Articles tagged “travel”

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How Travel Brands Can Use Audience Data to Think Strategically About Customers’ Digital Moments

How Travel Brands Can Use Audience Data to Think Strategically About Customers’ Digital Moments

Parse.ly + Skift

Brands in the travel industry have a leg up over those in other industries when it comes to connecting with their customers. Audience data can help them find stories resonating at an exact moment, leading to inspiration that can create moments that matter to travelers and foster connection for brands.

4 days ago

Singapore Travel Companies Could Benefit as Spotlight Hits Trump-Kim Meeting

Singapore Travel Companies Could Benefit as Spotlight Hits Trump-Kim Meeting

Livia Yap, Bloomberg

Experts in Singapore say the quick Trump-Kim summit could have near-term negative repercussions for travel due to strict security measures. But the longer-term impact could be positive for the destination's reputation — and its hotels, airlines, and restaurants.

1 week ago

The Highest Paid Travel CEOs in Europe in 2017

The Highest Paid Travel CEOs in Europe in 2017

Patrick Whyte, Skift

European travel CEOs are paid well by most standards — but not compared with their peers across the pond.

2 weeks ago

What New UK Statistics Tell Us About the Gender Pay Gap in Travel

What New UK Statistics Tell Us About the Gender Pay Gap in Travel

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Sadly, that women get paid less than men doesn't come as a surprise but it is still shocking to see such a huge disparity. With the figures now out in the open in the UK, companies have a responsibility to see that the gap is closed as quickly as possible. We'd also like to see more diversity among the leadership teams.

2 months ago

Skift Analyst Session Finds Little Cause for Gloom in Global Travel Outlook

Skift Analyst Session Finds Little Cause for Gloom in Global Travel Outlook

Rebecca Stone, Skift Research

We think 2018 is setting up to be a solid year for growth in travel, despite lingering uncertainty over the direction of economic, foreign, and political policies around the world. Subscribe to Skift Research to learn more.

6 months ago

New Skift Research Report: 2018 Global Travel Market Outlook

New Skift Research Report: 2018 Global Travel Market Outlook

Rebecca Stone, Skift Research

With many global markets showing healthy signs of growth and consumer and business confidence high, we expect the travel industry to benefit from a solid year of macroeconomic growth in 2018.

7 months ago

Travel Companies Disappointed, Pleased or Studying Trump’s Cuba Changes

Travel Companies Disappointed, Pleased or Studying Trump’s Cuba Changes

Hannah Sampson, Dan Peltier and Deanna Ting, Skift

Now is the time for all travel companies to decline to be narrow-minded and to look at the big picture. For cruise lines to talk about the boost they might get in Cuba because hotels will be hard-hit is small-mindedness at its worst.

1 year ago

Adding Up Facebook’s Competitive Advantages in Travel

Adding Up Facebook’s Competitive Advantages in Travel

Jared Wein, Skift

Facebook has quickly gone from the experimental phase for many travel companies to a growing part of the advertising budget with its own line item. We see the importance of the platform for the travel industry continuing to grow.

1 year ago

Facebook’s Strong Growth Among Travel Brands Will Not Hurt Google

Facebook’s Strong Growth Among Travel Brands Will Not Hurt Google

Jared Wein, Skift

The intent to grow Facebook advertising is clear from both the hotels and online travel companies. As conversion continues to improve, Facebook will grow its market share within a strongly growing digital advertising pie.

1 year ago

A Germaphobic Traveler Shares Some Travel Hacks

A Germaphobic Traveler Shares Some Travel Hacks

Maxwell Williams, Bloomberg

It's a good idea to bring Clorox wipes to disinfect hotel rooms. But how many travelers actually do it? If Jeff Klein never forgets, as he claims, he has an impressive record.

1 year ago

Best Travel Television Shows to Stream This Holiday Season

Best Travel Television Shows to Stream This Holiday Season

Sarah Enelow, Deanna Ting, Skift

2016 has officially overstayed its welcome, so we're just going to run out the clock bingeing these travel shows. Bring on the escapist reality TV and rigorous schadenfreude, just as soon as we make it through airport security.

1 year ago

Advocates Are Warning ‘Dreamers’ to End Travel Abroad Before Trump Is Sworn In

Advocates Are Warning ‘Dreamers’ to End Travel Abroad Before Trump Is Sworn In

Claudia Torrens, Associated Press

Given the nasty rhetoric around immigration that surrounded the campaign of President-elect Donald Trump, we aren't surprised by the concern for those in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

2 years ago