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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Chalet Hotels to Acquire Courtyard by Marriott Aravali Resort – India Report

The resort marked Mankind Pharma family's foray into hospitality in 2022. Post acquisition, it is now Chalet Hotels' second property in North India.

Chalet Hotels to Acquire Courtyard by Marriott Aravali Resort – India Report

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Travel + Leisure Finalizes Accor Vacation Club Acquisition

Travel + Leisure Co. has closed the acquisition of the vacation ownership business of Accor. The deal means the Accor Vacation Club will now be integrated into the Travel + Leisure Co. business structure.

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Life House CEO Resigns as Hotel Startup Faces Complaints

Reports suggest that Life House, the startup that Rami Zeidan founded in 2017, is facing a wave of complaints from the hotel owners who use its software and services. A new CEO could give the company a fresh start.

Life House CEO Resigns as Hotel Startup Faces Complaints

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New Four Seasons Properties in Dalian, China and Okinawa, Japan

The all-new Four Seasons Hotel Dalian is the first international luxury brand to open in the Chinese city in the past decade, while the forthcoming property in Okinawa will open in 2027.

New Four Seasons Properties in Dalian, China and Okinawa, Japan

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Accor Leans Into Premium Hotel Brands, Franchising, and China

What is Accor's hotel group strategy as of February 2024? An interview with Jean-Jacques Morin, Group Deputy CEO, and Martine Gerow, Group CFO.

Accor Leans Into Premium Hotel Brands, Franchising, and China

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Global Hotel Construction Pipeline Sets a New Record

At the close of 2023, analysts state that the total global construction pipeline stands at 15,196 projects and 2,367,727 rooms, a 7% increase in projects and a 3% increase in rooms year-over-year.

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Hilton, Travel and Leisure, and Marriott Timeshares: 2024 State of Play

In a financial update, Hilton Grand Vacations (HGV) showcased its sector leadership with a revenue of $3.978 billion last year. Rivals Travel and Leisure Co. and Marriott Vacations Worldwide continued to see resilient sales, too.

Hilton, Travel and Leisure, and Marriott Timeshares: 2024 State of Play

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UAE Group Launches Casino Resort in Georgia with Fractional Ownership – Yours for $90K

Abu Dhabi group Rotana is trying its hand at a casino in Georgia, meanwhile, gaming is in the cards back home in the UAE.

UAE Group Launches Casino Resort in Georgia with Fractional Ownership – Yours for $90K

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Deutsche Hospitality Rebrands as H World

Deutsche Hospitality has undergone a rebranding and is now known as H World International. The strategic move is aimed at bolstering the global expansion efforts of its parent company, H World, beyond Chinese borders.

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Accor’s New Chief Strategist Unveils Plans

Today's podcast looks at Gilda Perez-Alvarado's plans for Accor, Boeing's plans with the FAA, and Vacasa's workforce changes.

Accor’s New Chief Strategist Unveils Plans