Articles tagged “travel”

How I Plan to Cover the World’s Most Exciting Travel Region as Skift’s New Asia Editor

How I Plan to Cover the World’s Most Exciting Travel Region as Skift’s New Asia Editor

Raini Hamdi, Skift

Our first Asia Editor, Raini Hamdi, starts with us today and shares how she intends to cover the vast, fast, diverse, and dynamic region of Asia. Apart from remembering to breathe deeply, she'll be focusing on the stories that count.

1 week ago

The 21 Uncomfortable Truths That I Have Learned About the Travel Industry

The 21 Uncomfortable Truths That I Have Learned About the Travel Industry

Rafat Ali, Skift

Never accused of holding back on what we think, what we have learned and unlearned. My lessons from six years of Skift and eight years exploring the travel industry.

3 months ago

Travel Industry Feeling Spry as More of the World Goes Gray

Travel Industry Feeling Spry as More of the World Goes Gray

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Instead of doing nothing when they retire, older people increasingly want to travel more. This is good news for the travel industry but it needs to work out better ways to target the baby boomer generation.

5 months ago

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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.

5 months 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.

5 months 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.

5 months 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.

7 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.

11 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.

11 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.

2 years 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.

2 years ago