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Webinar Video: Driving Loyalty Through Richer Personalization

Webinar Video: Driving Loyalty Through Richer Personalization

Boxever + Skift

Learn how travel marketers are driving loyalty through customer experience and personalization with this video recap of our recent webinar with Boxever!

3 months ago

Atlantic City’s Casino Crisis Continues as Trump Taj Mahal Closes

Atlantic City’s Casino Crisis Continues as Trump Taj Mahal Closes

Wayne Parry, Associated Press

Atlantic City's inability to acknowledge that it's events, not gambling, that could rescue the destination is its continual failing. That, and constantly betting on snake-oil salesmen to save the city despite the fact that they never do.

3 months ago

Is Trust Enough in The Sharing Economy?

Is Trust Enough in The Sharing Economy?

Patrick Whyte, Skift

By tackling the issue of trust, not only will companies in the sharing economy be able to raise standards, they might also be able to keep regulators off their backs.

4 months ago

The Dream of a Pan-African Budget Airline Is Fading

The Dream of a Pan-African Budget Airline Is Fading

Patrick Whyte, Skift

While some of fastjet's wounds have been self-inflicted, it hasn't been helped by problems in key markets. The radical turnaround plans initiated by the new CEO seem like the last throw of the dice.

4 months ago

Puerto Rico and the Fight for Caribbean Tourism: 5 Podcast Takeaways

Puerto Rico and the Fight for Caribbean Tourism: 5 Podcast Takeaways

Sarah Enelow, Skift

These spokespeople from Puerto Rico tourism agencies want to make one thing clear: neither Zika nor Puerto Rico's financial crisis are seriously problematic for tourism to the island.

4 months ago

Help Define the Future of Travel: Take Our 2016 Digital Transformation Survey

Help Define the Future of Travel: Take Our 2016 Digital Transformation Survey

Luke Bujarski, Skift

Agility and speed in adapting to a rapidly changing digital world will define tomorrow's competitive landscape in travel. Take our survey to understand the big questions now facing the industry.

4 months ago

Virgin Holidays Pivots Strategy as It Moves Into Middle Age

Virgin Holidays Pivots Strategy as It Moves Into Middle Age

Patrick Whyte, Skift

It's a subtle change, but a change nonetheless. Virgin Holidays' growth plans cannot be met by going after the same old customers, it needs to broaden its appeal and try and convince holidaymakers who regularly fly to the Mediterranean to try something different.

4 months ago

United’s New President Shows Why Airlines Hire Insiders as Senior Executives

United’s New President Shows Why Airlines Hire Insiders as Senior Executives

Brian Sumers, Skift

Airlines prefer not to take risks with most of their senior hires, which makes sense, because the industry is more complicated than most.

5 months ago

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Mastering Mobile Bookings: 4 Do’s and Don’ts for Hotels

Mastering Mobile Bookings: 4 Do’s and Don’ts for Hotels

Sojern + Skift

Mobile is predicted to overtake desktop for online travel bookings; below are four tips for hotels to stay current in the ever-changing, mobile-first, booking environment.

5 months ago

TUI Group Sees Cruise Sector as Key to Growth Strategy

TUI Group Sees Cruise Sector as Key to Growth Strategy

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Growing its cruise offering is a key plank of TUI’s current strategy. Expect to see further expansion in the near future.

5 months ago

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Hospitality Reenvisioned Through Data and Mobile

Hospitality Reenvisioned Through Data and Mobile

Microsoft + Skift

The digital transformation of hospitality and travel is underway, and it mirrors the changes most brands and consumers now see across the broader business ecosystem.

5 months ago

TripAdvisor’s Tough Q2 and 7 Other Digital Trends This Week

TripAdvisor’s Tough Q2 and 7 Other Digital Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

These are the digital trends we were talking about this week.

5 months ago