Articles tagged “trends”

Auctioning Premium Seats and 8 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Auctioning Premium Seats and 8 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, carriers are auctioning off premium seats to squeeze every last dollar out of each flight, and the union representing pilots at Frontier Airlines said it finally reached a tentative pay agreement.

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Reinvention of Hostels and 6 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Reinvention of Hostels and 6 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in hospitality, we have a deep dive on the evolution of hostels, which are now undergoing some uneasy corporatization. Then we looked at the departure of Onefinestay's CEO and Airbnb's slowing growth.

1 day ago

TripAdvisor Launches Redesign and 11 Other Digital Trends This Week

TripAdvisor Launches Redesign and 11 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in digital news, TripAdvisor's redesign includes a new content and social feed that aims to convert browsers into buyers. We also have the latest on Almundo giving Despegar a run for its money in Latin America, and Sabre buying Farelogix for $360 million.

2 days ago

TUI and Thomas Cook Tackle Brexit and 10 Other Tourism Trends This Week

TUI and Thomas Cook Tackle Brexit and 10 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in tourism, companies with deep interests in the UK like TUI and Thomas Cook are anxious to see what the UK's impending withdrawal from the European Union will really mean for them. Nearby, tour buses in Rome are facing new restrictions on how many of them can clog up the city center.

2 days ago

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.

1 week ago

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.

1 week ago

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.

1 week ago

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.

1 week ago

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.

2 weeks 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.

2 weeks ago

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.

2 weeks ago

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.

2 weeks ago