Articles tagged “hilton”

Is Accor the Next Starwood? What’s Next for Hotel Mergers

Is Accor the Next Starwood? What’s Next for Hotel Mergers

Deanna Ting, Skift

Accor as a takeover target? Stranger things have happened. (Anbang, anyone?) No matter what transpires in hospitality going forward, though, it's clear that consolidation is here to stay.

2 weeks ago

Co-Branded Credit Cards from Mega Hotel Companies Woo Travelers

Co-Branded Credit Cards from Mega Hotel Companies Woo Travelers

Eric Rosen, Bloomberg

Playing the points game has never been more popular — or lucrative — for travelers and hotel companies alike.

3 weeks ago

Expedia CEO Rips Hilton’s ‘Stop Clicking Around’ Campaign As Misguided

Expedia CEO Rips Hilton’s ‘Stop Clicking Around’ Campaign As Misguided

Patrick Whyte, Skift

We're pretty sure Hilton chief Chris Nassetta would disagree.

2 months ago

Who’s Really Winning the Direct Booking Wars Between Hotels and Online Travel Agencies?

Who’s Really Winning the Direct Booking Wars Between Hotels and Online Travel Agencies?

Deanna Ting, Skift

Arguments can be made for a number of sides, but the truth is there's no true winner or loser here, if we're being totally honest.

2 months ago

New Hilton Brand Invests in Flexible Spaces

New Hilton Brand Invests in Flexible Spaces

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

It makes sense for Hilton to fix its marquee brand by appealing to event planners with upscale lodging and interesting spaces. It will take some time to see how its commitment to pleasing planners really goes.

2 months ago

This Is What Hotel CEOs Really Think About Homesharing

This Is What Hotel CEOs Really Think About Homesharing

Deanna Ting, Skift

While most still don't think it's necessarily for them, there are a few who are starting to be open to giving it a try.

2 months ago

Marriott’s New Marketing Campaign Aims to Make Bonvoy a Thing

Marriott’s New Marketing Campaign Aims to Make Bonvoy a Thing

Deanna Ting, Skift

We can just imagine what some befuddled viewers of the Oscars were thinking Sunday night, but here are a few guesses: Uhhh, what does Bonvoy mean? Bon Voy ... age? Also, stop trying to make Bonvoy happen.

2 months ago

The New Signia Hilton Is Designed for Meetings and Events

The New Signia Hilton Is Designed for Meetings and Events

Deanna Ting, Skift

In other words, think of the Signia Hilton as Hilton's take on Crowne Plaza, Marriott Marquis, Sheraton Grand, and Dolce Hotels.

2 months ago

9 UK Hiltons to Be Sold to Family of Israeli Tycoon

9 UK Hiltons to Be Sold to Family of Israeli Tycoon

Jack Sidders, Bloomberg

The sale of the Zinc portfolio reflects an unabated appetite for UK hotels, despite Brexit woes.

2 months ago

What a Healthy Hilton Says About the Hotel Industry Now

What a Healthy Hilton Says About the Hotel Industry Now

Deanna Ting, Skift

As we reach (or surpass) peak cycle, it seems like everyone is a bit of a hypochondriac these days when it comes to the health of the hotel industry.

2 months ago

Hilton CEO: ‘We’re Not Trying to Compete With Google, Amazon and Apple’

Hilton CEO: ‘We’re Not Trying to Compete With Google, Amazon and Apple’

Deanna Ting, Skift

Can a single brand ever really own a customer? We think Hilton CEO Chris Nassetta is onto something here, but that won't necessarily stop his travel peers from trying to do that in their own ways.

3 months ago

Hotel Direct Booking Efforts Create Lasting Loyalty: New Report

Hotel Direct Booking Efforts Create Lasting Loyalty: New Report

Deanna Ting, Skift

Two years in, it appears that consumers didn't just sign up for the loyalty programs to get a discount. Or even if they did, they've also come to realize the additional benefits of booking direct.

3 months ago