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Expedia Is Matching Advertising Spend by Travel-Related Businesses

Expedia Group, the online booking conglomerate that owns the travel agencies Expedia, Hotwire.com, Orbitz and Travelocity, has announced a $25 million initiative aimed at leveraging the brand's media and advertising platform to help travel-related business weather the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. Announced today, the initiative will see Expedia match a portion of ads placed...
Tags: Travel, Advertising, Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity, Expedia Group, Expedia Hotwire, Adapting to Crisis, Life After Lockdown


Exclusive: Expedia Is Matching Advertising Spend by Travel-Related Businesses

Expedia Group, the online booking conglomerate that owns the travel agencies Expedia, Hotwire.com, Orbitz and Travelocity, has announced a $25 million initiative aimed at leveraging the brand's media and advertising platform to help travel-related business weather the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. Announced today, the initiative will see Expedia match a portion of ads placed...
Tags: Travel, Advertising, Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity, Expedia Group, Expedia Hotwire, Adapting to Crisis, Life After Lockdown


Carnival Extends Pause, Along With the Rest of the Cruise Industry

Carnival Cruise Line announced this morning that it will continue its "operational pause" until at least Sept. 30. That's 15 days longer than the guidance offered Friday afternoon by the industry's trade group, Cruise Lines International Association, which extended its voluntary suspension of service until at least Sept. 15. But if Covid-19 cases continue to...
Tags: Travel, Advertising, Cruise Lines, Cruise Lines International Association, COVID, Adapting to Crisis


Virgin Voyages Caps Cruise Capacity for Its First Sail

When Virgin Voyages first sets sail this October, it'll be doing so with fewer people than originally anticipated--and that's intentional. Announced this morning, Richard Branson's new wilder, adults-only cruise line will be capping its capacity for its "soft opening" to help ease travelers' concerns amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Specific numbers weren't shared, but the company...
Tags: Travel, Advertising, Richard Branson, Cruise Lines, Adapting to Crisis, Life After Lockdown


American Airlines Increases Domestic Flights With Slowly Rising Demand in Summer Travel

The coronavirus pandemic is ongoing, but some people are finding the urge to hop on a plane--despite the risks--to be irresistible. American Airlines' numbers in April had tanked amid the coronavirus outbreak, subsequent lockdowns and restrictive policies--the airline only served an average 32,000 daily customers on a domestic flight schedule reduced by 65%. But in...
Tags: Travel, General, Advertising, American Airlines, Life in Quarantine, Adapting to Crisis, Life After Lockdown


13 Weeks Into Pandemic, Marriott Occupancy Passes 20% in the US

Within the United States, the world's largest hotel brand Marriott is seeing occupancy rates rise as the travel industry begins to inch toward recovery, surpassing 20% among its open properties. "Crossing over 20% occupancy is a meaningful improvement from where we were before, but it is a long way from where we need to get...
Tags: Hotels, Advertising, US, United States, Marriott, Adapting to Crisis, Marriott Occupancy Passes


The Pandemic Is Ongoing, but Brands Are Encouraging Travel Again

How many Americans would travel to Las Vegas in the middle of a pandemic if their flight was paid for? Evidently, at least 2,000. With social distancing still the recommended course of action in the U.S., travel remains at a low. While some airlines have noted a small uptick in travel, Memorial Day traffic was...
Tags: Travel, Hotels, Advertising, Las Vegas, Airlines, Adapting to Crisis


How Resorts and Hotels Are Preparing for Summer Travel

Roughly two hours west of Denver, Devil's Thumb Ranch in Tabernash, Colo., offers all the typical amenities of your average dude ranch: archery, horseback riding, even a zipline. But that's not what Devil's Thumb is advertising. Instead, in the age of Covid-19, it's promoting the quality of its mountain air. "Mind, body, spirit and morale...
Tags: Travel, Hotels, Advertising, Devil, Tabernash, Key Insights, Adapting to Crisis, Denver Devil


Famously Happy Finland Is Revealing Its Secrets to the World

Amid the daily deluge of depressing headlines that Covid-19 has brought people around the world, Finland wants to lighten things up. In a new campaign, the famously happy Nordic nation is sharing its secrets with the world, all while reminding travelers that when the world is safer, Finland has the room to roam. Titled "Rent...
Tags: Travel, Advertising, Finland, Adapting to Crisis


United Airlines Teams Up With Clorox for CleanPlus Cleanliness Initiative

After telling investors that the worst of travel's Covid-19 woes may be over, airlines are continuing to formalize their new cleaning initiatives to earn traveler confidence. This morning, United Airlines announced a new sanitization and cleaning initiative called United CleanPlus that will include a partnership with the cleaning products company Clorox. United's program is similar...
Tags: Travel, Advertising, Airlines, United, United Airlines, Clorox, Adapting to Crisis, Clorox United



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