Articles tagged “four seasons”

Hotels

Trump Close to Offloading D.C. Hotel and 8 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. is on the verge of being sold, the new CEO of Standard International outlines her plans, and Americans are spilt on whether mandatory vaccine mandates should be issued for airline passengers.

Trump Close to Offloading D.C. Hotel and 8 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Hotels

Why Price-Gouging at Luxury Hotels Could Backfire

There's a danger in the surging average daily rates as travel takes off: Luxury hotels don't have the staff or the ability to live up to inflated rates. This presents a long-term danger to carefully cultivated brands.

Why Price-Gouging at Luxury Hotels Could Backfire

Airlines

Drama Inside Air Canada’s Loyalty Program and 12 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top travel stories this week, we surface the drama inside Air Canada's loyalty program, write a letter to the next president about travel industry priorities, break down the latest TSA airport security screening numbers, and detail Hyatt CEO Mark Hoplamazian's tough talk to the hotel industry.

Drama Inside Air Canada’s Loyalty Program and 12 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Coronavirus

Sanitizer Over Room Service: Luxury Hotels Pivot to Healthcare During Coronavirus

Empty hotels are getting put to use for medical staff during the coronavirus pandemic, but it will be just as tough restoring these properties as it was to prepare them for emergency service providers.

Sanitizer Over Room Service: Luxury Hotels Pivot to Healthcare During Coronavirus

Hotels

Can Luxury Hotels Like Four Seasons and The Peninsula Make a Social Impact?

Luxury travelers increasingly want to stay at hotels with a social conscience. While it's great that locations like Four Seasons Chicago and The Peninsula are working with the refugee-helping nonprofit Heartland Alliance, it should be thought of as just that — a small move in the right direction.

Can Luxury Hotels Like Four Seasons and The Peninsula Make a Social Impact?

Hotels

How The Peninsula and Others Are Welcoming Refugees With Job Training

The U.S. government in 2020 may have severely limited the number of refugees it would resettle, but a luxury hospitality program taking place in America's heartland is proof that refugees are still welcome here.

How The Peninsula and Others Are Welcoming Refugees With Job Training

Business Travel

Four Seasons Private Jet Tours in High Demand With Repeat Customers

One out of three of the people flying on the new Four Seasons private jet this year are repeat customers from trips since the company premiered the luxury itineraries in 2015. That's a great success rate for trips starting at about $160,000 a person.

Four Seasons Private Jet Tours in High Demand With Repeat Customers

Airlines

Four Seasons Teases Its New Private Jet for Around-the-World Luxury Travel

When you were a teenager, you may have backpacked through Europe on a tight budget. When you make your first $100 million, you might fly on the Four Seasons private jet. At least that's what the hotel company hopes.

Four Seasons Teases Its New Private Jet for Around-the-World Luxury Travel

Hotels

Four Seasons Shows That Hospitality Can Be a Passport to a Global Career

Hospitality can be the gateway to a richly rewarding global career. But even some of the top brands aren’t making this sell well enough to the next generation of talent. Here’s how to do it.

Four Seasons Shows That Hospitality Can Be a Passport to a Global Career

Business Travel

Four Seasons and Costco Direct-Booking Efforts Irk Travel Advisors

A recent Today Show segment touting Costco Travel is riling ASTA, as are Four Seasons ads on Facebook promising perks for direct bookings. Travel advisors are irked as well, but are finding ways to hold their own.

Four Seasons and Costco Direct-Booking Efforts Irk Travel Advisors