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Senior Hospitality Editor

Recent Stories from Deanna Ting:

Luxury Hotelier Jumeirah to Launch Neighborhood-Friendly Brand in 2019

Luxury Hotelier Jumeirah to Launch Neighborhood-Friendly Brand in 2019

Deanna Ting, Skift

And not only that, but it's also jumping on the luxury soft brand collection bandwagon, too.

6 days ago

Airbnb Touts One of Its Most Valuable Assets as It Prepares for IPO

Airbnb Touts One of Its Most Valuable Assets as It Prepares for IPO

Deanna Ting, Skift

Combatting host fatigue is a very real thing, but it'll probably take a lot more than this from Airbnb to make sure those Superhosts remain loyal.

1 week ago

What Marriott’s Data Breach Means for the Hotel Giant and Guests

What Marriott’s Data Breach Means for the Hotel Giant and Guests

Deanna Ting, Skift

Starwood Preferred Guest elite members thought that not getting full stay credits would be the absolute worst of this mega-merger.

1 week ago

U.S. Hotel Occupancy Projected to Hit New Record in 2019 Despite Recent Softness

U.S. Hotel Occupancy Projected to Hit New Record in 2019 Despite Recent Softness

Deanna Ting, Skift

Bottom line for hotels? They haven't hit the top in terms of growth just yet, and probably won't for at least another year or two.

2 weeks ago

AccorHotels Wants to Buy Out Its Largest Eastern European Franchisee

AccorHotels Wants to Buy Out Its Largest Eastern European Franchisee

Deanna Ting, Skift

Why go asset light when you can be asset right, or get into "active asset management" as AccorHotels likes to call it?

2 weeks ago

Airbnb Hires Amazon Veteran as New Chief Financial Officer

Airbnb Hires Amazon Veteran as New Chief Financial Officer

Deanna Ting, Skift

The Amazonification of Airbnb continues, as talk of an initial public offering heats up.

2 weeks ago

Hotels Play a Bigger Role as Matchmakers With the Help of Technology

Hotels Play a Bigger Role as Matchmakers With the Help of Technology

Deanna Ting, Skift

Hotels and dating apps: a match made for the digital age that shows how far hospitality is going to market experiences.

2 weeks ago

Airbnb Reports $1 Billion-Plus in Third Quarter Revenue as IPO Talk Heats Up

3 weeks ago

Onefinestay CEO Departs to Lead Serviced Apartment Brand Sweet Inn

Onefinestay CEO Departs to Lead Serviced Apartment Brand Sweet Inn

Deanna Ting, Skift

We know what you're all thinking: Can Onefinestay be saved? Was AccorHotels' decision to buy a private rental business the right move? Or should it have partnered with one instead?

4 weeks ago

Airbnb’s Growth Is Slowing Amid Increasing Competition From Booking and Expedia: Report

Airbnb’s Growth Is Slowing Amid Increasing Competition From Booking and Expedia: Report

Deanna Ting, Skift

If Airbnb is indeed seeing a slowdown of its business in more mature markets like Europe and the U.S., that's all the more reason for the company to double down on its efforts in emerging markets like China, and to work on adding more professional inventory, ahem, hotels.

4 weeks ago

Choice Hotels Sees Room Revenue Hurt by Hurricane Florence

Choice Hotels Sees Room Revenue Hurt by Hurricane Florence

Deanna Ting, Skift

The bigger question the hotel industry is no doubt asking itself is this: Was this third quarter just a one-off? Or was it a sign of tougher times to come?

1 month ago

Belmond Sees Slight Takeover Bounce in Third Quarter

Belmond Sees Slight Takeover Bounce in Third Quarter

Deanna Ting, Skift

Now it's just a wait-and-see approach to see who will snap up Belmond's treasure trove of luxury assets.

1 month ago