Articles tagged “ceos”

Small Luxury Hotels of the World Appoints New CEO

Small Luxury Hotels of the World Appoints New CEO

Deanna Ting, Skift

As the big hotel companies increase their focus on soft brand collections, it'll become even tougher for collections like Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Relais & Châteaux, and Leading Hotels of the World to compete. Ferret has some stiff competition to battle in the coming years.

6 months ago

Langham Hospitality Group Names New CEO With Expansion on the Agenda

Langham Hospitality Group Names New CEO With Expansion on the Agenda

Deanna Ting, Skift

Can the new CEO manage to grow the Langham and Cordis brands on a larger scale? That's the bigger task that lies ahead for Leser.

8 months ago

Motel 6 CEO Retires After 33 Years at Economy Chain

Motel 6 CEO Retires After 33 Years at Economy Chain

Deanna Ting, Skift

Best of luck to the next CEO who'll have to deal with those two lawsuits alleging that the company's owned hotels were handing over undocumented guests' information to ICE.

10 months ago

Jumeirah Hires Former Four Seasons Executive as Its New CEO

Jumeirah Hires Former Four Seasons Executive as Its New CEO

Deanna Ting, Skift

We're very much looking forward to seeing what Silva can do about growing the Jumeirah brand, and how he'll handle its new, soon-to-be-launched lifestyle brand.

1 year ago

Extended Stay America Gets New CEO in Signal That It Needs to Up Its Game

Extended Stay America Gets New CEO in Signal That It Needs to Up Its Game

Deanna Ting, Skift

Everyone wants a piece of the extended stay market, so it'll be interesting to see how the new CEO guides Extended Stay America in this increasingly competitive space.

1 year ago

Disney Theme Parks Boss Could Be Tapped as Next CEO

Disney Theme Parks Boss Could Be Tapped as Next CEO

Christopher Palmeri, Bloomberg

Disney's board has been searching for a new CEO for more than a year and a half. Meanwhile, Bob Chapek has been steering the company's theme parks and resorts division to healthy growth. Is it any surprise he's being considered for the top job?

1 year ago

Taj Hotels Has a New CEO

Taj Hotels Has a New CEO

Deanna Ting, Skift

Taj Hotels has been around for more than a century but the company remains a smaller player. No doubt The Indian Hotels Company hopes Chhatwal can help the group become an even bigger global player by growing its portfolio and brand recognition worldwide.

1 year ago

South African Airways CEO-Elect Has Plan to Stem Years of Losses

South African Airways CEO-Elect Has Plan to Stem Years of Losses

Loni Prinsloo and Arabile Gumede, Bloomberg

Steady and competent leadership is critical to any business' success and we'll be watching to see if Jarana can turn around the national carrier. We still haven't heard the details of his plan.

1 year ago

Expedia’s New CEO: Who’s Who in Executive Leadership

Expedia’s New CEO: Who’s Who in Executive Leadership

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Expedia has promising candidates if it chooses to look internally for a permanent replacement for outgoing CEO Dara Khosrowshahi. Our guess for the interim pick is CFO Mark Okerstrom.

1 year ago

WTTC Appoints Mexico’s Gloria Guevara Manzo as Its First Female CEO

WTTC Appoints Mexico’s Gloria Guevara Manzo as Its First Female CEO

Dan Peltier, Skift

WTTC is staying committed to its goal of helping the global travel industry speak with one voice. But with Guevara's appointment, it's signaling the need for more women in leadership roles and the importance of Latin America's tourism growth.

1 year ago

Virgin America’s Ex-CEO Talks Candidly About Google’s Pushy Strategy

Virgin America’s Ex-CEO Talks Candidly About Google’s Pushy Strategy

Sean O'Neill, Skift

During the decade he ran Virgin America, David Cush couldn't always speak freely. But now Cush can discuss how airlines struggle with Google's mobile land grab.

2 years ago

Why Uber May Have Outgrown Its Founding CEO

Why Uber May Have Outgrown Its Founding CEO

Joe Nocera, Bloomberg

The rough-and-tumble approach of Travis Kalanick was indulged in the company's early days. But customers, drivers, employees, and investors have different expectations from a multi-billion-dollar global company.

2 years ago