Articles tagged “reservations”

Skift Global Forum Preview: Marriott’s Loyalty Program Key to Competing With Airbnb and All-Inclusive Players

Skift Global Forum Preview: Marriott’s Loyalty Program Key to Competing With Airbnb and All-Inclusive Players

Danni Santana, Skift

Marriott believes it has a responsibility to make every type of lodging accommodation available to travelers. That, in a nutshell, explains the company's activity — and challenge — so far in 2019.

2 weeks ago

Marriott CEO Tells Senators Passport Changes Being Considered After Data Breach

Marriott CEO Tells Senators Passport Changes Being Considered After Data Breach

Dennis Schaal, Skift

You can see the dilemma that Marriott and other hotels face: Keep passport data strictly at the property level, where management may not be technically adept, or centralize the information where it can be potentially hacked in one fell swoop. CEO Sorenson is leaning toward the local approach. Either way is risky business.

7 months ago

Skift Table: The New Restaurant Reservations Landscape

Skift Table: The New Restaurant Reservations Landscape

Kristen Hawley, Skift Table

Chefs+Tech is now Skift Table. Kicking off our original coverage, here are three perspectives on the evolving business of reservations.

2 years ago

Chefs+Tech: The Rise of the Grocerant

Chefs+Tech: The Rise of the Grocerant

Chefs+Tech

The addition of restaurants to retail has been a big shift in U.S. dining habits and one that finds plenty of antecedents around the world.

3 years ago

Guests Will Wait Until 2017 for InterContinental’s New Reservations System

Guests Will Wait Until 2017 for InterContinental’s New Reservations System

Dennis Schaal, Skift

If Amadeus and InterContinental Hotels Group build a new guest reservations system for the "community," will the hotel industry community buy in and introduce the system? That's the hope, anyway.

4 years ago

Online Travel Gets a Woman CEO and a Rebrand

Online Travel Gets a Woman CEO and a Rebrand

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Toni Portmann inherits the distribution side of the Pegasus business, which formerly provided both hotel reservations services and distribution. In so doing, she will lead the healthier segment as the hotel reservations' portion has drastically given up market share over the last few years.

5 years ago