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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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Margaritaville Announces Plans for New All-Inclusive Resort

Margaritaville and Karisma Hotels & Resorts announced plans to debut the newest all-inclusive resort under the Island Reserve Inclusive Collection: Margaritaville Island Reserve Resort Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras. 

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Hotel Revenue Is Growing in Asia and Latin America

79% of markets showed growth in Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR) compared to 2019, with countries like the United Arab Emirates, South Korea, and Singapore leading.

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U.S. Visitor Visa Demands Are Still Overwhelming

Today's podcast looks at U.S. visa wait times, Dolly Parton's new hotel, and a Canadian airline team-up.

U.S. Visitor Visa Demands Are Still Overwhelming

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New York City Market Dominating Recent Hotel Sales

The latest data from CoStar shows the New York City market dominating hotel sales over the last three months.

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IDEAS: Tribe Nation to Debut in China with Urban Inspired Hotel

Accor has announced the signing of the first Tribe Nation hotel in China, in partnership with Guiyang Chengnan Investment and Development Company Ltd. Credit: Accor Located in in Huaxi District, a National All-For-One Tourism Zone in the southern part of Guiyang, the 136-room hotel is set to open in January 2025, and will offer a…

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Dolly Parton’s Newest Hotel Shows Her Independent Streak

Further cementing her status as a savvy entrepreneur, Dolly Parton and her partner company, Herschend Family Entertainment, run their hotels without the help of third parties.

Dolly Parton’s Newest Hotel Shows Her Independent Streak

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Abu Dhabi Hires Retired Cop as Gambling Investigator

The General Commercial Gaming Regulatory Authority has started to build its team: A gaming co-ordinator from the Netherlands, a head of investigations from Missouri and a chairman from Vegas.

Abu Dhabi Hires Retired Cop as Gambling Investigator

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Macau’s Events Attendance Reaches 96% of 2019 Levels

Macau’s Statistics and Census Service said the gaming tourism area hosted more than 245 MICE events in 3Q23, up 231% compared to the same period last year, which was a very easy comp.

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Choice Pushes Ahead in Wyndham Takeover Bid

Today's podcast looks at travel brands leaving Twitter, Choice’s latest Wyndham move, and questions about tourism in the Middle East.

Choice Pushes Ahead in Wyndham Takeover Bid

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Choice Hotels’ Latest Step in Its Quest to Acquire Wyndham

Choice Hotels International is preparing to nominate directors to the board of rival Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, seeking to break a stalemate in an $8 billion takeover battle.