Articles tagged “trends roundups”

Highest-Paid Online Travel CEOs and 8 Other Digital Trends This Week

Highest-Paid Online Travel CEOs and 8 Other Digital Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in digital news, be sure to check out our list of 2018's top-paid CEOs in online travel. We also look at how hospitality startup Sonder plans to use its new funds, and explore Sunweb's growth strategy as a tour package company in Europe.

2 days ago

UNESCO’s Failure With Venice and 9 Other Tourism Trends This Week

UNESCO’s Failure With Venice and 9 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in tourism, we explore why UNESCO kept Venice off its list of cities in danger and look at the challenges facing the U.S. as a destination. Plus, we've compiled a comprehensive guide to the most exciting players in travel.

2 days ago

Oyo Claims It Has Overtaken IHG and 13 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Oyo Claims It Has Overtaken IHG and 13 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in hospitality, Oyo is jostling to become one of the largest hotel brands worldwide, expanding aggressively into new markets and leveraging its ability to offer lower prices. Meanwhile, Marriott encounters difficulties related to resort fees and a recent data breach.

3 days ago

Delta’s Loyalty Offering Improves Direct Booking and 4 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Delta’s Loyalty Offering Improves Direct Booking and 4 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in aviation, Delta's investment in its loyalty program leads to happy customers and better business. Plus, we make a tough choice as to what we believe it the most exciting region for airlines so far this year. Check out the story to read where it is and why.

3 days ago

Booking Holdings Delays New Resort Fee Policy and 4 Other Digital Trends This Week

Booking Holdings Delays New Resort Fee Policy and 4 Other Digital Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in digital news, Booking Holdings has trouble implementing its new commission charges, and two key travel platforms in Asia compete to serve the likely growing number of Muslim pilgrims to Saudi Arabia. Plus we take a look at some of the privacy issues inherent in building a smart city.

1 week ago

Georgia’s Tourism Opportunity and 7 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Georgia’s Tourism Opportunity and 7 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in tourism, there may be an upside to Georgia's current political climate, the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam embraces its own limitations, and Thailand encourages visitors to venture off the beaten path.

1 week ago

Fastjet CEO Quits and 5 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Fastjet CEO Quits and 5 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in aviation, Fastjet CEO Nico Bezuidenhout steps down following millions in losses for the airline, and we examine how Air France-KLM has changed since getting a new CEO a year ago. Plus we talk to the man responsible for keeping Southwest's aircraft looking neat and polished.

1 week ago

Booking CEO Shakeup and 20 Other Digital Trends This Week

Booking CEO Shakeup and 20 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in digital news, Gillian Tans is abruptly out as CEO of Booking.com, replaced by Glenn Fogel. Then at Skift Tech Forum, we spoke to an array of tech execs on stage: Expedia on helping travelers sort out trip delays, Carnival on the internet of things, and a former Facebook investor on surveillance capitalism.

2 weeks ago

Biggest Airline Innovation and 11 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Biggest Airline Innovation and 11 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, don't miss our collection of retrospective stories on the industry, including the highs and the lows, to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Airline Weekly.

2 weeks ago

Expedia’s Resort Fee Fix and 9 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Expedia’s Resort Fee Fix and 9 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in hospitality, Expedia Group ruled out charging commissions on hotel resort fees. Then at Skift Tech Forum, we spoke to Marriott on stage about owning the whole traveler journey, and Expedia on connecting travelers with hotels to sort out flight delays.

2 weeks ago

Brand USA’s Future and 12 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Brand USA’s Future and 12 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in tourism, Brand USA fights to prove its relevance and secure funding under the Trump administration. Then outgoing UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced the country’s first tourism sector deal, plus we examined the cruise industry's massive pollution problem.

2 weeks ago

Oyo Plans $300 Million U.S. Expansion and 12 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Oyo Plans $300 Million U.S. Expansion and 12 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in hospitality, India-based startup Oyo aims to majorly increase its presence in the U.S. and Langham CEO Stefan Leser discusses his goal of expanding into key cities in Europe. Plus, we talk to Shiji's chief operating officer about how the tech company best serves hotels in the China market.

3 weeks ago