Articles tagged “hilton worldwide”

HNA Group Contemplating Asset Sales as Debt Crisis Grows

HNA Group Contemplating Asset Sales as Debt Crisis Grows

Bloomberg

HNA Group has stakes in Hilton, NH Hotels, and owns Carlson Hotels outright. With debt costs rising, might it look to offload some of these hospitality assets?

1 week ago

Hilton Unveils Plans for Its Smart Hotel Room Rollout in 2018

Hilton Unveils Plans for Its Smart Hotel Room Rollout in 2018

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Airbnb has gained in popularity on the claim that chain hotels offer a cookie-cutter experience. Hilton can fight back with technology that enables guests to personalize their experience.

1 week ago

Hilton CEO Outlines Plans For ‘Hostel on Steroids’

Hilton CEO Outlines Plans For ‘Hostel on Steroids’

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Hilton's plan for an urban micro-brand is certainly intriguing, but we'll have to wait until next year for more details.

3 months ago

What Lies Ahead for Hilton and Its Newest Big Investor, HNA

What Lies Ahead for Hilton and Its Newest Big Investor, HNA

Hui-yong Yu, Bloomberg

Hilton's newest major investor could prove to be beneficial, if not challenging, for its future prospects and its share price.

5 months ago

Hilton CEO: ‘We Feel Pretty Good’ But There’s Still Room to Grow

Hilton CEO: ‘We Feel Pretty Good’ But There’s Still Room to Grow

Deanna Ting, Skift

Fresh off of its spinoffs and investment from its new major stakeholder, HNA, Hilton seems poised to take the asset-light hotel management model and run with it.

8 months ago

Hilton Launches a New Brand: Tapestry Collection by Hilton

Hilton Launches a New Brand: Tapestry Collection by Hilton

Deanna Ting, Skift

We already knew Hilton feels it needs more brands to compete, but weaving this particular "soft brand" into the fold, for lack of a better description, feels a bit like it's more of a blanket statement kind of brand, than one with a truly carved out identity. Or one that doesn't "occupy the same swim lanes" as some of Hilton's other brands — something Hilton CEO Christopher Nassetta has been critical of, in particular, with his company's biggest rival, the 30-brand juggernaut, Marriott.

11 months ago

Hilton’s Two Spin-Offs Are Finally Complete

Hilton’s Two Spin-Offs Are Finally Complete

Deanna Ting, Skift

What will be really interesting is how Hilton proceeds as a new asset-light company, and one with a new major stakeholder by the end of the first quarter: China's HNA Group, the same new owner of Carlson Hotels.

12 months ago

Hilton CEO: ‘We’re Doing Just Fine’ and the HNA Deal Will Make Us Even Stronger

Hilton CEO: ‘We’re Doing Just Fine’ and the HNA Deal Will Make Us Even Stronger

Deanna Ting, Skift

While the third quarter didn't meet revenue growth expectations for Hilton, the company still has its eyes focused on the future, especially with its new deal with HNA and its pending spin-off transactions.

1 year ago

Hilton Posts Strong Q3 Results but Misses on Revenue Growth

Hilton Posts Strong Q3 Results but Misses on Revenue Growth

Associated Press

While Marriott has taken the spotlight recently, Hilton Worldwide is still growing at a steady clip -- and has a new Chinese investor to advance the chain's agenda.

1 year ago

Chinese HNA Group Buys $6.5 Billion Stake in Hilton Worldwide

Chinese HNA Group Buys $6.5 Billion Stake in Hilton Worldwide

Associated Press

HNA Group's taste for hospitality acquisitions is seemingly endless. It will be interesting to see whether its latest deal causes complications in its purchase of Carlson Hotels or with its other shareholdings.

1 year ago

These Are the Best Hotel Companies to Work for in 2016

These Are the Best Hotel Companies to Work for in 2016

Deanna Ting, Skift

Unfortunately missing from these lists, however, are smaller firms that may, arguably, treat their employees just as well as these bigger ones do. Still, a lot of companies, regardless of industry, could learn from the ways in which they treat and value their workforces.

1 year ago

Bank of America Says Airbnb and Weak Business Travel Are Hurting Hotels

Bank of America Says Airbnb and Weak Business Travel Are Hurting Hotels

Julie Verhage, Bloomberg

Bank of America seems late to the party as well as unclear what's happening at the party.

2 years ago