Articles tagged “hilton”

Hilton Adds Resort Amenities to Business Hotels After Months of Leisure-Led Travel

Hilton Adds Resort Amenities to Business Hotels After Months of Leisure-Led Travel

Cameron Sperance, Skift

Hilton's hotel tweaks and new ad campaign are a reminder companies can't afford to let customers slip away, especially during such an uncertain year for travel.

2 weeks ago

Hilton, Hyatt and Others Pull Back the Curtain on Making Hygiene More Than Theater

Hilton, Hyatt and Others Pull Back the Curtain on Making Hygiene More Than Theater

Cameron Sperance, Skift

Strong communication and decision-making power at the local level are key to making heightened hotel cleaning measures succeed in an ever-changing pandemic information environment.

4 weeks ago

Corporate Travel’s Downturn Will Deliver This Financial Blow Across All of Travel

Corporate Travel’s Downturn Will Deliver This Financial Blow Across All of Travel

Matthew Parsons and Seth Borko, Skift

Billions of dollars in revenue are at stake next year, even once a dire 2020 is out of the way.

2 months ago

Distressed Hotel Asset Sales in Thailand May Turn Into a Gold Mine for International Chains

Distressed Hotel Asset Sales in Thailand May Turn Into a Gold Mine for International Chains

Raini Hamdi, Skift

Covid-19 unearthed hotel vulnerabilities, but Thai asset owners are not retreating. That means more branding opportunities for chains, but how they handle the pandemic will be closely watched.

2 months ago

Hilton CEO Sees All of the Hotel Giant’s Business Returning to Previous Demand — Eventually

Hilton CEO Sees All of the Hotel Giant’s Business Returning to Previous Demand — Eventually

Cameron Sperance, Skift

It's never too early to start planning for a post-pandemic travel environment, which Hilton is clearly doing with robust optimism. But the company can't ignore the fact the ongoing case surge in the U.S. threatens to curtail months of recovery momentum. How will that play out for the long term?

3 months ago

Why Hilton and Other Hotels May Not Like This Joe Biden Tax Proposal

Why Hilton and Other Hotels May Not Like This Joe Biden Tax Proposal

Cameron Sperance, Skift

The so-called 1031 exchanges are tax deferrals on profitable real estate that, at face value, seem like a no-brainer to repeal and generate revenue. But the coronavirus pandemic's negative impact on hotel building values should cause Washington to reconsider eliminating the provision.

3 months ago

Introducing the Skift Health Score: Assessing the Viability of 100 Public Travel Companies Each Month

Introducing the Skift Health Score: Assessing the Viability of 100 Public Travel Companies Each Month

Seth Borko, Skift Research

How are the global travel companies weathering the once-in-a-century coronavirus storm and what are their prospects for recovery? The new Skift Health Score has the quantified answer through a well-vetted unique score. Dig in.

3 months ago

Hilton Expands New Cleaning Standard in Pitch to Host Meetings and Events Pre-Vaccine

Hilton Expands New Cleaning Standard in Pitch to Host Meetings and Events Pre-Vaccine

Cameron Sperance, Skift

It will be a while before group meeting and event revenue streams have fully recovered for hotels, but plans like Hilton's are needed to give clients confidence to begin thinking about returning to the kind of in-person events that also boost hotel occupancy rates.

3 months ago

Hotels Weigh How Many Brands Are Just Too Many in Travel’s Worst Year Ever

Hotels Weigh How Many Brands Are Just Too Many in Travel’s Worst Year Ever

Danielle Hyams and Cameron Sperance, Skift

There may be a method behind the hotel brand expansion madness, but parent companies have to be vigilant in keeping distinct brand identities alive — especially during the current downturn in travel.

4 months ago

Hilton’s Diversity Strategy Underscores Recruiting Efforts in a Time of Deep Job Cuts

Hilton’s Diversity Strategy Underscores Recruiting Efforts in a Time of Deep Job Cuts

Cameron Sperance, Skift

Hotel companies like Hilton can't let the catastrophic impact of coronavirus deter diversity and inclusion initiatives at all levels of employment and ownership.

4 months ago

A European Summer Without Americans Threatens Already Struggling Luxury Hotels

A European Summer Without Americans Threatens Already Struggling Luxury Hotels

Cameron Sperance, Skift

The EU's ban on American travelers is another revenue hit for European hoteliers, but also an opportunity to build up a domestic travel base.

4 months ago

IHG and Accor Leaders See Short-Term Virus Response Fueling Longer-Term European Hotel Strategies

IHG and Accor Leaders See Short-Term Virus Response Fueling Longer-Term European Hotel Strategies

Matthew Parsons, Skift

The hotel sector is nothing if not inventive, and IHG and Accor have bold ideas to take advantage of what's shaping up to be a mostly domestic summer season.

4 months ago