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TWA Hotel Owner: Hospitality Needs to Adopt the Airline Pricing Model

Airlines shed their money-losing reputation by unbundling products and services and charging passengers on an à la carte basis. The recovering hotel industry could deploy the concept to make more money coming out of the pandemic.

TWA Hotel Owner: Hospitality Needs to Adopt the Airline Pricing Model

Hotels

Accor’s Hotel Owners Are Clamoring to Become Lifestyle Brands

CEO Sebastien Bazin has certainly evolved Accor's luxury and lifestyle lineup, but will that be enough to help him finally break into the U.S. market?

Accor’s Hotel Owners Are Clamoring to Become Lifestyle Brands

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Oyo Poised to File Its $1.2 Billion IPO Next Week

Yes, 2021 really is the year of the travel IPO. But in Oyo's case, there's a sense of urgency after being hit harder than most by the pandemic.

Oyo Poised to File Its $1.2 Billion IPO Next Week

Hospitality

Hilton CEO: Business Travel Demand Will Eclipse 2019 Levels in 3 Years

Don't discount the return of business travel demand, but Hilton has an advantage in having a bulk of its business transient traffic coming from smaller companies. Those relying on major corporate traffic to fill hotel rooms shouldn't get too excited quite yet.

Hilton CEO: Business Travel Demand Will Eclipse 2019 Levels in 3 Years
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How Hospitality Brands Can Scale Operations and Get Back to Growth, at the Right Cost

Cloud technology has revolutionized how hospitality brands can run efficient, cost-effective operations on a global scale. Centralized, intelligent systems provide data and insights to inform day-to-day decisions, giving people more power to predict and adjust their operations with the speed and agility that today’s volatile market demands.

How Hospitality Brands Can Scale Operations and Get Back to Growth, at the Right Cost

Hotels

Google’s New Climate Push Won’t Penalize Hotels That Opt Out

What can make a travel companies truly put their money where their mouth is on sustainability? Threaten a lower placement on a Google search.

Google’s New Climate Push Won’t Penalize Hotels That Opt Out

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Marriott CEO Juggles Growth Ambitions With Plan to Go Net-Zero by 2050

Anthony Capuano revealed an an ambitious sustainability plan at Skift Global Forum on Wednesday, which puts a lot of the onus on franchise owners and partners.

Marriott CEO Juggles Growth Ambitions With Plan to Go Net-Zero by 2050

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Las Vegas Sands and Wynn Resorts Valuations Tank on Chinese Crackdown

Increased oversight from Chinese regulators in Macau threatens a massive financial hit to U.S. gaming resort operators. But don’t expect this to lead to a mass exodus to other gaming markets in Asia.

Las Vegas Sands and Wynn Resorts Valuations Tank on Chinese Crackdown

Airlines

A New List of the Most Valuable Public Travel Companies

Old school travel companies still largely dominate in terms of stock market valuation, but there is no denying the disruption sparked by Airbnb’s debut on the stock market.

A New List of the Most Valuable Public Travel Companies

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U.S. Hotel Performance Slips While China Roars Back to Life

The U.S. and China are riding a hotel performance see-saw where one goes up as the other comes down. But travel analysts and executives are downplaying the notion the Delta variant is going to lead to a travel doomsday scenario over the fall and winter.

U.S. Hotel Performance Slips While China Roars Back to Life

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Hotels Steal Booking Momentum From Vacation Rentals: Skift Recovery Index

Analyzing lodging booking data shows that hotels are now consistently outperforming vacation rentals. Vacation rentals were the winners of 2020, but some pre-pandemic patterns might be returning.

Hotels Steal Booking Momentum From Vacation Rentals: Skift Recovery Index

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Travel + Leisure CEO: We Can Make $12.5 Billion Off Existing Timeshare Owners

Publicly traded hospitality companies need to show shareholders signs of growth and expansion. Travel + Leisure Co.'s message of multibillion-dollar sales growth from existing clients isn't as far-fetched as the price tag may sound.

Travel + Leisure CEO: We Can Make $12.5 Billion Off Existing Timeshare Owners