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Articles tagged “colleges”

Rivalries Between Boutique Hotels Heat Up in College Towns

Rivalries Between Boutique Hotels Heat Up in College Towns

Nancy Trejos, Skift

Graduate Hotels has grown to 22 hotels in college towns in six years. Now it intends to face down new competition by branching out to larger urban markets where it can continue to appeal to people involved in universities but also attract other clientele.

3 months ago

The Boutique Hotel Trend Is Reaching College Campuses

The Boutique Hotel Trend Is Reaching College Campuses

Andrew Sessa, Bloomberg

Colleges are investing in upscale lodgings that reflect the brand of the school. This is a smart move to attract prospective faculty, donors, and students.

6 months ago

College Tour Planning Is a Growing Niche for Travel Advisors

College Tour Planning Is a Growing Niche for Travel Advisors

Paul Biasco, Skift

The business of planning custom college tours has the potential to grow as tuition continues to balloon at schools across the U.S. The relative cost of having an expert plan an intensive college visit may be worth it for students and families preparing to make a major investment.

10 months ago