Articles tagged “ceos”

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

Airlines

Allegiant Air to Get New CEO During Challenging Period

When Allegiant President John Redmond adds the CEO title in June, he'll have to deal with some of the same issues, such as the pandemic, that he's trying to handle now. Add one more thing to the list: Frontier could become a more formidable flight competitor if it gets the OK to merge with Spirit.

Allegiant Air to Get New CEO During Challenging Period

Rental Cars

New Hertz CEO Will Be Ex-Goldman Sachs Finance Chief Stephen Scherr

Hertz's next CEO has his work cut out for him in remaking the company. The car rental firm's transformation plan sounds good on paper, but it will be up to Stephen Scherr to turn vision into reality.

New Hertz CEO Will Be Ex-Goldman Sachs Finance Chief Stephen Scherr

Airlines

KLM CEO Pieter Elbers to Step Down

Many in the airline industry saw this coming: Long-time KLM CEO Pieter Elbers will not serve a third term at the top of the Dutch carrier, stepping down next May. The marriage between KLM and Air France has been rocky recently, as the Dutch airline has outperformed its French partner, and Elbers' departure only fuels speculation that resentment in Paris led to the decision.

KLM CEO Pieter Elbers to Step Down

Airlines

Travel CEO Turnover in 2021 Ushers in New Leaders for Recovery Fight

A wave of CEO departures swept across the entire travel industry this year. But new names in the top office don't always translate to major changes in how some of these companies will operate going forward.

Travel CEO Turnover in 2021 Ushers in New Leaders for Recovery Fight