Articles tagged “trends roundups”

Booking’s Commission on Resort Fees and 6 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Booking’s Commission on Resort Fees and 6 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in hospitality, Booking.com takes a bold new step; Hyatt invests further in the lifestyle sector; and Agoda's CEO discusses instant booking, competitors, and its new Grab partnership.

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Thomas Cook May Sell Nordics Division and 3 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Thomas Cook May Sell Nordics Division and 3 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in aviation, a struggling Thomas Cook may drop one of its main airlines; an aviation entrepreneur leaves behind a 40-year legacy; and American Airlines deals with ongoing setbacks amid union issues.

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The Escalating Standards of Luxury and 10 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

The Escalating Standards of Luxury and 10 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in hospitality, an esteemed hotelier talks about the importance of creativity in luxury brands, Hilton loyalty members can now get perks from Lyft rides, and Airbnb has big hopes for Asia-Pacific.

6 days ago

Mozambique Tourism Looks Beyond Cyclone Kenneth and 4 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Mozambique Tourism Looks Beyond Cyclone Kenneth and 4 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in tourism, growth in luxury travelers to Mozambique is under threat, Booking launches a pilot allowing users to reserve experiences only, and some new travel clubs aim to foster a sense of community.

6 days ago

Amazon Launches Flight Bookings in India and 11 Other Digital Trends This Week

Amazon Launches Flight Bookings in India and 11 Other Digital Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in digital news, Amazon's quest to become the world's all-purpose app continues, MakeMyTrip seeks growth in China, and TripAdvisor adds new filters to enhance safety and transparency.

1 week ago

Viva Air Sees Opportunity in Venezuela and 3 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Viva Air Sees Opportunity in Venezuela and 3 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in aviation, one ultra low-cost carrier faces little competition in a turbulent Venezuela, EasyJet hopes its loyalty perks will help it navigate a difficult future, and IndiGo maps out a new strategy to expand its routes.

1 week ago

IHG Likes Third-Party Bookings and 4 Other Hospitality Trends this Week

IHG Likes Third-Party Bookings and 4 Other Hospitality Trends this Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in hospitality, IHG goes its own way when it comes to reservations, Cvent is having trouble attracting group bookings, and Choice Hotels hopes to expand its presence in the upscale market.

2 weeks ago

Norwegian Cruise Line Sees No Danger and 2 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Norwegian Cruise Line Sees No Danger and 2 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in tourism, Norwegian Cruise Line has an impressive start to the year, and a new report points to some worrying U.S. travel numbers. Plus, the CEO of one of the world's largest private travel companies shares his roadmap to curb the abundance of single-use plastics.

2 weeks ago

Booking Holdings May Buy More Companies and 7 Other Digital Trends This Week

Booking Holdings May Buy More Companies and 7 Other Digital Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in digital news, Booking Holdings looks at tactics to keep growing, and Spanish company Amadeus is taking off in the U.S. Plus, check out our deep dive into the intricacies and challenges of working with government agencies as a travel company.

2 weeks ago

Airlines Take Notice of Millennials and 3 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Airlines Take Notice of Millennials and 3 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in aviation, airlines add new routes for younger travelers, American Express has partnered with 21 airlines to offer loyalty perks, and Delta allows elite passengers extra leeway in case of life changes.

2 weeks ago

Expedia Faces Headwinds in Short-Term Rentals and 5 Other Digital Trends this Week

Expedia Faces Headwinds in Short-Term Rentals and 5 Other Digital Trends this Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in digital news, search engine optimization issues hold Expedia back, Trivago's business strategy reflects Google's growing presence in travel, and IHG emphasizes a different booking strategy using new tech.

3 weeks ago

Why U.S. Tourism Marketing Is Political and 7 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Why U.S. Tourism Marketing Is Political and 7 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in tourism, U.S. officials are increasingly skeptical of government-funded tourism bureaus and Peak DMC discusses the challenges of working in a sector with few women. Plus, we delve into some key tips for responsible travel.

3 weeks ago