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Articles tagged “uk”

Ctrip CEO Interested in U.S. Potential and Sees a Brexit Boom

Would the world's second-largest online travel agency in market cap, Ctrip, entertain the idea of entering the U.S. market to complement its sites in mainland China, Hong Kong and Singapore? The x's and o's are unclear but the idea isn't as far-fetched as it might seem given Chinese investment in the U.S. and the Ctrip CEO's statements about his interest in the U.S. market

1 month ago

British Rush Post-Brexit to Get Freedom-of-Movement Passports Before it Is Too Late

Even Brits who don't normally travel to the Continent for work and play are applying for freedom-of-movement passports so they don't get left out if the EU doors eventually close. Voters remorse?

1 month ago

Travelers Taking the Chunnel to France Are Facing Major Security Delays

If delays continue many travelers will not bother using the Chunnel which could hurt those that couldn't otherwise afford to travel.

2 months ago

Skift Survey: What Global Travelers Really Think About Visiting America-In-Turmoil

Travel to the U.S. is more resilient than some other countries, but there are already warning signs that the current climate should be cause for concern.

2 months ago

Despite the Brexit Vote and Decreasing Profits, the Chunnel Will Likely Remain in Operation

Here's hoping the Channel Tunnel will remain open, despite the Brexit vote and despite its recent financial struggles.

3 months ago

Chinese Tourists See Brexit Vote and Pound Decline as One Big ‘Sale’ Sign

While we don't have Burberry on our shopping list, we look forward to feeling less squeezed this summer when we visit London. It's a feeling that most visitors have practically forgotten.

3 months ago

Skift Survey: U.S. Travelers Split on Visiting UK, Avoiding It or Looking Up What ‘Brexit’ Means

This is not immaterial to UK travel. They need Americans to (continue to) come flocking and spend as much as they can. As much as it may hurt, VisitBritain and other interests will need to pitch the potential big savings of their destination in the months ahead.

3 months ago

The Brexit Will Hit Tourism Hardest in These 6 European Countries

Some EU nations will be more affected than others by Britain's decision to leave, but there will be fallout for all.

3 months ago

FAQs on What Brexit Means For British Travelers Today

For now nothing will change, except significant spending power impact for British travelers abroad. And pestering questions from whoever meets British travelers along the way: what the hell were you thinking, UK?

3 months ago

Ryanair CEO Warns of EU Unraveling if the UK Votes in Favor of Brexit

O'Leary has long bemoaned the EU and its meddling in the affairs of business, but he also recognizes that Ryanair's business is the better because of the meddling.

3 months ago

What the Brexit May Mean for International Travelers

The good news? No matter how bad this goes down it will look wonderful when compared to the Rio Olympic games.

3 months ago

5 Charts Showing How UK Travelers Plan Trips Online

Booking sites are prominent throughout the online trip-planning process for U.K. travelers and while they're one of the most used channels for booking, airline and hotel sites become more important when travelers are ready to pull the trigger. Offline travel agents and tour operators are big, too, but not covered by this survey.

5 months ago