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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LVMH to Invest in Accor’s Orient Express Brand, Casts Doubt on Louis Vuitton Hotel Rumor

LVMH will invest to help Accor breathe new life into the legendary luxury brand, leading more quickly to new Orient Express trains, hotels, and ships.

LVMH to Invest in Accor’s Orient Express Brand, Casts Doubt on Louis Vuitton Hotel Rumor

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Kimpton Unveils Plans for Hawaii 

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants is partnering with Coco Palms Resort to open a luxury resort in Kauai, Hawaii in 2026, featuring 350 accommodations, a coconut grove, spa, pools, and dining options.

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Hotel Wellness Investments Surge: Latest Data on Best Performers

Less talk, more data. Here's how hotels with wellness offerings are doing, according to RLA Global, HotStats, and Truist Securities. Plus, the latest wellness concept: Ballers.

Hotel Wellness Investments Surge: Latest Data on Best Performers

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Six Rosewood Hotels Aim to Blend Luxury Travel With Positive Social Impact

Can you combine indulgence with making a meaningful difference? Rosewood believes it will at a half-dozen of its ultra-luxury hotels.

Six Rosewood Hotels Aim to Blend Luxury Travel With Positive Social Impact

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Hilton Expands in Southeast Asia With 11 New Hotels

Hilton announced the signing of 11 new properties in Thailand, Indonesia, and Vietnam, including the debut of the Tapestry Collection by Hilton in Southeast Asia.

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Ritz-Carlton Expands to Mexico’s Caribbean Coast

The Ritz-Carlton brand will make its debut on Mexico’s Caribbean coast with The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Riviera Maya, featuring 127 residences, with sales and construction starting this year and the first phase debuting in 2026.

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Marriott Deal With DOJ Signals Stricter Compliance With Accessibility Rules

The issues the U.S. Department of Justice raised with Marriott weren't particularly unique to the hotel operator and are actually pretty common in the industry. This deal might lead to sector-wide change regarding accessible rooms.

Marriott Deal With DOJ Signals Stricter Compliance With Accessibility Rules

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Banyan Group to Open Kyoto Hotel in Q3 2024

Banyan Tree Higashiyama Kyoto, opening Q3 2024, will be Banyan Tree’s first Japan hotel, featuring 52 guestrooms, a spa, and two dining options.

Banyan Group to Open Kyoto Hotel in Q3 2024

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Leela Hotels IPO Eyes $2.5 Billion Valuation, Listing Likely in 9 Months: Report

With India's travel and hospitality industry thriving, it's the perfect moment for Leela to go public. The buzz around IPOs is definitely heating up, and more companies are feeling confident to jump into the market and raise funds.

Leela Hotels IPO Eyes $2.5 Billion Valuation, Listing Likely in 9 Months: Report

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IHG Tilts Toward Mid-Market as Owners Balk at Premium Hotels

With high interest rates, operational costs, and insurance premiums, investors are currently favoring midmarket and extended stay brands like Candlewood Suites, which saw the most deals for IHG in recent quarters.

IHG Tilts Toward Mid-Market as Owners Balk at Premium Hotels