Articles tagged “summer travel”

EasyJet Gets a Boost From Last-Minute Summer Bookings

EasyJet Gets a Boost From Last-Minute Summer Bookings

Simon Foy, Bloomberg

Nothing helps a European budget carrier more than less-oppressive summer weather.

2 months ago

It’s Summer and Everyone Is Writing About Overtourism

It’s Summer and Everyone Is Writing About Overtourism

Rosie Spinks, Skift

The intense media coverage of overtourism during high summer season makes sense, but putting the onus on travelers to solve it misrepresents the deeper issues at play.

3 months ago

With Boeing 737 Max Still Grounded, Expect Delays at U.S. Airports This Summer

With Boeing 737 Max Still Grounded, Expect Delays at U.S. Airports This Summer

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

U.S. airlines are becoming more sophisticated with their operations, so they normally might not be worried about extra summer travelers. But three airlines still do not know when they will be able to fly their Boeing 737 Max jets, and that's a problem.

4 months ago

The Best Luxury Experiences for Summer Travel

The Best Luxury Experiences for Summer Travel

Colin Nagy, Skift

There are a lot of discerning experiences vying for a customer's money. Here are some worth your time as you set out on the road this summer.

1 year ago

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American Airlines Expands Its European Footprint With New Seasonal Routes

American Airlines Expands Its European Footprint With New Seasonal Routes

American Airlines + Skift

American Airlines is tapping into secondary European markets with new routes to destinations that are growing increasingly popular with travelers, such as Iceland, Budapest, and Prague.

1 year ago

Travel Habits of Americans: 42 Percent Aren’t Taking a Vacation This Summer

Travel Habits of Americans: 42 Percent Aren’t Taking a Vacation This Summer

Dan Peltier, Skift

Unless there's a flood of last-minute vacation planners who will book trips in the coming days, weeks or months, many U.S. travelers are saying that they're hunkering down for another summer of little to no time away from the office.

2 years ago

U.S. Airlines and Investors Say Cheap Airfares Won’t Stick Around Next Year

U.S. Airlines and Investors Say Cheap Airfares Won’t Stick Around Next Year

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

Many travelers have enjoyed cheaper than usual airfares in recent months. But that's all part of a cycle that's about to change as U.S. airlines look to increase revenues and curb seat growth amid terrorist attacks and unfavorable currencies.

3 years ago

3 Charts Showing U.S. Travelers’ Plans For Summer Vacations

3 Charts Showing U.S. Travelers’ Plans For Summer Vacations

Dan Peltier, Skift

It looks like another healthy summer travel season for the U.S. is on its way.

3 years ago

Skift Survey: Americans Rethink Summer European Travel Plans After Attacks

Skift Survey: Americans Rethink Summer European Travel Plans After Attacks

Rafat Ali, Skift

European travel season isn't looking great this year, with recent terrorist attacks and fears of more coming. Travel brands are bracing for the downturn.

3 years ago

Airbnb Says It Hosted a Record 17 Million Guests This Summer

Airbnb Says It Hosted a Record 17 Million Guests This Summer

Dan Peltier, Skift

What's next for Airbnb now that it's the mainstream?

4 years ago

Labor Day Travelers Can Expect Lowest Gas Prices in a Decade

Labor Day Travelers Can Expect Lowest Gas Prices in a Decade

Dan Peltier, Skift

Labor Day is one of the iconic U.S. drive holidays and if Americans have saved about $500 per household on cheaper gas so far this year, that's extra money hotels, airlines and destinations can compete for.

4 years ago

Priceline Names California as Americans’ Top Booked Summer Destination

Priceline Names California as Americans’ Top Booked Summer Destination

Dan Peltier, Skift

After Visit California's recent funding boost to levels of $100 million annually and launching its largest marketing plan to date in May, we can't say for sure if this is what's helping drive Americans to book California more so than other states for summer travel, but it certainly isn't hurting.

4 years ago