Oasis Launches Subscriptions for Extended-Stay Apartment Rentals

“The Pablo” is a one-bedroom apartment for rent in Barcelona. OasisSkift Take: Oasis is yet another example of how the travel sector has been testing the subscription model this year. But the company’s on-again, off-again investment history with Accor, Hyatt, and Vacasa hints at a broader story. Blended hospitality with leisure travelers is difficult to…… Continue reading Oasis Launches Subscriptions for Extended-Stay Apartment Rentals

China’s Trip.com Group Has ‘Less Worse’ Second Quarter Than Booking and Expedia

The exterior of a Wangfujing Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Beijing. Trip.com Group said the high-end hotel sector is propelling its financial results. Mandarin OrientalSkift Take: In some respects, travel companies are prisoners of their geographic strengths and weaknesses in the Covid-19 era. Operational considerations aside, it sure didn’t hurt Trip.com Group to be based in…… Continue reading China’s Trip.com Group Has ‘Less Worse’ Second Quarter Than Booking and Expedia

A Pandemic Tip for Hotel Brands: Treat Your Workers the Way You Treat Guests

Treating your frontline workers in a way that instills pride is more important than ever now. Davit85 / AdobeSkift Take: If your consumer-facing experience is cutting edge Mac, but your back end is a dusty PC, you have a problem. Now more than ever as workers return to the job, hospitality brands need to ensure…… Continue reading A Pandemic Tip for Hotel Brands: Treat Your Workers the Way You Treat Guests