Articles tagged “ihg”

The 10 Most Highly Compensated Hotel CEOs of 2016

The 10 Most Highly Compensated Hotel CEOs of 2016

Deanna Ting, Skift

Yet again, Steve Wynn keeps winning, as are his gaming counterparts. Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson, who managed to win an all-out battle for Starwood last year, was the top-ranked non-gaming CEO.

2 weeks ago

IHG Happy to Keep Doing Things Differently to Competitors

IHG Happy to Keep Doing Things Differently to Competitors

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Solomons is correct in pointing out the diverging strategies of the big hotel companies and over the next couple of years we will be able to find out which one was right.

3 weeks ago

IHG CEO Richard Solomons to Step Down

IHG CEO Richard Solomons to Step Down

Deanna Ting, Skift

It'll be interesting to see Barr lead IHG into a new era and there's no doubt his expertise in China will help the company grow even more in that region. Another key thing to note will be how he chooses to integrate Kimpton more into IHG's portfolio.

3 weeks ago

Video: IHG CEO Says ‘We’re Big Enough’

Video: IHG CEO Says ‘We’re Big Enough’

Deanna Ting, Skift

IHG CEO Richard Solomons isn't interested in scale for scale's sake.

4 weeks ago

Holiday Inn’s New Look Was Designed for the Millennial Mindset

Holiday Inn’s New Look Was Designed for the Millennial Mindset

Deanna Ting, Skift

Has "Millennial mindset" just become a euphemism for "smart" and "decent" these days? Either way, it's welcome, especially when it comes to hotel design.

1 month ago

IHG Reveals Second Credit Card Data Breach Occurred in 2016

IHG Reveals Second Credit Card Data Breach Occurred in 2016

Deanna Ting, Skift

This is yet another reminder for the hotel industry about the crucial importance of cyber security.

1 month ago

Hotel CEOs Aren’t Slowing Down Their Push for Direct Bookings

Hotel CEOs Aren’t Slowing Down Their Push for Direct Bookings

Deanna Ting, Skift

Hotel CEOs to investors: "Trust us, it was all worth it."

3 months ago

Hotel CEOs Are Now Less Optimistic About Business Travel Outlook This Year

Hotel CEOs Are Now Less Optimistic About Business Travel Outlook This Year

Deanna Ting, Skift

So, how about that travel ban?

3 months ago

IHG CEO: Our Focus Is on Building Up the Brands We Have

IHG CEO: Our Focus Is on Building Up the Brands We Have

Deanna Ting, Skift

Unlike some of its peers, IHG isn't quite as interested in acquiring new brands as it is in further developing the brands and properties it already has, as well as improving overall growth and quality for the long run.

3 months ago

Skift Forum Europe: IHG CEO on the Next, Next Thing in Hospitality

Skift Forum Europe: IHG CEO on the Next, Next Thing in Hospitality

Deanna Ting, Skift

As technology continues to evolve, hotels need to find more creative and effective ways to use it to improve the guest experience, without sacrificing the humanity of genuine hospitality.

4 months ago

InterContinental Hotels Group Suffers Data Breach at 12 U.S. Properties

InterContinental Hotels Group Suffers Data Breach at 12 U.S. Properties

Deanna Ting, Skift

Regarding IHG's data breach and others in the past at many high-profile companies, why does it always take so long for the general public to find out about these data breaches?

4 months ago

8 Top Executives Say Where Hotel Loyalty Is Headed Next

8 Top Executives Say Where Hotel Loyalty Is Headed Next

Deanna Ting, Skift

We're calling 2017 as the year when loyalty becomes an even bigger focus for hotels, if it isn't already. Why? Because there's no better time than now to try to capture a consumer's loyalty, or to engage with them, even if the landscape is becoming a lot more competitive, and consumers, overall, aren't quite as "loyal" as they used to be.

4 months ago