Articles tagged “hilton”

TripAdvisor Holdout Hilton Joins Its Instant Booking Program

TripAdvisor Holdout Hilton Joins Its Instant Booking Program

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Hilton's decision to enroll in TripAdvisor Instant Booking while the chain is dedicating huge resources into convincing consumers to book direct on Hilton sites is an admission that it needs third-party distributors. TripAdvisor is a favored partner for the moment because it's cheaper than Expedia and the Priceline Group for the chain.

1 week ago

Hilton Is Pretty Sure It Needs Five More Hotel Brands to Better Compete

Hilton Is Pretty Sure It Needs Five More Hotel Brands to Better Compete

Deanna Ting, Skift

Hilton's MO? We're doing just fine — but it couldn't hurt to add a few more brands, either.

4 weeks ago

HNA Closes Its Acquisition of Carlson Hotels

HNA Closes Its Acquisition of Carlson Hotels

Deanna Ting, Skift

The bigger question now is what will happen to Rezidor, and how will that impact HNA's other hotel investments in NH Hotels, as well as Hilton and Red Lion Hotels?

1 month ago

This Is What Next Year Will Be Like for the U.S. Hotel Industry

This Is What Next Year Will Be Like for the U.S. Hotel Industry

Deanna Ting, Skift

What will 2017 bring to the hospitality industry? Read on for a few predictions.

1 month ago

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.

2 months 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.

2 months 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.

3 months 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.

3 months 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.

3 months 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.

3 months 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.

3 months 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.

3 months ago