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Articles tagged “jobs”

Hotels

Oyo Outlook Stable on Emerging Profit for Hotels and Rentals

Take that money, watch it burn? Rating agency Moody's cautioned Oyo that it should instead consider sinking in the river the lessons it's learned about profitability.

Oyo Outlook Stable on Emerging Profit for Hotels and Rentals

News Blog

Leisure and Hospitality Job Growth Slowed in April

The leisure and hospitality sector was among the largest job gainers in the U.S. in April, but the 31,000 jobs it added amounted to a deceleration from March, when it added 40,000 positions to the workforce. Credit: L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon Miami The vast majority of the additions in April were not in hotels, but…

Airlines

Chinese Airlines See Surge in Cabin Crew Applicants

Carriers are gearing up for busier times in travel in 2024, and need to start training crew now. Fortunately for them the tourism sector's future is perceived as healthy compared to other industries so recruiting isn't an issue.

Chinese Airlines See Surge in Cabin Crew Applicants

News Blog

U.S. Hotel Job Growth Cooled Off in March

Hotels added more than 5,000 new jobs in the United States in March, a big drop from the previous month's increase, and a possible sign the sector's job growth is slowing. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics revealed, in its monthly jobs report released on Friday, that leisure and hospitality — which includes hotels — added…

Tourism

Travel Isn’t Ready for the Return of Chinese Tourists

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at outbound Chinese travel, the boom in hospitality hiring, and Travelport’s purchase of Deem.

Travel Isn’t Ready for the Return of Chinese Tourists

News Blog

Airbnb Trims Recruiting Staff by 30 Percent

Airbnb reduced its recruiting staff by 30 percent — affecting perhaps a couple of dozen jobs — even as the company plans on increasing its overall workforce in 2023. A spokesperson told Bloomberg that the layoffs came this week to align the size of Airbnb's recruiting staff with the scale of projected hiring this year.…

Tourism

The Dolly Parton Solution to Tourism’s Labor Crisis

Travel companies — especially destination marketing organizations — need to heed lessons from the innovative approach at Dolly Parton's Dollywood on how to make employees feel valued. That's critical in attracting workers back to an industry still plagued by labor shortages.

The Dolly Parton Solution to Tourism’s Labor Crisis

Hotels

China Hotel Job Openings Surge After Beijing’s Easing of Zero-Covid Policy

Not only did China finally easing its zero-Covid policies spark a boom in travel searches, it's also forced the country's hospitality industry to ramp up hiring quickly.

China Hotel Job Openings Surge After Beijing’s Easing of Zero-Covid Policy

Hotels

Hotels Still Face Wide Gap Between Job Growth and Openings

Although hotels recorded job growth in September, the tepid increase served as further validation of the industry's pessimism about solving its labor shortage anytime soon.

Hotels Still Face Wide Gap Between Job Growth and Openings

Skift Meetings

What Event Planners Need to Know About Job Searching in 2022

It’s a hot market right now for job seekers in the event industry, with most of the opportunities coming from third parties. Companies that laid off people during the pandemic are wary of staffing up too quickly and are turning to agencies instead. Facing a scarce candidate pool, employers are not only boosting pay but are addressing quality of life issues. 

What Event Planners Need to Know About Job Searching in 2022