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Articles tagged “ihg”

Hotels

IHG’s 17 Brands Deciphered and Other Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, we profile each of IHG's 17 brands, Amadeus discusses its hotel tech strategy, and we take a look at this summer's biggest travel innovators.

IHG’s 17 Brands Deciphered and Other Top Stories This Week

Coronavirus

Covid-Related Travel Refunds: They Aren’t Easy

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at travel brands’ Covid refund policies, Crowne Plaza’s revamp, and tourism politics in the U.S.

Covid-Related Travel Refunds: They Aren’t Easy

Business Travel

IHG’s Crowne Plaza Wants to Shake Off Traditional Business Traveler Image

It’s a bold decision for a hotel brand to reposition itself when the world of work is on the cusp of change. If it's the wrong call, it loses sight of its core market and winning back once-loyal business travelers may take a while.

IHG’s Crowne Plaza Wants to Shake Off Traditional Business Traveler Image

Hotels

Explaining IHG’s Collection of Hotel Brands

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at IHG’s mix of hotel brands, Hong Kong’s airport problem, and Las Vegas’ resiliency.

Explaining IHG’s Collection of Hotel Brands

Hotels

Every One of IHG’s 17 Hotel Brands, Explained

IHG has assembled a hospitality collection with some of the most wide-ranging and eclectic brands in the world. Here's what you need to know about every one of them.

Every One of IHG’s 17 Hotel Brands, Explained

Online Travel

Guest-Friendly, Transparent Hotel Pricing

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at new ways to book hotels online, Hong Kong's tourism hit, and the $1 billion deal for U.S. airports.

Guest-Friendly, Transparent Hotel Pricing

Online Travel

Expedia and Marriott Claim Progress on Proliferation of Rogue Hotel Rates

Rogue wholesale rates on metasearch sites are the gifts that keep on giving — for travelers and the metasearch sites. Expedia and Marriott seem to be making some progress on the issue.

Expedia and Marriott Claim Progress on Proliferation of Rogue Hotel Rates

News Blog

Desperate Hotels in a Rush Left to Hire Inexperienced Staff

Heavily-understaffed European hotel brands are now scrambling to hire workers, left with applicants with no experience or even no track record, according to Reuters. Accor needs 35,000 employees in the 110 countries that it operates in. The hotel brand has been conducting trial initiatives to recruit people who have never worked in the industry, Reuters…

Business Travel

Global Hotel Group Signs up NH Hotels in Loyalty Pushback on Big Brands

Global Hotel Alliance notches up 21 million members after signing up Spain’s NH Group. It might now have an eclectic mix of global independent brands, but will need to watch its rivals' next steps closely: if they're not merging, they're leveraging their considerably greater size and scale to secure new loyalty partnerships outside traditional hospitality channels.

Global Hotel Group Signs up NH Hotels in Loyalty Pushback on Big Brands

Hotels

Gas Prices Send Hotels Into Overdrive to Accommodate Electric Vehicles

Market considerations give hotels a unique opportunity to lead the charge when it comes to meeting consumer needs — and efficacy.

Gas Prices Send Hotels Into Overdrive to Accommodate Electric Vehicles