Articles tagged “extended stay”

Hotels

Wyndham Adds 25th Brand, Hybrid of Hotels and Short-Term Rentals

Unfinished hotel rooms are something new for a major hotel group. That's what Wyndham is offering in roughly 40% of the rooms of its newest brand.

Wyndham Adds 25th Brand, Hybrid of Hotels and Short-Term Rentals

Hotels

Hilton Unveils Its 19th Hotel Brand: LivSmart Studios

We predicted the new brand would be named Livsmart based on trademark filings. Our next prediction is that there will be rapid uptake of this brand given trends in the extended-stay market.

Hilton Unveils Its 19th Hotel Brand: LivSmart Studios

Hotels

Hilton’s New Hotel Brands: What Trademark Filings Reveal

Hilton has struggled to get the H3 brand trademarked for its new extended-stay hotels. Some alternative names it's considering include Livsmart, filings showed.

Hilton’s New Hotel Brands: What Trademark Filings Reveal

Short-Term Rentals

Choice Hotels on Extended Stay Versus Short-Term Rentals: Interview

Choice Hotels doesn't consider private equity entrants as competition, but as potential collaborators.

Choice Hotels on Extended Stay Versus Short-Term Rentals: Interview

News Blog

Hyatt to Debut Its Extended-Stay Brand in Markets It Hasn’t Tapped Yet

Hyatt gave details on Wednesday about the first locations for Hyatt Studios, a brand it unveiled in April. The hotel operator will open the first Hyatt Studios just outside of Mobile, Alabama, and Marysville, California — targeting spots where its other brands aren't present. "We’ve learned that when Hyatt guests stay with a competing brand, they…

Hotels

Wyndham Sees Modest Weakening for Budget Hotels as Trends Normalize

Looking ahead, Wyndham executives said they weren't concerned about competition from Marriott, Hilton, and Hyatt in the extended-stay segment because they believe their model is aimed at delivering a more affordable product with lower costs for developers.

Wyndham Sees Modest Weakening for Budget Hotels as Trends Normalize

News Blog

Wyndham Signs 60 New Extended Stay Hotels in North America

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts said on Tuesday it had signed 60 more hotels for its Echo Suites Extended Stay by Wyndham brand in the U.S. and Canada. That brings the extended-stay brand’s pipeline to 265 hotels, with about 33,000 rooms. It's the fastest-growing brand in Wyndham's development pipeline. The growth is remarkable. Wyndham only formally announced the…

Hotels

Marriott Vs. Hilton: A Battle of Net Unit Growth

Marriott's scale and skew to slower growing segments has meant it has lagged behind its closest competitor Hilton on net unit growth for many years. Whilst its exposure to luxury historically disadvantaged growth, renewed interest in the development of luxury hotels post Covid will likely aid Marriott in bridging the unit growth gap with Hilton.

Marriott Vs. Hilton: A Battle of Net Unit Growth

Airlines

Has Business Travel Plateaued?

Today's edition of Skift's daily podcast looks closer at business travel in the U.S., Marriott's new budget brand, and LGBTQ travelers in India.

Has Business Travel Plateaued?

Hotels

Marriott to Launch Hotel Brand for Budget-Minded Extended-Stay Guests

Marriott's move underscores how hot the extended-stay category is.

Marriott to Launch Hotel Brand for Budget-Minded Extended-Stay Guests