Articles tagged “four seasons”

Changing Baltimore’s Image One Luxury Hotel at a Time

Changing Baltimore’s Image One Luxury Hotel at a Time

Laura Powell, Skift

For years, Baltimore has been portrayed on television and other media outlets as a city that's down on its luck. But a close look at what's happening in terms of investment in the city's luxury space reveals another side of the story.

2 weeks ago

Hotel Industry Is Increasingly Impacted by Shifting Political Winds

Hotel Industry Is Increasingly Impacted by Shifting Political Winds

Hui-yong Yu, Bloomberg

For those who think that politics and travel don't mix: think again.

2 weeks ago

Data Breach at Sabre Hits Four Seasons and Other Hotels

Data Breach at Sabre Hits Four Seasons and Other Hotels

Deanna Ting, Skift

Sometimes it really does pay to book direct. At least in this case, customers who booked direct weren't impacted. Those who booked on third-party channels like online travel agencies weren't as lucky.

5 months ago

Four Seasons Founder Not Worried About Airbnb But Ritz-Carlton Is on his Mind

Four Seasons Founder Not Worried About Airbnb But Ritz-Carlton Is on his Mind

Kim Chipman, Bloomberg

Four Seasons, which was bought out by Bill Gates and Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal in 2007, has an ambitious pipeline in the works. At its end of the market in coming years, will it be able to adapt to changing customer tastes — or does it even have to?

5 months ago

Exquisite Late-Night Room Service Is Alive and Well at These Luxury Hotels

Exquisite Late-Night Room Service Is Alive and Well at These Luxury Hotels

Chadner Navarro, Bloomberg

Inventive and indulgent room service is alive and well at these luxury hotels around the world.

5 months ago

Four Seasons CEO Sees ‘Airbnb Effect’ in Luxury Hospitality

Four Seasons CEO Sees ‘Airbnb Effect’ in Luxury Hospitality

Kim Chipman, Bloomberg

At a time when most hotel CEOs say Airbnb isn't a threat at all, Smith is one of the few who seems to be paying much closer attention than most to its potential impact on his company's business.

6 months ago

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.

8 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.

9 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.

10 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.

10 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?)

10 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.

11 months ago