Articles tagged “hospitality”

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Skift Megatrends Webinar: Everything Is Converging in Hospitality

Skift Megatrends Webinar: Everything Is Converging in Hospitality

Sojern + Skift

Our upcoming Skift Webinar, “Everything Is Converging in Hospitality: Is Personalization the Answer for Travel Marketers?” takes a closer look at one of the trends defining travel in 2019. Register to attend on March 28, 1–2 p.m. EDT.

2 weeks ago

Marriott’s Growing Pains and 10 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Marriott’s Growing Pains and 10 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in hospitality, Marriott divulges the financial impact of its data breach and recent labor strikes, while hotel CEOs explore their mixed feelings around alternative accommodations. Plus, Marriott tries to turn "Bonvoy" into a greeting.

2 weeks ago

Wellness Represents Big Opportunity for Hyatt: Latest Skift Research

Wellness Represents Big Opportunity for Hyatt: Latest Skift Research

Rebecca Stone, Skift Research

Arguably, no one else in the hospitality industry has made wellness as much of a priority and focus as Hyatt has. Our latest research suggests there's a lot of opportunity for the company to tap into this quickly growing segment to drive increased customer loyalty.

4 weeks ago

How Hyatt Is Making Waves: Latest Skift Research Report

How Hyatt Is Making Waves: Latest Skift Research Report

Rebecca Stone, Skift Research

As earnings season for 2018 results for the hotel companies begins, Skift Research is out with a deep dive report on Hyatt assessing some of the company's key developments. With the company's recent acquisitions in the management space, dispositions of owned real estate, and increased focus on wellness offerings, we think Hyatt is smartly positioning itself for an uncertain future.

1 month ago

Travel Megatrends 2019: Everything Is Converging in Hospitality

Travel Megatrends 2019: Everything Is Converging in Hospitality

Deanna Ting, Skift

This is the year the hospitality industry starts seeing itself the same way its guests do.

2 months ago

Parent of Thailand’s Centara Hotel Chain Eyes a $200 Million Stake in Grab

Parent of Thailand’s Centara Hotel Chain Eyes a $200 Million Stake in Grab

Yoolim Lee and Natnicha Chuwiruch, Bloomberg

Thailand’s Central Group, which owns hotels, restaurants, supermarkets and department stores, now wants to grab a piece of ride hailing. Why not? For one, imagine the promotions it can push, via the Grab Thailand app, to a captive audience sitting restless in snarling traffic.

2 months ago

Luxury Partnerships and 4 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Luxury Partnerships and 4 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in hospitality collaboration between luxury brands is growing, Cunard might be able to attract a younger audience, and Marriott Loyalty rebrands as Marriott Bonvoy.

2 months ago

Skift Podcast: These Megatrends Will Shake Up Travel in 2019

Skift Podcast: These Megatrends Will Shake Up Travel in 2019

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Tune in to hear some of the top trends defining travel in the coming year, delivered by a slew of Skift experts.

2 months ago

Can Cunard Create a New Hospitality Model for the Next Generation of Cruisers?

Can Cunard Create a New Hospitality Model for the Next Generation of Cruisers?

Colin Nagy, Skift

Cunard is striking an interesting balance between old-school, traditional luxury and fast-paced, data-driven, adaptive hospitality on its longer journeys across the sea. As competition heats up, the line needs to make a compelling sell to attract a younger audience. But a few currents and trends are colliding that just might make this possible.

2 months ago

Google’s Front Desk Tool and 4 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Google’s Front Desk Tool and 4 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in hospitality, Google is working with Hyatt among others on a translation device for front desks, and luxury car companies are partnering with high-end hotels. And don't miss our upcoming Skift Call on Jan. 16 about what's really going on with financial pessimism in 2019.

2 months ago

Marriott Data Breach Update and 5 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Marriott Data Breach Update and 5 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in hospitality, Marriott said its massive data breach wasn't quite as bad as originally thought. Then, we have a long read on how hotels are navigating the rocky road of incorporating homesharing into their businesses.

2 months ago

Airbnb Mulls Property Management and 5 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Airbnb Mulls Property Management and 5 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in hospitality, Airbnb reportedly is leading a $75 million investment round into Lyric Hospitality, possibly getting deeper into property management. Then don't miss our 25 Travel Moments That Mattered in 2018, including commission cuts for meeting planners, panic buttons, and more.

3 months ago