Articles tagged “graduate hotels”

Airlines

JetBlue-Spirit’s Next Battle and Other Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, JetBlue prepares for a fight in its bid to acquire Spirit, Graduate Hotels targets college football fans, and destinations see significant benefits in attracting digital nomads.

JetBlue-Spirit’s Next Battle and Other Top Stories This Week

Airlines

JetBlue’s Next Challenge: U.S. Officials

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at JetBlue’s coming regulatory fight, Graduate Hotels’ sports play, and Inspirato’s earnings.

JetBlue’s Next Challenge: U.S. Officials

Hotels

Graduate Hotels Enters Short-Term Rentals With Eye on College Football Fans

Expect other hotel brands to watch the Graduate Hotels' experiment. Professionally managing vacation rentals may be a path for hotels to expand their reach while minimizing some risks.

Graduate Hotels Enters Short-Term Rentals With Eye on College Football Fans

Hotels

New Graduate Hotels President Sees Bigger Opportunities Beyond College Towns

Graduate Hotels is a company already roaring ahead with expansion into new countries and major cities. The pandemic can provide further investment opportunities for the college town-focused company to elbow into new destinations.

New Graduate Hotels President Sees Bigger Opportunities Beyond College Towns

Hotels

The Latest Hotel Perk? Renting Electric Fun Utility Vehicles as Upsells

Years ago, leisure travelers typically rented cars at the airport. But many now hail rides to hotels instead. That behavior shift gives properties a chance to rent out electric vehicles.

The Latest Hotel Perk? Renting Electric Fun Utility Vehicles as Upsells

Coronavirus

Investor With $1 Billion War Chest May Pump $200 Million Into College-Focused Hotel Brand

Acore's $200 million investment in Graduate Hotels would be a rare transaction in a hotel investment market where owners and potential buyers can't see eye-to-eye on valuations.

Investor With $1 Billion War Chest May Pump $200 Million Into College-Focused Hotel Brand

Coronavirus

Hotels Hope Profits Are Cooking in the Ghost Kitchen Business

The pandemic has produced unlikely partnerships between the hotel and office sectors, but the longevity is up for debate. The ghost kitchen pairing between hotels and an outside food operator may actually stick for years to come, as it solves a pre-pandemic revenue loss problem.

Hotels Hope Profits Are Cooking in the Ghost Kitchen Business

Hotels

Rivalries Between Boutique Hotels Heat Up in College Towns

Graduate Hotels has grown to 22 hotels in college towns in six years. Now it intends to face down new competition by branching out to larger urban markets where it can continue to appeal to people involved in universities but also attract other clientele.

Rivalries Between Boutique Hotels Heat Up in College Towns

Hotels

Boutique Group Graduate Hotels Finds Its Niche in University Towns

This boutique hotel chain's strategy? Speed wins.

Boutique Group Graduate Hotels Finds Its Niche in University Towns