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Grand Hyatt New York Will Give Way to a New Hotel and Retail Space

Grand Hyatt New York Will Give Way to a New Hotel and Retail Space

Patrick Clark and Lily Katz, Bloomberg

Midtown Manhattan is rapidly changing, thanks to new zoning laws, and Trump might be feeling edged out. One of his first big projects is being torn down forever, and who knows — maybe he'll get nostalgic. There will be taller buildings, and the Grand Central train station will get a facelift.

1 week ago

Airbnb Hires Aviation Industry Veteran to Lead New Transportation Division

Airbnb Hires Aviation Industry Veteran to Lead New Transportation Division

Deanna Ting, Skift

Did Airbnb just hire the Chip Conley of aviation?

1 week ago

What Oyo’s Latest Results Say About the Business of Budget Hotels

What Oyo’s Latest Results Say About the Business of Budget Hotels

Raini Hamdi, Skift

The business of budget hotels is obviously hard when you consider Oyo’s latest financial report. But the startup, now five years in operation and bankrolled by SoftBank, appears to have the stamina to reach the breakeven point in the next few years.

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How Hyatt Is Taking Steps to Incorporate Wellness Into Every Aspect of Its Business

How Hyatt Is Taking Steps to Incorporate Wellness Into Every Aspect of Its Business

Hyatt + Skift

With so many hospitality brands jumping on the wellness bandwagon today, the companies that are actually going to resonate with customers are those that create true opportunities for customers to enhance their well-being.

1 month ago

IHG CEO Sees More Nimble Hotel Group From What He Inherited

IHG CEO Sees More Nimble Hotel Group From What He Inherited

Deanna Ting, Skift

Nearly two years after he assumed the top role at InterContinental Hotels Group, CEO Keith Barr's vision for a nimbler and more risk-taking hospitality company is becoming a reality.

2 weeks ago

Hilton CEO: ‘We’re Not Trying to Compete With Google, Amazon and Apple’

Hilton CEO: ‘We’re Not Trying to Compete With Google, Amazon and Apple’

Deanna Ting, Skift

Can a single brand ever really own a customer? We think Hilton CEO Chris Nassetta is onto something here, but that won't necessarily stop his travel peers from trying to do that in their own ways.

2 weeks ago

Caesars Debuts Non-Gaming Hotel Brand and 6 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Caesars Debuts Non-Gaming Hotel Brand and 6 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in hospitality, Caesars responds to changing consumer demand, a report finds that direct booking keeps customers in loyalty programs, and a "glamping" startup raises $115 million.

2 weeks ago

Travel Megatrends 2019: Everything Is Converging in Hospitality

Travel Megatrends 2019: Everything Is Converging in Hospitality

Deanna Ting, Skift

This is the year the hospitality industry starts seeing itself the same way its guests do.

2 weeks ago

Caesars Doubles Down on Its Non-Gaming Strategy With New Brand

Caesars Doubles Down on Its Non-Gaming Strategy With New Brand

Deanna Ting, Skift

You can bet the incredible brand recognition of the Caesars name will still prove to be a double-edged sword as Caesars tries to delve deeper into the non-gaming space.

2 weeks ago

Hotel Direct Booking Efforts Create Lasting Loyalty: New Report

Hotel Direct Booking Efforts Create Lasting Loyalty: New Report

Deanna Ting, Skift

Two years in, it appears that consumers didn't just sign up for the loyalty programs to get a discount. Or even if they did, they've also come to realize the additional benefits of booking direct.

2 weeks ago

Airstream Partner Raises $115 Million for Luxury Trailer Hotels

Airstream Partner Raises $115 Million for Luxury Trailer Hotels

Patrick Clark, Bloomberg

The company is capitalizing on the renewed popularity of the iconic American camper, but tweaking it for people who don't really want to camp.

3 weeks ago

Housekeeper Sues Marriott Subsidiaries Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Housekeeper Sues Marriott Subsidiaries Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Rebecca Greenfield, Bloomberg

Marriott has been trying to deflect the concerns of female housekeepers for years now, but things are starting to heat up for the hotel brand.

3 weeks ago