Hotels

IHG Reveals Second Credit Card Data Breach Occurred in 2016

IHG Reveals Second Credit Card Data Breach Occurred in 2016

Deanna Ting, Skift

This is yet another reminder for the hotel industry about the crucial importance of cyber security.

2 weeks ago

New Business Hotel in London To Test Whether Lifestyle Category Can Scale

New Business Hotel in London To Test Whether Lifestyle Category Can Scale

Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg

The Ned Hotel in London wants to be known as an urban resort and not a traditional business hotel. The founders hope to define the business hotel -- we mean, the urban resort -- of the future.

2 weeks ago

What Hotels Are Doing to Win Your Loyalty: 5 Podcast Takeaways

What Hotels Are Doing to Win Your Loyalty: 5 Podcast Takeaways

Sarah Enelow, Skift

With so many hotel mergers in recent years, loyalty is being reimagined for bigger, broader, more diverse audiences. But can any one loyalty program appeal to all travelers?

2 weeks ago

Accor’s Spending Spree and 5 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Accor’s Spending Spree and 5 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

These are the hospitality trends we were talking about this week.

2 weeks ago

Trump Hotels’ New Scion Brand Won’t Arrive in Dallas Anytime Soon

Trump Hotels’ New Scion Brand Won’t Arrive in Dallas Anytime Soon

Hui-yong Yu, Bloomberg

... And so the political blowback begins.

2 weeks ago

Skift Podcast: What Hotels Are Doing to Win Your Loyalty

Skift Podcast: What Hotels Are Doing to Win Your Loyalty

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Tune in to hear how hotel loyalty programs are changing — and what that means for the traveling public.

2 weeks ago

Everything AccorHotels Has Acquired and Invested in Over the Past Year

Everything AccorHotels Has Acquired and Invested in Over the Past Year

Deanna Ting, Skift

AccorHotels is buying up and/or investing in a lot of other companies in its pursuit to become an entirely new breed of hotel company.

2 weeks ago

Marriott CEO: New Digital Technologies, Not Walls, Are Key to the Future of Travel

Marriott CEO: New Digital Technologies, Not Walls, Are Key to the Future of Travel

Arne Sorenson, Marriott

Sorenson hasn't been afraid to speak up for more common sense approaches to travel safety and security, especially during an age where travel bans, and even bans on certain electronics, are taking place.

2 weeks ago

North Korea Thinks Its Newly Reopened Luxury Hotel Will Help Attract Tourists

North Korea Thinks Its Newly Reopened Luxury Hotel Will Help Attract Tourists

Eric Talmadge, Associated Press

North Korea seems to have some understanding that it needs attractive and luxury hotel offerings to attract wealthy tourists but that means nothing when its government remains a ruthless tourist repellent.

2 weeks ago

Hyatt to Offer In-Room Streaming Entertainment Worldwide

Hyatt to Offer In-Room Streaming Entertainment Worldwide

Deanna Ting, Skift

Our guess is, pretty soon, this will be as standard as those in-room iHome docking stations for your iPods, only a whole lot more useful.

2 weeks ago

Good Hotels Has a Better Approach to Building Community

Good Hotels Has a Better Approach to Building Community

Colin Nagy, Skift

A feel-good story from a hotel brand that goes beyond the PR headlines? That's a very good idea.

3 weeks ago

Marriott Goes Asset-Light and 9 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Marriott Goes Asset-Light and 9 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

These are the hospitality trends we were talking about this week.

3 weeks ago