Articles tagged “extended stay”

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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.

3 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.

4 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.

4 years ago

Extended Stay America Beats Analysts’ Expecations

4 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.

4 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?

5 years ago

Interview: AKA CEO on Service at Luxury Extended-Stay Properties

Interview: AKA CEO on Service at Luxury Extended-Stay Properties

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Designing a guest experience for a two months stay is wildly different from a two-night stay and strikes a balance between facilitating a routine and a connection to new experiences in the city.

5 years ago

How Extended Stay Properties Struggle for Consumer Awareness

How Extended Stay Properties Struggle for Consumer Awareness

Skift

Because the demand for extended-stay hotels has increased, operators and developers are innovating and expanding their product offerings and locations in order to meet the needs of their flourishing customer base.

5 years ago

Exporting the Extended-Stay Hotel Model Around the World

Exporting the Extended-Stay Hotel Model Around the World

James O'Brien, Skift

The success of the sharing economy demonstrates that there is a market for hotel brands that cater to travelers who need to spend a longer time in a destination but demand fewer frills.

5 years ago

Why Cities Are the New Frontier for Extended-Stay Hotels

Why Cities Are the New Frontier for Extended-Stay Hotels

Skift

The challenge isn't the need or desire for extended-stay properties in cities, it's overcoming the challenge of space in places like New York.

5 years ago

New Free Report: The Changing Business of Extended-Stay Hotels

New Free Report: The Changing Business of Extended-Stay Hotels

Rafat Ali, Skift

The extended-stay segment might be considered a unique animal, but its performance begs to be considered the king of the jungle. Understand why and understand who the leaders are who are driving the trends.

5 years ago

Millennials A Hard Sell for Hotels Despite All the Wooing

Millennials A Hard Sell for Hotels Despite All the Wooing

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Hey, it isn't all about refurbishing the hotel lobby and placing a touch-screen in there. Millennial guests demand great customer service from staff, and they will quickly sour on a hotel if the staff isn't up to par.

5 years ago