Articles tagged “employment”

U.S. Jobs Data Predict Slowdown in Hospitality Sector Employment

U.S. Jobs Data Predict Slowdown in Hospitality Sector Employment

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Look beyond monthly jobs reports to see a bigger picture. The U.S. leisure and hospitality sector will cut its employment growth by roughly half over the next decade, according to a government forecast. Hoteliers will cope by boosting the productivity of their existing workforce through training.

1 week ago

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

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

FPG + Skift

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.

2 weeks ago

U.S. Job Growth in Travel for July Rises Despite Labor Shortages

U.S. Job Growth in Travel for July Rises Despite Labor Shortages

Sean O'Neill, Skift

A strong job market means lots of consumers are spending on domestic travel. But rising wages and recently tightened rules on visas for seasonal workers are pressuring some sectors. We take a sector-by-sector look.

2 months ago

WTTC Says Trump Should Make Tourism Job Growth a Priority

WTTC Says Trump Should Make Tourism Job Growth a Priority

Dan Peltier, Skift

U.S. tourism job growth is already projected to be smaller than the rest of the world without the full impact of some of the Trump administration's policies. The travel industry is asking for a seat at the table to convince Washington why that means bad news.

2 years ago

Hilton and Marriott CEOs Urge Hoteliers to Hire More Millennials and Lobby to Ease Travel Barriers

Hilton and Marriott CEOs Urge Hoteliers to Hire More Millennials and Lobby to Ease Travel Barriers

Deanna Ting, Skift

Both CEOs made the case for their respective causes, which would ultimately benefit not only their respective businesses and customers, but the travel industry a whole.

3 years ago

Travel Industry Jobs Made Modest Diversity Gains in 2015

Travel Industry Jobs Made Modest Diversity Gains in 2015

Dan Peltier, Skift

Travel brands' employees must represent the growing diversity of the world's travelers. The U.S. travel industry as a whole made progress towards that goal last year but it largely remains an industry with a sea of white faces.

3 years ago

The Travel Industry Now Supports Nearly 10 Percent of World’s Jobs

The Travel Industry Now Supports Nearly 10 Percent of World’s Jobs

Dan Peltier, Skift

In case the world needed any more proof that travel is one of the largest global industries, it just got it.

3 years ago

U.S. Workers Need to Take More Vacations to Improve the Economy

U.S. Workers Need to Take More Vacations to Improve the Economy

Michelle Jamrisko, Bloomberg

This is the kind of research we can get behind.

4 years ago