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Amex: Restaurants Are Biggest Part of Travel and Entertainment

Millennium and Gen Z cardholders spent way more on their American Express cards in the third quarter than they did during the same period in pre-Covid 2019. Surviving restaurants, many of which were left for dead in 2019, are one of the beneficiaries.

Amex: Restaurants Are Biggest Part of Travel and Entertainment

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Wyndham’s New Resort Brand and 9 Other Top Travel Stories

In Skift's top stories this week, Wyndham makes major inroads in the all-inclusive resort sector, Delta Air Lines explains why it hasn't required its employees to get vaccinated, and South Korea launches an enormously popular tourism campaign.

Wyndham’s New Resort Brand and 9 Other Top Travel Stories

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Hilton Relies on a Former FBI Agent to Keep Its Hotels Out of Harm’s Way

Danger and risk come in a multitude of ways around the world. Hilton’s turn to the intelligence community for a revamped safety protocol is a smart one.

Hilton Relies on a Former FBI Agent to Keep Its Hotels Out of Harm’s Way

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Best Western Promotes Larry Cuculic as New CEO

He's no household name. But Best Western picking its general counsel Larry Cuculic to succeed David Kong as CEO has the aura of when Marriott gave the top job to the late Arne Sorenson, who previously served on that company’s in-house legal team.

Best Western Promotes Larry Cuculic as  New CEO
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Executive Q&A: Ennismore Co-CEOs on Leading the Lifestyle Hotel Sector’s Vibrant Future

With the lifestyle hotel sector set to boom in the post-pandemic market, an industry-pioneering new joint venture between Accor and Ennismore is guiding the way forward.

Executive Q&A: Ennismore Co-CEOs on Leading the Lifestyle Hotel Sector’s Vibrant Future

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What Caught Our Eye in the Mind-Bogglingly Dense 642-Page IPO Filing for Oyo

Oyo's original use case in a country like India was the genius level breakthrough that has persisted, despite all its troubles over the last few years. Glad it is doubling down on its core focus, as this IPO doc shows.

What Caught Our Eye in the Mind-Bogglingly Dense 642-Page IPO Filing for Oyo

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Wyndham Launches First Dedicated All-Inclusive Resort Brand

Don’t let the hype about all-inclusive resorts being another offering for loyalty members fool you: This trend provides major hotel companies like Wyndham a much-needed growth story for shareholders during the travel recovery.

Wyndham Launches First Dedicated All-Inclusive Resort Brand

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Accor and Ennismore Close on Lifestyle Hotel Brand Mega-Merger

The pressure is on to show a big company like Accor can run cool hotel brands without losing the attention to detail that made them cool in the first place — Ennismore founder Sharan Pasricha's continued involvement is crucial in achieving this.

Accor and Ennismore Close on Lifestyle Hotel Brand Mega-Merger

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Oyo Hotels Reveals Tactics for Bad Reviews and ‘Negative Press’ in IPO Filing

Bad publicity isn't good for a growing company like Oyo, but the company's plan to file lawsuits against those who post negative comments online about the brand is almost certain to backfire.

Oyo Hotels Reveals Tactics for Bad Reviews and ‘Negative Press’ in IPO Filing

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Oyo Files Paperwork for IPO That Could Value It at $12 Billion

Now the brand is finally going public, will investors share the Indian company's enthusiasm?

Oyo Files Paperwork for IPO That Could Value It at $12 Billion

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Accor’s Bold Partnership for Self-Driving Vehicles Hinges on This

A successful rollout of Accor’s self-driving vehicles hinges on if — a very big if — city governments can agree to re-toggle their infrastructures. That’s a big ask for something pitched as a place to sip champagne and get a workout in the middle of city traffic.

Accor’s Bold Partnership for Self-Driving Vehicles Hinges on This

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2 of the Largest U.S. Hotel Management Companies Are Merging

The bigger-is-better mantra of hotel management companies is a driving force behind the Benchmark-Pyramid merger. But this still doesn’t come into the same league as mega-manager Aimbridge Hospitality.

2 of the Largest U.S. Hotel Management Companies Are Merging