Articles tagged “tripadvisor”

Online Travel

Skiplagged Plays Whac-A-Mole With Southwest Flights

As the saying goes, you can run but you can't hide. Skiplagged may be marketing Southwest flights for now and helping flyers book them, but this practice doesn't have a bright future.

Skiplagged Plays Whac-A-Mole With Southwest Flights

Online Travel

Spain’s eDreams Odigeo Doubles Subscribers to 2 Million in 6 Months

Well, looky here. It isn't just short-term rentals and digital nomads "reinventing travel." eDreams Odigeo claimed a piece of that boast as it projected turning travel's business model upside down and having more than seven million members in its Prime subscription program by mid-2025.

Spain’s eDreams Odigeo Doubles Subscribers to 2 Million in 6 Months

Online Travel

A Top Exec for Tripadvisor’s Beleaguered Subscription Business Forced Out

The dominos are falling over the dashed hopes for Tripadvisor Plus. Chalk up CEO Kaufer and Chief Marketing Officer Lindsay Nelson as among the casualties with potentially more to come.

A Top Exec for Tripadvisor’s Beleaguered Subscription Business Forced Out

Online Travel

Amazon Ads Wants to Help Travel Outfits by Sharing Its Customers’ Buying Habits

It's not just all about Amazon Web Services anymore when Amazon reaches out to travel industry customers. It is still early days but Amazon Ads may one day crimp travel brands' spending on Google and Facebook.

Amazon Ads Wants to Help Travel Outfits by Sharing Its Customers’ Buying Habits

Online Travel

Tripadvisor CEO Is Leaving and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, Tripadvisor CEO Steve Kaufer announces he will leave the post in 2022, numerous hotel executives express optimism about the industry's recovery, and a large number of U.S. travel agencies struggle to serve customers due to a shortage of advisors.

Tripadvisor CEO Is Leaving and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Online Travel

What Will Tripadvisor Look for In Its Next CEO?

If the revamped Tripadvisor Plus turns out to be a flop — and it very well could be — don't put all of the blame on CEO Steve Kaufer. The board of the Liberty Tripadvisor-controlled company went along with the plan, despite obvious rate parity issues, every step of the way. Kaufer's successor will inherit the challenges.

What Will Tripadvisor Look for In Its Next CEO?

Online Travel

Apple Privacy Changes Could Give More Leverage to Big Online Travel Agencies

Personalization initiatives aside, Apple's privacy changes are a great win for travelers, but a big headache for online travel companies. The result is the biggest players have the potential to gain advantage over smaller competitors.

Apple Privacy Changes Could Give More Leverage to Big Online Travel Agencies

Online Travel

Could Tripadvisor Spin Off Viator and TheFork?

Tripadvisor could likely have more resources to invest in Viator's growth if it spun out the tours and activities brand into a separate public company. A nice way to better compete against Softbank-funded GetYourGuide and Klook.

Could Tripadvisor Spin Off Viator and TheFork?

Online Travel

Full Video: Tripadvisor CEO Stephen Kaufer at Skift Global Forum 2021

Many observers will be watching the trajectory of Tripadvisor Plus in 2022. In the video, Tripadvisor's Steve Kaufer details his thinking behind the strategy changes.

Full Video: Tripadvisor CEO Stephen Kaufer at Skift Global Forum 2021

Travel Booking

Top Travel Booking Apps: Look Who’s Winning the U.S. Now

Shifting consumer tastes in travel booking apps recently gave Hopper a boost over Booking.com and other rivals. But can the challenger brand sustain its lead?

Top Travel Booking Apps: Look Who’s Winning the U.S. Now