Articles tagged “boutique hotels”

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Investor Bullishness in Boutique Hotels Comes With Caveats

Investors in boutique hotels believe that booming leisure demand for upscale properties will last through at least 2023. But several factors paint a mixed picture for longer-term strategies.

Investor Bullishness in Boutique Hotels Comes With Caveats

Hotels

Indian Boutique Hotels Won’t Turn Back on All Those New Domestic Tourists

The bright side of Covid for many Indian luxury boutique hotel operators has been the discovery of a domestic clientele, who previously formed a very small share of the pie.

Indian Boutique Hotels Won’t Turn Back on All Those New Domestic Tourists

Hotels

South Carolina Hotel to Offer Case Study for Hiring Workers With Disabilities

Many travel companies want to foster a workforce where everyone, regardless of circumstances, can thrive. But many companies wonder how to go about doing this. The example of The Shepherd Hotel in Clemson, South Carolina, suggests one path.

South Carolina Hotel to Offer Case Study for Hiring Workers With Disabilities

Hotels

Pendry Wants to Blur the Lines Between Boutique and Luxury in Hotels

Pendry has built an interesting boutique-feeling brand on top of actual luxury knowledge and operations. The result is something differentiated in the market and worth keeping an eye on.

Pendry Wants to Blur the Lines Between Boutique and Luxury in Hotels

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Boutique Hotels Turn to Artisanal Coffee Programs for a Wake-Up Call on Service

Hotels would be wise to ditch the powdered dairy and differentiate themselves by aligning with local roasters for artisanal coffee programs. While that might come with a dip in immediate profits, cross-branding and foot traffic could ultimately enhance properties’ bottom line.

Boutique Hotels Turn to Artisanal Coffee Programs for a Wake-Up Call on Service

Hotels

What Will the New Wave of Boutique Hotels Look Like?

Answers about the future look of boutiques might be seen in a new crop of hyper-specialized properties that map design to hyper-specific interests and communities.

What Will the New Wave of Boutique Hotels Look Like?

Coronavirus

What a Stay at Kayak’s New Miami Beach Hotel Revealed

Kayak and Life House have joined forces to launch Kayak's first foray into the hospitality industry. The concept is a good one, but to be successful, the kinks in technology and customer service still need to be worked out, as Skift learned firsthand.

What a Stay at Kayak’s New Miami Beach Hotel Revealed

Coronavirus

Best Western’s Boutique Hotel Push Faces Onslaught of New Competitors

Best Western’s expansion from economy, roadside hotels to boutique brands in recent years faces stiff competition coming out of the pandemic. The company can be a success if, and only if, more of its long-time operators upgrade to the boutique model.

Best Western’s Boutique Hotel Push Faces Onslaught of New Competitors

Coronavirus

Boutique Hotels Push Back on Major Chain Brand Conversion Tactics

Travelers may crave familiarity during the coronavirus recovery, but boutique hoteliers say familiarity can be achieved without making your property feel generic and sterile.

Boutique Hotels Push Back on Major Chain Brand Conversion Tactics

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Best Western: A Hotels Anomaly Ripe for Change

Best Western's unique longstanding model gives much power to its member hotels. But as changes quickly alter the industry's landscape, can the chain still compete effectively under the old ways?

Best Western: A Hotels Anomaly Ripe for Change