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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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Union uses OSHA suggestions to put pressure on Hyatt

A union battling the Hyatt change for the first new contract since 2009 is pointing to OSHA suggestions for worker safety to garner attention for its cause.


Video: Guestmob CEO explains the concept of virtual group discounts

Guestmob's combination of algorithms and auctions is a fresh face on the OTA, but is it too complicated for the casual user?


Orbitz CEO shares customer data for advice on summer bookings

Top tips: June is cheaper than July, and Vegas, New York, and Orlando are top U.S. destinations this summer


PR: Time-share giant Interval saw a sunny Q1

Helped along by its acquisition of Vacation Resorts International, the timeshare giant saw positive growth in the first part of the year.


Best budget boutique hotels across Mexico

Mexico's hospitality industry has matured over the last decade as well-run smaller hotels have found a spot between mega-resort developments and mom and pop places.


Marriott continues to bet on Thailand by adding three new properties

The chain bets on luxury and service as it adds to an existing portfolio of 13 hotels in Thailand.


The world’s 10 tallest buildings

The Middle East and Asia are winning the "race" to the top with the top three tallest towers in Dubai, Taipei, and Shanghai.


Jumeirah dips its five-star toes into Europe

The Dubai-based luxury chain isn't afraid of expansion. It's first resort property in Europe will be a spa-focused property in Mallorca.


The U.S. hotel industry looks like it’s going to have a great summer

Forecasts show that occupancy rates and revenues will continue to improve this summer and will likely deliver results better than 2007's peak numbers.


What hotel owners can do to battle negative online reviews

Basic advice that should come in handy for smaller hotel operators who can't afford large legal challenges.