors. Catch up with some innovative ideas here that are addressing these concerns.

Video: A Candid Talk on Conservation and Equity in the American West at Skift Short-Term Rental & Outdoor Summit πŸ”’

Hotels

Video: A Conversation About Homesharing Regulation at Skift Short-Term Rental & Outdoor Summit πŸ”’

One silver lining of the pandemic may be that the tensions between short-term rental companies and cities and regulators may be easing as both sides look to revive business in these extraordinary times.

Video: A Conversation About Homesharing Regulation at Skift Short-Term Rental & Outdoor Summit πŸ”’

Tourism

Native American Interior Secretary Nominee Presents Big Promise for U.S. Outdoor Tourism

From her opposition to the fossil fuel industry to spearheading bipartisan legislation protecting public lands, Congresswoman Deb Haaland has shown she’s a fierce protector of America’s natural resources. As future Interior Secretary, she could be a giant boost for the sustainable development of outdoor travel post-Covid.

Native American Interior Secretary Nominee Presents Big Promise for U.S. Outdoor Tourism

Online Travel

Video: Interview With Airbnb Advisor Chip Conley at Skift Short-Term Rental & Outdoor Summit πŸ”’

Airbnb advisor Chip Conley had some grounding messages about the company he has seen grow into a force in travel. Never forget the original mission on which the homesharing giant was launched. It hasn't, says Conley.

Video: Interview With Airbnb Advisor Chip Conley at Skift Short-Term Rental & Outdoor Summit πŸ”’

Coronavirus

5 Key Takeaways From Skift Short-Term Rental & Outdoor Summit

Airbnb's IPO was a talking point across the two days, but this summit dived into rich and diverse sectors that have weathered the pandemic surprisingly well. The best is yet to come.

5 Key Takeaways From Skift Short-Term Rental & Outdoor Summit

Online Travel

Outdoor Travel Execs Come Clean on Digital Challenges

Whether your company is offering customers short-term rentals in big cities or, in the case of outdoor travel firms, trying to get users out into the world to enjoy nature, digital tech can be key to achieving important goals.

Outdoor Travel Execs Come Clean on Digital Challenges

Business Travel

The Time Is Now to Redefine Overtourism and Be More Responsible Travelers

Uncontrollable crowds and travel-induced community disruption happen in even less-visited tourist destinations, says a leading tour operator. His message: Don't waste an opportunity like the pandemic. Please don't rebuild to just the way things were at the end of 2019.

The Time Is Now to Redefine Overtourism and Be More Responsible Travelers

Overtourism

Surge in Outdoor Tourism Renews Equity and Inclusion Challenges in American West

With international travel largely shuttered and an exodus from cities of remote workers seeking more bucolic settings, hordes of people are flocking to federal lands in the American West. But how to balance the need for tourist dollars with protecting fragile ecosystems and sacred sites remains a challenge.

Surge in Outdoor Tourism Renews Equity and Inclusion Challenges in American West

Coronavirus

RVs and the Open Road Inspire a New Work-From-Anywhere Generation

Horizonless highways and RVs certainly have a lot of appeal in the current climate, but longer term they'll be competing against aggressive hotel and flight discounting.

RVs and the Open Road Inspire a New Work-From-Anywhere Generation

Coronavirus

Pandemic Moves Short-Term Rental Regulation More Quickly Into Public-Private Collaboration

The Covid crisis seems to have softened some of the hostilities between cities and short-term rental players. The idea of the two sides working together was once anathema, but certainly seems possible as long as their thinking keeps evolving.

Pandemic Moves Short-Term Rental Regulation More Quickly Into Public-Private Collaboration