Articles tagged “trends”

Travel’s Greatest Acquisition and 8 Other Digital Trends This Week

Travel’s Greatest Acquisition and 8 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in digital news, we released a major undertaking: the oral history of the Booking.com acquisition. This is a must-read for anyone who wants to understand the inner workings of online travel.

2 days ago

Airbnb China’s New President and 3 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Airbnb China’s New President and 3 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in hospitality, Airbnb China named a new president, plus we have videos of Airbnb and Accor execs talking strategy at Skift Forum Europe.

2 days ago

Puerto Rico’s New Hope and 10 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Puerto Rico’s New Hope and 10 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in tourism, we have an essential long read on the state of tourism in Puerto Rico as it continues recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Maria.

3 days ago

Norwegian Air’s Possible Sale and 4 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Norwegian Air’s Possible Sale and 4 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, we analyzed the second quarter earnings of Norwegian Air and Delta. We'll be watching the status of a potential Norwegian sale.

3 days ago

JetBlue’s New Competition and 3 Other Aviation Trends This Week

JetBlue’s New Competition and 3 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, we're a little skeptical of JetBlue saying it's not worried about competing with its founder, who may be starting a new airline as soon as 2020.

1 week ago

Disney’s New Hope and 6 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Disney’s New Hope and 6 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in tourism, we have news on product development in the cruise and theme park sectors. But on a less-fun note, why aren't companies doing a better job serving women and travelers with disabilities?

1 week ago

The Amazon Factor and 7 Other Digital Trends This Week

The Amazon Factor and 7 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in digital news, we explored Google and Facebook's travel ambitions. And coming up: anyone in travel who wants to learn from Amazon's success should sign up for our free Skift Call on Tuesday, July 10.

1 week ago

Accor Combines Loyalty Programs and 3 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Accor Combines Loyalty Programs and 3 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in hospitality, we have stories on the triumphs and tribulations of Accor combining loyalty programs, and its related use of biometrics.

1 week ago

Accor Is Buying Half of SBE Entertainment Group and 5 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Accor Is Buying Half of SBE Entertainment Group and 5 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in hospitality, AccorHotels is buying half of SBE Entertainment Group for $319 Million, Oracle Hospitality appointed a new top boss, and Hotelbeds' executive chairman spoke about the role of wholesalers.

2 weeks ago

Impact of Mass Shootings and 12 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Impact of Mass Shootings and 12 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in tourism, we considered two sobering topics: the impact of so many mass shootings in the U.S. on inbound visitation, and the effects of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding Trump's travel ban.

2 weeks ago

London’s Mobile Gaming App and 9 Other Digital Trends This Week

London’s Mobile Gaming App and 9 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in digital news, London is using a mobile gaming app to battle overtourism since tourists are already married to their phones, and credit card rewards are getting more targeted and competitive.

2 weeks ago

The Pitfalls of Booze on Planes and 3 Other Aviation Trends This Week

The Pitfalls of Booze on Planes and 3 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, we weighed the pros and cons of something flyers take for granted: drinking on board. Carriers don't want drunk, belligerent passengers, but they also don't want to lose their reliable booze revenue, either.

2 weeks ago