hospitality & travel

Automotive ParkStash connects drivers to local residents with spare parking spots

ParkStash is a peer-to-peer platform that connects drivers to local residents and businesses with spare parking spots. Drivers set their location and time preference in the app to see a list of available spaces and their price. After booking the spot, they get the host’s contact info and address, along with directions. Drivers can find hassle-free parking spots and even reserve them in advance, while hosts can earn passive income from their unused parking.

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel Spinlister peer-to-peer platform helps cycling-enthusiasts easily book nearby bikes while traveling

Spinlister is a peer-to-peer bicycle rental service that makes it easy to find a bike while traveling. Users can search by local area, ride type and availability dates to find a bike near them and them book and pay through the platform. Spinlister offers insurance to cover damage or theft.

Home Pay-by-minute hotel app Recharge extends its service to private residences

Recharge, the pay by-the-minute hotel stay app, has extended its service to include private residences. Homeowners can list their property on the platform to make their spaces available for sharing by the hour. In return, listers can earn money by renting their home to the company’s trusted network of travelers and residents while they are out of the house.

Brand Activation & Immersion Travelers Can Explore Their Senses At Louis XIII's Changi Airport Pop-Up

The luxury spirits maker is inviting visitors to the Singapore airport to discover its brand in an immersive sensory activation

Case Study Audi Drives Brand Engagement With New Car Rental Loyalty Program

Silvercar, Audi's in-house car rental service, unveiled a unique loyalty program that aims to keep drivers engaged with perks like free rentals

Design Inside Kimpton's Campaign To Connect Travelers To The World Around Them—And Each Other

With the Stay Human Project, the hospitality brand is working to create a community among its guests through unique in-room activations and activities

Advertising Interview: Marriott On Elevating The Business Travel Experience Through Local Culture

Aiming less to compete with Airbnb and more to enhance the traditional business stay, Marriott's Renaissance brand of accommodations builds on the standard experience its customers expect by curating mini adventures and integrating local culture into its design to help those on quick trips return with a unique and sharable stay

Shopper Education & Assistance Hotel & Resort Guests Can IM The E-Butler To Order Snacks To The Beach

Jeremiah Hotel and Resort is enhancing its guests' stay with a digital concierge service, using instant messaging to let patrons order snacks, make appointments, request housekeeping and more from anywhere

Analysis How The Trend Of Untethered Lifestyles Is Driving Modern CX

PSFK partner Scott Lachut on the emerging, innovative approaches leveraged to interact with consumers who are always on the go

Loyalty & Membership Lyft Riders Can Earn Loyalty Points At Hilton And Delta

Members of Hilton Honors and Delta SkyMiles can synch their accounts with Lyft to earn points every time they ride with the service

Merchandising & Curation Airbnb Enters Luxury Hotel Space With New York Skyscraper Properties

The homesharing app hopes to capture the spend of its millennial demographic as they age into professional travel and increased income with apartment-style suites at Rockefeller Plaza

Luxury JetSuite Teams With Travel Agency Embark For Personalized Luxury Journeys

This exclusive partnership will provide premium travelers with customized journeys across destinations and events

Post Purchase Service & Support Ford Enhances The Ownership Experience With Rewards Program And At-Home Repairs

Ford is aiming to create an ecosystem for customers, further training staff and enabling on-demand repair services alongside launching a loyalty program

Retail Los Angeles' Halcyon Hotel Is An Experiential Extension Of A Candle Brand

The hopsitality-meets-candles hotel is a forthcoming concept focusing on mood, scent and storytelling for an immersive boutique experience