Articles tagged “summer”

10 Biggest Tourism Headlines of the Summer Travel Season

10 Biggest Tourism Headlines of the Summer Travel Season

Dan Peltier, Skift

This was anything but a sleepy summer. The Trump administration, Brexit, and overtourism — to name a few tourism topics — definitely kept us on our toes during the past few months and we expect more news on these fronts in the months ahead.

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

Skift Survey: Majority of Americans Will Take Little to No Vacation This Summer

Skift Survey: Majority of Americans Will Take Little to No Vacation This Summer

Rafat Ali, Skift

The American Vacation Revolution is long overdue. Which unicorn startup will disrupt American no-vacation mentality and corporate all-work-and-no-play policies?

4 years ago

What Travel Brands Can Learn From Facebook About Summer Travel Habits

What Travel Brands Can Learn From Facebook About Summer Travel Habits

Joyce Manalo, Skift

Getting a holistic view of summertime conversations on Facebook takes away a little bit of the guesswork in creating, planning, and distributing content.

4 years ago

Travel Habits of Americans: Almost Half Didn’t Take a Single Day Off This Summer

Travel Habits of Americans: Almost Half Didn’t Take a Single Day Off This Summer

Rafat Ali, Skift

Americas are overworked, and not taking enough days off in summer for a long vacation, much to the detriment of the overall travel industry here in U.S.

4 years ago

Expedia Piggybacks on #TBT Social Media Trend for Summer Promotion

Expedia Piggybacks on #TBT Social Media Trend for Summer Promotion

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Expedia is showing off its marketing acumen by tapping into a popular social media trend that gets people talking about the brand and thinking about their own upcoming trips.

5 years ago

Las Vegas Mixes Real-Life and Social Campaigns for Latest Marketing Pitch

Las Vegas Mixes Real-Life and Social Campaigns for Latest Marketing Pitch

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Digital tools are allowing destinations to spread the marketing messages further than ever before, but agencies need to be creative and comprehensive to break through the competition.

5 years ago

Americans Are Spending More on Summer Vacations This Year

Americans Are Spending More on Summer Vacations This Year

Samantha Shankman, Skift

This summer is set to reach post-recession highs on almost all accounts, giving travel marketers greater competition and opportunities to cash in on newly confident U.S. travelers.

5 years ago

Summer Travel Prices on the Rise as U.S. Demand Rebounds

Summer Travel Prices on the Rise as U.S. Demand Rebounds

Hugo Martin, Los Angeles Times

Higher demand will always equal higher prices, but many American travelers today have found simple and sophisticated techniques to save money where they can.

5 years ago

Big Summer Vacations Certainly Not Routine Anymore

Big Summer Vacations Certainly Not Routine Anymore

Diane Stafford, Kansas City Star

The decline of the summer family vacation hits the travel industry in the gut, and the American family feels the blow, as well.

5 years ago

The Top 5 Pack-Like-a-Pro Videos on YouTube

The Top 5 Pack-Like-a-Pro Videos on YouTube

Rafat Ali, Skift

Packing shouldn't be hard, these five videos will arm you with enough tips to practice for your summer travels.

5 years ago

Majority of Americans Not Planning on Taking a Summer Vacation This Year

Majority of Americans Not Planning on Taking a Summer Vacation This Year

Rafat Ali, Skift

We need an American Vacation Revolution.

5 years ago