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Skift Backstage Podcast: Club Med President on the Future of All-Inclusive

Skift Backstage Podcast: Club Med President on the Future of All-Inclusive

Hannah Sampson , Skift

How does a decades-old brand transform itself? Listen to this bonus episode for some insight from Club Med's president.

2 weeks ago

A Closer Look at the $106 Million Italian Food Theme Park That Is Eataly World

A Closer Look at the $106 Million Italian Food Theme Park That Is Eataly World

Kate Krader, Bloomberg

There's no denying that food tourism is one of the biggest reasons why millions of us travel, but can Eataly World succeed in becoming the Italian food-farm-hotel-theme-park mecca that it aims to be?

2 weeks ago

Understanding Virgin Hotel Chicago’s Quick Rise to Consumer Favorite

Understanding Virgin Hotel Chicago’s Quick Rise to Consumer Favorite

Colin Nagy, Skift

It's really rather simple: Treat your guests well and offer them a great product.

2 weeks ago

Why Short-Term Rentals Will Change the Business Travel Landscape

Why Short-Term Rentals Will Change the Business Travel Landscape

Wouter Geerts, Euromonitor

Travelers are increasingly demanding control for their leisure trips, so why not for their business trips too? It will not be long before this becomes the norm.

2 weeks ago

Airbnb Launches Magical Trips and 8 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Airbnb Launches Magical Trips and 8 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

These are the hospitality trends we were talking about this week.

2 weeks ago

Travelers Wanting a Break From Reality Flock to Private Island Resorts

Travelers Wanting a Break From Reality Flock to Private Island Resorts

Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg

Given the tumultuous year we've all had, collectively, a private island vacation doesn't sound like a bad idea. It's proof that travel that removes you from the day-to-day, and even disconnects you, has its place, too. Now, if only we all just had the bank accounts to be able to afford this.

2 weeks ago

AccorHotels Acquires Majority Stake in Concierge and Loyalty Provider John Paul

AccorHotels Acquires Majority Stake in Concierge and Loyalty Provider John Paul

Dan Peltier, Skift

Accor has demonstrated it's serious about getting ahead of the curve across many growing and emerging verticals in hospitality and its acquisition of John Paul is one way for the company to better manage the different guest experiences and create a common concierge platform for all brands.

3 weeks ago

An Inside Look at Four Seasons’ Working Hotel Laboratory

An Inside Look at Four Seasons’ Working Hotel Laboratory

Deanna Ting, Skift

Details count, and it's clear that, as a luxury hotel brand, the Four Seasons takes every single detail of the hotel guest experience very seriously, from the water pressure in your shower to the placemats in the restaurant.

3 weeks ago

Interview: Four Seasons CEO on the U.S. Election, Loyalty and Scale

Interview: Four Seasons CEO on the U.S. Election, Loyalty and Scale

Deanna Ting, Skift

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts' approach to the luxury market is a little bit different from its peers, and our conversation with president and CEO J. Allen Smith gives you a bit of a glimpse into that approach.

3 weeks ago

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Video: How the Founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe Continues to Defy Convention

Video: How the Founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe Continues to Defy Convention

The Unbound Collection by Hyattâ„¢ + Skift

Nomadness Travel Tribe has been leading the black urban travel movement since its inception five years ago. While many have followed in its path, none have been able to replicate the impact its founder, Evita Robinson, has had within the travel industry.

3 weeks ago

Majority of Americans Still Don’t Want to Stay in a Trump Hotel

Majority of Americans Still Don’t Want to Stay in a Trump Hotel

Jason Clampet, Skift

If only there was an electoral college of polls here, maybe Trump could win this contest despite a majority of people voting against his hotel brand. Luckily for him, he has a new job to fall back on.

3 weeks ago

6 Basic Lessons in Hospitality From Danny Meyer

6 Basic Lessons in Hospitality From Danny Meyer

Deanna Ting, Skift

Whether you're a hotelier, restauranteur, an airline CEO, or a cruise director, Danny Meyer's universal principles for good hospitality apply to every sector of the travel industry.

3 weeks ago