Articles tagged “budget hotels”

Hotels

What Park Hotels’ IPO Says About Its Expansion Plans: India Report

India's middle-class is reshaping the nation's travel landscape. This surge in disposable income also marks a transformative shift in consumer behavior and spells out promising prospects for the hospitality sector.

What Park Hotels’ IPO Says About Its Expansion Plans: India Report

Airlines

Soneva CEO Hopes For Resolution To India-Maldives Dispute: India Report

Soneva resorts Chief Executive Officer Sonu Shivdasani's comment is a testament to the fact that tourism industry has taken a hit following India-Maldives diplomatic dispute.

Soneva CEO Hopes For Resolution To India-Maldives Dispute: India Report

Online Travel

MakeMyTrip Enters Car Rental Business with Savaari Acquisition

Acquiring a car rental services company is a significant step towards MakeMyTrip's travel superapp ambitions. After all, seamless connectivity is a priority for both domestic and international travelers.

MakeMyTrip Enters Car Rental Business with Savaari Acquisition

Hotels

Premier Inn Expects Boost From Shrinking Independent Hotel Sector

Premier Inn says it has gained pricing power as 10% of all UK independent hotels have closed in the past few years. More remarkably, it says repeat guests made 86% of its bookings this year. It's a direct booking champ other hoteliers could learn from.

Premier Inn Expects Boost From Shrinking Independent Hotel Sector

Hotels

Inside EasyHotel’s Turnaround: CEO Strives to Double Hotel Count by 2026

With a turnaround artist at its helm, EasyHotel is finally poised for its long-awaited expansion. Recent investment in the company is a wager that affordability will matter more to some travelers than whether a hotel is Instagram-ready.

Inside EasyHotel’s Turnaround: CEO Strives to Double Hotel Count by 2026

Business Travel

Skift India Report: In-Person Meetings Drive Rebound in Corporate Travel

After a decline for more than two years, business travel seems to be gaining traction. But can it sustain the momentum in the face of global recession and growing inflation?

Skift India Report: In-Person Meetings Drive Rebound in Corporate Travel

Hotels

Wyndham Sees Modest Weakening for Budget Hotels as Trends Normalize

Looking ahead, Wyndham executives said they weren't concerned about competition from Marriott, Hilton, and Hyatt in the extended-stay segment because they believe their model is aimed at delivering a more affordable product with lower costs for developers.

Wyndham Sees Modest Weakening for Budget Hotels as Trends Normalize

Hotels

Artificial Intelligence Is Coming to Hotel Pricing

Today's edition of Skift's daily podcast looks closer at hotel pricing and AI, San Francisco’s tourism challenges, and India’s cricket hotel push.

Artificial Intelligence Is Coming to Hotel Pricing

Hotels

India Races to Ready Budget Hotels Ahead of Cricket World Cup 

Opening its arms and homes, and greeting “Namaste” to the world is a nation whose unofficial religion is cricket.

India Races to Ready Budget Hotels Ahead of Cricket World Cup 

Hotels

India Daily: Airbnb Partners With Tourism Ministry to Boost Heritage Properties

Legacy wouldn't last unless there was community support, and also that tourism has a multiplier effect on jobs and livelihoods. After all, there’s no greater motivation than protecting one's heritage.

India Daily: Airbnb Partners With Tourism Ministry to Boost Heritage Properties