Articles tagged “hotel deals”

Hotels

Wyndham Debuts Digital Tipping of Housekeepers Via Mobile App

A mobile tipping solution is a trend we welcome. Who carries small amounts of cash anymore? Plus, news in hotel deals and development worldwide.

Wyndham Debuts Digital Tipping of Housekeepers Via Mobile App

Hotels

U.S. Broker JLL Sees More Big Money Appetite for Select Service Hotels

Few people have the pulse of U.S. hotel dealmaking as does Kevin Davis of the advisory service JLL. So it's striking that he sees growing investor interest in hotels with limited amenities and staff.

U.S. Broker JLL Sees More Big Money Appetite for Select Service Hotels

Hotels

Wyndham Boosts Europe Footprint With $44 Million Vienna House Deal

American tourists aren't the only ones taking advantage of the strong U.S. dollar with shopping trips to Europe. Wyndham has now done a tuck-in acquisition that deepens its franchise portfolio in Central Europe. Another overseas deal within the year is more likely than not.

Wyndham Boosts Europe Footprint With $44 Million Vienna House Deal

Hotels

Radisson Hotel Group Isn’t Finished With Transformative Strategy

Radisson Hotel Group is nearly unrecognizable from the company it was five years ago, thanks to a strategy shift and metabolism boost. Now, turnaround artist and CEO Federico González aims to double the company's footprint by 2025.

Radisson Hotel Group Isn’t Finished With Transformative Strategy

Hotels

Wyndham’s Plan to Boost Black Hotel Ownership

Applause is due to Wyndham. The world's largest hotel franchisor is finding practical ways to reduce the friction that discourages many Black entrepreneurs from becoming hoteliers.

Wyndham’s Plan to Boost Black Hotel Ownership

Online Travel

HotelTonight and Expedia Offering New Twists on Hidden Hotel Deals

It's so rare to see something new in online travel. Expedia's Add-On Advantage appears to be a new wrinkle, and HotelTonight's Today's Daily Drop is a flash sale variation that disappears within 15 minutes. Both gives hoteliers new ways to target travelers, who may find some good deals in the process.

HotelTonight and Expedia Offering New Twists on Hidden Hotel Deals

Hotels

Priceline Hotels Pro is the App William Shatner Isn’t Talking About

Priceline Hotels Pro may become the next version of, or a twist on, Express Deals. Priceline shows the price up-front and identifies the handful of the hotels in the mix to give travelers additional confidence in where they might stay. But, there is enough wiggle room for the hotels to participate behind a Pro app without diminishing their brands.

Priceline Hotels Pro is the App William Shatner Isn’t Talking About

Hotels

Hotel booking site DealAngel offers pricing intelligence API to developers

Hotel booking and trip planning websites are finding a new revenue outlet in offering their APIs to startups, but in some cases the move to take their software from consumer facing to B2B marks a lack of pickup among customers.

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Israel strategizes ways to encourage domestic travel and assure international tourists

There was little news of trip cancellations during the last few weeks, but Israel is looking to pro-actively retain its international image amidst media images of air strikes and explosions.

Israel strategizes ways to encourage domestic travel and assure international tourists

Hotels

Are hoteliers waiting until after the election to finalize deals?

It’s possible that hotel transactions are down over last year because hoteliers are watching for possible changes in economic policies that could make a good investment now null by next year.