Articles tagged “trends roundups”

Red Lion Sues Hard Rock and 4 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Red Lion Sues Hard Rock and 4 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week's hospitality news was a bit contentious. Red Lion sues Hard Rock, Chipotle makes customers sick, and Marriott and Hilton crack down on guest cancellations.

4 hours ago

The Future of Corporate Travel and 12 Other Tourism Trends This Week

The Future of Corporate Travel and 12 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in tourism, conventions were top of mind: cities leverage their innovation economies to drive convention growth and at GBTA, corporate travel appears stagnant.

6 hours ago

Mobile-Friendly Hotels and 3 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Mobile-Friendly Hotels and 3 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in hospitality we thought a lot about direct booking. Premier Inn proves it doesn't need online travel agencies and hotels that are mobile-friendly might not need them as much either.

6 days ago

Blockchain Could Disrupt Expedia and Airbnb and 10 Other Digital Trends This Week

Blockchain Could Disrupt Expedia and Airbnb and 10 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week's digital news had us thinking about disruption. TUI's CEO said blockchain could threaten Expedia and Airbnb, and homesharing and ridesharing become more normal among business travelers.

6 days ago

Human Interaction Versus Technology and 8 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Human Interaction Versus Technology and 8 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week's tourism news included a debate on human interaction. Business travelers want to be left alone, but millennial leisure travelers attend events compulsively because they're dying of FOMO, or fear of missing out.

1 week ago

United’s Financial Forecast Rises and 3 Other Aviation Trends This Week

United’s Financial Forecast Rises and 3 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in aviation news, airlines manage to hold onto their customers despite some unpopular actions, whether its devaluing miles or dragging someone off a plane.

1 week ago

Pod Hotels Thinks Small to Grow Big and 3 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Pod Hotels Thinks Small to Grow Big and 3 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week's hospitality news was all about long-term growth. Skift got an inside look into the strategies of Pod Hotels, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, and Design Hotels.

2 weeks ago

Flying Cars and 3 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Flying Cars and 3 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in tourism, business travelers were relieved to see the laptop ban winding down. Then we examined the future of flying cars, which seem no more accessible than helicopters right now.

2 weeks ago

Trivago Outspends TripAdvisor on U.S. TV Ads and 5 Other Digital Trends This Week

Trivago Outspends TripAdvisor on U.S. TV Ads and 5 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week's digital news focused on advertising. Numerous travel campaigns won at Cannes Lions, and Carnival and Trivago throw more money and weight behind their ad efforts.

2 weeks ago

Designing an Airline Seat From Scratch and 2 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Designing an Airline Seat From Scratch and 2 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week, airlines split the difference between profitability and customer satisfaction. SAS competes with both low-cost and legacy carriers, and Skift gets an inside look at designing a new coach seat.

3 weeks ago

Booking.com Expands Beyond Hotels and 6 Other Digital Trends This Week

Booking.com Expands Beyond Hotels and 6 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week's digital news is about new frontiers. Booking.com gets into flights, cars, and restaurants; cryptocurrencies gain traction in payments; and the meetings industry tries using influencers.

3 weeks ago

Trump Travel Ban Partially Upheld and 7 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Trump Travel Ban Partially Upheld and 7 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in tourism, Trump's travel ban demands "bona fide" connections in the U.S. In other government news, mayors tell Skift how they deal with undesirable tourism identities.

3 weeks ago