Articles tagged “ritz-carlton”

Four Seasons Founder Not Worried About Airbnb But Ritz-Carlton Is on his Mind

Four Seasons Founder Not Worried About Airbnb But Ritz-Carlton Is on his Mind

Kim Chipman, Bloomberg

Four Seasons, which was bought out by Bill Gates and Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal in 2007, has an ambitious pipeline in the works. At its end of the market in coming years, will it be able to adapt to changing customer tastes — or does it even have to?

2 months ago

Ritz-Carlton Enters the Luxury Cruise Business With 3 Custom Yachts

Ritz-Carlton Enters the Luxury Cruise Business With 3 Custom Yachts

Laura Powell, Skift

We've seen both luxury hotel and luxury cruise companies develop private jet products recently, but only one hotel brand is currently taking its moniker to sea. This is easily the most interesting thing the otherwise traditional Ritz-Carlton has ever done.

2 months ago

Hotel CEOs Share Memories of Their Very First Jobs in Hospitality

Hotel CEOs Share Memories of Their Very First Jobs in Hospitality

Chris Taylor, Reuters

These interviews are proof that many of today's chief hotel executives literally worked their way to the top, and their first hospitality jobs weren't always very glamorous. Their experiences too, provide a perspective on a greater challenge facing the hospitality industry as a whole: that of recruiting new talent and training front desk agent or janitor to become tomorrow's CEO.

7 months ago

A Roundup of the Oddest Hotel Jobs in the World

A Roundup of the Oddest Hotel Jobs in the World

Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg

This list is a testament to the wide-ranging job opportunities you can find in the hospitality industry. (Also, how do I learn how to become a dog masseuse?)

7 months ago

The Biggest Challenges and Opportunities for Luxury Hotels in 2017, Explained

The Biggest Challenges and Opportunities for Luxury Hotels in 2017, Explained

Deanna Ting, Skift

We spoke to hoteliers from Viceroy, The Ritz-Carlton, Park Hyatt, Brandmark Collective, and Pendry Hotels to gain a better perspective into where the luxury hospitality market is headed.

8 months ago

5 Big Takeaways for Hoteliers From This Year’s J.D. Power Hotel Guest Satisfaction Rankings

5 Big Takeaways for Hoteliers From This Year’s J.D. Power Hotel Guest Satisfaction Rankings

Deanna Ting, Skift

If this year’s study is any indication, it’s clear guests are expecting a whole lot more from hotels than they have before in the coming year.

1 year ago

These Are the Most-Talked-About Hotel Brands Online and Offline

These Are the Most-Talked-About Hotel Brands Online and Offline

Deanna Ting, Skift

Smart hotel brands are upping their content marketing game on social media channels to generate more conversations online and off.

1 year ago

New Skift Trends Report: Winning Content Marketing Strategies for 2016

New Skift Trends Report: Winning Content Marketing Strategies for 2016

Skift

As content marketing has established itself as an important tool in the travel industry, brands are investing more time and money in creating articles, video and interactive content across all channels, in order to better reach customers.

1 year ago

New Ritz-Carlton Hotels Website Focuses on Style Over Substance

New Ritz-Carlton Hotels Website Focuses on Style Over Substance

Greg Oates, Skift

The new Ritz-Carlton website is fast and seamlessly designed with an intuitive user interface and attractive photography, but the generic brochure-style content takes away from the drama of the brand.

1 year ago

Millennial Concerns Driving Ritz-Carlton’s New Logo and New Brand Voice

Millennial Concerns Driving Ritz-Carlton’s New Logo and New Brand Voice

Alexandra E. Petri, Skift

The Cadillac of luxury brands in the hotel world, The Ritz-Carlton recently announced changes to its brand, namely a fresh voice and updated logo, as it looks for ways to stay relevant in a world shaped by millennial travel.

2 years ago

Four Seasons Condo in Los Angeles To Be Offered for $50 Million

Four Seasons Condo in Los Angeles To Be Offered for $50 Million

Nadja Brandt , Bloomberg

There's obviously a market for super-upscale condos tied to services at luxury hotels such as Four Seasons and Ritz-Carlton. Developers in Los Angeles are following through on this mission.

2 years ago

Strategic Hotels Looking for a Buyer for Its Luxury Hotel Portfolio

Strategic Hotels Looking for a Buyer for Its Luxury Hotel Portfolio

Sarah Mulholland, Jeffrey McCracken and Ed Hammond, Bloomberg

While hotel brands have gone asset light, smart investors still love marquee real estate.

2 years ago