Articles tagged “vacations”

Travel Booking

Travelers Plan to Alter Summer Travel Plans Because of Higher Prices: New Survey

Pent-up travel demand meets inflation. Here's what a new survey found out about how travelers plan to deal with higher prices.

Travelers Plan to Alter Summer Travel Plans Because of Higher Prices: New Survey

Business Travel

Google Picks Prince Harry’s Travalyst for Emissions Data and More Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, Google joins global partnership Travalyst, backed by Prince Harry, in an act towards sustainability, Europeans are set to make record summer travel numbers, and loyalty programs are being revamped across major and minor travel brands alike.

Google Picks Prince Harry’s Travalyst for Emissions Data and More Top Stories This Week

Online Travel

TUI Gets More Digital in Aspiring for Reinvention

Travelers in many parts of the world are used to the online booking of build-your-own vacation packages, and others prefer to walk into a travel agency to plan. After many years, TUI is trying to embrace digital trends, and is modestly executing on a plan to get more online.

TUI Gets More Digital in Aspiring for  Reinvention

Business Travel

TUI Is Pitching Remote Work Holidays as the Next Employee Benefit

Like a hotel guest who dips a toe into the pool before diving in, TUI is gauging interest for a new kind of package. Its global network and brand familiarity will work in its favor, but the prices less so.

TUI Is Pitching Remote Work Holidays as the Next Employee Benefit

Online Travel

Priceline Extends Fintech Capabilities to the U.S. Military in Expanded Partnership

While travel management companies have battled over the years for government travel contracts, Priceline seems to have found a solid niche in a less lucrative leisure travel business for members of the U.S. military and their families. Priceline isn't looking for a big return from the effort while executives and employees feel proud to be a part of it.

Priceline Extends Fintech Capabilities to the U.S. Military in Expanded Partnership

Airlines

JetBlue to Debut Short-Term Rentals as Part of Its Growing Non-Air Offerings

JetBlue has a strong brand and plans to curate the short-term rental inventory it offers with the backing of its own customer service abilities rather than relegating that to a partner. This expansion is worth a try, but will come with brand risks.

JetBlue to Debut Short-Term Rentals as Part of Its Growing Non-Air Offerings

Business Travel

TripActions to Unveil Vacation Offering for Business Travel Clients

It makes sense in the current moment for TripActions to add so-called bleisure options for road warriors using its platform. The potential gains are limited, however, because vacation-minded road warriors and their families would have a ton of other choices.

TripActions to Unveil Vacation Offering for Business Travel Clients

Business Travel

German Health Minister Warns Against Irresponsible Vacations in Spain

Vacations are a powerful impulse, but Germany is warning holiday-goers that they'll have to act responsibly or risk bringing home coronavirus.

German Health Minister Warns Against Irresponsible Vacations in Spain

Coronavirus

Americans Can Travel — But Should They?

Americans must make tough sacrifices to get our vacations back. It's not fun, but it's the right thing to do — and the fastest way to start traveling again.

Americans Can Travel — But Should They?

Tourism

Europe Will Reopen With a Mishmash of Travel Restrictions

Destinations will have to be boisterous in advertising the particulars of their travel restrictions — or lack thereof. And travelers will need scorecards to sort it all out.

Europe Will Reopen With a Mishmash of Travel Restrictions