Articles tagged “scandal”

Korean Air Ousts Chairman’s Daughters After Their Rude Behavior

Korean Air Ousts Chairman’s Daughters After Their Rude Behavior

Dave McCombs, Bloomberg

The chairman of Korean Air and its parent group said he will promote professional managers to replace his two daughters, who have been fired over rude behavior. That's a smart move, though it raises questions about the wisdom of handing out executive roles to family members in the first place.

2 years ago

Siena, Italy’s foundations are weakened by European banking crisis

Siena's setting above the hills of Tuscany is one of strength and power. The idea that the bank which was its benefactor and anchor for over five centuries made 21st-century mistakes will have visitors looking for cracks in the foundation.

7 years ago

Iconic Miami hotel attempts, fails to oust Marriott management in early-morning coup

Hannah Sampson, Miami Herald

Hotel owners that spent significant amounts of money prior to the economic downturn in 2008 aren't seeing the numbers that they hoped they would and they're pointing a finger at management teams for not making their revenue dreams come true.

7 years ago

“King of Good Times” Vijay Mallya is $2 billion in debt and there’s an arrest warrant with his name on it

“King of Good Times” Vijay Mallya is $2 billion in debt and there’s an arrest warrant with his name on it

Tom Cary, The Daily Telegraph

Mallya is now liquidating any and all of his assets to cover personal and business debts, but even if they are resolved and Kingfisher makes a turnaround, his reputation will likely never be repaired.

7 years ago

The trendy new Paris hotel that won’t be open to Chinese tourists

Henry Samuel, The Daily Telegraph

Offensive as the Gillier's statement is, it's a testament to the growth and power of China's outbound tourism industry that he didn't say "ugly Americans" instead.

7 years ago

The un-aired cruise documentary that the industry is already worried about

A gotcha journalism take on cruise industry labor practices will surely have plenty to talk about. We'll have to wait until Monday night to find out if the disgust over working conditions translates into a discussion of consumer demand for low, low prices.

7 years ago