As the world's leading travel distribution platform, Skyscanner has a cutting-edge view of travel industry trends. As a market leader in travel search our mission is to demystify the complexities of the travel eco-system and to provide insight which makes your business as effective as possible. Browse our insights on the industry, focusing on travel trends, technology and analysis of the travel market place.
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Today, low-cost airlines cover an impressive 32% of the global market - but we’re seeing disruption in the market, with key players extending the low-cost business model to offer cheaper tickets on increasingly longer routes. Is long haul, low cost decisive in securing the future of airlines?
Did you miss out on some of June’s industry events? If you weren’t able to attend, here’s a quick summary of the key topics of conversation and some takeaways from our senior leadership team.
As part of our new ‘On the Map’ series, Skyscanner has analysed our European search data to provide you with unique insights for the busy summer 2019 period, including changes in pricing and destinations.
Navigating the complex hotel ecosystem is anything but straightforward. When it comes to distribution channels in particular, accommodation providers are increasingly trying to find a healthy balance between selling through online travel agents (OTAs) and via direct channels (e.g. a hotel’s own website).
Here’s a round-up of the industry events Skyscanner will be attending in June. If you haven’t already registered, please consider joining us. And if you’ve already got your tickets, we look forward to seeing you there!
In this interview with Skyscanner VP Strategy Filip Filipov, we delve deeper into the biggest challenges faced by the travel and airline industries. He shares his insights and reveals his hopes for the future of the sector.
Skyscanner’s Hugh Aitken recently delivered a keynote speech at CAPA’s Airline Leader Summit in Dublin. He explored the European aviation market and a mobile-first offering that meets the expectations of modern travellers. Read on for some key highlights from the presentation, and a brief summary of some of the main talking points at the event.
Cathay Pacific has seen an increase in booking volumes with Skyscanner Direct Booking, which allows travellers to research, choose and immediately book without leaving the platform using ‘branded storefronts’.
When it comes to travel, the car rental sector is not usually hailed as an example of pioneering to adapt its offering to be truly mobile-first. It’s high time car rental companies rode the digital wave. In fact, it’s a must if they are to stay relevant and competitive.