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Wynn Resorts Names New Chairman and Settles With Elaine Wynn

Wynn Resorts Names New Chairman and Settles With Elaine Wynn

Christopher Palmeri , Bloomberg

Does this really signal the "new Wynn" or is this just more of the same?

1 week ago

Video: Hilton Pledges to Keep Innovating for the Next 100 Years

Video: Hilton Pledges to Keep Innovating for the Next 100 Years

Deanna Ting, Skift

Hilton knows that while technology can be a great problem-solver, the company can't ever forget that it's rooted in the hospitality industry, where, oftentimes, service and true hospitality simply can't be automated.

1 week ago

Hyatt’s $22 Million Charge and 7 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Hyatt’s $22 Million Charge and 7 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

This week in hospitality, we dug into Hyatt's strategies on loyalty, private accommodations, and its pursuit of NH Hotel Group.

2 weeks ago

Hilton Recycles a Name for Its New Luxury Soft Brand

Hilton Recycles a Name for Its New Luxury Soft Brand

Patrick Clark, Bloomberg

In hotels, as is fashion, what's old is new again.

2 weeks ago

HNA Group May Sell Radisson to Rival Chinese Conglomerate Jin Jiang

HNA Group May Sell Radisson to Rival Chinese Conglomerate Jin Jiang

Bloomberg

Nearly two years after HNA Group announced it would sell off Radisson Hotel Group to pay off some of its mounting debt, another Chinese conglomerate wants to add to its portfolio. Jin Jiang has been patiently growing its hospitality holdings, but may end up in a similar debt trap to HNA Group in the end.

2 weeks ago

Hyatt’s $22 Million Charge Underscores Hotels’ Homesharing Struggles

Hyatt’s $22 Million Charge Underscores Hotels’ Homesharing Struggles

Deanna Ting, Skift

Seems like both Hyatt and AccorHotels are struggling to find ways to make private accommodations work with their current business models. But we don't think they should give up hope just yet.

2 weeks ago

Hyatt’s New Alliance Hints at the Future of Hotel Loyalty Programs

Hyatt’s New Alliance Hints at the Future of Hotel Loyalty Programs

Deanna Ting, Skift

If independent hotel collections like Small Luxury Hotels of the World and its peers want to thrive, pursuing more loyalty tie-ins seems likely, but they have to be careful to stress the additional value they can bring for independent hotels. Otherwise, what's stopping independents from flocking to the hotel soft brands?

2 weeks ago

Wyndham Hotels Maps Out Growth Plans in First Earnings Call Since Spinoff

Wyndham Hotels Maps Out Growth Plans in First Earnings Call Since Spinoff

Deanna Ting, Skift

Having finally stepped out on its own, Wyndham Hotels is in pursuit of what every major hospitality company is today: more scale, improved guest experiences, and more bookings.

2 weeks ago

AccorHotels Buys Majority Stake in Boutique Lifestyle Chain 21c Museum Hotels

AccorHotels Buys Majority Stake in Boutique Lifestyle Chain 21c Museum Hotels

Deanna Ting, Skift

Again, we ask ourselves, what is out there that AccorHotels will not buy?

2 weeks ago

Making Sense of the Hyatt, NH Hotels, Minor International Saga Thus Far

Making Sense of the Hyatt, NH Hotels, Minor International Saga Thus Far

Deanna Ting, Skift

Would NH Hotel Group have been better off with Hyatt? Perhaps we’ll never know. But maybe there’s another company out there that isn’t afraid to get into a bidding war with Minor?

2 weeks ago

Hyatt Backs Away From Bid to Buy NH Hotels

Hyatt Backs Away From Bid to Buy NH Hotels

Charles Penty, Bloomberg

Hyatt's attempt to buy NH Hotels may have been foiled but its latest move indicates that the company is hungry for scale, so we should expect it to make some moves going forward.

2 weeks ago

Minor International CEO Says Hyatt’s Offer for NH Hotels Is Too Late

Minor International CEO Says Hyatt’s Offer for NH Hotels Is Too Late

Charles Penty, Bloomberg

If the battle between Marriott and Anbang over Starwood was any indication, Minor International should know it's not over until the deal is signed. That 44 percent stake should come in handy, but it's not a full 100 percent just yet.

2 weeks ago