Articles tagged “trends roundups”

Marriott Loyalty Members Air Complaints and 3 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Marriott Loyalty Members Air Complaints and 3 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in hospitality, disgruntled Bonvoy members hope to spark change with a public complaint website, India's upscale hotel market is ripe for innovation, and the CEO of Booking Holdings explains his lack of surprise at Airbnb's latest acquisition.

5 days ago

The Ethiopian Boeing 737 Max Crash and 11 Other Aviation Trends this Week

The Ethiopian Boeing 737 Max Crash and 11 Other Aviation Trends this Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in aviation, the FAA responded in an unusual way following the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, which might make things difficult for Southwest. Meanwhile, Lufthansa hit a new milestone in digital booking patterns.

5 days ago

Universal’s Harry Potter Ride and 4 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Universal’s Harry Potter Ride and 4 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in tourism, Universal reveals the details of its newest Harry Potter attraction, while Brexit anxiety continues to permeate the travel industry. Plus, don't miss our deep dive into the importance of the Amazon's cacay nut.

6 days ago

Google’s Hotel Site and 7 Other Digital Trends This Week

Google’s Hotel Site and 7 Other Digital Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in digital news, Google's easy-to-use hotel destination threatens to shake up the booking industry, and we explore the potential impact of Elizabeth Warren's proposal to regulate big tech. Plus, multi-purpose delivery platform Meituan Dianping takes over as the go-to site for hotels in China.

6 days ago

Disney’s Star Wars Lands and 4 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Disney’s Star Wars Lands and 4 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in tourism, guests are lining up to get into the new Star Wars additions at California’s Disneyland and Florida’s Disney World, while travel agencies look hard at their own role in overtourism. Plus, we visit Kashmir and examine the ethics of traveling to a region torn by violence.

2 weeks ago

JetBlue, Alaska Squeezed by Fare War and 6 Other Aviation Trends this Week

JetBlue, Alaska Squeezed by Fare War and 6 Other Aviation Trends this Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in aviation, smaller airlines suffer as economy fares reach extreme lows, Southwest and American fear that ongoing disputes with unions could harm operations, and the Green New Deal has the potential to shake up the airline business.

2 weeks ago

Certify and Chrome River Join Forces and 13 Other Digital Trends This Week

Certify and Chrome River Join Forces and 13 Other Digital Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in digital news, expense giant SAP Concur may finally be getting some real competition, we go into the details of CWT's plans to up its tech game, and we look at how hotels are starting to use new tools to monitor online price listings.

2 weeks ago

Booking and Airbnb in Dead Heat and 9 Other Digital Trends This Week

Booking and Airbnb in Dead Heat and 9 Other Digital Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in digital news, Booking Holdings reveals solid progress in the realm of alternative accommodations, Airbnb sees swelling domestic markets in China and India, and car rental companies look for more ways to use smart technology to drive growth.

3 weeks ago

Marriott’s Growing Pains and 10 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Marriott’s Growing Pains and 10 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in hospitality, Marriott divulges the financial impact of its data breach and recent labor strikes, while hotel CEOs explore their mixed feelings around alternative accommodations. Plus, Marriott tries to turn "Bonvoy" into a greeting.

3 weeks ago

SeaWorld’s Rebound and 3 Other Tourism Trends This Week

SeaWorld’s Rebound and 3 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in tourism, SeaWorld adds new roller coasters as it climbs back from the Blackfish scandal, the trade war with China hurts U.S. tourism, and destinations emphasize their health-oriented attractions as wellness tourism takes over.

3 weeks ago

American Airlines May Fly to Africa and India and 4 Other Aviation Trends This Week

American Airlines May Fly to Africa and India and 4 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in aviation, American Airlines plans to use a new batch of Dreamliners to expand its routes, Delta and other U.S. airlines jostle for spots in Tokyo's very profitable Haneda airport, and Star Alliance may bulk up its loyalty program with non-airline perks.

3 weeks ago

Indonesia’s Olympics Bid and 8 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Indonesia’s Olympics Bid and 8 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in tourism, the Olympics could exacerbate Indonesia's problems with poverty, and the dissolution of Mexico's tourism board has widespread ramifications.

4 weeks ago