Articles tagged “ian schrager”

Hotelier Ian Schrager Thinks Co-Living Is the Future of Hospitality

Hotelier Ian Schrager Thinks Co-Living Is the Future of Hospitality

Benjamin Solomon, Bloomberg

Here at Skift, we've been preaching this word for awhile now. Can we say we told you so?

4 months ago

Ian Schrager on How Hotels Get Technology Wrong

Ian Schrager on How Hotels Get Technology Wrong

Patrick Whyte, Skift

The hospitality industry shouldn't forget its humanity, while continuing to innovate - just in a sensible and appropriate way. Strong message.

6 months ago

Skift Global Forum Preview: How Studio 54 Shaped Ian Schrager’s Life in Hospitality

Skift Global Forum Preview: How Studio 54 Shaped Ian Schrager’s Life in Hospitality

Deanna Ting, Skift

Ian Schrager opens up about his history in hospitality, and there's more to come at Skift Global Forum in New York. Trust us — you don't want to miss this interview.

7 months ago

Ian Schrager Calls Out Hotel Industry’s Airbnb Strategy as Misguided

Ian Schrager Calls Out Hotel Industry’s Airbnb Strategy as Misguided

Dennis Schaal, Skift

If hotels could out-innovate Airbnb, then Schrager is right that would certainly be part of the answer to the threat posed by the homesharing company. However, Airbnb is more nimble than many big chains. And they are unlikely to give up their legislative efforts anytime soon.

1 year ago

10 Biggest Hotel Headlines of a Busy Summer 2017

10 Biggest Hotel Headlines of a Busy Summer 2017

Deanna Ting, Skift

So much for taking a summer vacation. This year, the hotel industry was busy making major moves and investments, as well as launching new brands, properties, and policies.

2 years ago

Pod Hotels Owner Is Thinking Small to Grow Big

Pod Hotels Owner Is Thinking Small to Grow Big

Deanna Ting, Skift

Boutique hotelier Richard Born is betting big on micro-hotels — and he isn't alone these days. Will most hotels going forward take the same approach? Or will hotel guests eventually tire of tiny rooms?

2 years ago

Interview: Ian Schrager on the Next Generation of Boutique Hotels

Interview: Ian Schrager on the Next Generation of Boutique Hotels

Deanna Ting, Skift

The next generation of boutique hotels, according to Ian Schrager, is about adding technology and business smarts to the tried-and-true formula that he and other boutique pioneers perfected nearly 40 years ago.

2 years ago

Ian Schrager’s Public Hotel Brand Isn’t Dead After All

Ian Schrager’s Public Hotel Brand Isn’t Dead After All

Deanna Ting, Skift

If anyone can reinvent a hotel brand, or the hospitality industry as a whole, time and time again, we're placing our money on Ian Schrager.

2 years ago

Ian Schrager: Hospitality Is a ‘Me Too’ Industry

Ian Schrager: Hospitality Is a ‘Me Too’ Industry

Deanna Ting, Skift

Schrager has a lot of strong opinions on the current state of the hotel industry and, given his track record of success, it's probably not a bad idea to listen to them.

2 years ago

Hotel Pioneer Ian Schrager on Airbnb, Donald Trump and the True Definition of Boutique

Hotel Pioneer Ian Schrager on Airbnb, Donald Trump and the True Definition of Boutique

Deanna Ting, Skift

They don't call him the "godfather of boutique" for nothing. Schrager's candid, insightful remarks give you a glimpse into the inner workings of a true innovator — and they will certainly surprise you.

3 years ago

Edition Hotels’ Early Steps to Build Influence on Instagram

Edition Hotels’ Early Steps to Build Influence on Instagram

Joyce Manalo, Skift

Connect and partner with influencers that your brand's audience identify with and aspire to be.

5 years ago