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Articles tagged “travel insurance”

Short-Term Rentals

CEO Brian Chesky Wants to Deepen Moat Between Airbnb and Competitors

Retaining its focus on short-term rentals would probably be the largest contributor to any competitive moat that Airbnb has. Neither of its two largest rivals has that luxury.

CEO Brian Chesky Wants to Deepen Moat Between Airbnb and Competitors
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Travel Technology

Q&A: Putting Customer Care at the Heart of the Travel Experience

Whatever you call it — travel insurance, fintech, trip protection, peace of mind — the past several years have shown travelers the importance of having a safety net. That shift has led to new opportunities for travel brands to use insurance products to improve their technology, increase loyalty, build lifetime customer value, and drive revenue.

Q&A: Putting Customer Care at the Heart of the Travel Experience
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Travel Technology

Four Insights From the Industry’s Decision Makers on the Next Phase of Travel

During Skift Global Forum, we surveyed the travel industry’s decision makers to find out what’s on their minds as the world opens back up after the worst of the pandemic, including their thoughts on how the nature of travel is changing and the biggest headwinds for the industry, among other topics.

Four Insights From the Industry’s Decision Makers on the Next Phase of Travel

Startups

Hotailors Lands $24 Million to Build New Financial Products: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Hotaliors secures more cash to develop new products and carry out a rebrand, while insurance platform Faye wants to make claim processes even easier with fresh funding.

Hotailors Lands $24 Million to Build New Financial Products: Travel Startup Funding This Week
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Travel Booking

Executive Q&A: How Allianz Partners and Marriott International Are Reimagining Travel Insurance for the Hotel Guest

After two years of trip-planning uncertainty, a growing number of travelers are looking for the peace of mind and protection that travel insurance provides. Hospitality brands can improve guest loyalty by making enhanced insurance products and offers available — otherwise, potential guests may look elsewhere for that boost of confidence.

Executive Q&A: How Allianz Partners and Marriott International Are Reimagining Travel Insurance for the Hotel Guest
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Online Travel

Skift Loyalty Summit Video: Powering Next Generation Travel, Loyalty, and Rewards

In this video from Skift Loyalty Summit, we hear from Frederic Lalonde, CEO and co-founder at Hopper, and Matt Knise, managing vice president of U.S. Card at Capital One, about how the two companies are working together to enable a smarter travel booking and loyalty experience for customers.

Skift Loyalty Summit Video: Powering Next Generation Travel, Loyalty, and Rewards

Travel Booking

Ukraine War Sanctions Raise Questions for Travel Insurance Firms

“Do not travel” warnings protect travel insurance firms in countries directly involved. The war in Ukraine might also increase consumer awareness and demand for extensive coverage.

Ukraine War Sanctions Raise Questions for Travel Insurance Firms

Online Travel

6 Expedia Group Takeaways From Its Annual Report

How things change: Expedia said its sale of Egencia won't have a major impact on operations or financials, although in years' past the company touted Egencia as a rising star. In 2018, Egencia was its own Expedia reporting segment and accounted for 8 percent of gross bookings.

6 Expedia Group Takeaways From Its Annual Report
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Travel Technology

Megatrends 2022 Video: Why Fintech Will Be Key to the Future of Travel

In this video conversation from Skift’s Megatrends 2022 event, Skift Founder and CEO Rafat Ali spoke with Dakota Smith, chief strategy officer at Hopper, about how fintech products are ushering in a more nimble version of travel insurance attuned to the diversifying needs of today’s traveler.

Megatrends 2022 Video: Why Fintech Will Be Key to the Future of Travel

Online Travel

Amadeus Will Deploy Hopper’s Upsell Products to Airlines and Agencies

Amadeus will distribute Hopper's upsells, such as trip cancellation protection, for consumers to add when buying from airlines and agencies. Seems like B2B2B2C is the new business-to-consumer (B2C).

Amadeus Will Deploy Hopper’s Upsell Products to Airlines and Agencies