Articles tagged “trends”

Marriott’s Growth Plans and 8 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Marriott’s Growth Plans and 8 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in hospitality, Marriott discusses its goals to build more quality hotels under its lifestyle brands, and explains the difficulty of competing with big tech. Plus, Ennismore's CEO goes into the details of its new co-working brand.

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The Delicate Balance of Discount Tickets and 8 Other Aviation Trends this Week

The Delicate Balance of Discount Tickets and 8 Other Aviation Trends this Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in aviation, Alaska and United negotiate how many last-minute seats they're willing to leave open, the CEO of British Airways opens up about the airline's troubles, and Emirates' investment in entertainment technology makes its customer experience top-notch.

2 days ago

U.S. Customs Looks to Blockchain and 5 Other Digital Trends This Week

U.S. Customs Looks to Blockchain and 5 Other Digital Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in digital news, the federal government considers blockchain for monitoring travelers, the EU will wait to put Google's flight and hotel platforms under the microscope, and Lastminute.com hopes to grab TUI's market share.

3 days ago

Brexit Threatens Ireland’s Travel Industry and 4 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Brexit Threatens Ireland’s Travel Industry and 4 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in tourism, take a deep dive into Ireland’s past as it confronts an uncertain future as a destination post-Brexit. Plus, Mexico’s new tourism strategy leaves many worried and a city in Southern California gets walloped by visitors attracted by wildflowers.

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Marriott Loyalty Members Air Complaints and 3 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Marriott Loyalty Members Air Complaints and 3 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in hospitality, disgruntled Bonvoy members hope to spark change with a public complaint website, India's upscale hotel market is ripe for innovation, and the CEO of Booking Holdings explains his lack of surprise at Airbnb's latest acquisition.

1 week ago

The Ethiopian Boeing 737 Max Crash and 11 Other Aviation Trends this Week

The Ethiopian Boeing 737 Max Crash and 11 Other Aviation Trends this Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in aviation, the FAA responded in an unusual way following the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, which might make things difficult for Southwest. Meanwhile, Lufthansa hit a new milestone in digital booking patterns.

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Universal’s Harry Potter Ride and 4 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Universal’s Harry Potter Ride and 4 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in tourism, Universal reveals the details of its newest Harry Potter attraction, while Brexit anxiety continues to permeate the travel industry. Plus, don't miss our deep dive into the importance of the Amazon's cacay nut.

1 week ago

Google’s Hotel Site and 7 Other Digital Trends This Week

Google’s Hotel Site and 7 Other Digital Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in digital news, Google's easy-to-use hotel destination threatens to shake up the booking industry, and we explore the potential impact of Elizabeth Warren's proposal to regulate big tech. Plus, multi-purpose delivery platform Meituan Dianping takes over as the go-to site for hotels in China.

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Disney’s Star Wars Lands and 4 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Disney’s Star Wars Lands and 4 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in tourism, guests are lining up to get into the new Star Wars additions at California’s Disneyland and Florida’s Disney World, while travel agencies look hard at their own role in overtourism. Plus, we visit Kashmir and examine the ethics of traveling to a region torn by violence.

2 weeks ago

JetBlue, Alaska Squeezed by Fare War and 6 Other Aviation Trends this Week

JetBlue, Alaska Squeezed by Fare War and 6 Other Aviation Trends this Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in aviation, smaller airlines suffer as economy fares reach extreme lows, Southwest and American fear that ongoing disputes with unions could harm operations, and the Green New Deal has the potential to shake up the airline business.

2 weeks ago

Airbnb Buys HotelTonight and 9 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Airbnb Buys HotelTonight and 9 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in hospitality, Airbnb expands into last-minute hotel booking with its new acquisition, and we examine what that means for HotelTonight. Plus, Marriott's CEO Arne Sorenson testified before a U.S. Senate panel following a major data breach.

2 weeks ago

Certify and Chrome River Join Forces and 13 Other Digital Trends This Week

Certify and Chrome River Join Forces and 13 Other Digital Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in digital news, expense giant SAP Concur may finally be getting some real competition, we go into the details of CWT's plans to up its tech game, and we look at how hotels are starting to use new tools to monitor online price listings.

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