Travel & Leisure

4 Ways Hotels Can Attract Boomerang Hires

If you scroll through LinkedIn today, you’ll see story after story of professionals happily returning to old employers after years of working for competitors. These boomerang hires are more than a feel-good story, they represent a largely untapped talent pool for hotel companies. Ex-employees already know the company culture, and understand the market, and the experience they gained while away allows them to hit the ground running. Here is how to encourage a steady flow of quality ex-hotel employees back to your ranks:

Don’t Skip the Exit Survey

You might think it’s pointless to do an exit survey. After all, they’ve had their entire tenure at the company to bring up any problems they’ve had. It’s not that they were hiding anything necessarily, but hindsight is 20/20. Make sure all outgoing employees receive an exit survey. Not only does this give you insights into how to improve your company culture

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Travel+Leisure (TNL): Is This Timeshare Stock A Buy After Dip?

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Travel + Leisure Co. (NYSE:TNL) has been dealing with difficulties over the past couple of years, due to COVID-19 pandemic and volatile demand dynamics in the hospitality sector. As the economy reopened so too did Travel + Leisure’s business but things look set to stall again. Investing in timeshare companies at the beginning of a new business cycle can often provide opportunities for significant returns. Timeshares are a highly cyclical industry so it works both ways. In downturns, luxury big-ticket items like timeshares get hit the hardest but the rebrand to Travel + Leisure gave Wyndham Destinations a few new tools to help the company cope during hard times like these. Today we’re going to take a look at some of the latest tools and see how they could be benefiting investors in the near future.

The Product

Travel + Leisure is still

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How To Take The Ultimate Vacation In Clearwater Beach, Florida

Take A Break is your ultimate guide to the perfect trips to recharge, rediscover yourself and your relationships, and reengage with the world. We’ll cover shopping stops, great bars, restaurants worth your money, photo opportunities, memorable drives and experiences, and other important details you need before you book.

Below, we chat with Lindsay Holmes, senior wellness and travel editor at HuffPost, about why you’ll want to put Clearwater Beach, Florida, on your bucket list.

What drew you to Clearwater Beach as a place to visit or explore?

I grew up nearby, so I spent a ton of time at Clearwater Beach. In high school, our classes would end around 1 p.m. and we’d all beeline straight for the beach. It felt like a vacation in my own backyard. The sand is powdery soft, the Gulf of Mexico is a sight to behold, and there are tons of great restaurants

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United Ups Revenue Projections on Full Return of Corporate Travel Business

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Plenty of doubters predicted business travel wouldn’t fully return, but recent surges suggest the wider industry could break past its pre-pandemic $1.4 trillion value.

United Airlines is continuing to see a recovery in corporate sales, as it upgrades its outlook for the second quarter.

United now expects total revenue per available seat mile to be up 23-25 percent from the same period in 2019, it said in a guidance update on Tuesday, compared to its prior forecast of a 17-percent increase.

This is despite predicting it will fly 14 percent less in the second quarter, compared to the same period in 2019.

Corporate travel was a $1.4 trillion industry before the pandemic, according to trade body the Global Business Travel Association. It may now be on track to exceed that, going by comments made by the airline’s executive vice president and chief commercial officer.

While

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