Articles tagged “ceos”

Hotels

IHG CEO: Pandemic Bet on Revamping Loyalty Starts to Pay Off

IHG's loyalty program has lagged behind its peers in quality. But CEO Keith Barr said the company had overhauled the program to turn it into a magnet for high-value travelers. Early results look encouraging.

IHG CEO: Pandemic Bet on Revamping Loyalty Starts to Pay Off

Travel Agents

Travel Agents’ New World and Other Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, travel agents describe their changed roles, the highest-paid hotel CEOs are revealed, and Vancouver Island Tourism adopts a new tourism model.

Travel Agents’ New World and Other Top Stories This Week

Airlines

Explaining This Summer’s Airline Chaos and Other Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, the causes of airlines' chaotic summer are revealed, the list of the highest-paid online travel agency CEOs is unveiled, and travel companies are turning to TikTok to recruit new staff.

Explaining This Summer’s Airline Chaos and Other Top Stories This Week

Airlines

The Highest Paid U.S. Airline CEOs and Other Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, how much were major U.S. airline CEOs paid in 2021 is revealed, events executives explain how labor shortages are hitting their industry hard, and travel disruptions in the United Kingdom are threatening the country's economic recovery.

The Highest Paid U.S. Airline CEOs and Other Top Stories This Week

Tour Operators

TUI CEO Friedrich Joussen Is Stepping Down

Growing numbers of travel businesses are making leadership changes to ready themselves for the next chapter. In TUI's case, the CEO believes change at the top is needed after mastering the "existential crisis."

TUI CEO Friedrich Joussen Is Stepping Down

Airlines

Daily Podcast: Best-Paid U.S. Airline CEOs

Good morning from Skift. It's Thursday, June 23 in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Best-Paid U.S. Airline CEOs

Hotels

Global Hotel CEOs Say Demand Can Weather a Downturn

A labor shortage, a recession and Covid are obstacles the hotel industry has to overcome. But the mood at the 44th Annual NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference remained optimistic.

Global Hotel CEOs Say Demand Can Weather a Downturn

Online Travel

Airbnb Upgrades Search and More Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, Airbnb makes a major modification, Tripadvisor appoints a new CEO, and the endangered status of giraffes exposes the fragility of Africa's wildlife tourism.

Airbnb Upgrades Search and More Travel Stories This Week

Online Travel

What Tripadvisor’s New CEO Needs to Do First

New CEO Matt Goldberg needs to do many things to straighten out Tripadvisor, starting by bringing a laser focus to the company’s strategy.

What Tripadvisor’s New CEO Needs to Do First

Online Travel

Tripadvisor Names Veteran Media Exec Matt Goldberg as New CEO

Tripadvisor likely had a difficult time to fill this role. Several potential candidates begged off. This will be a heavy lift as the team tries to figure out the best future options.

Tripadvisor Names Veteran Media Exec Matt Goldberg as New CEO