Articles tagged “executives”

Hotels

Marriott’s Executive Chairman J.W. Marriott to Retire in May

Truly an end of an era: Bill Marriott is why the world's largest hotel company exploded beyond the restaurant business into a global force in hospitality.

Marriott’s Executive Chairman J.W. Marriott to Retire in May

Business Travel

Battling Executive Burnout in the 24/7 Travel Business

Burnout is everywhere in our precarious global economy, but it's especially pronounced in the travel and hospitality industry. Knowing the reasons why can help prevent it from taking over.

Battling Executive Burnout in the 24/7 Travel Business

Airlines

Korean Air Ousts Chairman’s Daughters After Their Rude Behavior

The chairman of Korean Air and its parent group said he will promote professional managers to replace his two daughters, who have been fired over rude behavior. That's a smart move, though it raises questions about the wisdom of handing out executive roles to family members in the first place.

Korean Air Ousts Chairman’s Daughters After Their Rude Behavior

Hotels

The 10 Most Highly Compensated Hotel CEOs of 2015

Despite troubles in Macau, the usual suspects — namely gaming CEOs — took home the most money in 2015, with Wyndham’s CEO grabbing the No. 2 spot.

The 10 Most Highly Compensated Hotel CEOs of 2015

Airlines

United Will Name New Chairman and Add Board Members After Activist Push

You didn't need to be an airline insider to understand that United's woes had much to do with its executive suite and board. With a new CEO and new blood at the top, maybe the airline can start to deliver on its promises again.

United Will Name New Chairman and Add Board Members After Activist Push

Online Travel

Skift Podcast: How In-Room Tech Is Changing Everything About Hotel Guest Experience

Mobile technology is proving to be a leap forward for hotels that are ready to embrace the massive advantages it has to offer.

Skift Podcast: How In-Room Tech Is Changing Everything About Hotel Guest Experience

Hotels

Skift Podcast: The Rise of Lifestyle Hotels and the Culture Driving Them

The lifestyle hotel segment is being pushed to innovate more quickly and drastically than ever before. Although the competition will continue to swell for several more years, we expect only a few brands will be left standing at the end.

Skift Podcast: The Rise of Lifestyle Hotels and the Culture Driving Them

Media and PR

Skift Podcast: Travel PR Is the Invisible Engine Fueling Your Travel Inspiration

Traditional travel media has been upended in recent years and so has the massive PR machine that touches every part of the travel industry. Understand the changes by listening to this episode of the Skift Podcast.

Skift Podcast: Travel PR Is the Invisible Engine Fueling Your Travel Inspiration

Tourism

The Secret to Bigger Destination Marketing Budgets

Proving the economic value of tourism marketing is critical to attracting more funding, which yield even better results. All organizations should have, or be working on, a measurement model.

The Secret to Bigger Destination Marketing Budgets

Tourism

Destination Marketing CEOs on the Power of Social Media

Social media is a two-way street that can just easily be used to share content as collect it, helping destination marketing organizations keep up with today's 24/7 marketing timetable.

Destination Marketing CEOs on the Power of Social Media