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Homesharing Will Take a Bigger Bite of Hotel Market Share: New Skift Research

Homesharing Will Take a Bigger Bite of Hotel Market Share: New Skift Research

Haixia Wang , Skift Research

As one of the largest travel sectors, accommodations will continue to grow as travel becomes an even more integral part of consumer lifestyles. Yet it remains to be seen if the disruption from alternative accommodations will fundamentally shake up the entire sector.

18 hours ago

Goldman Is in Talks to Buy B&B Hotels for $2.2 Billion

Goldman Is in Talks to Buy B&B Hotels for $2.2 Billion

Sarah Syed, Bloomberg

PAI Partners has been attempting to offload the budget hotel brand for some time, having bought the French hotelier in 2016.

1 day ago

Wynn Resorts May Sell New Boston-Area Casino to MGM Resorts

Wynn Resorts May Sell New Boston-Area Casino to MGM Resorts

Christopher Palmeri, Bloomberg

Wynn Resorts fought hard to win the right to open this casino outside Boston. But business priorities change, and this seems less important to the company now.

3 days ago

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New Insights Deck: A Hotelier’s Guide to the Future of Hospitality Merchandising

New Insights Deck: A Hotelier’s Guide to the Future of Hospitality Merchandising

Sabre Hospitality Solutions + Skift

Hotels are no longer just “merchants of sleep.” With the help of smarter merchandising strategies, hoteliers can tap into the insights and retailing know-how to sell guests not just a bed, but an entire hotel experience delivered to serve each traveler’s unique needs.

5 days ago

Tata’s Indian Hotels Company to Invest $600 Million in Buying New Properties

Tata’s Indian Hotels Company to Invest $600 Million in Buying New Properties

P R Sanjai, Bloomberg

New fully operational hotels will be purchased in partnership with Singapore wealth fund GIC Pte., with deals announced through the end of 2022.

4 days ago

JFK Airport’s TWA Hotel Opens to Mixed Reviews

JFK Airport’s TWA Hotel Opens to Mixed Reviews

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

For a hotel so many years in the making, it needed its first night to be a resounding success. But it wasn't that bad: All guests loved themselves some 400 megabits per second Wi-Fi.

5 days ago

Taco Bell Will Open a Boutique Hotel This Summer

Taco Bell Will Open a Boutique Hotel This Summer

Danni Santana, Skift

There is little doubt that a limited-time hotel offering will attract the fast food chain's superfans in droves — and result in some extra revenue for the company.

5 days ago

Keeping Up With the Escalating Standards in Luxury Hospitality

Keeping Up With the Escalating Standards in Luxury Hospitality

Colin Nagy, Skift

The level of competition at the ultra-premium end of hospitality is unimaginably high, and it keeps getting higher. Extraordinary service and experiences quickly become table stakes as guest expectations continue to skyrocket. A culture of creativity gives the best hoteliers that distinctive edge.

6 days ago

Ritz-Carlton Central Park May Be Sold

Ritz-Carlton Central Park May Be Sold

Gillian Tan and Patrick Clark, Bloomberg

A nationwide slowdown in room demand has hit New York City hotels harder than most cities and the owners of Ritz-Carlton Central Park are looking for a way out.

6 days ago

IHG to Launch New Upper-Midscale Brand Atwell Suites

IHG to Launch New Upper-Midscale Brand Atwell Suites

Isaac Carey, Skift

The hotel group is pushing forward on its goal of quickly adding new brands across the hospitality spectrum. The only question is: What will it add next?

6 days ago

Hilton and Lyft Launch Loyalty Partnership

Hilton and Lyft Launch Loyalty Partnership

Grant Martin, Skift

Hilton and Lyft's new loyalty partnership is a win-win for travelers. On one hand, Hilton members get completely free points for riding in Lyfts. On the other, it'll also soon be possible to book rides with extra loyalty points.

1 week ago

An Accor Deal for Oyo Rival Treebo Could Give It a Brand Foothold in Europe

An Accor Deal for Oyo Rival Treebo Could Give It a Brand Foothold in Europe

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Accor is still seemingly on the hunt for acquisitions, and this one is pretty eye-catching. Treebo and its rival Oyo have disrupted the Indian hotel market, and now it looks like they will do the same in Europe and elsewhere.

1 week ago