Articles tagged “ihg”

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."

1 month 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?

1 month 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.

1 month 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.

2 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?

2 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.

2 months ago

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.

2 months ago

Top Hotel Executives on the Importance of the U.S. Visa Waiver Program

Top Hotel Executives on the Importance of the U.S. Visa Waiver Program

Deanna Ting, Skift

You'd think having a hotelier in the White House would be a good thing for the hotel industry, but Trump's protectionist and xenophobic immigration and visa policies have the potential do much more harm than good, not only for his own hotel business but that of his peers, too.

2 months ago

J.P. Morgan’s Healthcare Conference Is a Case Study in Hotel Compression Nights

J.P. Morgan’s Healthcare Conference Is a Case Study in Hotel Compression Nights

Jared S. Hopkins, Robert Langreth, and Caroline Chen, Bloomberg

Those of us who work with the hotel industry shouldn't be surprised by this tale, which demonstrates the pricing power properties can have when major events come to town.

2 months 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.

4 months ago

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How Travel Brands Can Internalize a Culture of Innovation

How Travel Brands Can Internalize a Culture of Innovation

Adobe + Skift

It's not enough for a company to have it's heart set on building the latest “disruptive” form of technology — they must first create an organization-wide culture of innovation.

5 months ago

Wyndham Rewards Tops Another List of Loyalty Program Rankings

Wyndham Rewards Tops Another List of Loyalty Program Rankings

Deanna Ting, Skift

This survey, which had Wyndham as its winner, only looked at the value you get when you redeem your points for free nights, and it didn't necessarily take into account other loyalty program perks or benefits that can transform a guest into a loyal customer.

6 months ago