Articles tagged “skift global forum”

Skift Global Forum Preview: Avis Tackles Digital Innovation Through Partnerships

Skift Global Forum Preview: Avis Tackles Digital Innovation Through Partnerships

Isaac Carey, Skift

Doing just traditional car rental isn't going to cut it anymore, and Avis is rapidly expanding its alternative services.

5 days ago

Skift Global Forum Preview: Canyon Ranch Holds Fast to Wellness Mission

Skift Global Forum Preview: Canyon Ranch Holds Fast to Wellness Mission

Danni Santana, Skift

Canyon Ranch is pretty relaxed about its market status in the wellness space. It's keeping its head down while adding partnerships and locations at its own pace.

6 days ago

Skift Global Forum Preview: Saira Teaches Luxury Hospitality Skills for the Real World

Skift Global Forum Preview: Saira Teaches Luxury Hospitality Skills for the Real World

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

Training the next generation of luxury hotel employees may require more than the old-fashioned schooling that's been in place for decades.

2 weeks ago

Skift Global Forum Preview: Air France-KLM CEO Ben Smith Reveals How He’s Winning Over Labor

Skift Global Forum Preview: Air France-KLM CEO Ben Smith Reveals How He’s Winning Over Labor

Brian Sumers, Skift

Air France-KLM has been content with the status quo for a long time. Under new CEO Ben Smith, that's changing. But is it too much change, too fast?

2 weeks ago

Skift Global Forum Preview: Away’s Jen Rubio Created Cult Luggage by Creating a Community

Skift Global Forum Preview: Away’s Jen Rubio Created Cult Luggage by Creating a Community

Rosie Spinks, Skift

Jen Rubio didn't just co-create a luggage brand — she created an online community by understanding the way travel is an aspirational good in the age of social media. Plenty of companies could learn a thing or two.

3 weeks ago

Skift Global Forum Preview: Delta CEO on Responsibility to Manage Footprints We Leave Behind

Skift Global Forum Preview: Delta CEO on Responsibility to Manage Footprints We Leave Behind

Brian Sumers, Skift

At most airlines, the advertising tagline is just for marketing. But Delta seems to take its tagline — "Keep Climbing" — a little more seriously than its competitors.

3 weeks ago

Skift Global Forum Preview: True Innovation in Hotel Accessibility Hasn’t Arrived Yet

Skift Global Forum Preview: True Innovation in Hotel Accessibility Hasn’t Arrived Yet

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

When it comes to serving travelers with disabilities, hospitality is taking small steps in the right direction, but disruption is scarce. Hotels could even take a cue from airports on this — and leverage a huge market that's there for the taking.

4 weeks ago

Skift Global Forum Preview: Publicis Exec Tobaccowala Says Human Connection More Important Than Ever

Skift Global Forum Preview: Publicis Exec Tobaccowala Says Human Connection More Important Than Ever

Isaac Carey, Skift

Experiences are increasingly central to travel. This means travel companies should pay special attention to long-term values like relationships, authenticity, and emotional connection while also not forgetting about the bottom line.

4 weeks ago

Skift Global Forum Preview: Cayuga Integrates Luxury and Sustainability in Central American Indie Hotels

Skift Global Forum Preview: Cayuga Integrates Luxury and Sustainability in Central American Indie Hotels

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

Upscale hotels are embracing environmental awareness these days. But for many hoteliers, it's crucial not to let their luxury standards slip while skipping the straw.

4 weeks ago

Skift Global Forum Preview: Hilton’s Tech Innovations Drive Brand Growth

Skift Global Forum Preview: Hilton’s Tech Innovations Drive Brand Growth

Danni Santana, Skift

Hilton understands the true conundrum of running a hotel business: Customer preferences will always change faster than the market can react. That is why the company has invested throughout the customer experience, from booking to loyalty partnerships, to keep guests happy.

1 month ago

Delta, Hilton and Expedia CEOs: First Look at Skift Global Forum 2019

Delta, Hilton and Expedia CEOs: First Look at Skift Global Forum 2019

Rafat Ali, Skift

We look forward to seeing you and 1,200+ other travel industry leaders in New York City this September. Here's who else you can expect to see.

1 month ago

Last Chance to Save on Skift Global Forum 2019 With Early Bird Tickets

Last Chance to Save on Skift Global Forum 2019 With Early Bird Tickets

Rafat Ali, Skift

We've confirmed top speakers to take the stage and our program is taking shape. Save on your tickets for the latest edition of Skift Global Forum before it is too late.

2 months ago