Articles tagged “holiday inn express”

IHG’s Push to Be a Nimble Hotels Tech Leader: New Skift Research

IHG’s Push to Be a Nimble Hotels Tech Leader: New Skift Research

Rebecca Stone, Skift Research

InterContinental Hotels' work with IHG Concerto, an all-in-one hotel tech solution for hotel owners, is just one example of how the chain is strengthening its business while improving relations with hotel owners. Our latest research report shows just how IHG is looking to be a smarter, better hotel company that is well-positioned for the future.

2 months ago

IHG Pairs Up with OpenTable and Grubhub to Reward Loyalty Members When They Eat Out — or In

IHG Pairs Up with OpenTable and Grubhub to Reward Loyalty Members When They Eat Out — or In

Deanna Ting, Skift

Expect more travel brands to extend their reach into the dining experience going forward, especially since consumers have to eat every day and may only travel on occasion. And after all, the way to anyone's heart is through their stomachs, right?

2 years ago

4 Weird Things That Hotels Are Doing and Why They Might Matter

4 Weird Things That Hotels Are Doing and Why They Might Matter

Deanna Ting, Skift

Are we guilty of succumbing to these gimmicky PR stunts by writing about them here? Guilty as charged. But as outlandish or strange as some of these things may sound, they do speak to some bigger trends we're seeing in hospitality. Promise.

3 years ago

7 Hotel Industry Experts on What It Means to Be Relevant Right Now

7 Hotel Industry Experts on What It Means to Be Relevant Right Now

Alexandra E. Petri, Skift

Brands refreshes are nothing new in the hotel industry, but what qualities make a hotel relevant today? Several industry experts weigh in on things like technology, design and how consumer behavior affects the ways in which trends get implemented.

3 years ago

Hotels Tried To Eliminate the Traditional In-Room Desk But Created a Backlash

Hotels Tried To Eliminate the Traditional In-Room Desk But Created a Backlash

Alexandra E. Petri, Skift

Marriott and Holiday Inn Express are also looking to optimize space in guest rooms and appeal to changing traveler habits. The shift away from traditional desks got a failing grade from lots of customers.

3 years ago

Holiday Inn Express Turns to Digital and a Comedian to Build Its Brand

Holiday Inn Express Turns to Digital and a Comedian to Build Its Brand

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Hotel brands looking to reach younger, digital-savvy travelers will have better success with native online content and familiar, albeit untraditional, spokesperson than empty social media updates or standard TV and print ads.

5 years ago