Articles tagged “hotel development”

Tourism

Daily Podcast: Food Tourism as Green Travel

Good morning from Skift. It's Monday, April 22, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Food Tourism as Green Travel

Hotels

Wyndham to Create Economy Extended-Stay Brand

Expect other big hotel companies to add more economy extended-stay brands. They'll wager that a business model that reduces labor costs will have staying power for the long-term.

Wyndham to Create Economy Extended-Stay Brand

Coronavirus

IHG CEO Banks on Newer Hotel Brands to Drive Profit Momentum

Holiday Inn Express is still the bread and butter at IHG, but newer brands like Avid and Voco are vaulting up the charts to account more for future expansion at the company.

IHG CEO Banks on Newer Hotel Brands to Drive Profit Momentum

Tourism

Thailand Sees a Readjusted Tourism Landscape During Its Slow Recovery

Some green shoots of recovery, as well as a reminder that many destinations will be subject to new booking trends and patterns as they reopen.

Thailand Sees a Readjusted Tourism Landscape During Its Slow Recovery

Coronavirus

IHG CEO Bullish on New Hotel Construction Despite Tight Lending Market

Construction cranes for hotels haven’t been called off to the level as some hotel industry analysts would have you believe. It can take years to build a new hotel, and those breaking ground now will open just in time for the pandemic to be in the rearview mirror.

IHG CEO Bullish on New Hotel Construction Despite Tight Lending Market

Hotels

Revenge Investing in Hotels Could Be the Next Big Thing

For those hotel owners who managed to survive the pandemic by their wits or the U.S. paycheck protection program and need cash infusions, the investors are coming. The investors are coming.

Revenge Investing in Hotels Could Be the Next Big Thing

Hotels

Behind Marriott’s Choice of Tony Capuano Over Stephanie Linnartz as CEO

All things being equal, there were a lot of travel industry stalwarts hoping that the world's largest hotel chain, Marriott International, would tap a woman as CEO in a signature statement at this juncture in history.

Behind Marriott’s Choice of Tony Capuano Over Stephanie Linnartz as CEO

Business Travel

Does Donald Trump Have Any Real Future in the Hotels Business?

After Trump's departure from the White House, expect the political polarizations and divisiveness to seep back into the former president's marquee business and future deals. How bad will it be for the bottom line?

Does Donald Trump Have Any Real Future in the Hotels Business?

Coronavirus

Opportunity-Hungry Hotel Investors May Find There Isn’t Any

Optimism surrounding continued federal economic relief and vaccine distribution may dissuade hotel owners from selling troubled assets to investors poised to pounce.

Opportunity-Hungry Hotel Investors May Find There Isn’t Any

Hotels

Pablo Escobar’s Former Mexican Hideaway to Become $100 Million Luxury Beach Resort

Pablo Escobar supposedly once said, “Everyone has a price. The important thing is to find out what it is.” For real estate owner Thor Equities, the price reportedly is $17.5 million for the drug lord's former beachfront property in Mexico. The new owner wants to build a 40-room hotel.

Pablo Escobar’s Former Mexican Hideaway to Become $100 Million Luxury Beach Resort