Articles tagged “pritzker”

Commerce Secretary, Marriott CEO Call for More Data-Sharing to Enhance Security

Commerce Secretary, Marriott CEO Call for More Data-Sharing to Enhance Security

Dan Peltier, Skift

It will take both the public and private sectors working together to see that security data is regularly shared in a transparent fashion.

3 years ago

Hotel and Tourism Boom Lures Billionaire Pritzker to Seattle

Hotel and Tourism Boom Lures Billionaire Pritzker to Seattle

Nadja Brandt and Hui-yong Yu, Bloomberg

The cruise industry, tourism from Asia and business expansion are leading to a hotel boom in Seattle, one of the fastest growing cities in the U.S.

5 years ago

Hyatt heiress Pritzker to get Senate vote on U.S. Commerce post next week

Hyatt heiress Pritzker to get Senate vote on U.S. Commerce post next week

Katherine Skiba, Chicago Tribune

Leaders in travel and tourism have their fingers crossed that Pritzker will not only get confirmation but turn into a hard-nosed advocate for the industry.

6 years ago

Commerce secretary nominee could advance travel industry agenda

Let's not have any delusions about what Pritzker can accomplish. She's said to be a great consensus builder, but Congress hasn't exactly exhibited an appetite for compromise in recent years.

6 years ago

Pritzker hearings for Commerce Secretary post to begin this week

Katherine Skiba, Chicago Tribune

The last thing President Obama needs this week is for any obstacles to emerge in the Prizker nomination hearings, given the series of scandals dogging the Administration.

6 years ago

U.S. Commerce Sec. nominee and Hyatt heiress faces hotel workers protest

Cheryl Jackson, Samantha Bomkamp and Kathy Bergen, Chicago Tribune

Pritzker has enough challengers from the political right that she doesn't need the attacks from the labor left. But if she makes it through confirmation, travel will have an incredibly powerful ally in the administration.

6 years ago