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Articles tagged “hilton”

Hotels

Who Owns What: Making Sense of the Hotel Chains and Their Brands

The tourism industry is starting to bounce back after Covid; for the big hotel brands, growth is on the agenda.

Who Owns What: Making Sense of the Hotel Chains and Their Brands

Hotels

Marriott-Starwood Deal Ups the Competition Between Hotels and Booking Sites

Hotels like that online travel agencies sell their rooms, but they'd much rather sell the rooms themselves -- especially as consolidation has given giants like Expedia more power over negotiating prices.

Marriott-Starwood Deal Ups the Competition Between Hotels and Booking Sites

Hotels

What Hotels Say About Airbnb on Their Earnings Calls

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.

What Hotels Say About Airbnb on Their Earnings Calls

Meetings

Behind Hilton Hotels’ Online Learning Hub for Meeting Planners

No one has been pushing for hotel groups to develop better meetings industry content than Skift. While Connect+ is an impressive move by Hilton in that regard, there's a lot of opportunity here for more authentic content and intuitive content delivery.

Behind Hilton Hotels’ Online Learning Hub for Meeting Planners

Online Travel

FCC Proposes Fining Hilton for Not Cooperating in Wi-Fi Blocking Investigation

Marriott guests didn't take the chain's Wi-Fi-blocking practice sitting down and fought back, with Marriott International ultimately getting fined $600,000. What makes Hilton Worldwide think it can evade the same fate?

FCC Proposes Fining Hilton for Not Cooperating in Wi-Fi Blocking Investigation

Hotels

Hilton Says It’s Not Worried About Starwood-Hyatt Merger

Hilton Worldwide officials say they like the chain's position and claim the game plan wouldn't change if Starwood indeed is involved in a merger.

Hilton Says It’s Not Worried About Starwood-Hyatt Merger

Hotels

Conrad Hotels Repositions Brand Around Smart Local Luxury

Conrad's "Smart Luxury" positioning is an attempt to expand on the "personal" and "experiential" luxury memes, which have become overused cliches, with more indepth local travel options for successful, well-traveled professionals.

Conrad Hotels Repositions Brand Around Smart Local Luxury

Hotels

U.S. Hotels Will Spend $6.4 Billion on Renovations and Upgrades in 2015

After some very bad years following the 2008 financial collapse hotels feel safe to spend again.

U.S. Hotels Will Spend $6.4 Billion on Renovations and Upgrades in 2015

Hotels

Hilton Launches Internal Investigation Into Possible Credit Card Breach

While it may be a relief that the hackers targeted systems outside of the central reservation system, the difference isn't likely to matter to guests who were victims.

Hilton Launches Internal Investigation Into Possible Credit Card Breach

Media and PR

Ad Blockers Could Be Travel Media’s Next Crisis

The potential increased popularity of ad-blocking software doesn't spell doomsday for travel media sites. Quality sites will still be in demand and the publishing world will adapt. That is what change is all about.

Ad Blockers Could Be Travel Media’s Next Crisis