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Articles tagged “hilton”

Netflix and Streaming Video Are Replacing Hotel Pay-Per-View Entertainment

Netflix and Streaming Video Are Replacing Hotel Pay-Per-View Entertainment

Deanna Ting, Skift

If the advent of artificial-intelligence-driven smart speakers like Google Home and Amazon Echo is any indication, the Internet of Things is that much closer to becoming a reality, even when we check into our hotel rooms.

3 days ago

Travel CEOs Say U.S. Election Caused Them Heartburn Too

Travel CEOs Say U.S. Election Caused Them Heartburn Too

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

When the U.S. election (presumably) concludes on Tuesday, companies might be able to invest in travel with a little more certainty about their return on investment. Vacationers will likely be looking to take a break from the tense political climate in the U.S., as well.

4 weeks ago

Every One of Hilton’s 13 Hotel Brands, Explained

Every One of Hilton’s 13 Hotel Brands, Explained

Deanna Ting, Skift

Read on for our takes on all 13 of Hilton's brands.

1 month ago

Can Direct-Booking Campaigns End Up With Both Sides Declaring Victory?

Can Direct-Booking Campaigns End Up With Both Sides Declaring Victory?

Jared Wein, Skift

Direct booking is not really a war where one side must lose. Both the large hotel chains and online travel agencies could wind up better off if they act rationally on pricing.

1 month ago

The 3 Hotel Brands on Fortune’s List of Best Global Workplaces for 2016

The 3 Hotel Brands on Fortune’s List of Best Global Workplaces for 2016

Deanna Ting, Skift

Many companies, regardless of industry, could learn a lesson from these hotel organizations about how to make their employees feel valued, recognized, and rewarded for their hard work. And it's notable that of the 25, three are hospitality companies on this year's Fortune list.

1 month ago

How Marriott, Hyatt, Hilton and MGM Are Evolving Their Meetings Experience

How Marriott, Hyatt, Hilton and MGM Are Evolving Their Meetings Experience

Greg Oates, Skift

The legacy hotel companies are developing new strategies to engage meeting planners and attendees more like they do with their leisure crowds, but some of these initiatives seem overly ambitious or too corporate to become mainstream.

1 month ago

Hilton CEO: ‘We’re Doing Just Fine’ and the HNA Deal Will Make Us Even Stronger

Hilton CEO: ‘We’re Doing Just Fine’ and the HNA Deal Will Make Us Even Stronger

Deanna Ting, Skift

While the third quarter didn't meet revenue growth expectations for Hilton, the company still has its eyes focused on the future, especially with its new deal with HNA and its pending spin-off transactions.

1 month ago

Hilton Posts Strong Q3 Results but Misses on Revenue Growth

Hilton Posts Strong Q3 Results but Misses on Revenue Growth

Associated Press

While Marriott has taken the spotlight recently, Hilton Worldwide is still growing at a steady clip -- and has a new Chinese investor to advance the chain's agenda.

1 month ago

Wyndham Rewards Tops Another List of Loyalty Program Rankings

Wyndham Rewards Tops Another List of Loyalty Program Rankings

Deanna Ting, Skift

This survey, which had Wyndham as its winner, only looked at the value you get when you redeem your points for free nights, and it didn't necessarily take into account other loyalty program perks or benefits that can transform a guest into a loyal customer.

2 months ago

Hotel Direct Booking Campaigns Won’t Hurt Priceline and Expedia Says Study

Hotel Direct Booking Campaigns Won’t Hurt Priceline and Expedia Says Study

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Expedia, Booking.com and Ctrip are all slated to grow at at healthy clip over the next few years despite moves by big chains to steal some market share. If Morningstar's numbers are right, then some of the chains may find that the potential advantages of their direct-booking campaigns may not be as large as they once imagined.

2 months ago

Luxury Hotels Are Missing an Opportunity With User-Generated Content

Luxury Hotels Are Missing an Opportunity With User-Generated Content

Deanna Ting, Skift

User-generated content is low on cost, and high on returns on engagement, but it's not always being utilized by hotel brands to its greatest advantage says a new report from consultancy firm L2. But is having a lot of UGC necessarily a good thing, or are there better ways for hotels to use them to their advantage?

3 months ago

Hilton Dishes Up New Experiential Food-Pairing Program For Conferences

Hilton Dishes Up New Experiential Food-Pairing Program For Conferences

Greg Oates, Skift

A lot of hotel groups are providing healthy food options for their meeting groups, but attendees are still dozing off in the afternoon. So Hilton is pairing its meals with fitness and team-building experiences to try and inject greater energy and focus into meeting sessions. More research needs to be done on this.

3 months ago