Articles tagged “trends”

Trump’s Third Travel Ban Halted and 16 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Trump’s Third Travel Ban Halted and 16 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

For this week in tourism, besides the halting of Trump's third travel ban, we concentrated on Puerto Rico's recovery plan for leisure and business travel. We also have an eye on uncertainty in Catalonia.

16 hours ago

Ryanair Settles Legal Dispute With Google and 5 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Ryanair Settles Legal Dispute With Google and 5 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in aviation, Ryanair moved past its legal dispute with Google over misleading ads, and JetBlue took a new step toward direct booking.

19 hours ago

Priceline Invests $450 Million in Chinese E-Commerce and 5 Other Digital Trends This Week

Priceline Invests $450 Million in Chinese E-Commerce and 5 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week's digital news revolved around funding. Priceline invested $450 million in Chinese e-commerce, vacation rental property management company Vacasa raised $103 million, and travel startup incubators are booming.

2 days ago

Airbnb Co-Founder Named Chairman of Airbnb China and 6 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Airbnb Co-Founder Named Chairman of Airbnb China and 6 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week Airbnb had our attention, and its attention was on China as it chose a new chairman for the country. The homesharing giant also returned to affiliate partnerships and debuted new vacation rental tools.

2 days ago

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.

1 week 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.

1 week 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.

1 week 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.

1 week 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