Articles tagged “employees”

Airlines

Delta Air Lines to Raise Pay by 4 Percent for Almost All Staff

Delta hasn't offered raises in two years so this decision is long overdue — and most probably necessary when the labor market is so tight. It doesn't hurt that the least unionized major airline in the U.S. can do this without protracted tussles with labor leaders.

Delta Air Lines to Raise Pay by 4 Percent for Almost All Staff

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

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

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

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

Airlines

Frontier Flight Attendants File Discrimination Complaints

That this remains an issue for many women in the workplace, even today, is appalling.

Frontier Flight Attendants File Discrimination Complaints

Tourism

U.S. Travel Industry Jobs Show Healthy Growth During Trump’s First 100 Days

Much of the hiring that happened during the past four months was likely planned last year and before President Trump took office. Travel industry employers, however, don't seem shaken by the president's first 100 days and leisure, hospitality and aviation jobs growth have been leading the way so far this year.

U.S. Travel Industry Jobs Show Healthy Growth During Trump’s First 100 Days