Articles tagged “hotels”

Hotels

Marriott’s Resort Fee Lawsuit and 9 Other Top Travel Stories

In Skift's top stories this week, D.C.'s Attorney General alleges Marriott made millions through a deceptive practice, United's CEO cautions travelers about flying on airlines without vaccine mandates for staff, and tour operator TUI pitches remote work holidays to companies.

Marriott’s Resort Fee Lawsuit and 9 Other Top Travel Stories

Hotels

The Best of Daily Lodging Report for the Week Ending October 22

Data is finally showing what all the major hotel company executives have been saying on the last few earnings cycles: Asia is going to lead the world in hotel construction activity coming out of the pandemic.

The Best of Daily Lodging Report for the Week Ending October 22

Hotels

Full Video: MCR CEO Tyler Morse at Skift Global Forum 2021

Hotels adopting the airline industry's à la carte pricing model is a hot-button issue, but MCR Hotels CEO Tyler Morse is onto something by adopting it at venues like the TWA Hotel. The model can be the financial life raft hotel owners need after more than a year of decimated business.

Full Video: MCR CEO Tyler Morse at Skift Global Forum 2021

Hotels

Trump Close to Offloading D.C. Hotel and 8 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. is on the verge of being sold, the new CEO of Standard International outlines her plans, and Americans are spilt on whether mandatory vaccine mandates should be issued for airline passengers.

Trump Close to Offloading D.C. Hotel and 8 Other Top Travel Stories This Week
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Hotels

Skift Global Forum Video: Customer Data 2.0 and Insights to Build Long-Term Loyalty

In this video recording from Skift Global Forum, we hear from Jeanne Jones, vice president, community and customer marketing, Amperity, and Lisa Borromeo Checchio, chief marketing officer, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, who discussed how data plays an integral role in building relationships with loyal members and new customers alike.

Skift Global Forum Video: Customer Data 2.0 and Insights to Build Long-Term Loyalty

Hotels

The Best of Daily Lodging Report for the Week Ending October 15

Major analysts groups are beginning to settle around the fact the hotel recovery from the pandemic has a giant question mark over it. A faster performance recovery now relies on restructuring and cutting costs to get back to pre-pandemic profits.

The Best of Daily Lodging Report for the Week Ending October 15

Hotels

A Contrarian Investment for Luxury: The Humble Doorman

First impressions still count. Luxury hoteliers need to double down on doormen and the crucial first few minutes of arrival. It changes the game of a stay.

A Contrarian Investment for Luxury: The Humble Doorman

Tourism

A Deaf Traveler Opens Up About Making Travel More Accessible

Accessible travel shouldn't be something to be checked off a list. Instead, Marlene Valle says, it's a human right.

A Deaf Traveler Opens Up About Making Travel More Accessible

Online Travel

How Far Will Google Take New Hotel and Environment Claims?

It's a nice step for Google to provide more information about hotels' sustainability practices in search results. But will the company have the guts to get "political," in the eyes of some, and push hotel listings higher or lower based on environmental practices?

How Far Will Google Take New Hotel and Environment Claims?

Online Travel

Tripadvisor Forced by Hotel Chains to Reverse Course on Subscriptions to Cash-Back Model

We said all along that major hotel chain buy-in would go a long way toward determining the trajectory of Tripadvisor Plus. Now it appears that big hotel brands may participate, but the subscription program is scaled back and much less compelling.

Tripadvisor Forced by Hotel Chains to Reverse Course on Subscriptions to Cash-Back Model

Business Travel

Europe’s Hotels Will Wait Until at Least 2025 for Full Return of International Business Guests

Be wary of everybody’s favorite word at the moment: pent-up demand. Your typical leisure traveler can book a trip and pack their bag in minutes, but companies will keep employees on a tight leash for years to come.

Europe’s Hotels Will Wait Until at Least 2025 for Full Return of International Business Guests

Online Travel

CheapOair Is Now Enrolling Flyers in AA Advantage

American Airlines gave CheapOair a vote of confidence in permitting the online travel agency to enroll AA Advantage members. Look for more online travel agencies to establish these types of deals.

CheapOair Is Now Enrolling Flyers in AA Advantage