Hawaiian Airlines’ New Strategy and Other Top Travel Stories This Week
In Skift's top stories this week, Hawaiian Airlines is changing its distribution strategy, Sonder has a disappointing stock market debut, and Hilton unveils its plan to address the labor shortage in the hotel industry. -Rashaad Jorden
22/01/2022 07:00:00
Lufthansa Poised to Buy 40 Percent of Alitalia Successor ITA
Lufthansa appears poised to win the bidding war for Alitalia successor ITA Airways. At stake is control of the Italian market, the fourth largest in the EU, and beating competitors British Airways and Delta Air Lines. -Edward Russell
22/01/2022 06:17:50
Omicron Finally Stings Across All 3 of the World’s Largest Hotel Markets
Leisure travel can only do so much. The lack of business travel finally pushed the nose down on U.S. hotel performance during the latest coronavirus variant. -Cameron Sperance
21/01/2022 11:33:02
Hotels Not Ready to Flush Away the Open-Concept Bathroom Design
A design aesthetic that is easier to maintain and gives guest rooms the sense of a larger space and more light — but often a view of the toilet — needs to be artfully executed for post-pandemic hospitality marketing. -Carley Thornell
21/01/2022 09:30:00
Sabre Exec Joining Board of India’s Yatra in Win for Activist Investor Maguire
Sabre’s chief commercial officer Roshan Mendis has become an independent director, which seems enough to settle a dispute that could have derailed Yatra's plan to go public. -Matthew Parsons
21/01/2022 08:15:00
Daily Podcast: U.S. Outbound Travel Upswing
Good morning from Skift. It's Thursday, January 20, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today. -Jason Clampet
21/01/2022 05:54:30
Spain Counts on Easter Bookings to Drive Its Tourism Recovery
The upcoming "milestone" spring break will reveal whether Europeans have got their appetite for travel back or not. -Matthew Parsons
21/01/2022 01:24:47
European Cities Target Digital Nomads With These New Pitches
Funnelling budget to target these more affluent, longer-stay visitors makes sense. It might even address the labor crunch. But cities probably shouldn't take their eyes off traditional tourists at this delicate time. -Matthew Parsons
20/01/2022 23:30:00
Hotel Investors Rally Around Leisure Strategy
Analysts signaled they like what's happening with Hyatt's push into more leisure-oriented properties following a nearly $2.7 billion acquisition. -Cameron Sperance
20/01/2022 23:00:00
UAE’s Dharma Helps Passion Brands Build Tours: Travel Startup Funding This Week
The startup Dharma has a fresh concept for you: "travel brand as a service." It's a white-label tour operator that runs on software automation and focuses on niche customer segments. -Sean O'Neill
20/01/2022 22:00:00