Articles tagged “employees”

Coronavirus

An Exclusive Look at Marriott’s Terms for Recruiting Short-Term Rental Hosts

Marriott has been in the vacation rental business for nearly two years, and few see it as a threat to the likes of Airbnb and Vrbo. Recent recruitment efforts for new listings and employees show the fledgling division is on track to be an integral part of future revenues for the world's largest hotel company.

An Exclusive Look at Marriott’s Terms for Recruiting Short-Term Rental Hosts

Coronavirus

Airbnb Hosts Express Despair Over Policies and Pandemic That Shut Them Down

It's tough to find winners in Airbnb's coronavirus crisis. Many hosts are gravely wounded, and some early Airbnb employees start seeing the right to exercise their stock start expiring in November.

Airbnb Hosts Express Despair Over Policies and Pandemic That Shut Them Down

Online Travel

What Barry Diller Told Anxious Expedia Workers About the Future

Expedia Group Chairman Barry Diller flew to Seattle to rally the troops. His message to all the employees around the world was, in essence, the sun will rise tomorrow at the travel giant. Impatient investors aren't quite as sure.

What Barry Diller Told Anxious Expedia Workers About the Future

Hotels

U.S. Hotel Expansion Threatened by Construction Worker Shortages

U.S. hotel companies are facing a shortage of construction workers just as they are building new brands and properties. The result: delayed projects and higher costs. The industry will have to get more aggressive to recruit workers if it plans to keep the momentum going on its expansion plans.

U.S. Hotel Expansion Threatened by Construction Worker Shortages
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Hotels

Winning the War for Talent: 5 Ways Hospitality Brands Can Attract and Keep Great Employees

The hospitality industry in particular has struggled with recruiting and retaining workers over the last few years, as unemployment rates have dropped and tighter restrictions on immigration and work visas have been enforced. But there are a few things companies can do to develop a strong workforce.

Winning the War for Talent: 5 Ways Hospitality Brands Can Attract and Keep Great Employees

Online Travel

Newly Public Customer Feedback Firm Medallia Must Overcome Survey Fatigue

Medallia has pleased investors so far with the sales of its enterprise software for tracking customer feedback. But burnout on surveys is an industrywide problem, especially in travel. It remains an open question whether Medallia and its rival tech vendors can overcome the issue.

Newly Public Customer Feedback Firm Medallia Must Overcome Survey Fatigue
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Airlines

How Connected Employees Can Enhance Customer Experiences in Real Time

Digitizing, streamlining, and simplifying how employees communicate and collaborate is essential to truly empowering firstline workers to deliver results. Providing them with the right tools is key.

How Connected Employees Can Enhance Customer Experiences in Real Time

Tourism

Mar-a-Lago Gets Approval to Hire 70 Foreign Workers Despite Trump’s Anti-Immigration Stance

Mar-a-Lago's predicament isn't a unique situation as many U.S. seasonal resorts and attractions are struggling to find Americans to fill jobs. But will the resort's owner – and president of the United States – do anything to help? Our bets are off.

Mar-a-Lago Gets Approval to Hire 70 Foreign Workers Despite Trump’s Anti-Immigration Stance
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Online Travel

How Great Visual Design Can Reshape Your Corporate Travel Policy

It’s time to move beyond the boring, dry traditional travel policy. Creating an updated, modern policy that incorporates visual, engaging content can help engage employees and therefore, drive compliance.

How Great Visual Design Can Reshape Your Corporate Travel Policy

Tourism

Trump Administration To Grant Extra Seasonal Visas Despite Immigration Hardline

This is welcome news for many tourism employers across the country struggling to keep up with summer demand and a shortage of seasonal workers this year. The Trump Organization's skin in this game probably helped grant more visas.

Trump Administration To Grant Extra Seasonal Visas Despite Immigration Hardline