Articles tagged “employees”

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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.

3 years 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.

3 years 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.

3 years 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.

4 years ago

Hotels Change Their Hiring Processes by Holding Casting Calls and Auditions

Hotels Change Their Hiring Processes by Holding Casting Calls and Auditions

Dan Peltier, Skift

Hotel chains are gung-ho about their robust pipelines, but have they thought about how to efficiently build the future of their staff as they build their future properties? Some have, and comedy sketches, a cappella performances and role-playing guest scenarios are the smart future of hotel hiring rather than stuffy, crowded job fairs.

4 years ago

Expedia Acquires HomeAway: The Fine Print

Expedia Acquires HomeAway: The Fine Print

Dennis Schaal, Skift

For financial, online travel nerds and human resources nerds, here's all the fine print that's seen the light of day so far about then Expedia-HomeAway merger.

4 years ago

Survey: Nearly 80% of Hotel Professionals Aren’t Happy With Their Pay

Survey: Nearly 80% of Hotel Professionals Aren’t Happy With Their Pay

Dan Peltier, Skift

As it gets more complicated to trace where a booking actually came from hotels' sales and revenue teams are one group in the online travel booking ecosystem bearing the brunt of this.

4 years ago

U.S. Destinations Take Their Foreign Worker Recruiting Efforts Around the World

U.S. Destinations Take Their Foreign Worker Recruiting Efforts Around the World

Dan Peltier, Skift

Destinations kill two birds with one stone with foreign recruitment trips by finding the seasonal help they need along with employees who can speak the languages of some of their fastest growing visitor demographics.

4 years ago

Pegasus Solutions Restructuring and Layoffs Under Way

Pegasus Solutions Restructuring and Layoffs Under Way

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Pegasus Solutions was once a leading provider of central reservations system services to the global hotel industry, but the business has fallen off the cliff. Letting the chief information officer and other top leaders depart doesn't signal that Pegasus' prospects will be changing anytime soon.

5 years ago

Marriott Uses its Own Staff to Recruit Employees in New Campaign

Marriott Uses its Own Staff to Recruit Employees in New Campaign

Dan Peltier, Skift

It's great to see employees getting involved and showing community spirit around their brand. Marriott could also make the campaign more easily accessible and visible than it currently is on its site.

5 years ago

Concur and SAP Emails to Employees Cover the Future in an SAP Context

Concur and SAP Emails to Employees Cover the Future in an SAP Context

Dennis Schaal, Skift

The SAP-ization of Concur won't begin in earnest until after the acquisition closes toward the end of this year or early in 2015. Decisions haven't been made yet as to how their overlapping products will blend together.

5 years ago

Priceline CEO Letter to OpenTable Employees: We Are Not Heavy-Handed

Priceline CEO Letter to OpenTable Employees: We Are Not Heavy-Handed

Dennis Schaal, Skift

In the last couple of months the Priceline Group has acquired OpenTable, Buuteeq, Hotel Ninjas and Qlika. The big speculation is what lucky startup will be the next to get a Darren Huston letter to employees.

5 years ago