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Articles tagged “commune hotels”

Video: Two Roads CEO Niki Leondakis on the Next Generation Lifestyle Brand

Video: Two Roads CEO Niki Leondakis on the Next Generation Lifestyle Brand

Deanna Ting, Skift

Niki Leondakis reminded us that sometimes the biggest disruptions or innovations don't come from the outside, but rather from within.

1 month ago

Disruption From Inside Out Is Key to Hospitality Innovation, Says Two Roads CEO Niki Leondakis

Disruption From Inside Out Is Key to Hospitality Innovation, Says Two Roads CEO Niki Leondakis

Deanna Ting, Skift

It’s genuinely not enough for a boutique or lifestyle hotel to just look good anymore. Looks can only go so far, but real, genuine hospitality and customer service are what will convince customers to book, and to return, for years to come.

2 months ago

Destination Hotels and Commune Hotels Debut a New Name

Destination Hotels and Commune Hotels Debut a New Name

Deanna Ting, Skift

As we've noted before, while this merger makes sense for a lot of reasons, it's a shame that the Commune Hotels brand is going away, especially since its branding has become so synonymous with leading design hotel development over the past few years.

2 months ago

New Micro Brand Arlo Hotels To Battle Macro Trends and Established NYC Competitors

New Micro Brand Arlo Hotels To Battle Macro Trends and Established NYC Competitors

Oshrat Carmiel, Bloomberg

Kudos to Pavlov and Schumer for trying to start their own hotel brand in one of the toughest markets in the country. Whether the micro-hotel trend has staying power beyond New York and other cramped cities, however, is still a question mark. Standing out as a new brand will be a challenge, especially in a hospitality market already inundated with a multitude of brands, many with the same design concepts and aesthetics as Arlo.

4 months ago

Creating Next-Generation Hotel Operations With Messaging Technology

Creating Next-Generation Hotel Operations With Messaging Technology

James O'Brien, Skift

Messaging stands to be a two-way, lasting conversation based on guest data, and we expect more and more outreach opportunities to emerge.

10 months ago

Interview: Commune and Destination Hotels CEOs Explain Their Merger

Interview: Commune and Destination Hotels CEOs Explain Their Merger

Greg Oates, Skift

Commune Hotels' CEO Niki Leondakis could be just the person to shift the lifestyle hospitality discussion beyond the tired "independent spirit" narrative to a more modern focus on personalized, mobile-first, on-demand experiences.

10 months ago

Commune Hotels & Resorts and Destination Hotels Set to Merge

Commune Hotels & Resorts and Destination Hotels Set to Merge

Andrew Sheivachman and Greg Oates, Skift

Consolidation fever in the hospitality industry is trickling down in the boutique hotel space.

11 months ago

Commune Hotels Introduces Personalized Guest Communication Service

Commune Hotels Introduces Personalized Guest Communication Service

Alexandra E. Petri, Skift

1 year ago

Interview: Commune Hotels CEO on New Lifestyle Properties’ Creative Challenges

Interview: Commune Hotels CEO on New Lifestyle Properties’ Creative Challenges

Alexandra E. Petri, Skift

Thompson Hotel's second Mexico location carves out a unique niche in the resort-ridden Riviera Maya.

1 year ago

Hyatt Heir Teams Up With Chinese Auto Giant to Invest $1 Billion in Hotels

Hyatt Heir Teams Up With Chinese Auto Giant to Invest $1 Billion in Hotels

Nadja Brandt , Bloomberg

Pritzker, like other wise investors, is buying hotel real estate while brands shed it. There's likely a lesson in here.

1 year ago