Articles tagged “labor”

Business Travel

Business Traveler Loyalty on Flights Up for Grabs Coming Out of Pandemic

Whether it is hotels offering sporadic housekeeping or over-overcrowded airport lounges, service levels across the travel industry have plummeted coming out of the pandemic. Loyalty indeed is under severe pressure.

Business Traveler Loyalty on Flights Up for Grabs Coming Out of Pandemic

Coronavirus

Hotel CEOs Concede a Lasting Labor Shortage May Reshape Guest Experience

Finally, there’s some honesty about the hotel labor shortage crisis, and it doesn't just hinge on pandemic-related unemployment benefits.

Hotel CEOs Concede a Lasting Labor Shortage May Reshape Guest Experience

Hotels

Premier Inn Says Labor Issues and Brexit Threaten Full Recovery in 2022

Coronavirus has masked the true impact of Brexit on the UK hospitality industry. Expect more hotels to bemoan the situation as they attempt to recover from the pandemic.

Premier Inn Says Labor Issues and Brexit Threaten Full Recovery in 2022

Airlines

UK Opens Travel and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift’s top stories this week, the UK opens up more non-essential travel, Reserve with Google is ending, Hawaii's residents say tourism is worth its troubles and American Airlines sues Sabre — again.

UK Opens Travel and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Coronavirus

U.S. Hotels Saw Much-Needed Boost in Hiring Last Month

Don’t let the rise in the hotel industry’s unemployment rate fool you. This was one of the strongest months for hotel hiring since the start of the pandemic.

U.S. Hotels Saw Much-Needed Boost in Hiring Last Month

Tourism

Global Tourism Recovery Still 2 Years Off Due to Vaccine Inequity: New Report

The report is a reminder that tourism's impact goes far beyond the airport, hotel lobby, or attraction.

Global Tourism Recovery Still 2 Years Off Due to Vaccine Inequity: New Report

Coronavirus

Don’t Blame Extra Unemployment Benefits for the Hotel Labor Shortage Crisis

The extra $300 in weekly federal unemployment benefits is an easy political punching bag to use to explain away the hotel industry’s labor shortage problems. Want people back? Pay more and market the industry better.

Don’t Blame Extra Unemployment Benefits for the Hotel Labor Shortage Crisis

Coronavirus

Italy Tourism Has a Big Labor Problem, Just Like Many Other Destinations

Seasonal and off-the-books work combined with restrictions on foreign labor mean that tourism may have a hard job attracting workers in Italy – as well as the UK, the United States, and so many other places. Maybe prices should finally start to reflect the true cost of experiences?

Italy Tourism Has a Big Labor Problem, Just Like Many Other Destinations

Airline Weekly

Podcast: Low-Cost Carriers, Boeing Vs. Airbus and Pilot Shortages

Podcast: Low-Cost Carriers, Boeing Vs. Airbus and Pilot Shortages

Hotels

Sandals Dismissive of Marriott Threat and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top travel stories this week, we covered Marriott's arrival in Sandals' all-inclusive sandbox, travel manager fears over consolidation, and a startup deal on hotel automation.

Sandals Dismissive of Marriott Threat and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week