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Marriott to Debut Ad Network to Reach Travelers Via App and Room TVs

Marriott's move to let advertisers reach its guests with Yahoo's help is really interesting. The hotel brand has a few great channels for brands to efficiently target travelers via its app and, eventually, its guestroom TVs.

Marriott to Debut Ad Network to Reach Travelers Via App and Room TVs

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Investors Prod Hotel Leaders on Climate Promises

Some green-eyed investors are adopting new tactics to coax hotel owners and operators to reduce their carbon dioxide emissions.

Investors Prod Hotel Leaders on Climate Promises

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Private Equity Firm Brookfield to Pay $3.8 Billion for Watermark Lodging Trust

The Brookfield deal shows that investment interest in hotel portfolios remains strong. Analysts at Baird said that Xenia Hotels has a portfolio with similar characteristics to Watermark's.

Private Equity Firm Brookfield to Pay $3.8 Billion for Watermark Lodging Trust

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CitizenM and Life House Redefine Hotel Relationships in Their Own Ways

CitizenM is willing to take a profit hit to entice long-term guest loyalty, while Life House seeks to limit guest services to extract maximum profits for owners. The sustainable business model award goes to CitizenM.

CitizenM and Life House Redefine Hotel Relationships in Their Own Ways

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Daily Podcast: Flexibility Is the Future of Lodging

Good morning from Skift. It's Thursday, May 12, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Flexibility Is the Future of Lodging

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Shifts in Lifestyle and Work Are Forcing Hospitality to Focus on New Flexibility

Flexibility and technology are key in delivering the innovative experiences today’s travelers are seeking.

Shifts in Lifestyle and Work Are Forcing Hospitality to Focus on New Flexibility

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Standard International CEO Wants to Accelerate Global Expansion Through Local Communities

Hotel companies, many of which saw huge drops in overseas guests during the pandemic, realized they needed to appeal to local residents more to boost revenue. So they're increasing their efforts to make their properties feel like home for local communities.

Standard International CEO Wants to  Accelerate Global Expansion Through Local Communities

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European and Asian Investors Demand Greener Hotels

There's no hiding from higher environmental standards for hotels.

European and Asian Investors Demand Greener Hotels

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Hoteliers Clash Over Durability of Changed Traveler Stay Patterns

It's clear that when Covid outbreak spikes diminish, travel will not revert to precisely how it was before. There will be winners and losers when cities and borders reopen.

Hoteliers Clash Over Durability of Changed Traveler Stay Patterns

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Short-Term Rentals Gain Big Share on Hotels in Europe’s Shifting Lodging Sector

The pandemic boosted the growth of the already flourishing short-term rentals sub sector of the European accommodation market. It is still to be seen how the various sub sectors will compete to define the market landscape.

Short-Term Rentals Gain Big Share on Hotels in Europe’s Shifting Lodging Sector