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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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Paris’ Best Hotels: Michelin Ratings Vs. Online Reviews

Michelin has debuted its first ratings for hotels. But when a tech firm crunched the numbers from traveler reviews across 140 sites, it found that crowd favorites clashed with Michelin's picks.

Paris’ Best Hotels: Michelin Ratings Vs. Online Reviews

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Hyatt Hotels Sets Sights on India’s Thriving Leisure Market

Hyatt currently has 50 hotels in 17 markets in India. Its next 50 will be in more diversified markets of India.

Hyatt Hotels Sets Sights on India’s Thriving Leisure Market

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Marriott Rebrands 7 HMI Hotels in Japan

Marriott International and HMI Hotel Group are rebranding seven HMI properties across five major Japanese cities to align with global hospitality trends.

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NoMad Las Vegas Will Be Rebranded

NoMad’s Las Vegas property will be left behind as new owner Hilton focuses on other properties currently – and in the future – of the brand.

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Japan Expects Hotel Occupancy Improvement in 2024

Japan’s hotel industry experienced significant growth in 2023, achieving top global tourist destination status, with a rebound in foreign visits and high investment despite not reaching 2019 levels.

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U.S. Shows Increase in Hotel Pipeline Activity

The Americas is the only region to show an increase in hotel construction and development activity in the first quarter of 2024, contrasting with declines or slower growth in Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East and Africa.

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TUI Taps Into African Tourism With Hotel Push

TUI is tapping into the booming African tourism market as it spreads its offerings throughout the continent.

TUI Taps Into African Tourism With Hotel Push

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Accor Opens World’s Largest Mercure Hotel in Singapore

Accor has opened the world’s largest Mercure hotel in Singapore, featuring extensive amenities and a prime location between Chinatown and the CBD.

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Wyndham Lures Businesses to Book Directly With New Loyalty Perks

Wyndham aims to woo businesses to book hotels directly by simplifying the process and turbocharging rewards. The hotel franchisor is betting big on America's infrastructure spending boom.

Wyndham Lures Businesses to Book Directly With New Loyalty Perks

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How Marriott and IHG Will Grow in Europe

Today's podcast looks at hotel expansion in Europe, cautious flight plans in the Middle East, and Accor’s India ambitions.

How Marriott and IHG Will Grow in Europe