Less China-Dependent IHG Takes Wait-and-See Approach on Coronavirus

skift.com - Hotels · 18 Feb

IHG CEO Keith Barr seems to be taking quite a level-headed approach to the coronavirus outbreak. Unlike some in the travel industry, he's not pressin

How Anxious Should Event Planners Be as Coronavirus Impact Looms?

skift.com - Hotels · 13 Feb

Event planners can expect increasingly aggressive pitches from hotels as group bookings decline and the threat of coronavirus continues to loom. The

Designing a Better Airline Lounge Experience

skift.com - Hotels · 30 Jan

Despite the investment and focus on lounges to compete for and retain premium passengers, there's a lot of thinking left on the table. Here are some

How Certifying a Hotel's Wellness Bonafides Could Shake Up the Industry

skift.com - Hotels · 17 Jan

Right now, a hotel can offer guests lemon water at check-in and call itself a wellness property. A new wellness certification might raise the bar for

Park Hyatt's Blade Runner: Knife Concierge Offers Cutting-Edge Service

skift.com - Hotels · 4 Oct

It's not enough for the waitstaff at The Argyle Steakhouse in San Diego to pick up on the personalities of their customers. The staff of this high-en

Airbnb Can Inform on Rivals and 11 Other Hospitality Trends This Week
Airbnb Can Inform on Rivals and 11 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

skift.com - Hotels · 8 Sep

This week in hospitality, new Airbnb settlements with Boston and Miami Beach could begin to level the playing field. Then we ask meeting planners, wh

Skift Tech Forum: Shiji Helps Hotels Crack China Market With A La Carte Approach

skift.com - Hotels · 18 Jun

Shiji is one of the world's most fascinating hospitality tech companies. In this interview Kevin King, its chief operating officer, explains the comp

Executive Q&A: Sofitel Redefines What It Means to Be a French Luxury Brand

skift.com - Hotels · 29 May

Sofitel's new brand campaign celebrates its French DNA, offering a modern take on gastronomy, arts and culture, design, and well-being. These four pa

Premier Inn Owner Whitbread Under Pressure From Short Sellers

skift.com - Hotels · 17 Oct

With the sale of Costa Coffee to Coca-Cola moving ahead, the focus shifts to Whitbread's Premier Inn brand. Investors will want to know exactly what