Hotels

These Are the Best Hospitality Companies to Work for in 2017

These Are the Best Hospitality Companies to Work for in 2017

Deanna Ting, Skift

When it comes to the biggest hospitality companies out there, these are some of the best to work for.

2 weeks ago

Why You Should Wear Golf Pants on a Plane — and Other Travel Hacks

Why You Should Wear Golf Pants on a Plane — and Other Travel Hacks

Mark Ellwood, Bloomberg

Most of the travel advice here is sound stuff, but wearing golf pants on the plane? Come on. You can do better.

2 weeks ago

Niki Leondakis Jumps to Equinox, André Balazs Leaves Standard Hotels

Niki Leondakis Jumps to Equinox, André Balazs Leaves Standard Hotels

Deanna Ting, Skift

This was quite a week for major hospitality executive shuffles, and their respective moves will certainly impact the future development of the companies and brands they've left and are headed to.

2 weeks ago

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Do Travel Brands Understand How to Use Customer Data?

Do Travel Brands Understand How to Use Customer Data?

Adobe + Epsilon + Skift

Whether behavioral, transactional, demographic, or otherwise, data has become the cornerstone of modern marketing strategy. While travel brands are in an advantageous position to acquire data on their customers, figuring out how to act upon that information is a critical hurdle.

2 weeks ago

AccorHotels Invests in Turkey-Based Rixos Hotels

AccorHotels Invests in Turkey-Based Rixos Hotels

Deanna Ting, Skift

We know AccorHotels CEO Sebastien Bazin isn't afraid to be "bold," but we'll wait and see if the bold move of investing in hotels in a region beset with recent tourism struggles will pay off in the long term.

2 weeks ago

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Insights Deck: Personalizing the Guest Journey, Unlocking Guest Intelligence

Insights Deck: Personalizing the Guest Journey, Unlocking Guest Intelligence

Amadeus Hospitality + Skift

Advancements in guest intelligence technology provide hospitality professionals with the ability to harvest the full potential of customer data. By creating personalized guest experiences, brands can differentiate their offerings and bolster guest loyalty. Download this report to learn more!

2 weeks ago

Marriott’s New European Push Puts Moxy at the Forefront

Marriott’s New European Push Puts Moxy at the Forefront

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Plenty of hotel companies have woken up to the benefits of offering good food and beverage options with an open and inviting lobby area. Even though Marriott is one of many in this space it does seem prudent to expand its own offering.

2 weeks ago

Marriott Puts a Starwood Exec in Charge of Joint Loyalty Program — Skift Business Traveler

Marriott Puts a Starwood Exec in Charge of Joint Loyalty Program — Skift Business Traveler

Skift, Grant Martin

Marriott's selection of a Starwood Preferred Guest veteran to run the merged programs did a lot to assure SPG loyalists about where the combined programs are ultimately heading.

2 weeks ago

How Accor Thwarted the Advances of Its Largest Single Shareholder

How Accor Thwarted the Advances of Its Largest Single Shareholder

Skift, Patrick Whyte

Chinese investment abroad looks to have slowed in the wake of changes brought about by the government in Beijing. Will Jin Jiang be back at some point in the future or has it missed its opportunity?

2 weeks ago

Skift Forum Europe: Mr. and Mrs. Smith Look to the Future of Loyalty

Skift Forum Europe: Mr. and Mrs. Smith Look to the Future of Loyalty

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

It's one thing to sell a curated portfolio of hotel rooms to luxury travelers. It's another thing altogether to keep them coming back, and branch out into selling experiences that are more than just a hotel stay.

2 weeks ago

Hotel CEOs Push for Direct Bookings and 7 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Hotel CEOs Push for Direct Bookings and 7 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

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

3 weeks ago

Hard Rock Bought Trump Taj Mahal and Union Workers Could Benefit

Hard Rock Bought Trump Taj Mahal and Union Workers Could Benefit

Wayne Parry, Associated Press

It's so said to see activist investor Carl Icahn, who was widely accused of destroying TWA back in the day, take a financial hit in his ownership of the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City. So sad. Really.

3 weeks ago