Articles tagged “surveys”

Money to Travel, Just Not Booking Yet: Amadeus Consumer Poll

Money to Travel, Just Not Booking Yet: Amadeus Consumer Poll

Sean O'Neill, Skift

The year has been so horrible for the travel sector that it can be easy to forget about consumers' pent-up demand to explore the world. This survey is a helpful reminder.

2 months ago

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Prioritizing Community, Curiosity, and an Open Exchange of Ideas to Define Travel’s Future

Prioritizing Community, Curiosity, and an Open Exchange of Ideas to Define Travel’s Future

SkiftX

The COVID-19 pandemic has proven that the future of travel will be built through an open exchange of informed opinions, ideas, and perspectives from those on the front lines of the industry. SkiftX is taking our own approach by gathering community perspectives from our influential audience of travel leaders.

6 months ago

Here’s What Airbnb Is Confidentially Telling Potential Investors About a New Survey

Here’s What Airbnb Is Confidentially Telling Potential Investors About a New Survey

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Airbnb will likely have no trouble raising money, assuming the valuation and terms are palatable to investors, but it's dubious that they will chip in a few hundred million dollars each based on the supposedly inherent advantages of Airbnb's product.

7 months ago

Traveler Sentiment Tracking Gets Spotlight With Medallia’s Intent to Go Public

Traveler Sentiment Tracking Gets Spotlight With Medallia’s Intent to Go Public

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Customer-experience software companies Medallia, which is planning to go public this year, and Qualtrics, which SAP has just acquired for $8 billion, are receiving cash injections that should rev up their services. That's significant news for travel businesses that depend heavily on positive customer sentiment but increasingly face customer survey fatigue.

2 years ago

Travel Habits of Americans: Gen Xers Lead Hotel-Mobile Bookings Among U.S. Travelers

Travel Habits of Americans: Gen Xers Lead Hotel-Mobile Bookings Among U.S. Travelers

Dan Peltier, Skift

It's not a tsunami, but it's been clear for some time that the tides are turning: Skift's data show 23 percent of U.S. consumers who booked a hotel in the past year used a smartphone to do so. The waters – or mobile hotel bookings – will only keep rising.

3 years ago

Travel Habits of Americans: U.S. Travelers Shun Airline Loyalty Programs

Travel Habits of Americans: U.S. Travelers Shun Airline Loyalty Programs

Dan Peltier, Skift

Many airlines have rewritten loyalty rules in recent years to make their programs more profitable and reward the most lucrative travelers. But our data show many U.S. travelers don't want to play by those rules and aren't loyal to any airline.

3 years ago

Travel Habits of Americans: Strong U.S. Dollar Means Little to Outbound Tourists

Travel Habits of Americans: Strong U.S. Dollar Means Little to Outbound Tourists

Dan Peltier, Skift

Skift's data show many U.S. adults weren't planning an international trip this year even with a stronger dollar, but for those who were a more favorable exchange rate largely wasn't a make-it-or-break-it factor in the decision process.

3 years 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.

3 years ago

4 Out of 5 UK Travelers Considering U.S. Travel Say a Laptop Ban Won’t Change Plans

4 Out of 5 UK Travelers Considering U.S. Travel Say a Laptop Ban Won’t Change Plans

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Although the number of people actively reconsidering changing their plans is small at this stage, you'd expect it to increase if and when a ban comes into force.

3 years ago

Travel Habits of Americans: 87 Percent Haven’t Yet Messaged With a Travel Brand

Travel Habits of Americans: 87 Percent Haven’t Yet Messaged With a Travel Brand

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Given all the hype about messaging, it's eye-opening that only one out of eight American travelers say they have electronically chatted with a travel brand.

4 years ago

Travel Habits of Americans: 34% of Americans Didn’t Take a Break in 2016

Travel Habits of Americans: 34% of Americans Didn’t Take a Break in 2016

Jason Clampet, Skift

Compared to previous years we've done this survey, there's been an improvement. But really: a third of Americans say they didn't get a break in 2016, and that's not good.

4 years ago

Survey: One-Third of UK Tourists Less Likely to Visit U.S. Because of Trump

Survey: One-Third of UK Tourists Less Likely to Visit U.S. Because of Trump

Patrick Whyte, Skift

In the end it will be difficult to tell if UK outbound travel to the U.S. will be hurt more by the poor pound-to-dollar exchange rate or the unfriendly welcome the new U.S. president is showing some visitors.

4 years ago