Articles tagged “hotel”

Online Travel

Beekeeper Raises $45 Million for Online Chat for Non-Desk Hotel Workers

To understand the startup Beekeeper, think of workplace communications tools like Slack or Microsoft Teams. The service helps hourly workers without desktop computers, such as housekeepers, stay up-to-date. The fresh funding underscores a recent boom in hotel tech investment.

Beekeeper Raises $45 Million for Online Chat for Non-Desk Hotel Workers

Luxury

The Traditional Spa Experience Is Changing — and Welcoming More Men

On the heels of the wellness movement, it's about time the spa industry updated its offerings to modern consumer tastes and veer more gender-neutral in the process.

The Traditional Spa Experience Is Changing — and Welcoming More Men

Hotels

Admiralty Arch Owner Seeks New Funding For London Luxury Hotel Project

It sounds like the project is still on track but sensitive builds like this can sometimes take longer and cost more than originally expected.

Admiralty Arch Owner Seeks New Funding For London Luxury Hotel Project

Hotels

A Rise in Peak Occupancy Nights This Year Is Helping Hotels

More high-demand nights means more business, but can the trend continue?

A Rise in Peak Occupancy Nights This Year Is Helping Hotels

Hotels

Skift Webinar: Examining the Hotel of the Future

This Skift Webinar takes a closer look at one of the trends defining travel in 2018: the hotel of the future wants to be everything to everyone. Register to view the recording.

Skift Webinar: Examining the Hotel of the Future

Hotels

Skift Q&A: The Big Vision for Augmented Hospitality

As hospitality brands rethink their service offerings beyond the overnight guest experience, the hotel of the future has a bigger role to fill as a community hub and everyday problem solver for locals. We spoke with Maud Bailly, AccorHotels chief digital officer, to better understand this evolution.

Skift Q&A: The Big Vision for Augmented Hospitality

Hotels

Why Travel Buyers Should Strategize Their Hotel Buying Programs Year-Round

It’s time for travel buyers to abandon the traditional hotel buying process. Instead, they should review their program on an ongoing basis as new developments in data and technology, the influence of leisure travel, fluctuating rates, new supplier pricing strategies and game-changing mergers overhaul the market.

Why Travel Buyers Should Strategize Their Hotel Buying Programs Year-Round

Business Travel

Corporate Travel Programs: Bringing Business Travelers Back In

Years ago, the leisure travel industry embraced web and mobile technologies—offering everything from great user experience, to ratings and reviews, to discounts on optional services. Corporate travel evolved at a slightly slower pace, and business travelers were left with what appeared to be significantly fewer choices. Now, that gradual development is picking up speed in the face of intensifying consumer expectations.

Corporate Travel Programs: Bringing Business Travelers Back In

Hotels

This Is What Marriott Has to Do to Keep Starwood From Anbang

As we've noted before, Starwood is Marriott's to lose. Now that Anbang has upped the ante, we have to see just how much Marriott is willing to spend to keep it, or if it's willing to let Starwood run into the arms of Anbang and company.

This Is What Marriott Has to Do to Keep Starwood From Anbang

Tourism

BP Oil Spill Money Helps Alabama Rebuild a Beachfront Hotel

One Gulf Coast disaster helps a hotel recover from another one.

BP Oil Spill Money Helps Alabama Rebuild a Beachfront Hotel