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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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

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Global Hotel Markets See Average Daily Rate Increases

Hotel growth in February was balanced with 64% of markets showing increased occupancy and 70% achieving a higher ADR than last year.

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Accor’s New Chief Strategist Seeks Luxury Growth Beyond Hotels

Here's the first major interview with Gilda Perez-Alvarado since she became chief strategy officer of Accor. Can she help the hospitality titan diversify beyond selling hotel rooms, help it conquer the U.S., and reinvigorate the iconic Orient Express brand?

Accor’s New Chief Strategist Seeks Luxury Growth Beyond Hotels

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Marriott Points to Its South Asia Development Pipeline

Marriott International said they signed 28 deals in South Asia in 2023 and so far in 2024, adding over 4,500 rooms to its development pipeline.

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Jumeirah Group’s Leadership Vacuum: 3 CEOs in 8 Years

Despite being located in the global center of luxury hospitality, Jumeirah has struggled somewhat to grow its footprint.

Jumeirah Group’s Leadership Vacuum: 3 CEOs in 8 Years