Articles tagged “hilton”

Hilton Opens Food Court to Public at Its Global Headquarters

Hilton Opens Food Court to Public at Its Global Headquarters

Associated Press

The new food hall at Hilton headquarters could turn out to be a nice recruiting tool for employees as they can grab a seat on an attractive outdoor terrace during lunchtime or after work. Opening up the food hall to the public isn't a bad public relations tool, either.

5 days ago

Hilton and Marriott Turn to the Internet of Things to Transform the Hotel Room Experience

Hilton and Marriott Turn to the Internet of Things to Transform the Hotel Room Experience

Deanna Ting, Skift

It was only a matter of time before the big brands started rolling this smart-room technology. But what will be even more interesting is seeing which brand's approach works better in a hospitality setting, and is more appealing not only to guests but to hotel owners, too.

1 week 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

Hilton Must Pay $700,000 for Two of Its Credit Card Data Breaches

Hilton Must Pay $700,000 for Two of Its Credit Card Data Breaches

Associated Press

Hilton isn't the first and it probably won't be the last of the big hotel companies which will have to pay fines for these all-too-common data breaches in the future.

3 weeks ago

Hilton CEO Previews New Brands and Tech Launches for 2018

Hilton CEO Previews New Brands and Tech Launches for 2018

Deanna Ting, Skift

Here's hoping that new "hostel on steroids" brand is more than just a beefed-up Tru by Hilton. And that the technology powering Hilton's Connected Room actually works.

4 weeks ago

Video: Hilton CEO on Why Hotels Will Never Stop Launching Brands

Video: Hilton CEO on Why Hotels Will Never Stop Launching Brands

Deanna Ting, Skift

Hilton isn't the only hotel company intent on launching new brands. But it remains to be seen whether there's a breaking point for having way too many hotel brands.

4 weeks ago

Wyndham Rewards Loyalty Program Provides the Most Payback on Guest Spending

Wyndham Rewards Loyalty Program Provides the Most Payback on Guest Spending

Deanna Ting, Skift

While it's fairly straightforward to quantify the value of a loyalty program in terms of "payback," that doesn't account for all the other special perks and experiences that travelers may value.

2 months ago

Are Hotel-Fee Initiatives Inspired by What the Airlines Have Accomplished?

Are Hotel-Fee Initiatives Inspired by What the Airlines Have Accomplished?

Deanna Ting, Skift

In some ways, perhaps … but one big difference between hotels and airlines is that hotels want their consumers to actually like (maybe even love) them. While with airlines, that might be a different story as some recent events would demonstrate (we're looking at you, United).

3 months ago

10 Biggest Hotel Headlines of a Busy Summer 2017

10 Biggest Hotel Headlines of a Busy Summer 2017

Deanna Ting, Skift

So much for taking a summer vacation. This year, the hotel industry was busy making major moves and investments, as well as launching new brands, properties, and policies.

3 months ago

Hotel CEOs Say They’re Cautiously Optimistic About Corporate Travel

Hotel CEOs Say They’re Cautiously Optimistic About Corporate Travel

Deanna Ting, Skift

But shouldn't hotel executives be a bit more concerned? At least that's what one analyst is wondering, and we are too.

3 months ago

Hotel CEOs Discuss Recent Cancellation Policy Changes and Hint at More to Come

Hotel CEOs Discuss Recent Cancellation Policy Changes and Hint at More to Come

Deanna Ting, Skift

As hotels tighten up their revenue management practices, expect more of these cancellation policy changes to take place in the near future.

3 months ago

Hilton CEO Looks to Airbnb as Hedge Against Power of Expedia and Booking.com

Hilton CEO Looks to Airbnb as Hedge Against Power of Expedia and Booking.com

Deanna Ting, Skift

In some cases, the hotel-online travel agency relationship is still a tense situation, but for most big hotel companies, it's still business as usual.

3 months ago