Articles tagged “student travel”

Hotels

Gen Z Gives Surprising Boost to Some Hotels

Some hoteliers that cater to Gen Z see many of today's young people spending a larger share of their discretionary income on travel than Millennials did.

Gen Z Gives Surprising Boost to Some Hotels

Tourism

India Daily: Oyo Showed Strength in U.S. Bookings in the 4th Quarter

Oyo’s planned expansion into the U.S. comes shortly after the company revived its potential initial public offering plans. Surely, there's a lot brewing but not without a fair share of challenges.

India Daily: Oyo Showed Strength in U.S. Bookings in the 4th Quarter

Tourism

Skift India Daily: Airbnb Hosts in India Earned Over $12 Million from Family Travel

Families are seeking to make up for lost time with new and exciting experiences. It’s time that brands and tour operators shift their focus to this segment, and understand their needs to make their trips more appealing.

Skift India Daily: Airbnb Hosts in India Earned Over $12 Million from Family Travel

News Blog

Indians May Have to Wait Till 2024 to Secure U.S. Visa Appointments

Indians wanting to visit the U.S., may have a long wait ahead of them as appointment slots for visas are not available anytime sooner than 2024. You heard that right — almost a two-year wait for visa appointments! A backlog of visa applications at the U.S. embassy coupled with consular staffing gaps created by the…

Hotels

Majority Stake in The Student Hotel Chain to Be Sold to Singapore, Dutch Funds

Singaporean fund GIC and Dutch pension manager APG are placing a bet on hybrid hospitality with this deal. While private student housing is an old model, The Student Hotel cleverly optimizes how it sells its space to students, travelers, and professionals needing co-working space, depending on shifting demand.

Majority Stake in The Student Hotel Chain to Be Sold to Singapore, Dutch Funds

Business Travel

A Daughter of Nigerian Immigrants Helping Under-Represented Students See the World

Studying abroad doesn't have to be a pipe dream for young Hispanic and African Americans. Bola Ibidapo's Too Fly Foundation is on a mission to help young people overcome the barriers they face in their communities that prevent them from traveling the globe.

A Daughter of Nigerian Immigrants Helping Under-Represented Students See the World

Travel Agents

Flight Centre Confronts Airline Commission Cuts

Flight Centre Travel Group is a global travel agency so it should be able to handle Air New Zealand and Qantas getting around to slashing travel agent commissions two decades after Delta Air Lines kicked off the trend in the U.S. It won't be without some pain, however.

Flight Centre Confronts Airline Commission Cuts

Hotels

Why This Hybrid Hospitality Brand Ripped Out Its Tech Stack

Einstein said space-time is warped by matter and energy. The Student Hotel has a big idea, too. It thinks about what it sells in a matrix of space and time. Hoteliers: Study up.

Why This Hybrid Hospitality Brand Ripped Out Its Tech Stack

Tourism

Daily Podcast: The Megatrends to Know for 2022

Good morning from Skift. It's Thursday, January 20, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: The Megatrends to Know for 2022

Tourism

How International Students Won’t Be a Boost for the U.S. Travel Economy This Fall

While the travel exemption opens up opportunities for international students, the U.S. still has a long way to go to accommodate them. It begs the question of how much these students are willing to endure and how much more this will continue to hurt the travel economy.

How International Students Won’t Be a Boost for the U.S. Travel Economy This Fall