Articles tagged “dream hotels”

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This Hotel CEO Sees a Niche for Cool Brands in Smaller Cities

Folks in small cities still have money to spend on trendy bars and restaurants. There’s a new playbook for high-end, lifestyle hotels that doesn’t require a massive, global city to usher in success.

This Hotel CEO Sees a Niche for Cool Brands in Smaller Cities

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Lifestyle-Brand Veteran Dream Hotel Group to Expand Aggressively

It's no secret that lifestyle brands cater to a particular type of traveler, but that doesn't mean there isn't plenty of money still to be made in the space. As lifestyle veterans, Dream Hotel Group could have a leg up over larger chains that have more capital to play with.

Lifestyle-Brand Veteran Dream Hotel Group to Expand Aggressively

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Why Is It Getting Harder for Boutique Hotel Brands to Expand in Asia?

Boutique American and European hotel brands aim to expand in Asia, but will soon realize it’s more difficult than they imagined, and it’s only going to get harder. Here’s why, and how they can make a go of it.

Why Is It Getting Harder for Boutique Hotel Brands to Expand in Asia?

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

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?

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

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Can Hotel Companies Have Too Many Brands?

We'd pay good money just to see hospitality executives try to guess which hotel brands belong to which companies.

Can Hotel Companies Have Too Many Brands?

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Hotel CEOs Reveal Strategies for Expedia, Google and Airbnb

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.

Hotel CEOs Reveal Strategies for Expedia, Google and Airbnb

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Issues the Hospitality Industry Will Ignore at Its Own Peril

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.

Issues the Hospitality Industry Will Ignore at Its Own Peril

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The U.S. Hotel Industry Is Optimistic About the Future But What Comes Next?

More conservative folks might talk about being "cautiously optimistic," but positivity is the prevailing sentiment this year in the hospitality industry.

The U.S. Hotel Industry Is Optimistic About the Future But What Comes Next?

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Don’t Expect Hotel Companies to Stop Launching New Soft Brands Anytime Soon

Why? They make money. And they're easier to roll out than a "hard brand." (Thus, why those are "hard.")

Don’t Expect Hotel Companies to Stop Launching New Soft Brands Anytime Soon

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4 Worries That Keep Hotel Executives Up at Night

From direct booking wars and political instability (hello, Brexit) to figuring out what customers really want and handling issues of labor, these hotel executives have a lot on their minds these days.

4 Worries That Keep Hotel Executives Up at Night