Articles tagged “execs”

Taj Hotels Has a New CEO

Taj Hotels Has a New CEO

Deanna Ting, Skift

Taj Hotels has been around for more than a century but the company remains a smaller player. No doubt The Indian Hotels Company hopes Chhatwal can help the group become an even bigger global player by growing its portfolio and brand recognition worldwide.

3 weeks ago

Skift Call: Expedia Under New Leadership

Skift Call: Expedia Under New Leadership

Skift

Expedia Inc. moved quickly to name a successor to departed CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, but the group of brands including Hotels.com, Travelocity, Orbitz, Hotwire, HomeAway, and more will have challenges ahead. Understand them better by listening to our experts.

3 weeks ago

Expedia’s New CEO on What He’d Like to Change

Expedia’s New CEO on What He’d Like to Change

Dennis Schaal, Skift

A lot of CEOs say they will maintain the policies of their predecessors. But when huge challenges surface, it will be up to Okerstrom to be his own guy, and chart a new course when necessary.

4 weeks ago

Expedia CEO Says Uber Job Is ‘Opportunity of a Lifetime’

Expedia CEO Says Uber Job Is ‘Opportunity of a Lifetime’

Hui-yong Yu and Eric Newcomer, Bloomberg

Other upsides? An empty executive team he can fill with favorites and billions in the bank to work with.

4 weeks ago

Interview: New Choice Hotels CEO Is Ready to Dominate His Sectors

Interview: New Choice Hotels CEO Is Ready to Dominate His Sectors

Deanna Ting, Skift

It'll be interesting to see how Pacious' understanding of digital technology and online distribution will inform Choice's future business strategy.

4 weeks ago

Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi to Leave Company With Unfinished Business

Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi to Leave Company With Unfinished Business

Dennis Schaal, Skift

We can't blame Khosrowshahi for seizing a nearly once-in-a-lifetime challenge to right the trajectory of a unicorn, Uber, but this is also a very awkward time to leave Expedia. Now there will be two big-time CEOs under the gun: Priceline's new top guy, Glenn Fogel, and Khosrowshahi's successor at Expedia.

4 weeks ago

Can Uber’s New CEO Dara Khosrowshahi Turn It Around Like He Did Expedia?

Can Uber’s New CEO Dara Khosrowshahi Turn It Around Like He Did Expedia?

Dennis Schaal, Skift

There are five tons of heavy lifting to be done to reenergize and transform Uber — and it all has to be done in one of the brightest business spotlights that there is. Uber has made its selection — let's see how Khosrowshahi begins to handle it.

4 weeks ago

Uber’s New CEO Is Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi

Uber’s New CEO Is Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi

Jason Clampet, Skift

This pick came out of left field, but totally makes sense considering the path that Khosrowshahi has led Expedia along over the past decade and more.

4 weeks ago

Uber’s Next CEO Could Be GE’s Last CEO

Uber’s Next CEO Could Be GE’s Last CEO

Eric Newcomer, Bloomberg

We think Uber needs leadership and wisdom, but it also needs leadership that isn’t happy with the status quo. And “CEO of GE” is as status quo as we can think of when it comes to business.

2 months ago

New Six Flags CEO Is Blaming a Disappointing Quarter on the Rain

New Six Flags CEO Is Blaming a Disappointing Quarter on the Rain

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Analysts sounded concerned that a stretch of bad weather could put Six Flags Entertainment's financial targets for 2017 at risk. The company better hope for clear skies moving forward — or find ways to reach the goals despite rainy days.

2 months ago

Priceline CEO: Hotels Secretly Love Us Despite Accusations of Monopoly

Priceline CEO: Hotels Secretly Love Us Despite Accusations of Monopoly

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Priceline CEO Glenn Fogel says he wants travelers to think of Booking.com's name first when they start thinking about reserving homes and apartments for rental. He says a marketing effort is in the works to achieve that.

2 months ago

Six Flags Just Unexpectedly Replaced Its CEO With Its Previous CEO

Six Flags Just Unexpectedly Replaced Its CEO With Its Previous CEO

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Duffey's departure is mysterious, but the new (and old) CEO knows the company and headed it for several years. There shouldn't be too much upheaval or shift in strategy, even if the unexpected change proves distracting for awhile.

2 months ago