Articles tagged “management”

Destination Marketers Want to Manage Tourists, Not Just Sell to Them

Destination Marketers Want to Manage Tourists, Not Just Sell to Them

Dan Peltier, Skift

Having skilled managers on board gives another purpose to destination marketing organizations that face questions from communities about whether tourism marketing is worth it in 2018.

11 months ago

Business Travel and the Sharing Economy Aren’t An Easy Fit

Business Travel and the Sharing Economy Aren’t An Easy Fit

Michelle Grant, Euromonitor

Rogue business travelers that book outside their corporate travel systems are forcing their companies to adapt, and that includes adapting to the sharing economy.

5 years ago

Priceline CEO Huston Earned $17.9 Million in 2013, a ‘Very Good Year’ for the Company

Priceline CEO Huston Earned $17.9 Million in 2013, a ‘Very Good Year’ for the Company

Dennis Schaal, Skift

The Priceline Group is the dominant online player based on its scale, speed, search engine marketing strategy, and conversion skills, but perhaps its compensation policy should be added to the list of factors, as well.

5 years ago

Seven Top U.S. Travel Businesses Creating Jobs In America

Samantha Shankman, Skift

The list follows a strict set of guidelines that leaves out several fast-growing travel startups, but serves as another example of how broad the U.S. tourism industry is, even if it remains under-appreciated by politicians and economists.

6 years ago

Playboy Hotelier Behind Standard Hotels Ditches Real Estate for Management

Playboy Hotelier Behind Standard Hotels Ditches Real Estate for Management

Reuters

Just like the big brands, Balazs is getting rid of the physical properties and instead focusing on management contracts (and dating a long string of models and actresses).

6 years ago

Reflagging, management contracts and the tricky business behind modern hotels

Businessweek's three basics of the hotel business are basic reading for anyone who cares about the industry.

6 years ago

Berlin’s embarrassing airport names new CEO with reputation for turnarounds

Berlin’s embarrassing airport names new CEO with reputation for turnarounds

Geir Moulson, Associated Press

While Will Brant will always be a blip on the city’s infrastructure history, a successful and speedy turnaround by Mehdorn could provide the city with a new success story to focus on.

7 years ago

Four Seasons CEO Kathleen Taylor abruptly leaves luxury hotel group after three years

Nadja Brandt, Bloomberg

Four Seasons gives no explanation for the CEO’s quick departure, but has already initiated the search for Taylor’s successor as the executive team operates the company in the interim.

7 years ago

Hotel discovery site Room 77 searches for a CEO after raising $43 million in funding

Hotel discovery site Room 77 searches for a CEO after raising $43 million in funding

Dennis Schaal, Skift

The role of quality management in a company's success tends to get downplayed, but Room 77 is looking for a rock star to lead it toward the next stage in its development.

7 years ago

Hotel reputation management begins offline

Hotels that focus on TripAdvisor reviews need to step away from the monitor for a minute to ensure that they're managing travelers' expectations.

7 years ago

Are in-flight magazines ruining the lives of IT professionals?

Here's what IT pros can do to make sure they keep the execs that employ them from coming up with bad ideas at 20K feet.

7 years ago

Carnival’s Costa line gets a new skipper to run its operations

Carnival brings in Michael Thamm, Aida's head, to run its European lines -- including the troubled Costa line.

7 years ago