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The 3 Hotel Brands on Fortune’s List of Best Global Workplaces for 2016

The 3 Hotel Brands on Fortune’s List of Best Global Workplaces for 2016

Deanna Ting, Skift

Many companies, regardless of industry, could learn a lesson from these hotel organizations about how to make their employees feel valued, recognized, and rewarded for their hard work. And it's notable that of the 25, three are hospitality companies on this year's Fortune list.

1 month ago

Onefinestay Co-Founder and CEO Resigns

Onefinestay Co-Founder and CEO Resigns

Deanna Ting, Skift

Given the timing of this announcement, there's no doubt the AccorHotels acquisition may have had something to do with Marsh's decision to depart the company he founded. It'll be interesting to see, however, what Marsh pursues next, and if the company will expand rapidly under AccorHotels and Frank's direction.

3 months ago

AccorHotels CEO to the Hotel Industry: ‘You Have an Obligation to Be Bold’

AccorHotels CEO to the Hotel Industry: ‘You Have an Obligation to Be Bold’

Deanna Ting, Skift

There's nothing like a contrarian, outspoken hotel CEO to keep things interesting.

4 months ago

Accor Profit Falls as Travelers Book Fewer Rooms in France and Brazil

Accor Profit Falls as Travelers Book Fewer Rooms in France and Brazil

Dalia Fahmy, Bloomberg

Considering a quarter of Accor's rooms are in France, the hotel operator had a decent quarter. But will demand soon fall further in the company's key markets?

5 months ago

Onefinestay CEO Interview: ‘The Full-Service Hotel Is Dead’

Onefinestay CEO Interview: ‘The Full-Service Hotel Is Dead’

Deanna Ting, Skift

Whether or not you agree with Marsh's take on some established tenets of the hospitality business, his progressive, disruptive viewpoints are worth more than just a look.

5 months ago

Accor Will Sell off Unit Charged With Buying and Building Properties

Accor Will Sell off Unit Charged With Buying and Building Properties

Neil Callanan, Bloomberg

Accor continues to be one of the most innovative hotel companies out there and it's clear they're gearing up for bigger acquisitions and growth with this latest move.

5 months ago

Accor Finalizes $2.7 Billion Purchase of Fairmont Raffles

Accor Finalizes $2.7 Billion Purchase of Fairmont Raffles

Deanna Ting, Skift

AccorHotels is making some smart, strategic moves, whether it's buying up luxury alternative accommodations provider Onefinestay or adding these three storied luxury brands to its hotel collection.

5 months ago

Skift Podcast: Top Hotel CEOs and Executives Talk Direct Booking, Airbnb, and Cuba

Skift Podcast: Top Hotel CEOs and Executives Talk Direct Booking, Airbnb, and Cuba

Hannah Sampson , Skift

Every day, Skift's hotel experts bring original reporting and analysis to their coverage. Today, they're sharing that insight with podcast listeners.

5 months ago

4 Worries That Keep Hotel Executives Up at Night

4 Worries That Keep Hotel Executives Up at Night

Deanna Ting, Skift

From direct booking wars and political instability (hello, Brexit) to figuring out what customers really want and handling issues of labor, these hotel executives have a lot on their minds these days.

5 months ago

Accor Stock Rises on Rumors Chinese Firm Aims to Increase Its Stake

Accor Stock Rises on Rumors Chinese Firm Aims to Increase Its Stake

Jack Sidders and Alexandre Boksenbaum-Granie, Bloomberg

Jin Jiang is no Anbang, but it's clear that many large companies, especially those based in China, are looking to place their investments in foreign hotel companies.

6 months ago

Cuban Tourism Industry Struggling to Adapt to New Demands

Cuban Tourism Industry Struggling to Adapt to New Demands

Marc Frank, Reuters

7 months ago

AccorHotels’ Acquisition of Fairmont, Raffles, Swissotel Brands Clears Antitrust Regulations

AccorHotels’ Acquisition of Fairmont, Raffles, Swissotel Brands Clears Antitrust Regulations

Deanna Ting, Skift

AccorHotels is now one step closer to purchasing the Fairmont, Raffles, and Swissotel brands for $2.9 billion.

8 months ago