Articles tagged “trends roundups”

The Rise and Fall of Iceland and 12 Other Tourism Trends This Week

The Rise and Fall of Iceland and 12 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in tourism, don't miss our deep dive on the impressive boom and troublesome bust of Iceland's tourism industry since the 2008 financial crisis. This long read is an essential follow-up on our previous investigation of Iceland's rise three years ago.

17 hours ago

Eastern Europe Tackles Overtourism and 9 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Eastern Europe Tackles Overtourism and 9 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in tourism, officials in Eastern Europe are examining their western neighbors to avoid the slippery slope that leads to excessive visitation. Then Los Cabos finds a workaround for the closure of Mexico's federal tourism board.

7 days ago

Airbnb Can Inform on Rivals and 11 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Airbnb Can Inform on Rivals and 11 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in hospitality, new Airbnb settlements with Boston and Miami Beach could begin to level the playing field. Then we ask meeting planners, what would happen if Trump held the G7 at his Miami resort?

7 days ago

Google’s Big Push Into Vacation Rentals and 7 Other Digital Trends This Week

Google’s Big Push Into Vacation Rentals and 7 Other Digital Trends This Week

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

This week in digital news, hotels are getting smart about using technology to stimulate demand while Hilton turns to social media to attract millennials. Meanwhile, Google's partnership with Vacasa shows the online giant wants to own a bigger chunk of the vacation rental market.

1 week ago

Emirates Slams Suppliers and 4 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Emirates Slams Suppliers and 4 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, the president of Emirates is at the end of his rope with reliability issues stemming from Airbus and Boeing. The CEO of EasyJet is similarly calling people out — in this case, over carbon emissions.

1 week ago

The Fight to Save American Destination Marketing and 12 Other Tourism Trends This Week

The Fight to Save American Destination Marketing and 12 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in tourism, we concentrate on American DMOs whose funding remains uncertain, while Thomas Cook struggles to secure its own future through Fosun. Then we have stories on fluctuating visitation to Dubai, Mozambique, and Australia.

2 weeks ago

Marriott Finally Commits to All-Inclusives and 7 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Marriott Finally Commits to All-Inclusives and 7 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Faye Chiu, Skift

This week in hospitality news, Marriott joins the all-inclusive fray, and we examine New York City's hotel room revenue slump despite strong tourism numbers. Plus corporate housing gets a bit less boring thanks to startup Zeus Living.

2 weeks ago

AirAsia CEO Takes On New Website Role and 8 Other Digital Trends This Week

AirAsia CEO Takes On New Website Role and 8 Other Digital Trends This Week

Tom Lowry, Skift

This week in digital news, AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes took on the new role of CEO of AirAsia.com, while hotel tech startup Mews raises $33 million in a bid to challenge Oracle Hospitality. Meanwhile, ridehailing service Grab is taking advantage of Uber's exit from Vietnam.

2 weeks ago

Summer Storm Delays and 11 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Summer Storm Delays and 11 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, flyers might be able to get ahead of summer storms by understanding how airlines rearrange their schedules. Plus Ryanair named its forthcoming CEO for the main airline, Spirit upgraded its seats, and United miles will no longer expire.

2 weeks ago

The Story Behind Tech Glitches and 7 Other Aviation Trends This Week

The Story Behind Tech Glitches and 7 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, we took a tech glitch from British Airways and analyzed why the broader industry encounters these so often. Then we have stories on Delta's data breach and its dispute between pilots and management over desirable transatlantic routes.

3 weeks ago

Airbnb Beat Expedia in Bookings and 15 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Airbnb Beat Expedia in Bookings and 15 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Faye Chiu, Skift

This week in hospitality news, homesharing giant Airbnb overtakes Expedia in bookings, and budget hotel chain Oyo continues to enlarge its global footprint with its acquisition of Vegas Hooters. Plus, Marriott, IHG, Accor, and Hilton's investment in a meetings booking platform has major implications for event planners and hotel operators.

3 weeks ago

Greenland Wants American Visitors and 11 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Greenland Wants American Visitors and 11 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in tourism, Greenland, Georgia, and Venice all want visitors — but with a few caveats. Then check out our long read on cultural tours to indigenous communities and the exploitation that happens beneath the surface.

3 weeks ago