Articles tagged “ukraine”

Business Travel

Venture Capital Legend Tim Draper Looks to Franchise Hostels

Startup Draper House, which is part of the billionaire investor's funding network, is the perfect embodiment of entrepreneurial tourism, a fast-growing sub sector that blends startup culture and venture capital with hospitality. Co-branding opportunities could help it expand rapidly.

Venture Capital Legend Tim Draper Looks to Franchise Hostels

Business Travel

The UK’s Unique Brand of Travel Chaos Is Upending Recovery Efforts

With offices vacant again due to a crippling week-long rail strike, and airports under pressure, travel is suffering a setback, particularly business travel. In public relations terms, the UK should be in crisis management mode.

The UK’s Unique Brand of Travel Chaos Is Upending Recovery Efforts

Airlines

Wizz Air CEO Hits Out at Costly European Airport Chaos

Jozsef Varadi expects significant losses in the next quarter because airports, rather than his own airline, aren't coping with the rebound in traffic.

Wizz Air CEO Hits Out at Costly European Airport Chaos

Airlines

Ryanair’s Annual Loss Highlights Europe’s Ongoing Uncertainty

"Fragile" isn't a word you'd associate with the normally boisterous Michael O'Leary, but these are still uncertain times and this is how the boss of Ryanair perceives Europe this summer.

Ryanair’s Annual Loss Highlights Europe’s Ongoing Uncertainty

Airline Weekly

AirBaltic Leases Ukrainian Aircraft Due to Shortage of Airbus Spare Parts

AirBaltic is not just helping out an idled peer in its deal to lease an aircraft from Ukraine International Airlines this summer. It's also an example of how bad the global supply chain issues are.

AirBaltic Leases Ukrainian Aircraft Due to Shortage of Airbus Spare Parts

Tourism

Russia Withdraws From UN Tourism Organization After Suspension Threat

Russia may have pulled out, but the vote will still go ahead as without this formal process the suspension won't be immediate. If it goes through, expect more international organisations to follow suit.

Russia Withdraws From UN Tourism Organization After Suspension Threat

Tourism

Nepal’s Tourist Shortfall Continues to Hammer Its Economy

An economic crisis is looming, with the nation's recovery now hampered by inflation and rising oil and coal prices in the wake of the Ukraine war. Not exactly a welcoming pitch for tourists.

Nepal’s Tourist Shortfall Continues to Hammer Its Economy

Airlines

Russia Drops Covid Rules to Allow Flights to ‘Friendly’ Countries

China, Peru, Argentina and South Africa didn't join the latest wave of sanctions on Moscow over its invasion of Ukraine. How will the rest of the world now view these countries? From a travel and tourism perspective, expect a severe backlash.

Russia Drops Covid Rules to Allow Flights to ‘Friendly’ Countries

Hotels

Full Video: Accor CEO at Skift Forum Europe 2022

Accor's Sébastien Bazin is one of the rare travel industry executives who can hold a room rapt with his every word. In this video, the CEO explains some of the thinking behind his company's boldest decisions.

Full Video: Accor CEO at Skift Forum Europe 2022

Business Travel

Business Traveler Anxieties Ripple Across Eastern Europe

Many company crisis teams with a presence in the region are addressing issues that today go way beyond the logistical challenges of evacuations.

Business Traveler Anxieties Ripple Across Eastern Europe