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Articles tagged “labor”

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

Coronavirus

Travel’s Labor Problem Now as Surge in Demand Leaves Operators Scrambling

A travel labor shortage isn't what anyone was expecting during a pandemic, but traveler confidence heading into the summer heavily outpaces the ability of many business owners to call back furloughed workers or hire more people from overseas.

Travel’s Labor Problem Now as Surge in Demand Leaves Operators Scrambling

Airlines

United Commits to Pilot Diversity by Launching Its Own Flight School, Scholarships

Following the global reckoning of a lack of diversity and inclusion, will United Airlines' push for a more inclusive cockpit be the way of the future, or will it fizzle out? As more pilots retire, the new faces will tell their own story.

United Commits to Pilot Diversity by Launching Its Own Flight School, Scholarships

Tourism

Disney to Lay Off 28,000 U.S. Theme Park Workers and Others as Covid Takes Its Toll

Analysts had been predicting the Mouse House may not return to last year's profit levels until 2025. These painful job cuts seemed inevitable.

Disney to Lay Off 28,000 U.S. Theme Park Workers and Others as Covid Takes Its Toll