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.
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.
Mobile technology is proving to be a leap forward for hotels that are ready to embrace the massive advantages it has to offer.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A CEO's pay package is one barometer to measure the strength of a company and it looks like Marriott, Wyndham and Hilton are pleased with their 2014 financials. Starwood's former CEO Frits van Paasschen made out well too but with the company's growth problems there's no telling what the new CEO's package will look like for 2015.
Carnival is CLIA's largest member, which makes the appointment a logical one and an easy transition for Duffy who was already likely looking out for Carnival's interests.
Delivering a great experience starts long before a guest walks in the door and it a service element that has to be instilled in the staff so it becomes second nature.