Articles tagged “uber”

Transport

Uber Takes Further Steps Into Travel Through Itinerary Aggregator, and More

Uber may not become a superapp anytime soon, but wants to become a bigger part of your journey and everything you do in it, that is for sure.

Uber Takes Further Steps Into Travel Through Itinerary Aggregator, and More

Online Travel

Airbnb CEO: I Don’t See a Travel Recession Coming and We Won’t Freeze Hiring

Famous last words? Well, for travel industry’s sake coming from this brutal period, we hope not!

Airbnb CEO: I Don’t See a Travel Recession Coming and We Won’t Freeze Hiring

Online Travel

Uber as Next Travel Powerhouse? Highly Doubtful

If you think Dara Khosrowshahi is going to toggle a switch and turn Uber into the next Expedia or Booking, then consider the years-long effort Booking Holdings is putting into building "the connected trip." Who's going to plan a vacation and start with a rideshare app?

Uber as Next Travel Powerhouse? Highly Doubtful

Hotels

Luxury Hospitality Loses Its Luster and More Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, luxury hospitality fails to live up to its longtime grandeur, corporate travel thrives in the first quarter, and Expedia Group appoints a Google executive to plot its advertising strategy.

Luxury Hospitality Loses Its Luster and More Top Stories This Week

Business Travel

Remote Work’s Negative Side Gets Debated by European Politicians

The travel industry tends to portray remote work with Instagram-friendly images of people working on their laptops by beaches or pools, but politicians warn of psychological and social risks, gender inequality, and falling salaries. The hunt for the middle ground has begun.

Remote Work’s Negative Side Gets Debated by European Politicians

Online Travel

Daily Podcast: Uber’s Superapp Ambitions

Good morning from Skift. It's Thursday, April 7, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Uber’s Superapp Ambitions

Online Travel

Uber to Add Flights, Rail and Hotel Bookings to Its UK App

We shouldn't be too surprised, considering Uber's Dara Khosrowshahi was previously the CEO of Expedia Group. But technical questions will remain over how a ride-hailing and food delivery app can transform into a superapp so quickly.

Uber to Add Flights, Rail and Hotel Bookings to Its UK App

Transport

Uber Is Adding a Fuel Surcharge to Trips and Deliveries in the U.S.

Rides will be going up by 45 to 55 cents, but if more drivers decide to quit because of rising gas prices, trip costs could surge further.

Uber Is Adding a Fuel Surcharge to Trips and Deliveries in the U.S.

Business Travel

Electric Car Rentals and Shares Gain Momentum With Business Travelers

A record deal by Hertz to buy 100,000 Teslas and deeper agency technology integrations are helping meet a revived corporate demand.

Electric Car Rentals and Shares Gain Momentum With Business Travelers

Airlines

Flying Taxis Face Steep Regulatory Hurdles

The orders for electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicles, or eVTOLs, are coming in, but a mix of regulatory, technical and even social challenges means it could be several more years before they really take off.

Flying Taxis Face Steep Regulatory Hurdles