Articles tagged “choice hotels”

Choice Hotels Sees Room Revenue Hurt by Hurricane Florence

Choice Hotels Sees Room Revenue Hurt by Hurricane Florence

Deanna Ting, Skift

The bigger question the hotel industry is no doubt asking itself is this: Was this third quarter just a one-off? Or was it a sign of tougher times to come?

4 days ago

Choice Hotels Debuts New Midscale Brand Clarion Pointe

Choice Hotels Debuts New Midscale Brand Clarion Pointe

Deanna Ting, Skift

Does the world really need yet another midscale select-service brand? According to Choice Hotels, yes, yes it does.

2 months ago

Choice Hotels Sees Promise of Tax Cuts For Travel, Just Not Yet

Choice Hotels Sees Promise of Tax Cuts For Travel, Just Not Yet

Deanna Ting, Skift

That corporate tax rate has helped companies with their balance sheets, but will those extra dollars actually translate to increased travel?

3 months ago

What Hotel CEOs Are Saying About Amazon and Google’s Growing Influence in Travel

What Hotel CEOs Are Saying About Amazon and Google’s Growing Influence in Travel

Deanna Ting, Skift

Disruption in the travel industry is a universal constant, and we can certainly expect Amazon and Google to continue that tradition. An even more interesting question to ask ourselves for the moment: Why aren't Google and Apple doing more to get their smart devices into hotel rooms like Amazon is?

5 months ago

The Most Highly Compensated Hotel CEOs of 2017

The Most Highly Compensated Hotel CEOs of 2017

Deanna Ting, Skift

We can only hope that a large portion of Steve Wynn's $34 million compensation from last year will go to his multiple alleged victims.

6 months ago

Choice Sees Strong First Quarter Boosted by Extended Stay Acquisition

Choice Sees Strong First Quarter Boosted by Extended Stay Acquisition

Deanna Ting, Skift

With acquisitions like WoodSpring Suites, Choice Hotels' new CEO is making good on his mission to continue to grow the company and establish its dominance in the economy and midscale sectors.

6 months ago

Choice Hotels Expands Its Vacation Rental Portfolio with Listings from RedAwning

Choice Hotels Expands Its Vacation Rental Portfolio with Listings from RedAwning

Deanna Ting, Skift

Just like everyone wants a piece of the tours and activities industry right now, everyone in hospitality wants a cut of the vacation rental business, too.

7 months ago

Choice Hotels Sees WoodSpring Suites Deal as a Breakthrough in Extended Stay

Choice Hotels Sees WoodSpring Suites Deal as a Breakthrough in Extended Stay

Dan Peltier, Skift

Choice CEO Pat Pacious has demonstrated he's not one for a sleepy start as he settles into his new role as CEO. He's hit the ground running with the rollout of a new booking system and an acquisition that will help the company play ball in a competitive midscale and extended stay landscape.

9 months ago

Hotel CEOs Reveal Strategies for Expedia, Google and Airbnb

Hotel CEOs Reveal Strategies for Expedia, Google and Airbnb

Deanna Ting, Skift

As we've noted before, as much as hotels and online travel agencies may not necessarily love one another, they certainly need each other. Their current love-hate relationship will certainly change, however, if and when other players like Airbnb or Google become bigger players in the hotel booking space.

9 months ago

Issues the Hospitality Industry Will Ignore at Its Own Peril

Issues the Hospitality Industry Will Ignore at Its Own Peril

Deanna Ting, Skift

The answers vary but there's at least one overriding shared sentiment. Even if times are good, there's always room for improvement in any industry.

10 months ago

Choice Hotels Debuts New Booking System for Franchisees to Replace Outdated Tech

Choice Hotels Debuts New Booking System for Franchisees to Replace Outdated Tech

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Choice's decision to build its own reservation system in-house is a poke in the eye to the many technology companies that sell systems to hotel chains.

10 months ago

Choice Hotels to Buy WoodSpring Suites in Extended Stay Market Play

Choice Hotels to Buy WoodSpring Suites in Extended Stay Market Play

Deanna Ting, Skift

It wouldn't be a proper end of the year in hospitality without at least one more merger or acquisition, right? Choice Hotels' purchase of WoodSpring Suites makes some sense as it bolsters its position in the midscale and economy extended-stay space.

11 months ago