Articles tagged “trends roundups”

Wow Air on Reinvention and 6 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Wow Air on Reinvention and 6 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, Iceland-based carrier Wow Air adapts to an increasingly competitive market for low-cost travel. Then, Emirates considers taking over Etihad Airways, which would create the world’s largest airline, measured by passengers carried.

2 days ago

The Future of Experiences and 9 Other Tourism Trends This Week

The Future of Experiences and 9 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in tourism, we released a deep dive on the evolution of selling tours, activities, experiences, and whatever else you want to call them. We also have in-depth stories on handling hurricanes in the Caribbean and the controversy surrounding the use of influencers.

2 days ago

Hilton Grows All-Inclusives and 8 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Hilton Grows All-Inclusives and 8 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in hospitality, Hilton announced a partnership with Playa Hotels & Resorts to grow Hilton’s portfolio of all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean and Latin America. Meanwhile, CitizenM discusses what constitutes real innovation.

3 days ago

TripAdvisor’s Professional Content and 13 Other Digital Trends This Week

TripAdvisor’s Professional Content and 13 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in digital news, we have two stories on developments at TripAdvisor. The long-trusted site is now leaning toward content created by professionals, and offering a personalized recommendation feed.

3 days ago

Gulf Carrier Pact Tension and 8 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Gulf Carrier Pact Tension and 8 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, American Airlines CEO Doug Parker said one of the three largest Gulf carriers is competing unfairly. Then EasyJet and Ryanair discuss potential Brexit disruption.

1 week ago

U.S. Fixes Data Glitch and 12 Other Tourism Trends This Week

U.S. Fixes Data Glitch and 12 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in tourism, the U.S. National Travel and Tourism Office cleaned up its data: Nearly 77 million international travelers visited the United States in 2017, up 2 percent year-over-year. Meanwhile, TUI Group buys Musement, stepping further into tours and activities.

1 week ago

Jail Time for Fake Reviews and 13 Other Digital Trends This Week

Jail Time for Fake Reviews and 13 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in digital news, a person who was paid to write fake hotel reviews on TripAdvisor received a nine-month prison sentence. Don't miss two more stories on what Apple's doing with push notifications and augmented reality.

1 week ago

Hilton-Foursquare Mobile Concierge and 5 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Hilton-Foursquare Mobile Concierge and 5 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in hospitality, Hilton worked with Foursquare to introduce a new feature called Explore, with recommendations from Hilton employees. And business travelers get more options with homeshares and hostels.

1 week ago

Panic Buttons and 9 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Panic Buttons and 9 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in hospitality, hotel companies band together and pledge to keep their workers safe with panic buttons and other measures. Plus, hotels see more compression nights and we have the latest on Airbnb affecting meetings and corporate travel.

2 weeks ago

Google Is Rigged and 12 Other Digital Trends This Week

Google Is Rigged and 12 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in digital news, Google gives preference to its own products, so how will competitors react, and what does this mean for innovation in travel? Then we have Ctrip earnings, a long look at TripAdvisor's interest in packages, and massive layoffs at Tripping.

2 weeks ago

Travel CEOs Meet With Trump and 10 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Travel CEOs Meet With Trump and 10 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in tourism, 20 months into Trump's presidency, travel CEOs finally got to sit down with Trump and discuss the health of the industry, and the president's role in maintaining that health. The U.S. Travel Association is now focusing on domestic growth and shutting down Project: Time Off.

2 weeks ago

Why National Carriers Exist and 5 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Why National Carriers Exist and 5 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, don't miss our new deep dive into the history, economics, and psychology behind national airlines, many of which struggle chronically. We also looked at how and why airlines raise fees — and how they might do it better.

2 weeks ago