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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Taj-Parent IHCL Ventures Into Branded Residences with Chennai Launch

As more people in India are seeking upscale living options that blend luxury with convenience, IHCL is leveraging its strong brand and hospitality expertise, to step into this space to meet these evolving demands.

Taj-Parent IHCL Ventures Into Branded Residences with Chennai Launch

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Corporate Travel Managers Expect Spending to Increase

A new report indicates rising corporate travel spending driven by increased prices and trip frequency, with significant growth expected through live events and client-related travel, alongside efforts in cost mitigation and sustainability progress.

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Hyatt in Talks to Buy Standard International 

While The Standard International gets ready to open its first StandardX property, it’s also in advanced stages as a takeover target by Hyatt.

Hyatt in Talks to Buy Standard International 

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Hyatt in Advanced Talks to Acquire Standard Hotels

Major hotel groups continue to be eager to collect lifestyle and luxury brands.

Hyatt in Advanced Talks to Acquire Standard Hotels

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U.S. Hotels Expect a Strong Next 12 Months

U.S. travel demand is robust across hotel segments, driven by higher-income leisure and business travelers, but lower-income travel is declining, and recovery varies by hotel type and market, with international travel lagging behind domestic recovery.

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Scandic Hotels Seeks Expansion in Northern Europe via Office Conversions

In the Nordics, the hotel sector's future is brighter thanks to a growing market for office conversions.

Scandic Hotels Seeks Expansion in Northern Europe via Office Conversions

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UAE Shows Highest Room Revenues in Global Hotel Alliance’s Latest Results

Global Hotel Alliance crosses a billion in revenue for the first half of the year, helped out by high room rates in its home city of Dubai.

UAE Shows Highest Room Revenues in Global Hotel Alliance’s Latest Results

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Accor Introduces Peppers Edge Brand to China

Accor Greater China announced a dual-branded project on Banping Island in Wenzhou, featuring the debut of Peppers Edge and an MGallery luxury resort, both opening in late 2027.

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IHG Debuts ‘Low Carbon’ Hotels, Calls for Green Subsidies

Can IHG's new green effort satisfy both cost-conscious hotel owners and eco-conscious travelers? IHG admits its new program is just a start. It's not pretending to have all the answers, which is refreshingly honest for a major corporation.

IHG Debuts ‘Low Carbon’ Hotels, Calls for Green Subsidies

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North America Guest Satisfaction Rankings Are In

Luxury and upper upscale hotel segments show strong guest satisfaction, while limited-service segments have declined, with The Luxury Collection, Margaritaville Hotels & Resorts, and others ranking highest in their categories.