Qantas, Expedia and Others Eye This Australian Luxury Online Travel Agency: Here’s Why

Cameron Holland, CEO, Luxury Escapes. Luxury Escapes. Skift Take: Luxury Escapes, which is expanding next into the U.S. and China, is drawing not just more affluent travelers but potential investors, with Qantas Airways being tipped to be making an offer — Raini Hamdi Slim Leather Travel Passport Wallet Holder RFID Blocking ID Card Case Cover … [Read more…]

Skift Global Forum 2019: How American Express Is Improving Customer Experience with a Focus on Meaningful Moments

Skift Take: Consumers are so overwhelmed by choice these days, they sometimes simply give up on travel plans altogether. Brands like American Express Travel are hoping to end that lamentable state of affairs by combining old-school service with new technological tools that make the complete “customer journey” both high tech and high touch. — SkiftX … [Read more…]

Vista Global Buys Uber-Style Private Jet App

Interior of the VistaJet Global 5000. VistaJet Skift Take: Vista is getting bigger, as more and more companies realize it’s way easier to rent a jet rather than own one outright. Now, this most recent acquisition makes booking seats even easier, but who knows if it will catch on with luxury travelers. — Isaac Carey … [Read more…]