Articles tagged “entrepreneurs”

Hotels

Hilton’s New Program Aims to Match Aspiring Hotel Owners With Capital

More needs to be done to democratize hotel ownership, and Hilton's new program is a promising example.

Hilton’s New Program Aims to Match Aspiring Hotel Owners With Capital

News Blog

Accor CEO Advises Young Hotel Entrepreneurs on Scaling Up: WTTC Summit Video

If you want to enter the hospitality sector, start small and get financial support. But be aware that scaling up beyond a certain threshold can be tremendously hard. That was the advice from the head of one of the world's largest hotel groups, Accor chairman and group CEO S├ębastien Bazin. "If it's your dream or…

Startups

Steve Case’s Road Trips Across America Reveal the Promise of Startups for Cities

AOL co-founder Steve Case never lost his passion for startups. His new book reminds us that innovation can thrive anywhere in America outside of New York and Silicon Valley and help reimagine U.S. cities big and small. Take note, travel industry.

Steve Case’s Road Trips Across America Reveal the Promise of Startups for Cities

Business Travel

Travel Concierge Offers Empowering Experiences for Women of Color

When Danielle Washington plans trips for busy black entrepreneurial women, she draws heavily on her own experiences. That means taking an inner journey as well.

Travel Concierge Offers Empowering Experiences for Women of Color
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Hotels

Skift Insights Deck: The Future of Hospitality Entrepreneurship

While there are challenges posed by changing traveler tastes, the shift to mobile and the rise of Airbnb, there are also plenty of opportunities for organizations (new and old) to evolve how they do business. Download this report to learn more!

Skift Insights Deck: The Future of Hospitality Entrepreneurship

Tourism

Skift Podcast: The Renegade Tours Disrupting City Visits for Tourists and Locals

Tour startups face many of the same challenges as their predecessors, but their sexy and unorthodox approach to art and sightseeing gives them the added boost of consumer-fueled marketing.

Skift Podcast: The Renegade Tours Disrupting City Visits for Tourists and Locals