Travel Technology

Travel Technology

Celebrity-Backed Proto Puts Holograms in a Four Seasons Hotel

At the very least, guests will remember the hotel where they talked to a hologram.

Celebrity-Backed Proto Puts Holograms in a Four Seasons Hotel

Travel Technology

DerbySoft Acquires Pkfare and Expands into Airline Industry

DerbySoft is one of those companies that lives in the background of the travel industry but plays an important role. It's behind the online sales for many hotels, and now it is for airlines, too.

DerbySoft Acquires Pkfare and Expands into Airline Industry

Travel Technology

IHG Hotels Partners with Google to Build AI Trip Planner

IHG Hotels & Resorts sees a future in helping travelers plan their entire trip, not just where to stay.

IHG Hotels Partners with Google to Build AI Trip Planner

Skift Originals

Marriott Bonvoy’s New AI Search Tool: 4 Tests Show How It Works — and Doesn’t

Marriott Bonvoy's new AI tool probably isn’t sharp enough yet to be reliable. But as one of the first tools like it by a major hotel brand, it offers an early glimpse at how lodging search could look in the future.

Marriott Bonvoy’s New AI Search Tool: 4 Tests Show How It Works — and Doesn’t

Skift Research

Tying the Knot Abroad: Market Sizing Indian Wedding Tourism

The Indian outbound travel boom is accompanied by a growing international Indian wedding market, offering lucrative opportunities across the tourism ecosystem.

Tying the Knot Abroad: Market Sizing Indian Wedding Tourism

Skift Research

The Opportunity for Long Haul Low-Cost Airlines

Despite the setbacks faced by many low-cost carriers (LCCs) around the world in their long-haul operations, LCCs in the United States and Asia have been steadily increasing their capacity on long-haul routes. So far, the results have been positive. With the availability of better aircrafts, a growing middle class and the evolving travel preferences of young travellers, there could be a billion-dollar opportunity waiting for LCCs.

The Opportunity for Long Haul Low-Cost Airlines

Hotels

DOJ and FTC Weigh in on Hotel Price Collusion Case

Two U.S. federal agencies warned hotel companies that using the same pricing software as rivals use may risk violating antitrust law in highly concentrated markets.

DOJ and FTC Weigh in on Hotel Price Collusion Case

Airlines

Ryanair Is Crushing It On Social Media: CEO Michael O’Leary Shares the Secret

In a sitdown interview with Skift, Michael O'Leary reveals some of the secrets to Ryanair's viral success, and tells us the two subjects that are absolutely off-limits.

Ryanair Is Crushing It On Social Media: CEO Michael O’Leary Shares the Secret

Travel Technology

Accor Tech Subsidiary D-Edge Acquires LoungeUp to Enhance Guest Contact

This is the latest move in a trend by hotel tech companies to create more comprehensive platforms, meant to help clients fulfill more of their needs in fewer places.

Accor Tech Subsidiary D-Edge Acquires LoungeUp to Enhance Guest Contact

Skift Research

India’s Travel Booking Landscape

India’s travel booking landscape is rapidly shifting online, driven by the younger demographic, rising smartphone penetration, and improving internet connectivity across the country. Currently diverse and fragmented, the online travel landscape, is poised for dynamic growth as local players strive to maintain their dominance and Western OTAs take steps to tap into the emerging opportunity.

India’s Travel Booking Landscape