Articles tagged “forbes”

What’s the Value of a Hotel Star Rating in a TripAdvisor World?

What’s the Value of a Hotel Star Rating in a TripAdvisor World?

Dan Peltier, Skift

While a five-star rating still signals that a property has class, it's not always sufficient in making clear what guests can expect beyond the high-quality service and amenities.

2 years ago

Priceline, Marriott and Starwood Ranked as Innovative Companies by Forbes

Priceline, Marriott and Starwood Ranked as Innovative Companies by Forbes

Dan Peltier, Skift

Between its market cap, commitment to sustainability with its LEED program, and its new Innovation Lab, it's no surprise Marriott was a contender for the most innovative hotel chain on the Forbes list. But other hotel chains, such as Hilton Worldwide, which will soon allow guests to control virtually all aspects of their stay using their smartphones, are definitely in the conversation.

3 years ago

Forbes Lends Its Brand Name to Travel Shops at 3 U.S. Airports

Forbes Lends Its Brand Name to Travel Shops at 3 U.S. Airports

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Business magazine Forbes is trying to attract business travelers at U.S. airports, hoping they'll buy magazines, luggage and gum. Why not? It could work.

4 years ago

Breaking Down the Forbes 400 to Find the Richest People in Travel

Breaking Down the Forbes 400 to Find the Richest People in Travel

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Investing in travel isn't such a gamble after all, except if you're referring to gaming -- which appears to be a sure bet when it comes to wealth creation.

4 years ago

How hotels can score a fifth star from Forbes Travel Guide

How hotels can score a fifth star from Forbes Travel Guide

Hugo Martin, Los Angeles Times

The value of earning extra stars at hotels stands is clear, while those added stars at restaurants from the Michelin team feed the ego more than they feed the team.

5 years ago