Articles tagged “subscriptions”

Online Travel

Expedia Will Soon Get Access to Ryanair Flights as the Companies Make Peace

The Expedia-Ryanair hotel partnership earlier this year was an early signal that the two big travel companies were on the precipice of settling long-standing differences.

Expedia Will Soon Get Access to Ryanair Flights as the Companies Make Peace

Online Travel

Tripadvisor Plus Is Officially Dead: Here’s Why It Didn’t Work

Subscriptions were supposed to be the next big thing in travel. It hasn't worked out that way. eDreams Odigeo's program seems to be doing well, but most of the others are struggling.

Tripadvisor Plus Is Officially Dead: Here’s Why It Didn’t Work

Online Travel

Ryanair Is a Missing Piece in eDreams Odigeo’s Subscription Business

eDreams Odigeo's Prime subscription plan seems to be growing at a strong pace despite not offering Europe's largest airline. Could Ryanair and eDreams come to terms? Never say never.

Ryanair Is a Missing Piece in eDreams Odigeo’s Subscription Business

Hotels

Ennismore Launches Twist on Hotel Loyalty: $5 Rooms and Surprise Trips

Drop culture can reshape the approach to experiential loyalty for hospitality brand Ennismore — but it needs to ensure enough experiences to go around to avoid frustrating its members.

Ennismore Launches Twist on Hotel Loyalty: $5 Rooms and Surprise Trips

Short-Term Rentals

Inspirato Lays Off 6% of Workforce, Second Round of Cuts This Year

Inspirato's woes do not appear to be a reflection of the broader luxury sector. Perhaps luxury subscriptions, though, don't have as much value in the eyes of wealthy travelers as the company purports.

Inspirato Lays Off 6% of Workforce, Second Round of Cuts This Year

Hotels

Soho House Wants Members to Buy Extras in Path to Unlocking Profits

Know what's cool? Having cool people join your member's clubs. Know what's even cooler? Having members buy your high-margin upsells, like food and skincare products.

Soho House Wants Members to Buy Extras in Path to Unlocking Profits

News Blog

Avianca Launches Subscription Program Just For Business Travelers

South America’s Avianca has rolled out a subscription program just for businesses. The Colombian airline has partnered with Caravelo, a company that builds subscription platforms for airlines. The new program follows a similar tie-up it announced with Europe’s Wizz Air earlier this month. Avianca Access differs, however, as it’s targeting corporate travelers only, who gain…

Hotels

IHG’s Six Senses Is Adding Luxury Global Membership Clubs

Six Senses CEO Neil Jacobs would like to multiply consumers' encounters with his brand beyond occasional hotel and resort stays. A potential paid membership product would let luxury travelers hop among new clubs, building on a model Soho House has popularized.

IHG’s Six Senses Is Adding Luxury Global Membership Clubs

News Blog

Wizz Air Launches Flight Subscription Program

Low-cost carrier Wizz Air has launched a flight subscription program, opting for the same platform that Alaska Airlines uses. The European airline has partnered with Caravelo, a company that builds subscription platforms for airlines. They claim the program, called MultiPass, is a first for Europe. It will initially be available for six months for the…

Hotels

Hoshino Resorts Wants to Take Japanese Hospitality Overseas

Yoshiharu Hoshino, the CEO of Hoshino Resorts, doesn't follow the crowd. He's taking steps to combat overtourism and brand bloat in Japan while testing travel subscriptions. And he wants to bring Japanese inns to America.

Hoshino Resorts Wants to Take Japanese Hospitality Overseas