Articles tagged “amazon”

Airlines

Sun Country CEO Says Flying Amazon Cargo Allows Airline to ‘De-Peak’ Schedule

Sun Country Chief Jude Bricker made the case for why low-cost carriers are the real growth story in aviation. "Our cost structure isn't dependent on adding new airplanes or keeping our pilots junior." Take that, Scott Kirby.

Sun Country CEO Says Flying Amazon Cargo Allows Airline to ‘De-Peak’ Schedule

Travel Technology

The Case for Virtual Experiences Thriving Even as In-Person Travel Returns

Amazon divested from its virtual experiences venture, but that doesn't necessarily mean the small players should do the same.

The Case for Virtual Experiences Thriving Even as In-Person Travel Returns

Tourism

Florida Tourism Wants to Reassure Visitors

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at Florida’s tourism concerns, IHG’s good news and bad news, and Amazon’s Hawaiian Air investment.

Florida Tourism Wants to Reassure Visitors

Airline Weekly

Amazon Pursues Investing in Hawaiian Airlines Under New Airbus Freighter Deal

Hawaiian Airlines wants a piece of the booming e-commerce pie.

Amazon Pursues Investing in Hawaiian Airlines Under New Airbus Freighter Deal

Hotels

Disney Looks to Offer Amazon Prime-Style Membership Program — WSJ

Besides giving access to consumer preferences, a membership program would also allow Disney to cross-sell products and services — an opportunity that CEO Bob Chapek has often talked about.

Disney Looks to Offer Amazon Prime-Style Membership Program — WSJ

Online Travel

MakeMyTrip CEO on the Journey to Develop a Superapp for India

Undeterred by competition from global online travel companies, MakeMyTrip envisions to be the first port of call for Indian travelers. A travel superapp is definitely a step in the right direction towards this goal.

MakeMyTrip CEO on the Journey to Develop a Superapp for India

News Blog

After Lehane’s Exit, Airbnb Taps Another Ex-White House Press Secretary to Head Public Policy

Airbnb announced Friday that it selected Jay Carney, most recently head of corporate affairs at Amazon and a former White House press secretary with ties to President Joe Biden, to replace Chris Lehane as global head of policy and communications. Jay Carney (center) at the White House May 20, 2011. Flickr.com shorturl.at/gsX19 Silartinitaly Lehane, known…

Online Travel

Hype Over New Online Travel Disruptors Is So Overblown

Old entrants like Google and hotel brands will likely be much more disruptive to the future of online travel agencies than Chase, Uber, and Travel + Leisure.

Hype Over New Online Travel Disruptors Is So Overblown

Business Travel

Abortion Travel May Land Companies in Legal Trouble, Warn Experts

While there are currently no rules that ban abortion travel, companies may have to navigate a complex patchwork of state laws if they support employees to exercise their reproductive rights.

Abortion Travel May Land Companies in Legal Trouble, Warn Experts

Online Travel

Exclusive Amazon Partnership Could Broaden MakeMyTrip’s India Reach

Amazon is doing travel these days in India in its own image — as a way to build even greater traction for Amazon Pay. Hey Amazon, where to next?

Exclusive Amazon Partnership Could Broaden MakeMyTrip’s India Reach