Minor International Will Get New Group CEO as Founder Bill Heinecke Plans Succession

skift.com - Hotels · 1 Dec

Dillip Rajakarier's biggest achievement is lasting a dozen years with the hugely-driven Bill Heinecke, who was once known for short-tenured CEOs. Raj

Hotels Experiment With Reducing Food Waste: Will All-You-Can Eat Buffets Be History?

skift.com - Hotels · 28 Nov

Hotels are known for wanting to please their guests, and feeding them is one way of doing it. But food waste is helping to deteriorate the environmen

IHG Direct Bookings Tech Play and 11 Other Top Hospitality Stories This Week

skift.com - Hotels · 17 Nov

This week in hospitality, IHG is taking a tougher approach with online agencies by using new technologies to gain traction for its mobile app and web

Marriott CEO Sorenson Offers Update on Cancer Treatment

skift.com - Hotels · 5 Nov

Marriott keeps growing despite a drop in earnings this quarter. CEO Arne Sorenson is optimistic, even as he prepares for surgery to treat his pancrea

What Luxe Hospitality Can Learn About Engaging the Senses From a Live-Fire Chef

skift.com - Hotels · 5 Nov

The state of luxury is evolving and morphing. And the commonality of those who are forging resonant experiences is that they are looking outside of s

Hyatt Taps Danny Meyer to Help With Food and Beverage for New Brand Caption

skift.com - Hotels · 25 Sep

Most hotel operators will say that food and beverage can be a money loser for brands, but offering some version of it remains an essential part of th

Winning the War for Talent: 5 Ways Hospitality Brands Can Attract and Keep Great Employees

skift.com - Hotels · 5 Sep

The hospitality industry in particular has struggled with recruiting and retaining workers over the last few years, as unemployment rates have droppe

Hotels Are Reviving Nightclubs to Boost Visibility

skift.com - Hotels · 21 Jun

The nightlife industry has long been riddled with fly-by-night club closures and seedy venues. Now a handful of powerful hoteliers are changing that

Goldman Is in Talks to Buy B&B Hotels for $2.2 Billion

skift.com - Hotels · 20 May

PAI Partners has been attempting to offload the budget hotel brand for some time, having bought the French hotelier in 2016.

Taco Bell Will Open a Boutique Hotel This Summer

skift.com - Hotels · 16 May

There is little doubt that a limited-time hotel offering will attract the fast food chain'sand result in some extra revenue for the company.

Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson Diagnosed With Pancreatic Cancer

skift.com - Hotels · 3 May

Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson was diagnosed on Wednesday with stage 2 pancreatic cancer. The 60-year-old executive will remain in his role while he unde

A Sunscreen-Spraying Startup Is Driving Cocktail Sales at Hotel Pools

skift.com - Hotels · 22 Jul

Honestly, following our annual Skift retreat in Puerto Rico, we certainly wish we had one of these contraptions at our hotel, too.

Nobu Hotels CEO on a Restaurant-First Approach to Hospitality
Nobu Hotels CEO on a Restaurant-First Approach to Hospitality

skift.com - Hotels · 22 Mar

The name “Nobu” is synonymous with an exceptional Japanese dining experience, perfected by chef Nobu Matsuhisa over a more than 30-year career. Matsu

A Look Back at What the Hospitality Industry Taught Itself in 2017

skift.com - Hotels · 2 Jan

The year 2017 was one preceded by a roller-coaster of a year in hospitality that saw a multitude of mega mergers, one of which — Marriott-Starwood —