Articles tagged “langham”

Stopping Asian Airports From Becoming Protesters’ Punching Bags

Stopping Asian Airports From Becoming Protesters’ Punching Bags

Raini Hamdi, Skift

Unless they live on another planet, most people now know that airports are the perfect places to hold demonstrations and gain maximum coverage for a cause. It’s a message that airport authorities in Asia must correct, particularly as conflicts will continue to simmer in the region.

3 days ago

Langham Lands a New Deal Located Within a UNESCO German Palace

Langham Lands a New Deal Located Within a UNESCO German Palace

Raini Hamdi, Skift

With all the current troubles in Hong Kong, diversifying the business surely is a bigger priority. Langham has said it wants to expand big-time in Europe. It is reentering the continent with style.

1 week ago

Hong Kong Tourism Starts to Feel Impact as Pro-Democracy Protests Rage On

Hong Kong Tourism Starts to Feel Impact as Pro-Democracy Protests Rage On

Raini Hamdi, Skift

Major Hong Kong hotels expect to report lower earnings for the year but believe that the city will retain its global standing as one of the world’s biggest tourism hubs in the long term.

2 months ago

Hong Kong-Based Langham Is on the Prowl for Acquisitions in Europe

Hong Kong-Based Langham Is on the Prowl for Acquisitions in Europe

Raini Hamdi, Skift

Langham has expanded in North America, China, and Australia, but not in Europe, where its acquisition of The Langham, London, gave it the brand. A new wave of development earmarks Europe as a priority, and the company wants to enter the resort space as well. But before all that can happen, it needs to further raise brand awareness.

3 months ago

The Story Behind the Color Choices of Luxury Hotel Logos

The Story Behind the Color Choices of Luxury Hotel Logos

Laura Powell, Skift

When it comes to designing logos, luxury brands are generally risk-averse. That's even the case in the hospitality industry, where brands are always trying to promote their singularity. The names may change, but the colors stay the same.

4 months ago

Langham Hospitality Group Names New CEO With Expansion on the Agenda

Langham Hospitality Group Names New CEO With Expansion on the Agenda

Deanna Ting, Skift

Can the new CEO manage to grow the Langham and Cordis brands on a larger scale? That's the bigger task that lies ahead for Leser.

1 year ago

Langham Hotels Parent Reinvents Eaton Hotels for Socially Minded Millennials

Langham Hotels Parent Reinvents Eaton Hotels for Socially Minded Millennials

Deanna Ting, Skift

So many brands today say they're committed to social causes — but how many of them actually stick to those commitments? And how many of those companies are actually sustainable or profitable? Will Eaton Workshop be an exception?

2 years ago

8 Top Executives Say Where Hotel Loyalty Is Headed Next

8 Top Executives Say Where Hotel Loyalty Is Headed Next

Deanna Ting, Skift

We're calling 2017 as the year when loyalty becomes an even bigger focus for hotels, if it isn't already. Why? Because there's no better time than now to try to capture a consumer's loyalty, or to engage with them, even if the landscape is becoming a lot more competitive, and consumers, overall, aren't quite as "loyal" as they used to be.

3 years ago

The Hotel Industry Thinks 2017 Could Be the Year Corporate Travel Bounces Back

The Hotel Industry Thinks 2017 Could Be the Year Corporate Travel Bounces Back

Deanna Ting, Skift

Even though every day with the new Trump administration seems unpredictable, early signs have convinced many in the hotel industry that this might just be the year that corporate travel rebounds from its 2016 slump. However, given the new executive order banning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries, some executives throughout the travel industry may be rethinking their outlook on corporate travel.

3 years ago

Top Hotel Executives on the Importance of the U.S. Visa Waiver Program

Top Hotel Executives on the Importance of the U.S. Visa Waiver Program

Deanna Ting, Skift

You'd think having a hotelier in the White House would be a good thing for the hotel industry, but Trump's protectionist and xenophobic immigration and visa policies have the potential do much more harm than good, not only for his own hotel business but that of his peers, too.

3 years ago