Articles tagged “trends”

Lessons From India’s Online Travel Market and 10 Other Digital Trends This Week

Lessons From India’s Online Travel Market and 10 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in digital news, be sure to read our new deep dive on the innovations coming out of India's $2 billion online travel market, and what other players can learn from it about competition, pricing, and marketing.

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Google’s Front Desk Tool and 4 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Google’s Front Desk Tool and 4 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in hospitality, Google is working with Hyatt among others on a translation device for front desks, and luxury car companies are partnering with high-end hotels. And don't miss our upcoming Skift Call on Jan. 16 about what's really going on with financial pessimism in 2019.

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JetBlue’s Possible Europe Expansion and 13 Other Aviation Trends This Week

JetBlue’s Possible Europe Expansion and 13 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, JetBlue finally nears a decision on flying to Europe, Virgin Atlantic may take over Flybe, and Air France may shut down its millennial-focused airline Joon.

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Visit Florida’s New CEO and 10 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Visit Florida’s New CEO and 10 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in tourism, Visit Florida gained its first female CEO, Dana Young, who is also the first former state elected official in the role. And don't miss our upcoming Skift Call on Jan. 16, free and open to the public, in which our research team breaks down the financial storm clouds hanging over 2019.

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Palau Demands Respect and 8 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Palau Demands Respect and 8 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in tourism, Palau continues insisting that tourists help safeguard its natural environment and culture. Then, safaris are not what they used to be. Younger travelers with less to spend and an eye on conservation have more options.

2 weeks ago

Southwest Co-Founder Legacy and 3 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Southwest Co-Founder Legacy and 3 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, the deeply influential S​outhwest co-founder Herb Kelleher passed away. We also have a story on the carrier ending its agreement with Wi-Fi provider Panasonic Avionics, and a look at Norwegian Air's shaky future.

2 weeks ago

Marriott Data Breach Update and 5 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Marriott Data Breach Update and 5 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in hospitality, Marriott said its massive data breach wasn't quite as bad as originally thought. Then, we have a long read on how hotels are navigating the rocky road of incorporating homesharing into their businesses.

2 weeks ago

Travel Apps Share User Data With Facebook and 3 Other Digital Trends This Week

Travel Apps Share User Data With Facebook and 3 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in digital news, we have two stories on personal data. A new privacy report found that some travel apps including Kayak, TripAdvisor, and Skyscanner shared user data from their Android apps with Facebook. Then, an update on the massive Marriott data breach.

2 weeks ago

Thomas Cook’s Hard Year and 10 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Thomas Cook’s Hard Year and 10 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in tourism, we reviewed the many factors that made Thomas Cook's share price fall this year. Similarly, we looked back at 25 Travel Moments That Mattered in 2018, including Royal Caribbean's stake in Silversea, a groundbreaking museum in the Deep South, and more.

4 weeks ago

Lufthansa’s Antitrust Allegations and 7 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Lufthansa’s Antitrust Allegations and 7 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, Lufthansa faces a formal complaint alleging that it refused to supply its cheapest fares through global distribution systems. Then, don't miss our 25 Travel Moments That Mattered in 2018, including Qantas' Perth-London route, Ryanair's first union contract, and more.

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Expedia Faces Lawsuit and 9 Other Digital Trends This Week

Expedia Faces Lawsuit and 9 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in digital news, Expedia is facing a lawsuit over its allegedly deceptive collection of fees with Reservations.com. And don't miss our 25 Travel Moments That Mattered in 2018, including Amadeus' purchase of TravelClick, Booking's investment in Didi, and more.

4 weeks ago

Airbnb Mulls Property Management and 5 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Airbnb Mulls Property Management and 5 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in hospitality, Airbnb reportedly is leading a $75 million investment round into Lyric Hospitality, possibly getting deeper into property management. Then don't miss our 25 Travel Moments That Mattered in 2018, including commission cuts for meeting planners, panic buttons, and more.

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