Business Class Recovery: State of Airline Premium Cabin Capacity
Skift Travel Health Index
Hong Kong is back in business. Travel performance boomed in August 2023, but talk of full recovery is still premature, as 2019 wasn’t a particularly good year with widespread protests impacting travel demand in the country.
The Skift Travel 200 combines the financial performance of nearly 200 travel companies worth more than a trillion dollars into a single number. The ST200 makes it easy to track travel industry performance for the first time ever.
Skift Research highlights the 250 companies at the forefront of shaping the short-term rental industry. See the list, and read the storylines that are defining the sector.
Skift Research surveyed 200 travel insiders about the impact new AI tools will have on their jobs, company and the travel industry at large.
Hopper is the new kid on the block. Except it’s not. Founded in 2007, it spent a decade building a huge database of flight information before selling its first flight booking in 2016. The time it spent on its cutting edge price prediction capabilities have paid dividends, leading to the launch of a suite of fintech products which have been fundamental in Hopper’s disruption of the legacy OTAs.
Vacasa, like the short-term rental sector writ large, is coming off of a pandemic-fueled growth spree and faces the question of what comes next. Can Vacasa tap into first-party growth while scaling back cash-intensive investments? With investor patience running thin, the clock is ticking.
Despite rising prices and economic uncertainty, many U.S. travelers seem to be ring-fencing their travel budgets from spending cuts.
Find out how the recovery of the travel industry took shape.