Articles tagged “employees”

Trump Administration To Grant Extra Seasonal Visas Despite Immigration Hardline

Trump Administration To Grant Extra Seasonal Visas Despite Immigration Hardline

Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press

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.

2 weeks ago

Frontier Flight Attendants File Discrimination Complaints

Frontier Flight Attendants File Discrimination Complaints

Colleen Slevin, Associated Press

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

2 months ago

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

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

Dan Peltier, Skift

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.

3 months ago

The Psychology Behind Luxury Employee Training Programs

The Psychology Behind Luxury Employee Training Programs

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Luxury hoteliers often face similar challenges as other high-end brands and should seize the opportunity to start a conversation about luxury training and employment that crosses several sectors.

3 months ago

U.S. Travel Industry Jobs Ended 2016 With Modest Gains and Smaller Growth

U.S. Travel Industry Jobs Ended 2016 With Modest Gains and Smaller Growth

Dan Peltier, Skift

As much as we wish 2016 was a thing of the past, we took a look at the U.S. travel jobs growth for last year and found that while it wasn't all bad news -- and many jobs were added -- that growth wasn't as robust as the previous year because of global events and a litany of other factors.

7 months ago

Airport Workers Are the Have Nots of the Aviation Industry

Airport Workers Are the Have Nots of the Aviation Industry

Justin Bachman , Bloomberg

If airlines want to truly improve the passenger experience, they can't ignore the plight of people who work for contractors at the airport. The airport, obviously, is a big part of the customer experience.

8 months ago

Half of U.S. Hotel Employees Don’t See Education or Skills Training as Essential

Half of U.S. Hotel Employees Don’t See Education or Skills Training as Essential

Dan Peltier, Skift

Hotel employees have plenty of reasons to make them weary of training and education such as exorbitant college costs and intimidating technology. Hoteliers need to persuade employees that they support their education and training, and it's also a vehicle for employees to be creative and more autonomous in their day-to-day jobs.

10 months ago

U.S. Hospitality Jobs Provided Boost to Employment Growth in June

U.S. Hospitality Jobs Provided Boost to Employment Growth in June

Dan Peltier, Skift

Many hoteliers have said there's a talent gap in the hospitality industry and that hotels are missing key skills needed to help them create an enjoyable, twenty-first century guest experience. These job numbers prove hoteliers are responding to demand but time will tell if these new jobs are helping create a more skilled workforce.

1 year ago

Hotel-Employee Mentoring May Reduce Stress, But Not for the Most-Freaked Out

Hotel-Employee Mentoring May Reduce Stress, But Not for the Most-Freaked Out

Dan Peltier, Skift

Mentoring programs may be one of the more effective hospitality human resource strategies that money can't necessarily buy.

1 year ago

American Airlines Revives Deep Discount Fares Because Their Absence Hurt

American Airlines Revives Deep Discount Fares Because Their Absence Hurt

Dennis Schaal, Skift

American Airlines is taking nothing for granted in wooing passengers with discounted fares and employees with profit-sharing. Both moves, it hopes, will generate revenue and profits.

1 year ago

Virgin America CEO Has Good and Bad News for Employees

Virgin America CEO Has Good and Bad News for Employees

Dennis Schaal, Skift

The Alaska Airlines-Virgin America deal synergies won't be of the Expedia-Travelocity or Expedia-Orbitz type, where the majority of staff members of the acquired companies got pink slips. Virgin America's front-line employees should do well from a job security standpoint but a considerable number of back-of-the-house staff will have something to worry about.

1 year ago

3 Hoteliers on the New Technology They’ll Give Employees in 2016

3 Hoteliers on the New Technology They’ll Give Employees in 2016

Dan Peltier, Skift

Introducing technology on devices with household names helps with implementing change faster and more efficiently, and it continues the dominant trend of letting employees use the consumer tech they already know in their daily work lives.

2 years ago