Articles tagged “holiday inn”

IHG Sees Room for Improvement in Hotel Revenue Management

IHG Sees Room for Improvement in Hotel Revenue Management

Sean O'Neill, Skift

InterContinental Hotels Group aims to use its new reservations system from Amadeus to set and shift rates based on customer preferences and spending habits. But the move will eventually force the company to throw away its rulebook on how to maximize revenue.

3 weeks ago

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 CEO Believes There’s More Opportunity in the Midscale Hotel Sector

IHG CEO Believes There’s More Opportunity in the Midscale Hotel Sector

Hannah Sampson, Skift

IHG CEO Keith Barr said business travel is continuing to grow — and evolve. How will the global company address those realities in 2018?

1 year ago

Holiday Inn’s New Look Was Designed for the Millennial Mindset

Holiday Inn’s New Look Was Designed for the Millennial Mindset

Deanna Ting, Skift

Has "Millennial mindset" just become a euphemism for "smart" and "decent" these days? Either way, it's welcome, especially when it comes to hotel design.

2 years ago

Holiday Inn Is Fueling InterContinental Hotels’ Growth

Holiday Inn Is Fueling InterContinental Hotels’ Growth

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Lifestyle brands get all the love, but in the case of InterContinental Hotels Group, its six-decade old Holiday Inn brand family is the group's growth engine.

5 years ago

Holiday Inn Tries to Tell Its Story on Tumblr in a New Brand Campaign

Holiday Inn Tries to Tell Its Story on Tumblr in a New Brand Campaign

Dan Peltier, Skift

This campaign has all the right buzzwords -- Tumblr, sharing, and stories -- but are these things going to make a new traveler consider Holiday Inn for the first time?

5 years ago

InterContinental Hotels CEO on Free Wi-Fi, Bleisure Travel and Brand Power

InterContinental Hotels CEO on Free Wi-Fi, Bleisure Travel and Brand Power

Scott Mayerowitz, Associated Press

Thank god one hotel CEO has recognized that free Wi-Fi isn't too much to grant those guests who've shared a bit of loyalty.

5 years ago

If A Famous Hotel Brand Were to Start An Airline: Holiday Inn Airlines

If A Famous Hotel Brand Were to Start An Airline: Holiday Inn Airlines

Rafat Ali, Skift

InterContinental-owned Holiday Inn isn't ever likely to start an airline of its own, but it is great to see the possibilities of a hospitality brand in the largest sense of that phrase.

5 years ago

The Birth of Loyalty: How American Airlines Changed Travel Marketing

The Birth of Loyalty: How American Airlines Changed Travel Marketing

Jeremy Kressmann, Skift

While American Airlines gave birth to the modern loyalty marketing, the game has completely changed as the market of players operating in it has shrunk. The report lays out the ongoing and coming changes in loyalty marketing, and what marketers can do to operate in this new world.

5 years ago

Holiday Inn Express Reinvents Stay Smart Campaign for a Digital Audience

Holiday Inn Express Reinvents Stay Smart Campaign for a Digital Audience

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Stay Smart 2.0 is a fascinating case study on how advertising has changed over the past decade and what it takes for hotel brands to adapt and stay relevant in a digitally driven world.

6 years ago

Hotel chains warms to the cool factor to woo millennials

Hotel brands such as Holiday Inn Express and Marriott would do well to focus less on marketing and more on actually transforming their properties into facilities that would better appeal to hipper, business travelers.

6 years ago

Holiday Inn Express claimed to be used as “black jail” by Chinese government to detain petitioners

Holiday Inn Express claimed to be used as “black jail” by Chinese government to detain petitioners

It's one thing for a Holiday Inn Express in suburban U.S. to deal with transients breaking the law by cooking up meth on a coffee maker and another for the brand to deal with a state-sponsored kidnappings in a country where they're eager to grown.

7 years ago