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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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Hotels

The Germans snapping up vacation homes in Italy that Italians can’t afford

Considering the high rate of home ownership in Italy, the situation is not as dire as it may seem, and definitely as dire as years of political apathy and corruption would lead one to believe the situation could be.

The Germans snapping up vacation homes in Italy that Italians can’t afford

Hotels

JW Marriott will build the tallest resort and casino in Turks and Caicos

Marriott is on a push with its luxury brands. In addition to the JW Marriott expansion, the hotel company also announced plans for the first Ritz-Carlton in Rabat, Morocco.

Airlines

TripIt will soon find users better seats, but are the app’s best days behind it?

TripIt has a loyal following, but TripIt Pro lost a some of its attractiveness when Southwest, Delta, United and American decided to play tough with loyalty program trackers. Will Concur continue to give TripIt the resources it fought for and deserves?

TripIt will soon find users better seats, but are the app’s best days behind it?

Hotels

TripAdvisor’s plan to get another 100 million reviews: Have hotels do the work

Hotels with decent reputations are anxious to get the benefits of more TripAdvisor reviews, an impulse that could help TripAdvisor keep Google and other hotel review sites in the rearview mirror.

TripAdvisor’s plan to get another 100 million reviews: Have hotels do the work

Hotels

Hotel price-fixing lawsuit adds EyeForTravel, Hyatt and Wyndham as defendants

We'd be surprised if the allegations against EyeForTravel stick. Dragging an industry conference into the mix with the unsupported implication that vast conspiracies were furthered seems a bit of a stretch.

Ground Transport

Five travel startups hack HotelTonight and taxi apps in the U.S. and abroad

Five travel startups hack HotelTonight and taxi apps in the U.S. and abroad

Hotels

Spain may restrict vacation rentals for non-licensed properties

Considering Spain's trouble with corruption, it's hard to imagine that the un-registered properties are paying the proper taxes, especially the second homes owned by the Telegraph's readers. This is likely the major point of concern among owners.

Airlines

Emirates gears up to handle and stimulate Dubai traffic surge

Emirates operates a fleet of 200 aircraft and has another 200 on order. Yes, it will be able to support and chearlead Dubai's growth plans.

Emirates gears up to handle and stimulate Dubai traffic surge

Hotels

Hilton to transplant Waldorf Astoria to Delhi or Mumbai

With twelve Waldorf Astorias in the pipeline, India would be a desirable location.

Hotels

The goofy Barcelona Island hotel project that wants to be the tallest in Europe

A number of hotel industry publications, like Attractions Management and HotelsMag.com, ran with this story today as if it was a real one.

The goofy Barcelona Island hotel project that wants to be the tallest in Europe