Articles tagged “extended stay”

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Skift Webcast: Reimagining Extended Stay — The Bold New World of 5+ Nights

Skift Webcast: Reimagining Extended Stay — The Bold New World of 5+ Nights

BridgeStreet + Skift

How is the extended stay sector evolving to meet demands from employees for accommodations offering more flexibility, convenience, and choice? And how will they do it while satisfying company concerns about consistency, quality, and safety? Our new webcast session shines a light on this rapidly evolving business travel segment.

1 month ago

BridgeStreet Adds Hostels and Vacation Rentals to Biz Travel Platform

BridgeStreet Adds Hostels and Vacation Rentals to Biz Travel Platform

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

BridgeStreet is bringing homeshares and hostels to its platform in order to offer more variety to business travelers. The key will be finding success among travel managers by making it easier for them to book stays outside traditional extended stay hotels.

2 months ago

Red Roof Adds an Economy Extended Stay Brand to Its Portfolio

Red Roof Adds an Economy Extended Stay Brand to Its Portfolio

Deanna Ting, Skift

If it's an economy/midscale or extended stay brand, expect hotel companies to keep launching them until eternity at this point.

3 months ago

Extended Stay America Might Spin Off Its Real Estate Unit

Extended Stay America Might Spin Off Its Real Estate Unit

Deanna Ting, Skift

We're fairly certain Extended Stay America — just like nearly every other public hotel company in existence — will likely pursue a spin-off.

4 months ago

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Video: How Bridgestreet is Reimagining Extended Stay for the Era of the Sharing Economy

Video: How Bridgestreet is Reimagining Extended Stay for the Era of the Sharing Economy

Demand for extended stay and alternative accommodation options is on the rise in the business travel sector. But according to Bridgestreet CEO & President Sean Worker, not all extended stay inventory is created equal.

4 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

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.

10 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.

11 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.

11 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?

2 years 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