Articles tagged “jobs”

U.S. Travel Industry Jobs Show Healthy Growth During Trump’s First 100 Days

U.S. Travel Industry Jobs Show Healthy Growth During Trump’s First 100 Days

Dan Peltier, Skift

Much of the hiring that happened during the past four months was likely planned last year and before President Trump took office. Travel industry employers, however, don't seem shaken by the president's first 100 days and leisure, hospitality and aviation jobs growth have been leading the way so far this year.

2 weeks ago

Visa Program for Skilled Workers to Get Tighter under President Trump’s Executive Order

Visa Program for Skilled Workers to Get Tighter under President Trump’s Executive Order

Catherine Lucey and Scott Bauer, Associated Press

Highly skilled workers seeking to travel to the United States for work, and tech employers, in particular, will see some big changes as President Trump revamps the H-1B visa program. This is yet another program that would limit immigration -- in this case for students and other job-seekers.

1 month ago

Skift Is Looking for a Meetings and Events Reporter

Skift Is Looking for a Meetings and Events Reporter

Jason Clampet, Skift

We want to “Skiftify” the meetings and events industry. Are you up for it?

2 months ago

U.S. Travel Industry Jobs Ended 2016 With Modest Gains and Smaller Growth

U.S. Travel Industry Jobs Ended 2016 With Modest Gains and Smaller Growth

Dan Peltier, Skift

As much as we wish 2016 was a thing of the past, we took a look at the U.S. travel jobs growth for last year and found that while it wasn't all bad news -- and many jobs were added -- that growth wasn't as robust as the previous year because of global events and a litany of other factors.

4 months ago

U.S. Hospitality Jobs Provided Boost to Employment Growth in June

U.S. Hospitality Jobs Provided Boost to Employment Growth in June

Dan Peltier, Skift

Many hoteliers have said there's a talent gap in the hospitality industry and that hotels are missing key skills needed to help them create an enjoyable, twenty-first century guest experience. These job numbers prove hoteliers are responding to demand but time will tell if these new jobs are helping create a more skilled workforce.

11 months ago

Skift Is Seeking a Full-Time Business Reporter in London

Skift Is Seeking a Full-Time Business Reporter in London

Jason Clampet, Skift

Be part of the smartest editorial team in travel.

1 year ago

Hotels Partner With College To Address Shortage in Tourism Workforce

Hotels Partner With College To Address Shortage in Tourism Workforce

Associated Press

Hotels in Wisconsin know they have to do a better job in convincing students that tourism careers can be an attractive option and they are taking steps to get that message out.

2 years ago

The Foreign Faces Behind Qatar’s Hospitality Workforce

The Foreign Faces Behind Qatar’s Hospitality Workforce

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Travelers in many global cities complain that it's difficult to meet locals in their interactions with hotel, tour or transportation staff; however, having a truly global view means traveling by means of meeting someone new, no matter the location.

2 years ago

U.S. Travel and Tourism Industry Provided 7.6 Million Jobs in 2013

U.S. Travel and Tourism Industry Provided 7.6 Million Jobs in 2013

Samantha Shankman, Skift

The travel and tourism industry consists of an extremely broad range of businesses and services, and there was broad yet modest employment gains across many of its sectors.

3 years ago

Tourist Spending in New Mexico Outpaces Visitor Growth

Tourist Spending in New Mexico Outpaces Visitor Growth

Associated Press

It's always positive for a destination to see its offerings are encouraging greater visitor spending; the next step is to attract more tourists to continue increasing those spend levels.

3 years ago

Priceline CEO on Why Amsterdam Is Better for Business Than Silicon Valley

Priceline CEO on Why Amsterdam Is Better for Business Than Silicon Valley

Dennis Schaal, Skift

The Priceline Group's culture is fairly buttoned up so the company wouldn't think about doing Airbnb-style apartment rentals at this juncture, but if the legal hassles eventually get sorted out, then Priceline would take a hard look.

3 years ago

VisitBritain Is on the Hunt for the Next Great Tourism Board CEO

VisitBritain Is on the Hunt for the Next Great Tourism Board CEO

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Most professional travel roles boil down to marketing and trying to get travelers to pick your destination, hotel, or airline over all other choices. You ace that and your skills applicable in almost any sector.

3 years ago