Articles tagged “trends”

Airbnb-Branded Residences Draw Criticism and 6 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Airbnb-Branded Residences Draw Criticism and 6 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in hospitality, we have two stories on Red Lion, which is buying Knights Inn from Wyndham — but Airbnb also made waves. The unsuspecting residents of an apartment complex in Florida suddenly find themselves under Airbnb's umbrella, whether they like it or not.

2 weeks ago

Bermuda’s Same-Sex Marriage Reversal and 10 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Bermuda’s Same-Sex Marriage Reversal and 10 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in tourism, we thought about human rights. Bermuda's reversal on same-sex marriage might put a dent in its visitation, and civil rights park sites in the U.S. got new funding from a controversial source.

2 weeks ago

TripAdvisor’s New Sponsored Listings and 6 Other Digital Trends This Week

TripAdvisor’s New Sponsored Listings and 6 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in digital news, thousands of hotels are trying out TripAdvisor's new sponsored listings offering, and companies are more worried than ever about the security of their data when employees hit the road.

2 weeks ago

Fallout From the Long-Haul Battle and 4 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Fallout From the Long-Haul Battle and 4 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in aviation, we took a deeper look at long-haul flights, including the pitfalls of transatlantic basic economy and how some customers are navigating this unfamiliar space.

2 weeks ago

Expedia Tweaks Its Name and 10 Other Digital Trends This Week

Expedia Tweaks Its Name and 10 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in digital news, the big online travel agencies are deciding what's best for their futures. Expedia changed its name, slightly, to better reflect that the parent company is more than just Expedia.com. Meanwhile, Priceline's name-your-own-price feature is on the outs.

3 weeks ago

Evolution of the Hotel Front Desk and 8 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Evolution of the Hotel Front Desk and 8 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in hospitality, hotels evaluate the advantages of the private club model, and don't miss our new deep dive on the tech-driven evolution of the outdated hotel front desk.

3 weeks ago

SeaWorld’s Executive Purge and 6 Other Tourism Trends This Week

SeaWorld’s Executive Purge and 6 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in tourism, an executive exodus continues at SeaWorld, which just can't shake the pall of Blackfish. Meanwhile, TUI is buying an in-destination services business from Hotelbeds, a company that TUI previously sold. Sometimes the past comes back to help, not haunt.

3 weeks ago

U.S. Pilot Shortage Claims an Airline and 5 Other Aviation Trends This Week

U.S. Pilot Shortage Claims an Airline and 5 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in aviation, we're trying not to focus on United's stream of public relations nightmares, but we're perhaps spending more time analyzing the U.S. pilot shortage and the unnecessary frills of business class.

3 weeks ago

Airlines Fear Tariff-Sparked Trade War and 4 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Airlines Fear Tariff-Sparked Trade War and 4 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in aviation, some folks were nervous. United's CEO is handling one piece of bad press after another, while various airlines fear that President Trump's new tariffs on Chinese goods could come back to haunt them.

4 weeks ago

Artificial Intelligence Vs. Tourism Jobs and 7 Other Digital Trends This Week

Artificial Intelligence Vs. Tourism Jobs and 7 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in digital news, we looked at how mobile payments might displace cash, and how artificial intelligence might displace tourism workers — or not.

4 weeks ago

Traveling to Protest and 16 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Traveling to Protest and 16 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in tourism news, we have all the cruise developments you can handle plus two heavy hitters: an analysis of Puerto Rico's new post-hurricane visitation push and the implications of protest tourism thriving in Washington, D.C.

4 weeks ago

Airbnb Challenges Booking and Expedia, and 3 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Airbnb Challenges Booking and Expedia, and 3 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in hospitality news, Airbnb made a serious move toward attracting hotels and bed-and-breakfasts onto the platform. Missed this week's Skift Call on the Airbnb threat? Stay tuned for a podcast featuring highlights.

1 month ago