Articles tagged “trends roundups”

Midterm Election Fallout and 18 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Midterm Election Fallout and 18 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in tourism, the U.S. midterm elections and a new split Congress were top of mind. If you've overdosed on political news, don't miss an introduction from our new Asia Editor and ramped-up coverage of travel advisors, including a new weekly newsletter: Travel Advisor Innovation Report.

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Marriott’s Soft Quarter and 4 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Marriott’s Soft Quarter and 4 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in hospitality, Marriott is focused on the Starwood integration despite its "sobering" third quarter earnings, and Belmond stays quiet about a possible sale of the company.

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Booking’s Prepaid Hotel Model and 10 Other Digital Trends This Week

Booking’s Prepaid Hotel Model and 10 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in digital news, we analyzed third quarter earnings from major players. Booking emphasizes the prepaid hotel model and TripAdvisor's experiences and restaurants businesses are looking up.

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Icelandair to Buy Wow Air and 5 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Icelandair to Buy Wow Air and 5 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, Icelandair is buying its rival Wow Air, while carriers around the world try to solve their food-waste problem.

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Destination Marketers Become Managers and 7 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Destination Marketers Become Managers and 7 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in tourism, some destination marketers are broadening their roles and becoming destination managers, more invested in the local economy and issues like overtourism. Speaking of growth, the number of Chinese tourists traveling without a group are increasing in number.

1 week ago

The Promise of Voice and 8 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

The Promise of Voice and 8 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in hospitality, don't miss a long read on the potential of voice technology for vacation rentals and private accommodations, plus stories on Hyatt’s Two Roads Hospitality deal and Wyndham's La Quinta deal.

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Spirit’s Competition and 7 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Spirit’s Competition and 7 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, we analyzed Spirit's performance in an era of increased competition from legacy carriers, which are offering their own basic economy fares. Plus, Kenya Airways and British Airways are making moves in Africa.

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Booking Invests in Grab and 6 Other Digital Trends This Week

Booking Invests in Grab and 6 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in digital news, we analyzed the implications of Booking Holdings' $200 million investment in Grab, as well as Google's new hotel search. Google is making competitive strides, but there's still work to be done.

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Evolution of Mexico Vacations and 7 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Evolution of Mexico Vacations and 7 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

In tourism news this past week, we looked at how the traditional American vacation to Mexico is changing because of recent tumult, and how Brand USA is using the NFL's London Games to woo visitors back to the U.S.

3 weeks ago

Marriott’s Labor Unrest and 7 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Marriott’s Labor Unrest and 7 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

In hospitality news this past week, Marriott's labor unrest may be a precursor for more widespread strife across the industry, and Accor's latest earnings show its struggle with making two investments pay off.

3 weeks ago

United’s Fuel Price Hedge and 4 Other Aviation Trends This Week

United’s Fuel Price Hedge and 4 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

In aviation news this week, United raises ticket prices to help offset rising fuel costs, while Qatar Airway's CEO claims he's ready to pull out of the Oneworld airline alliance for good.

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Expedia’s Hunger for Deals and 8 Other Digital Trends This Week

Expedia’s Hunger for Deals and 8 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

In digital news this week, Expedia CEO Mark Okerstrom says a good deal is never off the table, and Expedia Chairman Barry Diller calls for Google to be regulated, while Beijing-based Shiji shares its plans for business beyond China.

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