Articles tagged “extended stay”

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.

2 months ago

Yotel Expands Into Branded Residences With an Extended Stay Element

Yotel Expands Into Branded Residences With an Extended Stay Element

Deanna Ting, Skift

We have our reservations (pun intended), but if the popularity of pod-like hotels is any indication, perhaps this might just work for YotelPad and its experiment in reviving the condo hotel concept.

3 months ago

Extended Stay America’s New CEO Looks to Business Model Changes to Drive Growth

Extended Stay America’s New CEO Looks to Business Model Changes to Drive Growth

Deanna Ting, Skift

Given the rise of homesharing and shared workspaces, there are plenty of more external forces at work that will impact the extended stay market in the coming years. The key to success for Extended Stay America's new CEO will be taking these all into account.

4 months ago

Extended Stay America Gets New CEO in Signal That It Needs to Up Its Game

Extended Stay America Gets New CEO in Signal That It Needs to Up Its Game

Deanna Ting, Skift

Everyone wants a piece of the extended stay market, so it'll be interesting to see how the new CEO guides Extended Stay America in this increasingly competitive space.

4 months ago

How Extended Stay Hotels Are Pivoting Towards a New Generation of Travelers

How Extended Stay Hotels Are Pivoting Towards a New Generation of Travelers

Deanna Ting, Skift

The extended stay portion of the lodging business continues to see strong demand. But are extended stay brands doing enough to keep up with travelers' evolving tastes and needs? And what about Airbnb?

1 year ago

Hilton’s Extended Stay Brands Want to Teach Men How to Be Better Travel Planners

Hilton’s Extended Stay Brands Want to Teach Men How to Be Better Travel Planners

Deanna Ting, Skift

This seems like an interesting and contrarian approach. But the big question is: Will men actually respond to this digital marketing campaign?

2 years ago

The Sharing Economy Has Yet to Catch on in Extended Stay Business Travel

The Sharing Economy Has Yet to Catch on in Extended Stay Business Travel

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

About half of business travelers say their company's travel policy doesn't address extended stay lodging, leading them to book on their own.

2 years ago

On-Demand Meets Extended Stay in Homewood Suites’ New Meal Pilot Program

On-Demand Meets Extended Stay in Homewood Suites’ New Meal Pilot Program

Deanna Ting, Skift

It only makes sense that extended stay properties with full kitchens would catch on to this growing food trend. The challenge is getting it from the cities where it flourishes to the exurbs where extended stay properties are more popular.

2 years ago

What Hotels Say About Airbnb on Their Earnings Calls

What Hotels Say About Airbnb on Their Earnings Calls

Alexandra E. Petri, Skift

Airbnb: potential distribution partner or industry threat? Some hotel companies and booking sites say neither, while others are keeping a watchful eye on both the positive and negative effects Airbnb may create.

2 years ago

Extended Stay America Beats Analysts’ Expecations

Extended Stay America Beats Analysts’ Expecations

Associated Press

2 years ago

Residence Inn Wants to Make Millennial Business Travelers Less Lonely

Residence Inn Wants to Make Millennial Business Travelers Less Lonely

Greg Oates, Skift

By emphasizing the social aspect of the traditional evening social hour through experiential F&B programming and room design, The Mix is helping stave off those Tuesday night road warrior blues.

3 years ago

Starwood Ramps up Build of Element Hotels Extended-Stay Brand

Starwood Ramps up Build of Element Hotels Extended-Stay Brand

Greg Oates, Skift

The need to meet LEED certification for every Element Hotel has slowed the development pipeline, but will it pay off in the future as more consumers demand greener accommodations?

3 years ago