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China’s Hotel Groups Are Bouncing Back

Chinese hotels are now performing as well as they had been before the wave of coronavirus re-infection. Plus, news on Accor's expansion in India, Taiwan's tourism stimulus package, and more.

China’s Hotel Groups Are Bouncing Back

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Marriott CEO Says Hotel Group Is Building More Digital Tools for Guests

In a wide-ranging interview, Anthony Capuano said Marriott is testing adding buttons to its mobile app that would let guests choose their room assignments electronically or tip staff with online payments. The improvements couldn't come fast enough for many travelers.

Marriott CEO Says Hotel Group Is Building More Digital Tools for Guests

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How the Asia Pacific Accommodation Sector Is Evolving: New Skift Research

The accommodation sector in APAC is witnessing a fast paced recovery with 2022 revenue levels not far from reaching pre-pandemic levels. However, composition of the industry remains unclear with short-term rentals revenue share decreasing in 2022.

How the Asia Pacific Accommodation Sector Is Evolving: New Skift Research

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Hotels Showcasing Work of Diverse Artists to Connect to Local Cultures

Transitioning hotel art from decorative to thought-provoking is an opportunity to enhance social responsibility while showcasing local culture — and possibly boost business.

Hotels Showcasing Work of Diverse Artists to Connect to Local Cultures

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Majority Stake in The Student Hotel Chain to Be Sold to Singapore, Dutch Funds

Singaporean fund GIC and Dutch pension manager APG are placing a bet on hybrid hospitality with this deal. While private student housing is an old model, The Student Hotel cleverly optimizes how it sells its space to students, travelers, and professionals needing co-working space, depending on shifting demand.

Majority Stake in The Student Hotel Chain to Be Sold to Singapore, Dutch Funds

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Accor in Talks to Sell $195 Million Stake in Ennismore to Qatari Consortium

Investors in the Middle East and Gulf states have a chance to become kingmakers in the hotel sector over the next year, as booming oil prices can help bankroll investments in the fast-recovering hospitality sector.

Accor in Talks to Sell $195 Million Stake in Ennismore to Qatari Consortium

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Latin America Hotels Unite to Launch Direct Booking Tools and Website

Far too many hoteliers in Latin America have failed to embrace the latest tools for marketing their businesses online. A group of Argentine hoteliers aims to bridge this digital divide by pooling resources.

Latin America Hotels Unite to Launch Direct Booking Tools and Website

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When Will Big Hotels Brands Go All In on Alternative Accommodations?

Most hotel parent companies, such as IHG, Hyatt, and Hilton, haven't created brands in alternative accommodations. But a report coming this week from real estate services company JLL will spotlight some billion-dollar reasons why that will change.

When Will Big Hotels Brands Go All In on Alternative Accommodations?

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Choice Hotels’ Play for Radisson Americas and Other Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, Choice Hotels buys Radisson Hotel Group Americas, India's most famous landmark faces a murky future, and rising prices drive U.S. consumers to alter their summer travel plans.

Choice Hotels’ Play for Radisson Americas and Other Top Stories This Week

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Singapore’s Hospitality REITs Poised to Go Private in a Big Way

Damage from the pandemic has undervalued hospitality investment trusts in the Lion City in the eyes of investors itching to take them private. Watch the deals churn in the second half of 2022.

Singapore’s Hospitality REITs Poised to Go Private in a Big Way