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Articles tagged “subscriptions”

Online Travel

Tripadvisor Plus Is Case Study in Online Travel Hype

Less than a year ago, a Tripadvisor pitch deck about Tripadvisor Plus touted its "multibillion dollar revenue potential." Despite the company expressing confidence in Plus when it scrapped its business model in September, Tripadvisor admitted last week "we haven't found the product-market fit that we're looking for."

Tripadvisor Plus Is Case Study in Online Travel Hype

Online Travel

The Tripadvisor Earnings Call That Became a Sales Pitch for Viator

Whether it is hotel-like commission levels on the online travel agencies, new product features, or market share gains, Tripadvisor was unabashedly selling the virtues of a Viator IPO — or deal. It's not a winner-take-all market, but rivals have narrowed any competitive gap.

The Tripadvisor Earnings Call That Became a Sales Pitch for Viator

Hotels

Daily Podcast: Hilton’s China Ambitions

Good morning from Skift. It's Thursday, February 17, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Hilton’s China Ambitions

Airlines

Alaska Airlines Debuts Subscription Model for Flights

Alaska Airlines's new subscription service could shift the company's sales strategy. It may push the carrier to build lifetime customer value rather than see each purchase as a one-off transaction.

Alaska Airlines Debuts Subscription Model for Flights

Airlines

Daily Podcast: Investing in Airline Loyalty

Good morning from Skift. It's Tuesday, February 15, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Investing in Airline Loyalty

Hotels

Inspirato’s Public Debut Receives Investor Endorsement of Subscription Travel

Unlike Airbnb and Vrbo, which have struggled at times to attract ample numbers of hosts to meet demand, Inspirato and its subscription model play in a more focused space. Although there is plenty of competition, there are tons of potential home leases to lay siege for around the world where the monied set want to jet and play.

Inspirato’s Public Debut Receives Investor Endorsement of Subscription Travel

Business Travel

Travel Tech Firm Mondee Strikes Subscription Partnership Ahead of Going Public

Mondee's highly tactical deal taps into Arthur J. Gallagher & Co's sprawling network of small businesses and associations, which could drive subscriptions for its TripPlanet platform.

Travel Tech Firm Mondee Strikes Subscription Partnership Ahead of Going Public

Tourism

Vail Resorts Uproar Highlights a Subscription Model Risk

Some skiers say Vail Resorts had an epic fail with its Epic Pass. But the fascinating interplay between the U.S. ski giant's subscription model and its mergers-and-acquisitions strategy means it will maintain its dynamic stance.

Vail Resorts Uproar Highlights a Subscription Model Risk

Business Travel

Accenture Looks to Reinvent Travel Loyalty for an Eco-Conscious World

Travel brands have little choice but to make a fresh start with their loyalty programs, because they can't keep on extending points and status forever.

Accenture Looks to Reinvent Travel Loyalty for an Eco-Conscious World

Luxury

Inspirato Reports Growth in Luxury Subscription Travel Ahead of Going Public

So far, luxury travel club Inspirato is on track with the projections it made in June for its growth. Other companies looking at subscription or luxury products should take note of its latest pitch deck.

Inspirato Reports Growth in Luxury Subscription Travel Ahead of Going Public