Articles tagged “travel recovery”

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Rebooting Customer Experience to Bring Back Travel’s Magic: New Skift-McKinsey Research

The Covid-19 pandemic upended life as we know it, and devastated the travel industry globally. As travel volumes are returning in many parts of the world, it will be essential to put renewed focus on customer experience in the months ahead. Travel companies that fail to do so risk being left behind in the recovery.

Rebooting Customer Experience to Bring Back Travel’s Magic: New Skift-McKinsey Research

Hotels

Airbnb Claims Leadership of the Travel Recovery But Now Cautions on Variants

Airbnb is indeed showing strength, but is its hubris about leading the travel recovery a bit overblown?

Airbnb Claims Leadership of the Travel Recovery But Now Cautions on Variants

Online Travel

How Travel Brands Should Think About Their Financial Agendas for 2021 and Beyond

The pandemic caused massive disruption for travel industry financials, decimating balance sheets and driving large debt loads. Yet travel demand is coming back more quickly than expected, and companies that take advantage of strategic financial opportunities now will be in a position to control their own destinies through the recovery and beyond.

How Travel Brands Should Think About Their Financial Agendas for 2021 and Beyond

Hotels

New Report: Back to Hospitality — Getting Smarter and More Profitable In a Post-Covid World

2021 is shaping up as a critical year for hospitality recovery and reinvention as countries around the world start to reopen to tourism. In this new report, Skift and Oracle Hospitality present the results of a 2021 global research study exploring business strategies, guest needs, and emerging technologies hotels will use to accelerate their recovery.

New Report: Back to Hospitality — Getting Smarter and More Profitable In a Post-Covid World
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Tourism

New Research: 5 Trends From Travel’s 2021 Summer Surge

Expedia Group Media Solutions’ Q2 2021 Travel Recovery Trend Report features the latest research and key data on how travel is returning, with actionable insights to help guide the industry as it captures new demand.

New Research: 5 Trends From Travel’s 2021 Summer Surge

Hotels

Revenge Investing in Hotels Could Be the Next Big Thing

For those hotel owners who managed to survive the pandemic by their wits or the U.S. paycheck protection program and need cash infusions, the investors are coming. The investors are coming.

Revenge Investing in Hotels Could Be the Next Big Thing

Airline Weekly

JetBlue Prunes New Pandemic Routes as Recovery Accelerates

JetBlue Prunes New Pandemic Routes as Recovery Accelerates

Online Travel

What Short-Term Rentals Need to Know About Summer’s Key Travel Trends

Beyond’s ‘Short-Term Rental Industry Summer Trends Report’ deep dives into the short-term rental market, giving operators and managers actionable steps on how to navigate the post-pandemic leisure boom.

What Short-Term Rentals Need to Know About Summer’s Key Travel Trends

Tourism

Spain Bungles Tourism Reopening But These Are Early Days

Spain's travel reopening was hurried and confusing for prospective travelers. Wait a few weeks and customs' lanes will be crowded again.

Spain Bungles Tourism Reopening But These Are Early Days

Short-Term Rentals

Skift Short-Term Rental and Outdoor Summit Video: The Evolution of Flex Multifamily Buildings

In this conversation with Will Lucas, founder and CEO of Mint House, we hear more about the Mint House concept, what flex multifamily buildings are, and why they're an investable asset class. 

Skift Short-Term Rental and Outdoor Summit Video: The Evolution of Flex Multifamily Buildings

Hotels

Airbnb to Introduce Host Improvements and Flexible Search Tools for Guests

Airbnb is pledging to make improvements to hosts' tools, some of which the company merely announced because implementation will take several months. Hosts will be looking to see if there is substance beyond public relations exercises.

Airbnb to Introduce Host Improvements and Flexible Search Tools for Guests

Coronavirus

India’s Covid Nightmare Leaves Its Travel Industry Reeling

India's devastating second wave of the pandemic is arresting the pace of the travel recovery, at least for the short-term. It's too early to tell if the shrinking industry will be able to cater to the vast pent-up demand once Covid is under control.

India’s Covid Nightmare Leaves Its Travel Industry Reeling