Is there really a difference between mainstream low cost and network carriers? The merger between American Airlines and US Airways might answer that.
Big data and how it will have a massive impact on the travel industry – yup, we’ve been hearing an awful lot about that over the course of the past 18 months or so.
Suppliers continue to talk incessantly about these two strategies for revenue generation: merchandising and loyalty. Can they co-exist peacefully? Can third parties do either well? In short, not yet.
With this week’s announcement of its acquisition of Frommerâ€™s, Google continues to unabashedly move into the content game in travel.
Collaboration is always better than conflict. Such were the words of wisdom from former US President Bill Clinton at the closing session of GBTAâ€™s 2012 Convention.
Iâ€™m a frequent flier and Iâ€™ve written in the past about how hard it is to consistently differentiate the air travel experience to the point where passengers are willing to pay more to fly on a particular brand.
When I was a kid, my mother used to take me along on special shopping trips to Stew Leonoard’s, an iconic, mega-grocery store with now four locations in Connecticut and New York.
You will not notice it by searching on Expedia (or Google, for that matter) or checking-in at your favorite hotel, or even boarding a flight, but the travel world changed this week.