Articles tagged “thomas cook”

Tourism

Sri Lanka’s Renewed Tourism Hopes Crushed by Doubts in Biggest Source Market

Sri Lanka’s biggest inbound market — India — is turning towards alternative destinations. The current Sri Lankan political turmoil threatens to cripple the tourism industry, which is worth more than $3.6 billion to the country and is the third largest foreign exchange earner.

Sri Lanka’s Renewed Tourism Hopes Crushed by Doubts in Biggest Source Market

Business Travel

More Resort Operators Tee Up Digital Nomad Spaces in Low Season

Rich pickings from a growing pool of remote workers, but the marketing and storytelling will need to fit the product for it to really take off.

More Resort Operators Tee Up Digital Nomad Spaces in Low Season

Airlines

Dominica’s New Airport and 8 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift’s top stories this week, Dominica sets eyes on a new international airport, Amtrak plans for an expensive upgrade, and Mexico reaches pre-pandemic levels of travel.

Dominica’s New Airport and 8 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Business Travel

Can This Controversial Former Thomas Cook Exec Really Build the Next Travel Giant?

Many people will be watching the next chapter in Manny Fontenla-Novoa's career closely. Can he restore his reputation with this new pan-European travel agency?

Can This Controversial Former Thomas Cook Exec Really Build the Next Travel Giant?

Business Travel

A Superapp Betting on Corporate Travel During a Pandemic

Latin America's Rappi now offers business travel alongside things like takeaways, pet food and furniture. It doesn’t sound like a winning combination, but different parts of the world have different appetites for digitization.

A Superapp Betting on Corporate Travel During a Pandemic

Coronavirus

Vacation Rentals Lose Pandemic Edge and 15 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

This week in travel, Skift covered how the vacation rentals' advantage over hotels during the pandemic has all but disappeared, that climate change will be travel's challenge now and after the pandemic is history, and how Delta is leveraging its SkyMiles program.

Vacation Rentals Lose Pandemic Edge and 15 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Online Travel

Newly Agile Thomas Cook Is Resurrected in a Pandemic to Be an Online Travel Player

New owner Fosun will be banking on people fondly remembering this historic name, rather than reflecting on its spectacular collapse just one year ago.

Newly Agile Thomas Cook Is Resurrected in a Pandemic to Be an Online Travel Player

Business Travel

TUI Bets Big on Taking Thomas Cook Market Share

TUI CEO Fritz Joussen sounded much more upbeat than he did last December. While the Max grounding continues to cause problems for the company, holiday bookings for summer 2020 have grown. For now, it thinks it has the edge on its remaining competitors.

TUI Bets Big on Taking Thomas Cook Market Share

Business Travel

Thomas Cook’s Collapse and the Strange Hope It’s Giving Tour Operators

The absence of Thomas Cook has left a big gap to fill in a number of European markets. The early signs in the key January booking period point to a pretty good year for tour operators. Although as we know from experience, that can quickly change.

Thomas Cook’s Collapse and the Strange Hope It’s Giving Tour Operators

Business Travel

Thomas Cook Collapse Costs Tours Company Focused on Baby Boomers $5.26 Million

When a huge company goes under, others feel its impact. Saga's cruise business is performing well but tour operating is proving much tougher.

Thomas Cook Collapse Costs Tours Company Focused on Baby Boomers $5.26 Million