Articles tagged “hilton”

Extended Stay Hotels Experiment with On-Demand Food Services

Extended Stay Hotels Experiment with On-Demand Food Services

Deanna Ting, Skift

Launching something like on-demand grocery delivery service makes a lot of sense, but given what happened with Hilton's meal kit delivery service experiment, it'll be interesting to see how well Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham's pilot progresses.

4 days ago

The 10 Most Highly Compensated Hotel CEOs of 2016

The 10 Most Highly Compensated Hotel CEOs of 2016

Deanna Ting, Skift

Yet again, Steve Wynn keeps winning, as are his gaming counterparts. Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson, who managed to win an all-out battle for Starwood last year, was the top-ranked non-gaming CEO.

2 weeks ago

Hilton CEO: ‘We Feel Pretty Good’ But There’s Still Room to Grow

Hilton CEO: ‘We Feel Pretty Good’ But There’s Still Room to Grow

Deanna Ting, Skift

Fresh off of its spinoffs and investment from its new major stakeholder, HNA, Hilton seems poised to take the asset-light hotel management model and run with it.

4 weeks ago

Hilton Launches Points Pooling for Its Honors Loyalty Program

Hilton Launches Points Pooling for Its Honors Loyalty Program

Grant Martin, Skift

Hilton's Honors Loyalty program just got a bit more powerful with new functionality that allows for pooling of points among parties of 11.

1 month ago

Marriott Pits Amazon Alexa Against Apple Siri for Voice-Controlled Hotel Rooms

Marriott Pits Amazon Alexa Against Apple Siri for Voice-Controlled Hotel Rooms

Spencer Soper and Hui-yong Yu, Bloomberg

So, what happened to Google Home?

2 months ago

Marriott CEO Says More Hotel Mega-Mergers Are Likely

Marriott CEO Says More Hotel Mega-Mergers Are Likely

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Marriott's decision to buy Starwood does seem to make consolidation among the rest of the chasing pack seem very likely. The problem is nobody wants to get burned by doing a deal at the very top of the market.

2 months ago

These Are the Best Hospitality Companies to Work for in 2017

These Are the Best Hospitality Companies to Work for in 2017

Deanna Ting, Skift

When it comes to the biggest hospitality companies out there, these are some of the best to work for.

3 months ago

Why You Should Wear Golf Pants on a Plane — and Other Travel Hacks

Why You Should Wear Golf Pants on a Plane — and Other Travel Hacks

Mark Ellwood, Bloomberg

Most of the travel advice here is sound stuff, but wearing golf pants on the plane? Come on. You can do better.

3 months ago

Hotel CEOs Aren’t Slowing Down Their Push for Direct Bookings

Hotel CEOs Aren’t Slowing Down Their Push for Direct Bookings

Deanna Ting, Skift

Hotel CEOs to investors: "Trust us, it was all worth it."

3 months ago

Hotel CEOs Are Now Less Optimistic About Business Travel Outlook This Year

Hotel CEOs Are Now Less Optimistic About Business Travel Outlook This Year

Deanna Ting, Skift

So, how about that travel ban?

3 months ago

Here’s What Hotel CEOs Think of Trump’s Travel Ban

Here’s What Hotel CEOs Think of Trump’s Travel Ban

Deanna Ting, Skift

We'll see what the hotel industry has to say (or doesn't say) when Trump issues his revised travel ban plans next week.

3 months ago

Hilton CEO: Spinoffs Have Freed Us Up for Organic Growth, More Direct Bookings

Hilton CEO: Spinoffs Have Freed Us Up for Organic Growth, More Direct Bookings

Deanna Ting, Skift

For Hilton, focusing on building direct customer relationships, improving loyalty, and launching new brands will always be top priorities, at least for this year.

3 months ago