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Articles tagged “lodging”

Hotels

Shifts in Lifestyle and Work Are Forcing Hospitality to Focus on New Flexibility

Flexibility and technology are key in delivering the innovative experiences today’s travelers are seeking.

Shifts in Lifestyle and Work Are Forcing Hospitality to Focus on New Flexibility

Hotels

U.S. Hotels Still Adding Jobs But Will It Be Enough for the Summer Rush?

Steady job growth is a good thing, of course, but hotels are still facing a huge shortfall of workers. Summer vacation season is just around the corner and it could bring chaos if hotels don’t confront the continuing scarcity.

U.S. Hotels Still Adding Jobs But Will It Be Enough for the Summer Rush?
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Hotels

New Executive Focus Report: Hospitality & Marketing Summit

Skift recently hosted the Hospitality & Marketing Summit. Download the post-event report to dig into the big questions facing hospitality.

New Executive Focus Report: Hospitality & Marketing Summit

Business Travel

Travel Advisor Execs Bullish on 2020 Sales Outlook Despite Politics

There may be turmoil on Capitol Hill and a contentious presidential election up ahead, but travel advisor leaders don't expect it to put a damper on 2020 sales. They are, however, keeping an eye on the economy and said travel advisors should be extra proactive in keeping clients enthused and confident about travel.

Travel Advisor Execs Bullish on 2020 Sales Outlook Despite Politics

Business Travel

Survey: Millennials Prefer Travel Advisor Expertise When It Comes to Planning

The experiential travel that millennials and other younger people crave may be best provided by professionals, not booking tools.

Survey: Millennials Prefer Travel Advisor Expertise When It Comes to Planning

Business Travel

How Cruises Will Drive Even More of Travel Advisor Sales

World Travel Holdings has emerged as a powerhouse, particularly in the cruise sector. While strengthening its presence in other sectors, the company's top executives say that cruises will only get stronger as a revenue source for travel advisors.

How  Cruises Will Drive Even More of Travel Advisor Sales

Business Travel

Travel Agency Social Hubs Invite Passersby to Join the Party

Storefront travel agencies may be fewer in number these days, but some are finding success by reinventing themselves as social hubs for their local communities. With imaginative decor and amenities, these agencies are drawing in customers who had previously been unaware of the value of using a travel advisor.

Travel Agency Social Hubs Invite Passersby to Join the Party

Business Travel

Can Travel Advisors Be a Secret Weapon in Quest for Sustainable Tourism?

By guiding clients toward responsible choices in how and where they travel, travel advisors can play a key part in promoting sustainable tourism. Not only do local communities benefit, but visitors come away with more meaningful experiences.

Can Travel Advisors Be a Secret Weapon in Quest for Sustainable Tourism?

Business Travel

Host Travel Agencies Step Up to Train Wave of Newcomers

A surge of newcomers are setting up shop as travel advisors — with some of them unprepared for the realities of the job. Host agencies and consortiums are ramping up efforts to give them the education they need.

Host Travel Agencies Step Up to Train Wave of Newcomers

Business Travel

Travel Agencies Find Success in Not Acting Like, Well, Travel Agencies

Breaking with the usual travel agency practices has proved to be a winning situation for two travel companies on this year's Inc. 5000 list. New approaches to hiring and travel planning are resonating in today's culture.

Travel Agencies Find Success in Not Acting Like, Well, Travel Agencies