Articles tagged “hospitality”

Megatrends Video: The Hotel of the Future Is Here Today

Megatrends Video: The Hotel of the Future Is Here Today

Deanna Ting, Skift

This doesn’t mean every hotel has to be the same, or attempt to appeal to the lowest common denominator. It’s about individual hotels taking control of their unique identities but reconfiguring them so they appeal to the many, many needs all guests have today.

1 day ago

IHG’s Take on Amazon and 11 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

IHG’s Take on Amazon and 11 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in hospitality, we analyzed second-quarter earnings from IHG and Marriott among others, including an exploration of Amazon's potential impact on hotels.

4 days ago

Hyatt’s $22 Million Charge and 7 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Hyatt’s $22 Million Charge and 7 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in hospitality, we dug into Hyatt's strategies on loyalty, private accommodations, and its pursuit of NH Hotel Group.

2 weeks ago

Accor Takes $288 Million Hit and 8 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Accor Takes $288 Million Hit and 8 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in hospitality, we're deep in earnings season. AccorHotels wrote off $288 million from two of its marquee investments, Onefinestay and John Paul, and Hilton isn't worried about looming trade wars.

2 weeks ago

Ace Hotels Goes Luxe and 3 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Ace Hotels Goes Luxe and 3 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in hospitality, Ace Hotels steps into the luxury sector with a new property in New Orleans, and a new report finds that Airbnb could have a market capitalization larger than any hotel company.

4 weeks ago

Opportunities for the 15 Ways Travelers Use Mobile: Skift Research

Opportunities for the 15 Ways Travelers Use Mobile: Skift Research

Meghan Carty, Skift Research

If there is a common thread throughout the in-destination journey today, it’s mobile. Even so, gaps exist in mobile usage between parts of the journey and the key players in each part. For those that are behind, it’s urgent to play catch-up.

4 weeks ago

Grassroots Hospitality School Teaches New Generation of Hoteliers Local Diplomacy

Grassroots Hospitality School Teaches New Generation of Hoteliers Local Diplomacy

Colin Nagy

A hotel is only as good as its frontline staff. Saira, a grassroots hospitality program, partners with opening hotels to teach locals the craft of hospitality. The result is real service, lower turnover, a link to the community, and sustainable economic development.

1 month ago

Airbnb China’s New President and 3 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Airbnb China’s New President and 3 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in hospitality, Airbnb China named a new president, plus we have videos of Airbnb and Accor execs talking strategy at Skift Forum Europe.

1 month ago

All The Ways U.S. Travelers Use Mobile at Destinations: New Skift Research

All The Ways U.S. Travelers Use Mobile at Destinations: New Skift Research

Meghan Carty, Skift Research

From finding things to do, to making spontaneous bookings, and more, mobile has a role to play at each part of the in-destination journey. Travel brands that can add value to this mobile journey have a lot to gain.

1 month ago

Accor Combines Loyalty Programs and 3 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Accor Combines Loyalty Programs and 3 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in hospitality, we have stories on the triumphs and tribulations of Accor combining loyalty programs, and its related use of biometrics.

1 month ago

Accor Is Buying Half of SBE Entertainment Group and 5 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Accor Is Buying Half of SBE Entertainment Group and 5 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in hospitality, AccorHotels is buying half of SBE Entertainment Group for $319 Million, Oracle Hospitality appointed a new top boss, and Hotelbeds' executive chairman spoke about the role of wholesalers.

1 month ago

How Sheraton Lost Its Way and 5 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

How Sheraton Lost Its Way and 5 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in hospitality, Alexa in hotel rooms was top of mind, but we also took a long look at brand identity and how Marriott is trying to transform Sheraton.

2 months ago