Articles tagged “hyatt”

The Hotel Industry Thinks 2017 Could Be the Year Corporate Travel Bounces Back

The Hotel Industry Thinks 2017 Could Be the Year Corporate Travel Bounces Back

Deanna Ting, Skift

Even though every day with the new Trump administration seems unpredictable, early signs have convinced many in the hotel industry that this might just be the year that corporate travel rebounds from its 2016 slump. However, given the new executive order banning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries, some executives throughout the travel industry may be rethinking their outlook on corporate travel.

3 weeks ago

Hyatt Acquires Wellness Resort and Spa Company Miraval Group

Hyatt Acquires Wellness Resort and Spa Company Miraval Group

Deanna Ting, Skift

Purchasing a brand like Miraval to enter into the wellness space is a smart move on Hyatt's part, as wellness becomes an increasingly global desire among all consumers, especially among the high-end travelers Hyatt has in its sights.

1 month ago

Hyatt CEO Interview: We’re Looking Beyond Hotels to Serve Evolving Needs of Guests

Hyatt CEO Interview: We’re Looking Beyond Hotels to Serve Evolving Needs of Guests

Deanna Ting, Skift

Hyatt CEO Mark Hoplamazian knows the key to managing disruption and challenges is to focus on the basics: the customer, and the people serving them.

1 month ago

This Is What Next Year Will Be Like for the U.S. Hotel Industry

This Is What Next Year Will Be Like for the U.S. Hotel Industry

Deanna Ting, Skift

What will 2017 bring to the hospitality industry? Read on for a few predictions.

3 months ago

Hyatt Wants to Make a Bigger Push into ‘Adjacent Spaces’

Hyatt Wants to Make a Bigger Push into ‘Adjacent Spaces’

Hannah Sampson, Skift

We like Hyatt's willingness to think outside the hotel box, and we're interested to hear how the company plans to move forward.

3 months ago

Travel CEOs Say U.S. Election Caused Them Heartburn Too

Travel CEOs Say U.S. Election Caused Them Heartburn Too

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

When the U.S. election (presumably) concludes on Tuesday, companies might be able to invest in travel with a little more certainty about their return on investment. Vacationers will likely be looking to take a break from the tense political climate in the U.S., as well.

4 months ago

Hyatt Q3 Beat Profit Estimates, Fell Short on Revenue

Hyatt Q3 Beat Profit Estimates, Fell Short on Revenue

Associated Press

Hyatt had a better than expected third quarter but, looking ahead, it will be forced to face some of the same challenges impacting its peers, including a general economic slowdown, weak oil markets, and less-than-ideal corporate travel business. And then there's reaction to its new loyalty program, set to launch next year, which Hyatt also needs to refine prior to its debut.

4 months ago

The 3 Hotel Brands on Fortune’s List of Best Global Workplaces for 2016

The 3 Hotel Brands on Fortune’s List of Best Global Workplaces for 2016

Deanna Ting, Skift

Many companies, regardless of industry, could learn a lesson from these hotel organizations about how to make their employees feel valued, recognized, and rewarded for their hard work. And it's notable that of the 25, three are hospitality companies on this year's Fortune list.

4 months ago

How Marriott, Hyatt, Hilton and MGM Are Evolving Their Meetings Experience

How Marriott, Hyatt, Hilton and MGM Are Evolving Their Meetings Experience

Greg Oates, Skift

The legacy hotel companies are developing new strategies to engage meeting planners and attendees more like they do with their leisure crowds, but some of these initiatives seem overly ambitious or too corporate to become mainstream.

4 months ago

Hyatt Hotels Is Replacing Its Old Loyalty Program With a Brand New One

Hyatt Hotels Is Replacing Its Old Loyalty Program With a Brand New One

Deanna Ting, Skift

Everyone in the hotel space is taking a good, hard look at their loyalty programs for good reason, and Hyatt is no exception. It'll be interesting, however, to see if their strategy to appeal to the "sophisticated high-end traveler" delivers.

4 months ago

Luxury Hotels Are Missing an Opportunity With User-Generated Content

Luxury Hotels Are Missing an Opportunity With User-Generated Content

Deanna Ting, Skift

User-generated content is low on cost, and high on returns on engagement, but it's not always being utilized by hotel brands to its greatest advantage says a new report from consultancy firm L2. But is having a lot of UGC necessarily a good thing, or are there better ways for hotels to use them to their advantage?

5 months ago

How Smart Hotels Use Messaging to Connect With Guests

How Smart Hotels Use Messaging to Connect With Guests

Deanna Ting, Skift

Hotels are finally beginning to implement messaging strategies that make it easier for their guests to get in touch with them via SMS, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, WeChat, and the like. But how are they doing that, and what's next in messaging?

6 months ago