Articles tagged “trends”

TripAdvisor’s Liability Issue and 11 Other Top Digital Stories This Week

TripAdvisor’s Liability Issue and 11 Other Top Digital Stories This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in digital news, a lawsuit against TripAdvisor tests the limits of its responsibility to travelers, and check out our 2020 megatrends for a big-picture look at Google's role in travel, the future of payments, and more.

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The Megatrends Defining Travel in 2020 and 8 Other Top Tourism Stories This Week

The Megatrends Defining Travel in 2020 and 8 Other Top Tourism Stories This Week

Danielle Hyams, Skift

This week in tourism news, Skift released its annual megatrends list. For 2020, we predict among the trends a rise in subscription services, a continued focus on wellness, and an emphasis on protecting destinations — the latter of which could not come at a more crucial time.

1 month ago

IAG CEO Retires and 5 Other Top Aviation Stories This Week

IAG CEO Retires and 5 Other Top Aviation Stories This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in aviation, IAG CEO Willie Walsh announced he will retire after 40 influential years in the industry, and don't miss our 2020 megatrends, including an analysis of the rise of ultra-long-haul flights.

1 month ago

Airbnb Cracks Down on Party Houses and 9 Other Top Hospitality Stories This Week

Airbnb Cracks Down on Party Houses and 9 Other Top Hospitality Stories This Week

Danielle Hyams, Skift

This week in hospitality news, Airbnb began its promised crackdown on party houses in Los Angeles, plus Marriott is still waiting to see exactly how much it has to pay in European fines stemming from a massive data breach.

1 month ago

Is the Future of Wellness Travel in Going Niche?

Is the Future of Wellness Travel in Going Niche?

Leslie Barrie, Skift

Wellness travelers don’t just want cookie-cutter retreats anymore. In 2020, expect more creative, specialized wellness experiences that cater to more of what this style of traveler really wants.

2 months ago

What Consumers Told Us About Travel in 2019: Top Survey Findings From Skift Research

What Consumers Told Us About Travel in 2019: Top Survey Findings From Skift Research

Meghan Carty, Skift Research

Skift Research surveyed all types of travelers in 2019, highlighting the staying power of food tourism, how best to track the travel preferences of millennials and Gen Zers, and more. The top findings of the year will get you ready for 2020.

2 months ago

This Year’s Top 10 Airline Developments and 5 Other Top Aviation Stories This Week

This Year’s Top 10 Airline Developments and 5 Other Top Aviation Stories This Week

Faye Chiu, Skift

This week in aviation, JetBlue announces Salt Lake City as its new headquarters, and Boeing halts production on the 737 Max. We also take a look at the top 10 industry developments in 2019 and Sun Country's unlikely deal with Amazon.

2 months ago

Expedia’s Anxious Workers and 12 Other Top Digital Stories This Week

Expedia’s Anxious Workers and 12 Other Top Digital Stories This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in digital news, Expedia Group Chairman Barry Diller went to Seattle HQ to spread some optimism, plus we have the details on Sun Country's new deal with Amazon.

2 months ago

Michigan Funding Axed and 15 Other Top Tourism Stories This Week

Michigan Funding Axed and 15 Other Top Tourism Stories This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in tourism, the longstanding Pure Michigan marketing campaign will soon go dark. For a minute, Brand USA was similarly in trouble, and we have the story behind Thomas Cook owing at least $12 billion.

2 months ago

Airbnb’s Policy to Protect Hosts From Scammers and 10 Other Top Hospitality Stories This Week

Airbnb’s Policy to Protect Hosts From Scammers and 10 Other Top Hospitality Stories This Week

Faye Chiu, Skift

This week in hospitality, Airbnb announced a series of measures to protect hosts from misbehaving guests. Meanwhile, U.S. hospitality chains confront labor shortages, and demand is growing for luxury tented camps as mindful travel gains traction.

2 months ago

2020 Forecast for the Hotel Sector and 7 Other Top Hospitality Stories This Week

2020 Forecast for the Hotel Sector and 7 Other Top Hospitality Stories This Week

Jasmine Ganaishlal and Spencer Lee, Skift

This week in hospitality, as the next decade fast approaches, Skift Research shares its forecast of slow but optimistic growth in the hotel industry. We also take a closer look at who the next generation of hotel franchisees are and what challenges they face.

2 months ago

Expedia’s Search for Its Next CEO and 11 Other Top Digital Stories This Week

Expedia’s Search for Its Next CEO and 11 Other Top Digital Stories This Week

Jasmine Ganaishlal and Spencer Lee, Skift

This week in digital, Expedia's senior executive Barry Diller has major changes to juggle going into 2020, starting with finding a new CEO. Meanwhile, in an unexpected turn, the younger generation is more likely to seek aid from travel advisors.

2 months ago