Articles tagged “apple leisure group”

Apple Leisure Partners With NH Hotels to Expand All-Inclusive Brands in Europe

Apple Leisure Partners With NH Hotels to Expand All-Inclusive Brands in Europe

Skift, Deanna Ting

While this is a pairing that does make sense on some level — Apple wants to leverage NH's regional expertise — it's also an interesting one between a primarily all-inclusive hospitality expert and an urban hotel company.

9 months ago

Apple Leisure Group CEO Says Mark Travel Merger Is Win-Win for Travel Agents

Apple Leisure Group CEO Says Mark Travel Merger Is Win-Win for Travel Agents

Dan Peltier, Skift

Many travel agents will have the benefit of selling a wider variety of packages from one distribution channel because of this deal, but will this industry giant really want to give travel agents, and their clients, the best rates if agents don't have anywhere else to turn? Time will tell.

10 months ago

Apple Leisure Group to Merge With Mark Travel in Consolidation of Legacy Players

Apple Leisure Group to Merge With Mark Travel in Consolidation of Legacy Players

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

This transaction makes one of the largest private players in leisure travel, Apple Leisure Group, even bigger and sweetens the potential reward for the almost inevitable private equity sale of its assets.

11 months ago

Apple Leisure Group CEO Believes Vacations Are Much Better Than Virtual Reality

Apple Leisure Group CEO Believes Vacations Are Much Better Than Virtual Reality

Hannah Sampson , Skift

The CEO of Apple Leisure Group isn't concerned about the prospect of virtual reality or other technology taking the place of actual vacations. But he is worried about the impact of policy that throws up roadblocks to traveling — a much more immediate concern.

11 months ago

Video: Apple Leisure Group CEO on the Appeal of Luxury All-Inclusive

Video: Apple Leisure Group CEO on the Appeal of Luxury All-Inclusive

Sarah Enelow, Skift

All-inclusive vacations aren't necessarily just for low-end consumers seeking high convenience. The luxury corner of the all-inclusive market has staying power.

1 year ago

Apple Leisure Group Will Likely Continue Growth After Sale

Apple Leisure Group Will Likely Continue Growth After Sale

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

It's one thing for a private equity group to own many fragmented hotel and travel assets. It's another to own a distribution platform to sell those products. Apple Leisure Group's new owners have to feel good about leveraging the company's scale and using its resources to help increase the viability of its existing assets.

2 years ago

Interview: Apple Leisure’s CEO on the Future of the Luxury All-Inclusive Vacation

Interview: Apple Leisure’s CEO on the Future of the Luxury All-Inclusive Vacation

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Apple Leisure Group is competing with cruise lines to attract the business of American travelers to Mexico and the Caribbean. Like cruise lines trying to win over first-time cruisers, Apple Leisure Group is attempting to get Americans who have never had a passport before to get off the couch and experience their first foreign vacations.

4 years ago