Articles tagged “hospitality”

A Few Friendly Suggestions for Modern Hoteliers

A Few Friendly Suggestions for Modern Hoteliers

Colin Nagy, Skift

The state of hospitality is indeed strong, but there's always room for a few nips, tucks, and optimization. Here are a few ideas that modern hoteliers can crib from.

2 days ago

AccorHotels Is Watching Amazon and 10 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

AccorHotels Is Watching Amazon and 10 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in hospitality news, we sat down with Accor's chief brand officer at the inaugural Skift Tech Forum to talk about the threat posed by Google and Amazon, as opposed to concerns about Airbnb. Other sectors in travel are taking the same approach.

5 days ago

Accor’s Interest in Air France-KLM and 11 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Accor’s Interest in Air France-KLM and 11 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in hospitality, we took a macro view on AccorHotels' interest in Air France-KLM and what it takes to become a superbrand of travel. Lest we forget about the small stuff, we also took a micro view on the value of luxury soap in hotel bathrooms.

2 weeks ago

Airbnb Preps for IPO and 3 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Airbnb Preps for IPO and 3 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in hospitality, Airbnb is one step closer to a real timeline for an initial public offering. Marriott is growing in its own way, testing out new sectors of the travel industry.

3 weeks ago

Hotel CEO Views on Homesharing and 7 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Hotel CEO Views on Homesharing and 7 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in hospitality, the industry approaches a moment of truth: How can hotels hate and also participate in short-term rentals? Another long-term challenge: mastering sustainable practices.

4 weeks ago

Highest Earning Hotel CEOs and 8 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Highest Earning Hotel CEOs and 8 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week, we examined the compensation of hotel CEOs and found that a now-disgraced executive ended up on top again. Meanwhile, a private equity firm ended its long relationship with Hilton.

1 month ago

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How to Solve the Hotel Content Conundrum

How to Solve the Hotel Content Conundrum

DerbySoft + Skift

There’s still a lot of room for improvement when it comes to how hotels can tell their story through content and distribution. Here, Dee Thomas of DerbySoft talks about the current state of content in the hospitality industry.

1 month ago

Marriott’s Homesharing Pilot and 4 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Marriott’s Homesharing Pilot and 4 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in hospitality, Marriott seems confident about its homesharing pilot program, and don't miss a new podcast on Accor's acquisition strategy.

1 month ago

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CEO Interview: Amber Treshnell of John Paul on Preparing for a Future Built by Blockchain

CEO Interview: Amber Treshnell of John Paul on Preparing for a Future Built by Blockchain

AccorHotels + Skift

The overall verdict on the buzz surrounding blockchain is still mixed, but Amber Treshnell, John Paul’s CEO, Americas, believes it will be as game-changing as the internet itself.

1 month ago

Accor’s $567 Million Mövenpick Deal and 6 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Accor’s $567 Million Mövenpick Deal and 6 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in hospitality, Accor continued its upmarket growth by acquiring Movenpick, unlocking some doors in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia-Pacific.

2 months ago

Marriott Experiments With Homesharing and 11 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Marriott Experiments With Homesharing and 11 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in hospitality news, Marriott officially stepped into the homesharing market and its loyalty program once again received high marks.

2 months ago

Marriott Combines Its Loyalty Programs and 10 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Marriott Combines Its Loyalty Programs and 10 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

This week in hospitality, Marriott finally announced how it will combine all three of its loyalty programs. Meanwhile, hotel commission cuts are the new reality for meeting planners, and Airbnb takes a shaky step into the meeting and event sector.

2 months ago