Articles tagged “hilton”

Hilton Is Wary of the Risks of Hyper-Personalization

Hilton Is Wary of the Risks of Hyper-Personalization

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

Hyper-personalization may be all the rage, but so is respecting the customer's data. Hilton wants to be on the right side of that fine line.

6 days ago

Boston Is a Textbook Example of Hotel Compression Nights In Action

Boston Is a Textbook Example of Hotel Compression Nights In Action

Patrick Clark, Bloomberg

A "perfect storm" for hoteliers is a "perfect nightmare" for anyone hoping to attend a Harvard commencement ceremony or an NBA playoff game.

4 weeks ago

Hilton Sets Lofty, Sustainable Tourism Goals: Will It Matter?

Hilton Sets Lofty, Sustainable Tourism Goals: Will It Matter?

Deanna Ting, Skift

Hilton's goals are both lofty and commendable, and it's clear from the data that travelers do care about sustainability and having a positive social impact. But is caring enough to translate into real action? That's the even bigger challenge.

4 weeks ago

Hotel CEOs’ Views on Homesharing Evolve Even as Industry Remains Critical

Hotel CEOs’ Views on Homesharing Evolve Even as Industry Remains Critical

Deanna Ting, Skift

Now that AccorHotels, Hyatt, and Marriott have started getting into homesharing, what does that mean for the hotel industry's crusade against it? Can AH&LA continue to fight Airbnb when some of its members are now actively participating in the short-term rental space?

4 weeks ago

What Private Equity Giant Blackstone Has Meant to Hilton

What Private Equity Giant Blackstone Has Meant to Hilton

Deanna Ting, Skift

Now we have to wonder: What will Blackstone buy next?

1 month ago

Investment Firm Blackstone Reportedly to Sell Remaining Stake in Hilton

Investment Firm Blackstone Reportedly to Sell Remaining Stake in Hilton

Gillian Tan, Bloomberg

The hospitality world all wondered when private equity powerhouse Blackstone would take its exit from Hilton. Now we know. So ends a storied chapter where Blackstone took Hilton private, and then public. All along the way, you know Blackstone was lining its pockets.

1 month ago

The Most Highly Compensated Hotel CEOs of 2017

The Most Highly Compensated Hotel CEOs of 2017

Deanna Ting, Skift

We can only hope that a large portion of Steve Wynn's $34 million compensation from last year will go to his multiple alleged victims.

1 month ago

The Newest Hotels in Los Angeles Are Redefining Luxury Travel

The Newest Hotels in Los Angeles Are Redefining Luxury Travel

Hannah Elliott , Bloomberg

Los Angeles has no dearth of new luxury hotels, and its latest additions are raising the bar when it comes to how travelers can take in the city.

1 month ago

Skift Tech Forum Preview: Hilton’s Chief Commercial Officer on the Future of Personalized Travel

Skift Tech Forum Preview: Hilton’s Chief Commercial Officer on the Future of Personalized Travel

Deanna Ting, Skift

Balancing our desires for more personalized experiences with regard for privacy will be a major challenge for travel brands like Hilton going forward.

1 month ago

Hotel Chains Remain Bullish on Corporate Travel Growth

Hotel Chains Remain Bullish on Corporate Travel Growth

Patrick Clark, Bloomberg

Business travel continues to drive serious demand for U.S. hotels despite fears that reduced international inbound travel would create problems. Companies worldwide are still spending on travel because they feel good about the state of the global economy.

2 months ago

Hilton Issues Debt to Buy Out Part of Stake Held by China’s HNA

Hilton Issues Debt to Buy Out Part of Stake Held by China’s HNA

Amy Merrick, Skift

The move resolves uncertainty about the HNA investment as Hilton positions itself to take advantage of strong economic trends.

2 months ago

Hilton Will Let You Control TV, Lights, Temp in Your Room From Smartphone

Hilton Will Let You Control TV, Lights, Temp in Your Room From Smartphone

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Germaphobes will be relieved not to have to touch a hotel room remote control again.

2 months ago