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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U.S. Budget Hotels Feel the Pinch: Is Inflation the Culprit?

America's economy hotels experienced a case of the first-quarter blues as the budget travel crowd appeared to spend less. Could inflation be to blame?

U.S. Budget Hotels Feel the Pinch: Is Inflation the Culprit?

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Taylor Swift Concerts Boost Singapore Hotel Performance

Taylor Swift’s concerts in Singapore led to record hotel performance in March, with significant increases in occupancy, average daily rate, and revenue per available room.

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Las Vegas Saw 20% Increase in Convention Attendees in 2023

Las Vegas saw a significant tourism and economic boost in 2023, highlighted by a surge in convention attendance, international visitors, and major events like the Las Vegas Grand Prix and the Super Bowl.

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Who Hit the Jackpot in 2023? CEO Pay at MGM Resorts, Wynn, and Sands

MGM Resorts CEO William Hornbuckle made around $37.9 million in pay last year. The financial windfall was a reward for seeing the company notch record revenue and sign a landmark loyalty partnership with Marriott.

Who Hit the Jackpot in 2023? CEO Pay at MGM Resorts, Wynn, and Sands

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Gaming in Thailand Wouldn’t Bring Immediate Benefits to Hotels

Maybank Securities forecasts significant revenue potential for Thai gambling complexes, but warns of initial profitability challenges and limited tourism industry benefits.

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The Big Hotel CEOs Saw $50+ Million Packages in 2023

Today's podcast looks at CEO salaries, Ben Drew's next steps, and a new Boeing whistleblower.

The Big Hotel CEOs Saw $50+ Million Packages in 2023

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Selina’s Leaders Move to Soothe Worries

Selina issued an update, emphasizing management's confidence through executive stock conversions and alignment with shareholders, clarifying that insider stock sales were automatic transactions for tax purposes, not discretionary market sales.

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Hotel CEO Paydays Soared in 2023: Hilton’s Chief Leads with $57 Million

Hilton CEO Christopher Nassetta led the pack among hotel executives with a total compensation of $56.8 million in 2023, followed closely by Hyatt's Mark Hoplamazian at $56.4 million and Marriott's Anthony Capuano at $55.5 million.

Hotel CEO Paydays Soared in 2023: Hilton’s Chief Leads with $57 Million

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Wyndham C-Suite Re-Org: Hotel Tech Boss to Oversee Marketing and Loyalty

The move may reflect a rising trend among hotel groups as tech beats traditional marketing in priority.

Wyndham C-Suite Re-Org: Hotel Tech Boss to Oversee Marketing and Loyalty

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Wyndham Debuts New Brand in India, Opens 57-Key Hotel in Amritsar

Wyndham operates the largest number of hotels in the world. However, in India, it has around 60 properties, while its counterparts operate around 100 hotels.

Wyndham Debuts New Brand in India, Opens 57-Key Hotel in Amritsar