Articles tagged “trends roundups”

TripAdvisor’s Liability Issue and 11 Other Top Digital Stories This Week

TripAdvisor’s Liability Issue and 11 Other Top Digital Stories This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in digital news, a lawsuit against TripAdvisor tests the limits of its responsibility to travelers, and check out our 2020 megatrends for a big-picture look at Google's role in travel, the future of payments, and more.

1 week ago

The Megatrends Defining Travel in 2020 and 8 Other Top Tourism Stories This Week

The Megatrends Defining Travel in 2020 and 8 Other Top Tourism Stories This Week

Danielle Hyams, Skift

This week in tourism news, Skift released its annual megatrends list. For 2020, we predict among the trends a rise in subscription services, a continued focus on wellness, and an emphasis on protecting destinations — the latter of which could not come at a more crucial time.

1 week ago

IAG CEO Retires and 5 Other Top Aviation Stories This Week

IAG CEO Retires and 5 Other Top Aviation Stories This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, IAG CEO Willie Walsh announced he will retire after 40 influential years in the industry, and don't miss our 2020 megatrends, including an analysis of the rise of ultra-long-haul flights.

1 week ago

Airbnb Cracks Down on Party Houses and 9 Other Top Hospitality Stories This Week

Airbnb Cracks Down on Party Houses and 9 Other Top Hospitality Stories This Week

Danielle Hyams, Skift

This week in hospitality news, Airbnb began its promised crackdown on party houses in Los Angeles, plus Marriott is still waiting to see exactly how much it has to pay in European fines stemming from a massive data breach.

1 week ago

This Year’s Top 10 Airline Developments and 5 Other Top Aviation Stories This Week

This Year’s Top 10 Airline Developments and 5 Other Top Aviation Stories This Week

Faye Chiu, Skift

This week in aviation, JetBlue announces Salt Lake City as its new headquarters, and Boeing halts production on the 737 Max. We also take a look at the top 10 industry developments in 2019 and Sun Country's unlikely deal with Amazon.

4 weeks ago

Expedia’s Anxious Workers and 12 Other Top Digital Stories This Week

Expedia’s Anxious Workers and 12 Other Top Digital Stories This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in digital news, Expedia Group Chairman Barry Diller went to Seattle HQ to spread some optimism, plus we have the details on Sun Country's new deal with Amazon.

4 weeks ago

Michigan Funding Axed and 15 Other Top Tourism Stories This Week

Michigan Funding Axed and 15 Other Top Tourism Stories This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in tourism, the longstanding Pure Michigan marketing campaign will soon go dark. For a minute, Brand USA was similarly in trouble, and we have the story behind Thomas Cook owing at least $12 billion.

1 month ago

Airbnb’s Policy to Protect Hosts From Scammers and 10 Other Top Hospitality Stories This Week

Airbnb’s Policy to Protect Hosts From Scammers and 10 Other Top Hospitality Stories This Week

Faye Chiu, Skift

This week in hospitality, Airbnb announced a series of measures to protect hosts from misbehaving guests. Meanwhile, U.S. hospitality chains confront labor shortages, and demand is growing for luxury tented camps as mindful travel gains traction.

1 month ago

2020 Forecast for the Hotel Sector and 7 Other Top Hospitality Stories This Week

2020 Forecast for the Hotel Sector and 7 Other Top Hospitality Stories This Week

Jasmine Ganaishlal and Spencer Lee, Skift

This week in hospitality, as the next decade fast approaches, Skift Research shares its forecast of slow but optimistic growth in the hotel industry. We also take a closer look at who the next generation of hotel franchisees are and what challenges they face.

1 month ago

Expedia’s Search for Its Next CEO and 11 Other Top Digital Stories This Week

Expedia’s Search for Its Next CEO and 11 Other Top Digital Stories This Week

Jasmine Ganaishlal and Spencer Lee, Skift

This week in digital, Expedia's senior executive Barry Diller has major changes to juggle going into 2020, starting with finding a new CEO. Meanwhile, in an unexpected turn, the younger generation is more likely to seek aid from travel advisors.

1 month ago

The Uncertain Future of Asia’s Elephant Tourism Biz and 17 Other Top Tourism Stories This Week

The Uncertain Future of Asia’s Elephant Tourism Biz and 17 Other Top Tourism Stories This Week

Jasmine Ganaishlal and Spencer Lee, Skift

This week in tourism, don't miss our deep dive exploring the highly polarized business of elephant tourism in Asia. Meanwhile, Puerto Rico plans to expand business travel with its launch of high-tech entertainment hub El Distrito in 2020.

1 month ago

Thomas Cook’s Rivals Snap Up Its Assets and 5 Other Top Aviation Stories This Week

Thomas Cook’s Rivals Snap Up Its Assets and 5 Other Top Aviation Stories This Week

Jasmine Ganaishlal and Spencer Lee, Skift

This week in aviation, there are plenty of spoils from the collapse of Thomas Cook, and now rival brands are scrambling to scoop them up. Meanwhile, Australian online travel agency Luxury Escapes is growing at a rapid pace, and it's piquing the interest of some major potential investors.

1 month ago