Articles tagged “asset-light”

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Casinos Join Hotels on Asset-Light Strategy: What Took Them so Long?

If online gaming is the future of casinos, MGM Resorts' asset-light strategy in Las Vegas is only the beginning of a wave of resort sales to pump resources into digital gambling halls.

Casinos Join Hotels on Asset-Light Strategy: What Took Them so Long?

Coronavirus

Hotel Mortgage Delinquencies Reached Record Levels in July

Bad hotel loans in the United States in July reached record levels, 23.4 percent, but it could get worse if the coronavirus pandemic and its laissez faire enablers persist.

Hotel Mortgage Delinquencies Reached Record Levels in July

Hotels

Wellness Represents Big Opportunity for Hyatt: Latest Skift Research

Arguably, no one else in the hospitality industry has made wellness as much of a priority and focus as Hyatt has. Our latest research suggests there's a lot of opportunity for the company to tap into this quickly growing segment to drive increased customer loyalty.

Wellness Represents Big Opportunity for Hyatt: Latest Skift Research

Hotels

How Hyatt Is Making Waves: Latest Skift Research Report

As earnings season for 2018 results for the hotel companies begins, Skift Research is out with a deep dive report on Hyatt assessing some of the company's key developments. With the company's recent acquisitions in the management space, dispositions of owned real estate, and increased focus on wellness offerings, we think Hyatt is smartly positioning itself for an uncertain future.

How Hyatt Is Making Waves: Latest Skift Research Report

Hotels

AccorHotels Balances Asset-Light and Acquisition Strategies: New Skift Research Report

With the sale of a majority stake in the company's owned and leased hotel business, AccorHotels is a more stable, nimble company, with the ability to pursue additional acquisitions and other strategic initiatives. In our latest research report, we break down what going asset-light means for the company and tackle ways of measuring the success of its M&A strategy.

AccorHotels Balances Asset-Light and Acquisition Strategies: New Skift Research Report

Hotels

Hyatt Is Pursuing Its ‘Asset-Lighter’ Strategy With Plan to Sell More Properties

It's hard to predict where markets will go, but it seems Hyatt is selling these two properties at an opportune time. How much higher can hotel real estate prices go?

Hyatt Is Pursuing Its ‘Asset-Lighter’ Strategy With Plan to Sell More Properties

Hotels

Extended Stay America’s New CEO Looks to Business Model Changes to Drive Growth

Given the rise of homesharing and shared workspaces, there are plenty of more external forces at work that will impact the extended stay market in the coming years. The key to success for Extended Stay America's new CEO will be taking these all into account.

Extended Stay America’s New CEO Looks to Business Model Changes to Drive Growth

Hotels

8 Financial Themes Shaping the Hotel Industry in 2018 and Beyond

After pouring over third quarter earnings results and investor calls, it’s clear the big hotel chains have embarked on a new, but potentially arduous road.

8 Financial Themes Shaping the Hotel Industry in 2018 and Beyond

Hotels

Red Lion Parent Is Going Asset Light to Buy Up More Hotel Companies You Haven’t Heard Of

Last year, Red Lion's parent bought Vantage Hospitality. So, who's next?

Red Lion Parent Is Going Asset Light to Buy Up More Hotel Companies You Haven’t Heard Of

Hotels

Hilton’s Largest Shareholder Sees More Industry Consolidation Ahead

Blackstone has recently been on the leading edge when it comes to hospitality. But at some point being ahead of the curve turns into watching your back, which is where we think it may be right now.

Hilton’s Largest Shareholder Sees More Industry Consolidation Ahead