Articles tagged “employment”

Coronavirus

China’s Domestic Travel Curbs Upend Lives of Commuter Workers

China's mobility restrictions following a strict zero-Covid policy have made life tougher than before for commuter workers on border towns. They can neither go back home nor find another job.

China’s Domestic Travel Curbs Upend Lives of Commuter Workers

Hotels

U.S. Hotels Still Adding Jobs But Will It Be Enough for the Summer Rush?

Steady job growth is a good thing, of course, but hotels are still facing a huge shortfall of workers. Summer vacation season is just around the corner and it could bring chaos if hotels don’t confront the continuing scarcity.

U.S. Hotels Still Adding Jobs But Will It Be Enough for the Summer Rush?

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

Airlines

U.S. Airlines Scramble to Hire Workers to Prevent Mass Holiday Flight Cancellations

Major carriers need to hire more employees immediately ahead of the holiday season because the U.S. aviation industry can only make a complete recovery when airlines have enough staff to fly those vaccinated people ready to travel.

U.S. Airlines Scramble to Hire Workers to Prevent Mass Holiday Flight Cancellations

Hotels

Hotel Hiring Spree Lowers Spain’s Unemployment Rate

Lifting travel restrictions in Spain unlocked pent-up travel demand and ushered in a major wave of hiring across the country's hospitality sector. That's a major win for national employment figures.

Hotel Hiring Spree Lowers Spain’s Unemployment Rate

Coronavirus

U.S. Hotels Roared Ahead With Desperately Needed Job Gains in July

U.S. hotels continue to post strong job numbers thanks to summer leisure travel demand, but the industry can't afford to ride on blind optimism. The Delta variant throwing a wrench in the expected return of business travel will show up in jobs reports later this year.

U.S. Hotels Roared Ahead With Desperately Needed Job Gains in July

Hotels

U.S. Hotels Added 36,000 Jobs in February in New Sign of Optimism

It's positive to see February gains in U.S. jobs in the leisure and hospitality industries. Hotel hiring trends looking to be turning after a bleak winter.

U.S. Hotels Added 36,000 Jobs in February in New Sign of Optimism

Coronavirus

U.S. Hotels’ 35 Percent Unemployment Rate Remains Staggeringly Higher Than National Average

The upcoming fall and winter months are likely to expand the unemployment gap even further between the hotel industry and overall economy due to expected diminished leisure travel.

U.S. Hotels’ 35 Percent Unemployment Rate Remains Staggeringly Higher Than National Average

Coronavirus

Hotels Aren’t Putting People Back to Work Like Other Industries

U.S. hotel industry employment has improved by 11 points since April, but a stalled recovery and fading summer has analysts cautioning of a pending winter jobs decline.

Hotels Aren’t Putting People Back to Work Like Other Industries

Coronavirus

Travel’s Great Depression Is Here

Though there is evidence of pent-up travel demand as U.S. reopens bit by bit, the monumental job losses for our sector will take a long time to come back to the pre-pandemic level, if ever. This is travel's Great Depression of this century, make no mistake.

Travel’s Great Depression Is Here