Articles tagged “videos”

Coronavirus

‘Shatner in Space’ Puts Travel in Covid 2022 Into Perspective

The best travel, whether it is a space jaunt by a famous actor or an unexpected u-turn or encounter during a weekend road trip, makes travelers question preconceived notions, and examine their lives anew. It's one of the reasons there will be a travel stampede if, and when, the pandemic fades.

‘Shatner in Space’ Puts Travel in Covid 2022 Into Perspective

Tourism

Video: Global Tourism Leaders at Skift Global Forum 2020

From addressing travelers' concerns on safety to not letting up on efforts to be more green and sustainable, the business of promoting tourism just got a lot harder than it was a mere six months ago. Listen to these experts explain how things need to change.

Video: Global Tourism Leaders at Skift Global Forum 2020

Online Travel

Video: IAC/Expedia Group Chairman at Skift Global Forum 2020

Barry Diller resoundingly endorsed the future of travel when he said "if there's life, there's travel." Maybe that's why the recent $1 billion investment in MGM Resorts won't be the last for Diller in the sector.

Video: IAC/Expedia Group Chairman at Skift Global Forum 2020

Airlines

Video: United Airlines CEO at Skift Global Forum 2020

United's CEO may have been one of the most bearish airline leaders at the start of the pandemic. Scott Kirby continues to offer blunt assessments but says his airline can lead by example in a recovery.

Video: United Airlines CEO at Skift Global Forum 2020

Travel Booking

Video: Booking Holdings CEO at Skift Global Forum 2020

Booking Holdings' Glenn Fogel said the best thing he can do for his customers is be ready to meet their demands once travelers feel safe enough to start booking trips again in full.

Video: Booking Holdings CEO at Skift Global Forum 2020

Airlines

Video: JetBlue President at Skift Global Forum 2020

Crisis creates opportunities. No travel company has seized that mantra more than JetBlue. The airline's president Joanna Geraghty said a shift to more leisure and family travel has hit JetBlue's sweet spot, even in these unprecedented times.

Video: JetBlue President at Skift Global Forum 2020

Hotels

Wyndham Hotels’ Routine Mobile App Turns Out to Be Not So Routine

Wyndham's upgraded mobile app may seem like it is only catching up to what other brands like Hilton already offer, but it is a significant tech move ahead for the select-service and economy scale of the hotel market.

Wyndham Hotels’ Routine Mobile App Turns Out to Be Not So Routine

Business Travel

Corporate Travel Faces a Grand Experiment

Corporate travel is barreling down an uncertain road to a facelift that could strip it down to essential business by the time the travel sector gets to the other side of its coronavirus rebound.

Corporate Travel Faces a Grand Experiment

Online Travel

Expedia CEO Says Company Overhaul Will Be Done in Time for Travel’s Recovery

Talk about tough love. The CEO of Expedia Group, Peter Kern, is sticking with the tough line despite the pandemic by still demanding a significant reorganization and tech revamp for the online travel giant.

Expedia CEO Says Company Overhaul Will Be Done in Time for Travel’s Recovery

Mergers and Acquisitions

Barry Diller Shares Pandemic Highs and Lows

Both of Barry Diller's companies, IAC and Expedia, are now invested in a travel recovery, which he thinks will arrive in only a matter of time. Count Diller on the side of those who believe the new normal will resemble its former self more than many people imagine.

Barry Diller Shares Pandemic Highs and Lows