Articles tagged “trends roundups”

Standard Hotels CEO Talks Up Same-Day Booking and 6 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Standard Hotels CEO Talks Up Same-Day Booking and 6 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in hospitality we thought about removing friction. Airbnb's hotel-like concept could standardize homesharing; the Standard Hotels CEO sees value in easy, same-day booking, and hotels try to reduce guests' anxiety.

4 days ago

Snap Shows the Promise of Visual Search and 10 Other Digital Trends This Week

Snap Shows the Promise of Visual Search and 10 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week's digital news was all about new frontiers. Snap bets on visual-first searching; augmented reality gains traction at events, and there's a whole crop of apps devoted to easing travel anxiety.

4 days ago

Delta Doesn’t Want Anyone to Buy Basic Economy and 6 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Delta Doesn’t Want Anyone to Buy Basic Economy and 6 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in aviation we explored upgrades and related matters. Among them, Delta doesn't want flyers to settle for basic economy, but would rather have them pay more for better service.

5 days ago

Trump Slams Puerto Rico and 12 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Trump Slams Puerto Rico and 12 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in tourism news, we thought about China -- both as an outbound market and creator of a new global tourism group -- but closer to home, Puerto Rico struggles to repair its infrastructure.

5 days ago

Hotel Safety and 8 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Hotel Safety and 8 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in hospitality, reeling from the tragedy in Las Vegas, we put serious thought into what we call Permanxiety: a near-constant state of worry afflicting travelers today.

2 weeks ago

Travel in an Age of Permanxiety and 10 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Travel in an Age of Permanxiety and 10 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in tourism, amid the Cuba travel warning, we were preoccupied with what we call Permanxiety: the near-constant state of worry afflicting travelers in the current geopolitical climate.

2 weeks ago

Google’s New Earbuds With Real-Time Translation and 11 Other Digital Trends This Week

Google’s New Earbuds With Real-Time Translation and 11 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in digital news, we reported that disruptor Airbnb was the most-installed travel app in September, but the real-time translation of Google Pixel Buds could transform travel just as fundamentally.

2 weeks ago

What Monarch Air’s Bankruptcy Means for European Aviation and 6 Other Aviation Trends This Week

What Monarch Air’s Bankruptcy Means for European Aviation and 6 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in aviation, stateside we talked about perks like custom-designed bedding, but in Europe the market is in flux from several recent failures: Alitalia, Air Berlin, and Monarch Air.

2 weeks ago

Ryanair’s Pilot Drama and 5 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Ryanair’s Pilot Drama and 5 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in aviation, there was talk of bad behavior. Ryanair cancels flights due to poor planning, JetBlue criticizes U.S. airlines over anti-consumer power, and the EU investigates Lufthansa's surcharge.

4 weeks ago

European Destinations Target Chinese Travelers and 10 Other Tourism Trends This Week

European Destinations Target Chinese Travelers and 10 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in tourism, we looked at destination marketing. Visit Florida wants tourists post-hurricane, Visit Philly taps into the black travel movement, and European cities are wooing Chinese travelers.

4 weeks ago

What Airbnb Should Do With Resy and 6 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

What Airbnb Should Do With Resy and 6 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week's biggest piece of hospitality news was Airbnb linking up with Resy, the home-sharing giant's latest step toward becoming a superbrand of travel.

4 weeks ago

Expedia Wants to Loosen Google’s Travel-Advertising Grip and 10 Other Digital Trends This Week

Expedia Wants to Loosen Google’s Travel-Advertising Grip and 10 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in digital news, we thought about new beginnings. Expedia's new CEO wants to chip away at Google's dominance and Expedia-supported Despegar successfully launched an IPO.

4 weeks ago