Articles tagged “four seasons”

Hammock Floors Are the Latest ‘It’ Thing at Luxury Resorts Around the World

Hammock Floors Are the Latest ‘It’ Thing at Luxury Resorts Around the World

Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg

Excuse us while we daydream about taking a nap on a hammock floor.

2 months ago

These Are the Best Hospitality Companies to Work for in 2017

These Are the Best Hospitality Companies to Work for in 2017

Deanna Ting, Skift

When it comes to the biggest hospitality companies out there, these are some of the best to work for.

3 months ago

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Skift and Four Seasons: The Trends Shaping Luxury Meetings and Events in 2017

Skift and Four Seasons: The Trends Shaping Luxury Meetings and Events in 2017

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts + Skift

As attendees demand more immersive, authentic and unique experiences, the next generation of meetings deliver content that resonates both professionally and personally.

4 months ago

Hotel CEOs Share Memories of Their Very First Jobs in Hospitality

Hotel CEOs Share Memories of Their Very First Jobs in Hospitality

Chris Taylor, Reuters

These interviews are proof that many of today's chief hotel executives literally worked their way to the top, and their first hospitality jobs weren't always very glamorous. Their experiences too, provide a perspective on a greater challenge facing the hospitality industry as a whole: that of recruiting new talent and training front desk agent or janitor to become tomorrow's CEO.

4 months ago

A Roundup of the Oddest Hotel Jobs in the World

A Roundup of the Oddest Hotel Jobs in the World

Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg

This list is a testament to the wide-ranging job opportunities you can find in the hospitality industry. (Also, how do I learn how to become a dog masseuse?)

4 months ago

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Free Webinar: Megatrends Defining Meetings & Events 2017 with Four Seasons

Free Webinar: Megatrends Defining Meetings & Events 2017 with Four Seasons

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts + Skift

This one-hour interactive session features a conversation between Skift Senior Editor Greg Oates and Jonathan Sicroff, SVP, Global Sales, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts about key trends taking place in the meetings and events space.

5 months ago

Puerto Rico Pins Luxury Tourism Hopes on a $230-Million Four Seasons Hotel

Puerto Rico Pins Luxury Tourism Hopes on a $230-Million Four Seasons Hotel

Associated Press

As Puerto Rico rebuilds its tourism market after a very challenging year, it's pinning some of those hopes on the luxury market.

5 months ago

Travelers Wanting a Break From Reality Flock to Private Island Resorts

Travelers Wanting a Break From Reality Flock to Private Island Resorts

Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg

Given the tumultuous year we've all had, collectively, a private island vacation doesn't sound like a bad idea. It's proof that travel that removes you from the day-to-day, and even disconnects you, has its place, too. Now, if only we all just had the bank accounts to be able to afford this.

6 months ago

An Inside Look at Four Seasons’ Working Hotel Laboratory

An Inside Look at Four Seasons’ Working Hotel Laboratory

Deanna Ting, Skift

Details count, and it's clear that, as a luxury hotel brand, the Four Seasons takes every single detail of the hotel guest experience very seriously, from the water pressure in your shower to the placemats in the restaurant.

6 months ago

Interview: Four Seasons CEO on the U.S. Election, Loyalty and Scale

Interview: Four Seasons CEO on the U.S. Election, Loyalty and Scale

Deanna Ting, Skift

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts' approach to the luxury market is a little bit different from its peers, and our conversation with president and CEO J. Allen Smith gives you a bit of a glimpse into that approach.

7 months ago

For Hotel CEOs, Understanding the Magic Behind Branding Has Never Been More Crucial

For Hotel CEOs, Understanding the Magic Behind Branding Has Never Been More Crucial

Deanna Ting, Skift

The biggest news from last week’s hospitality conferences was that there wasn’t much news. But where there was, it all had to do with a single theme: branding. Here’s why.

12 months ago

Interview: Four Seasons CEO on the Brand’s Singular Focus

Interview: Four Seasons CEO on the Brand’s Singular Focus

Alexandra E. Petri, Skift

While others are launching or acquiring new brands to increase their global footprints, Four Seasons has stuck with a singular brand that boasts diverse luxury properties. How long it will continue to play the contrarian in this world of mergers and soft brands is another story.

1 year ago