Articles tagged “hospitality”

Business Travel

Radisson CEO Unveils Europe Strategy, Knocks Rivals With Cookie-Cutter Hotels

Federico Gonzalez argues lifestyle hotels aren’t just for the well-heeled, and rivals are “punishing” guests with poor design. But it may be a challenge to roll out so many properties and keep them feeling unique.

Radisson CEO Unveils Europe Strategy, Knocks Rivals With Cookie-Cutter Hotels

Hotels

Shifts in Lifestyle and Work Are Forcing Hospitality to Focus on New Flexibility

Flexibility and technology are key in delivering the innovative experiences today’s travelers are seeking.

Shifts in Lifestyle and Work Are Forcing Hospitality to Focus on New Flexibility

Short-Term Rentals

Bosses of Futurestay and Evolve Split Over Best Strategies for Short-Term Rental Owners

Myriad ways exist for hosts to build their short-term rental businesses. And if the choices are complex today, just wait for the rush of new vendors and operators seeing gold in them hills.

Bosses of Futurestay and Evolve Split Over Best Strategies for Short-Term Rental Owners

Online Travel

Airbnb Upgrades Search and More Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, Airbnb makes a major modification, Tripadvisor appoints a new CEO, and the endangered status of giraffes exposes the fragility of Africa's wildlife tourism.

Airbnb Upgrades Search and More Travel Stories This Week

Hotels

Selina Co-Founder on New ‘Inside-the-Box’ Thinking for Hospitality

Human connections are as important as Wi-Fi connections, and each will inspire the output of today’s — and tomorrow’s — digital nomads.

Selina Co-Founder on New ‘Inside-the-Box’ Thinking for Hospitality

Hotels

Upscale Hotels Bet on Personalization That Goes Deeper

Personalization is a buzzy word on many hoteliers' lips. But only a handful of operators, brands, and agencies, such as Rosewood, Virgin, The Nines, and Muzéo, seem to be truly learning how to deliver individualized service.

Upscale Hotels Bet on Personalization That Goes Deeper

Hotels

FILA, Toy Story, and Hello Kitty Latest to Jump on Hotel Branding Trend

To lose connection with your customer is to lose meaning in your message. After a time of social-distancing, brands are coming up with ways that bring them closer to their consumers than ever before.

FILA, Toy Story, and Hello Kitty Latest to Jump on Hotel Branding Trend

Hotels

Pandemic Sparks Glamping 2.0

Incorporating the great outdoors indoors comes at a high cost — but ultimately with a high return on investment for hoteliers, and their guests.

Pandemic Sparks Glamping 2.0

Hotels

Indonesia’s Hospitality Growth Driven by Easing of Restrictions

The confidence of the hospitality sector in Indonesia seems to be getting stronger as the archipelago relaxes arrival restrictions. As hotly anticipated properties now announce opening dates, Indonesia is clearly emerging as a key market in Southeast Asia's hospitality ecosystem.

Indonesia’s Hospitality Growth Driven by Easing of Restrictions

Hotels

Luxury Hospitality Is Losing Its Mystique

You might not have noticed, but luxury hospitality is in the middle of a major reboot. Old, storied reputations mean nothing anymore if today's service is lost. The market is a blank slate where all relationships, preferences, and loyalty need to be re-examined and rebuilt by luxury travelers. Brands have to re-think their value propositions.

Luxury Hospitality Is Losing Its Mystique