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Best Western Launches New Extended Stay Brand Home by BWH

BWH Hotel Group debuted on Monday its 19th brand — Home by BWH — in the midscale extended-stay segment. It's available for developers for new construction at the start and for conversions of existing properties over time. “The extended-stay segment has been outperforming the industry, is driving 25 percent higher revenue than in 2019, and…

Hotels

Hotel Marketing to the Over 50 Set

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at hotel marketing to over 50s, the UAE’s tourism rebound, and a U.S. assist for Tunisian tourism.

Hotel Marketing to the Over 50 Set

Hotels

Hotels Try to Maneuver Past Labor Shortage

Although hotel CEOs did their best to be optimistic, the industry is plagued by post-pandemic issues never seen before.

Hotels Try to Maneuver Past Labor Shortage

Business Travel

Best Western’s New CEO Wants More Business Travelers

Larry Cuculic wants to convince developers Best Western offers a credible (and profitable) route into the lifestyle hotel sector. A brand relaunch will help, but is that enough for a chain that's perhaps better known for its roadside motels.

Best Western’s New CEO Wants More Business Travelers

Coronavirus

Best Western’s CEO Doesn’t See Himself as a Radical Change Agent

A major operational shakeup at BWH Hotel Group is unlikely under new CEO Larry Cuculic. The company’s recent performance numbers show why that is.

Best Western’s CEO Doesn’t See Himself as a Radical Change Agent

Hotels

Hotel CEOs Make These Bold Predictions for 2022

The Delta variant didn’t evade major hotel companies from profitability on their most recent quarter. Barring some massive pandemic setback, many of these optimistic outlooks are possible.

Hotel CEOs Make These Bold Predictions for 2022

Coronavirus

Hotel CEOs Concede a Lasting Labor Shortage May Reshape Guest Experience

Finally, there’s some honesty about the hotel labor shortage crisis, and it doesn't just hinge on pandemic-related unemployment benefits.

Hotel CEOs Concede a Lasting Labor Shortage May Reshape Guest Experience

Hotels

Best Western Promotes Larry Cuculic as New CEO

He's no household name. But Best Western picking its general counsel Larry Cuculic to succeed David Kong as CEO has the aura of when Marriott gave the top job to the late Arne Sorenson, who previously served on that company’s in-house legal team.

Best Western Promotes Larry Cuculic as  New CEO

Hotels

Las Vegas Sands and Wynn Resorts Valuations Tank on Chinese Crackdown

Increased oversight from Chinese regulators in Macau threatens a massive financial hit to U.S. gaming resort operators. But don’t expect this to lead to a mass exodus to other gaming markets in Asia.

Las Vegas Sands and Wynn Resorts Valuations Tank on Chinese Crackdown

Coronavirus

Retirement of Best Western’s Longtime Chief David Kong Sets Stage for Competitive CEO Search

David Kong took Best Western into a new era of multiple brands across a variety of price points. The next CEO has to take the reins and throttle the company out of an uncertain pandemic recovery.

Retirement of Best Western’s Longtime Chief David Kong Sets Stage for Competitive CEO Search