Articles tagged “hotel development”

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Accor’s New Chief Strategist Seeks Luxury Growth Beyond Hotels

Here's the first major interview with Gilda Perez-Alvarado since she became chief strategy officer of Accor. Can she help the hospitality titan diversify beyond selling hotel rooms, help it conquer the U.S., and reinvigorate the iconic Orient Express brand?

Accor’s New Chief Strategist Seeks Luxury Growth Beyond Hotels

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Wyndham Results Hurt By Cost and ‘Noise’ of Choice Hotels’ Hostile Bid

Wyndham executives said a Choice Hotels offer to buy it has sandbagged them with work in rebuffing the offer and addressing regulators' concerns. The bill so far is $75 million.

Wyndham Results Hurt By Cost and ‘Noise’ of Choice Hotels’ Hostile Bid

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Marriott and Hilton: 12 Takeaways From Their Annual Reports

A dozen things jumped out at Skift when looking at Marriott and Hilton's annual financial filings. Points range from the performance of their loyalty programs to how they're taking market share.

Marriott and Hilton: 12 Takeaways From Their Annual Reports

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Hilton CEO Sees ‘Opportunity’ For Hotel Acquisitions

Hilton signaled that hotel sector circumstances have shifted in a way that makes it more likely it would pivot from its 16-year strategy of creating brands and instead consider buying them.

Hilton CEO Sees ‘Opportunity’ For Hotel Acquisitions

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How to Run a $7.5 Billion Luxury Hotel Portfolio: Inside Gencom’s Strategy

Karim Alibhai's began his career at a Best Western motel. In the decades since, his firm Gencom has bought, sold, and developed eight Ritz-Carltons and dozens of other luxury hotels. Here's his formula.

How to Run a $7.5 Billion Luxury Hotel Portfolio: Inside Gencom’s Strategy

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Marriott vs. Hilton: What Their 2024 Hotel Pipelines Reveal

Hotel execs gathered this week to compare the sizes of their hotel pipelines. The companies with the largest hotel development forecasts were Marriott and Hilton, and the types of properties proving popular says a lot about their strategic directions.

Marriott vs. Hilton: What Their 2024 Hotel Pipelines Reveal

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IHG’s New Americas CEO: A Bet on Luxury and Moving at ‘China Speed’

Jolyon Bulley became IHG's CEO of the Americas in July. He aims to bring a “China speed” pace to luxury and lifestyle hotel growth in the group’s largest region.

IHG’s New Americas CEO: A Bet on Luxury and Moving at ‘China Speed’

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Marriott’s 3 Big Challenges: CEO Anthony Capuano Makes a Case for Growth

Despite doubling its room count over a decade, Marriott CEO Anthony Capuano remains optimistic about the company's growth potential. He's betting that high-margin luxury hotels and a tech revamp will help sustain fat fees.

Marriott’s 3 Big Challenges: CEO Anthony Capuano Makes a Case for Growth

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Sam Nazarian’s SBE Attempts Lifestyle Hotel Comeback With Wyndham Deal

Sam Nazarian once built buzzy hotel brands Hyde and SLS. Can Nazarian repeat the trick with the help of unlikely partners Wyndham and musical artist (and investor) Marc Anthony?

Sam Nazarian’s SBE Attempts Lifestyle Hotel Comeback With Wyndham Deal

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Hilton’s New Program Aims to Match Aspiring Hotel Owners With Capital

More needs to be done to democratize hotel ownership, and Hilton's new program is a promising example.

Hilton’s New Program Aims to Match Aspiring Hotel Owners With Capital