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Articles tagged “subscriptions”

Online Travel

Summer Subscriptions Surge Puts eDreams Odigeo on Pathway to Recovery

The Spanish online booking group has added 500,000 subscribers in the past three months. This may be the surest validation of the model the travel industry has seen to date.

Summer Subscriptions Surge Puts eDreams Odigeo on Pathway to Recovery

Online Travel

Tripadvisor Finetunes Its Subscription Travel Bet

Perhaps you spent the pandemic moving house, baking bread, or home-schooling your kids. Tripadvisor spent the crisis tweaking its product mix to sell more subscriptions while also refreshing its mobile app. Mad props to everyone for making the most of things.

Tripadvisor Finetunes Its Subscription Travel Bet

Online Travel

Tripadvisor Plus Creates Less Friction and Lower Costs for Hotels

Adding channel managers to bypass global distribution systems Amadeus and Sabre isn't a super-duper game-changer for Tripadvisor Plus, but less friction and lower fees can lead to greater traction.

Tripadvisor Plus Creates Less Friction and Lower Costs for Hotels

Online Travel

Fintech, Superapps and Subscriptions Will Spur Flurry of Online Travel Copycats

In its rough outlines, Expedia begot Trip.com Group while Kayak and ITA Software begot Google Travel. Get ready for a flurry of clones in fintech, superapps, and subscription services in travel. In fact, it's already happening.

Fintech, Superapps and Subscriptions Will Spur Flurry of Online Travel Copycats

Online Travel

Tripadvisor Board Members Deliver Business for New Subscription Program

Tripadvisor CEO Steve Kaufer told Skift that Tripadvisor Plus is "a super-high priority for the company." The program may find enthusiasts at the property level, but so far the largest hotel chains don't appear to be leaping on board.

Tripadvisor Board Members Deliver Business for New Subscription Program

Online Travel

Clear Files for IPO in a Year Business Travelers Are Staying Away From Airports

The tech company Clear is hoping an IPO will help it fast-track a path to profitability. But for 11 years, it has been faster at speeding up security lanes than in getting to breakeven.

Clear Files for IPO in a Year Business Travelers Are Staying Away From Airports

Online Travel

Tripadvisor Seeks Credit Card Partners to Boost Subscription Sales

A Friday earnings call helped analysts quantify the potential of Tripadvisor's new direct-to-consumer subscription product. New numbers for the company as a whole were also hopeful. But wary hotel chains, resentful online travel agencies, and raging virus variants still pose risks.

Tripadvisor Seeks Credit Card Partners to Boost Subscription Sales

Online Travel

4 Key Takeaways From Skift’s Loyalty and Subscription Summit

The pandemic has proven the resilience of loyalty programs. But it has also suggested the need for travel brands to supplement their loyalty programs with subscription-based products that address complementary needs.

4 Key Takeaways From Skift’s Loyalty and Subscription Summit

Coronavirus

How to Implement a Subscription Product in Travel

Naysayers might say subscriptions don't work in the travel space, but proponents say it's about execution. The keys to being successful are adaptability with the changing times, customer needs, and authentic relationship building — easier said than done, of course.

How to Implement a Subscription Product in Travel

Online Travel

Tripadvisor Bets Subscriptions Will Foster Resilience in the Travel Industry

Access, curation, and creating value for both consumers and suppliers are critical to the success of Tripadvisor's new subscription product, says a top executive. The company's still working out the kinks with Tripadvisor Plus, but the early word is promising.

Tripadvisor Bets Subscriptions Will Foster Resilience in the Travel Industry