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Articles tagged “ceos”

Tourism

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

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.

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

Airlines

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

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.

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

Online Travel

Trivago CEO Says No Company Has Solved the Key Problem in Hotel Search

Rectifying the difficulties in shopping for hotels online is a tremendously complex problem given travelers' fickle nature -- a business trip today, a romantic escapade tomorrow -- and varying quality levels from property to property even within a given brand. Trivago at least recognizes what one of the main problems is in matching a traveler's hotel preferences with the right hotel and hopes to address it with a heftier bank account after conducting its IPO.

Trivago CEO Says No Company Has Solved the Key Problem in Hotel Search

Tourism

What 10 Travel Brand CEOs Said About China in 2015

Ten quotes on China that were said this year by ten CEOs who are some of travel's biggest decision makers and game changers dictating what direction the industry will take in this market of one billion-plus people.

What 10 Travel Brand CEOs Said About China in 2015

Online Travel

Startups Stories Series: The Pivot to B2B Is Not the Promised Land

Travel startups pivoting from a consumer business toward a B2B focus is trendy, with founders and CEOs believing that there will be fewer marketing woes and reduced competition. But get in line when it comes to joining the droves of startups trying to sell to big corporations, hotels and travel agencies. The sales hurdle can be almost as intractable as the marketing roadblock.

Startups Stories Series: The Pivot to B2B Is Not the Promised Land

Online Travel

Interview: Trivago Building Big Team in Shift Toward Direct-Hotel Relationships

Oh, it's downright trendy. Trivago's new tilt toward building direct ties to hotels takes place as TripAdvisor is signing up chain after chain for its book-on TripAdvisor Instant Booking product, Google has debuted a similar initiative, Booking.com has created its BookingSuite hotel division, and Expedia has debuted a mobile app for hotels to manage rates and access analytics.

Interview: Trivago Building Big Team in Shift Toward Direct-Hotel Relationships

Hotels

Boutique Hotel Leaders Say Airbnb Is No Match For Their Service and Experiences

Airbnb wants to infuse more lifestyle and boutique hotels want to create more authentic experiences. Where's the happy medium and who wins?

Boutique Hotel Leaders Say Airbnb Is No Match For Their Service and Experiences

Hotels

What’s Top-of-Mind for Hotel CEOs of Hilton, Hyatt, Accor and Wyndham

There was a sense of camaraderie among the hotel industry leaders on the panel despite the intense competition for more heads in beds.

What’s Top-of-Mind for Hotel CEOs of Hilton, Hyatt, Accor and Wyndham