Hotel News

Extensive coverage of news stories specifically curated for travel industry professionals seeking to stay informed about the latest developments, trends, and opportunities in the global hotel sector. The archive provides a comprehensive overview of the industry, covering various aspects of hotel management, operations, guest experience, and marketing. In-depth analysis and expert opinions are presented by Skift editors and contributors, examining the challenges and opportunities faced by hoteliers in different regions and market segments. The archive also highlights the influence of global events, regulations, and changing traveler preferences on the industry.

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The New Sound of Luxury

Sound is an opportunity area that luxury hoteliers haven't fully capitalized on. But they are perfect places to create unique, rarified experiences.

The New Sound of Luxury

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Accor CEO Says a Rising Middle Class in India Will Bolster Hotel Sector

Accor's top boss said during a Thursday earnings call that the hotel group will benefit as the middle class expands in India and beyond in the next several years.

Accor CEO Says a Rising Middle Class in India Will Bolster Hotel Sector

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Aman Group CEO Talks Ultra-Luxury Hotel Strategy

Since Vlad Doronin took the helm of Aman Group, he's scaled up the ultra-luxury hotel group. Here's what's next.

Aman Group CEO Talks Ultra-Luxury Hotel Strategy

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MCR to Turn London’s BT Tower Into a Hotel

The BT Tower will be transformed into a hotel after the telecom giant inked a £275m deal to sell the London landmark to MCR Hotels.

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India’s Hotel Sector to Hit Decade-High for Revenue

The Indian hotel industry is expecting to report a 7-9 percent revenue growth in FY2025 with occupancy likely to be at decade highs.

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IHG Gives a Strategy Update

IHG posted slightly better than expected results with the most publicized part of the release being their intention to give more $1 billion back to shareholders in 2024.

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IHG Forecasts Loyalty and Hotel Pipeline Growth

CEO Elie Maalouf pointed to early results suggesting that IHG's recent marketing efforts and brand development work are leading to growth in a virtuous flywheel for the hotel group.

IHG Forecasts Loyalty and Hotel Pipeline Growth

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Data on the Return of Chinese Outbound Travelers

Chinese travelers flocked to tourist hotspots across Asia over the Lunar New Year break, with visitor numbers and spending in destinations including Singapore, Thailand, and Malaysia exceeding pre-Covid levels.

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Barclays Forecasts Optimistic Outlook for 2024

Barclays updated their U.S. lodging REIT estimates ahead of the onslaught of expected conservative earnings that are coming.

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Andaz Brand Campaign: The Story of Hyatt’s Luxury Lifestyle Hotels

Hyatt's brand muse Crystal Vinisse Thomas reveals the thinking behind her seven-figure marketing campaign for luxury lifestyle brand Andaz.

Andaz Brand Campaign: The Story of Hyatt’s Luxury Lifestyle Hotels