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Why Small Luxury Hotels Think Tiny Is Mighty in the Post-Pandemic Era

Demand for “small, mindful" travel is supposedly on the upswing, and Small Luxury Hotels of the World is looking to take advantage. But can the marketing organization move the needle in the shadow of giant hotel groups?

Why Small Luxury Hotels Think Tiny Is Mighty in the Post-Pandemic Era

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Standard International CEO Says Lifestyle Hotel Growth Plan Isn’t ‘Drag and Drop’

Standard chief executive Amber Asher is one of the smartest people in hotels. But The Standard International has so much going on it, we wonder if the company can manage it all.

Standard International CEO Says Lifestyle Hotel Growth Plan Isn’t ‘Drag and Drop’
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Oyo Hits Reorg Button: Lays Off 600 Employees Across Tech and Product

Oyo, in preparation for its upcoming IPO in 2023, is doing a major reorg of its organizational structure and cost base. It has announced it is letting go of 600 employees out of a total of about 3700, mostly in its product and tech teams. From the company: "Oyo is downsizing its product and engineering,…

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Hotels Record Tepid Increase in Job Growth

Hotels added 26,000 new jobs in the United States in November, a small increase from the previous month despite the overall strong job growth numbers for the U.S. economy, especially the leisure and hospitality industry. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics revealed, in its monthly jobs report released on Friday, that leisure and hospitality —…

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Asia Pacific Set to See Strong Hotel Development

Swire Hotels, Pan Pacific, Mandarin Oriental, Hotel Lotte, and Accor all announced notable expansions or upcoming openings in Asia Pacific, a region that will boom once China's international tourists return.

Asia Pacific Set to See Strong Hotel Development

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Four Seasons Sees a Future in Tents

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at Four Seasons’ new exclusive retreats, a Marriott-Disney make believe merger, and Yatra’s IPO planning.

Four Seasons Sees a Future in Tents

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Mexico’s FibraHotel To Snap Up More Beach Resorts for Sun-Seeking American Tourists

Mexico is clearly emerging as a winning destination coming out of the pandemic, so it's no surprise to see more cash pouring into the region.

Mexico’s FibraHotel To Snap Up More Beach Resorts for Sun-Seeking American Tourists

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Four Seasons Debuts Naviva Tented Experiences

True, the world already has its niche glamping products. But when the traditionalist Four Seasons also blurs the lines between indoors and out by adopting tented experiences, hotel designers worldwide will take notice.

Four Seasons Debuts Naviva Tented Experiences

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What If Marriott Had Bought Disney

With apologies to the legacies of founders Walt Disney and J. Willard Marriott, sometimes reimagining history can be a fun exercise, and a reminder to be grateful for how things actually turn out.

What If Marriott Had Bought Disney

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Kerzner to Debut Fitness Lifestyle Hotel Brand Siro, Starting in Dubai

Kerzner International has unveiled its new brand Siro, a set of fitness-themed lifestyle hotels. The developer said on Wednesday that it has slated to open its first property in a tower in One Za’abeel, a luxury community in Dubai, U.A.E., in the last months of 2023. Kerzner, a developer and operator of hotels, casinos, and…