Articles tagged “hotel development”

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Minor Hotels CEO Has Ambitious Plans to Fill Portfolio Gaps

Minor, with 540 hotels, aims to solidify its position as a major player. Expect it to expand its portfolio by 200 hotels by 2026, possibly through some M&A.

Minor Hotels CEO Has Ambitious Plans to Fill Portfolio Gaps

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LVMH to Invest in Accor’s Orient Express Brand, Casts Doubt on Louis Vuitton Hotel Rumor

LVMH will invest to help Accor breathe new life into the legendary luxury brand, leading more quickly to new Orient Express trains, hotels, and ships.

LVMH to Invest in Accor’s Orient Express Brand, Casts Doubt on Louis Vuitton Hotel Rumor

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IHG Tilts Toward Mid-Market as Owners Balk at Premium Hotels

With high interest rates, operational costs, and insurance premiums, investors are currently favoring midmarket and extended stay brands like Candlewood Suites, which saw the most deals for IHG in recent quarters.

IHG Tilts Toward Mid-Market as Owners Balk at Premium Hotels

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TGI Fridays Would Like to Run Your Hotel Restaurant

We will not rest until we can also report that Wagamama is coming to hotels worldwide.

TGI Fridays Would Like to Run Your Hotel Restaurant

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Top Hotel CEOs Explain Their Bets on Group Bookings, AI, and India

Execs at the major hotel groups have a broadly upbeat outlook as they turn to AI to offset staffing shortages and enhance the guest experience.

Top Hotel CEOs Explain Their Bets on Group Bookings, AI, and India

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Wyndham CEO Targets Global Growth and Premium: ‘We Love Economy … But We Are Increasingly Upscale’

CEO Geoffrey Ballotti has Wyndham going places - 95 countries, to be exact. The hotel giant, known for its budget-friendly digs, is breaking out of its economy shell to make moves in the upscale market, such as with newest brand HQ.

Wyndham CEO Targets Global Growth and Premium: ‘We Love Economy … But We Are Increasingly Upscale’

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Hilton to Double Lifestyle Portfolio to 700 Hotels

Lifestyle hotels are making up a bigger part of the development pipeline - one way to bring in higher daily rates.

Hilton to Double Lifestyle Portfolio to 700 Hotels

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Marriott Reveals First Look at Its Newest Hotel Brand

Marriott has unveiled details about its newest hotel brand, temporarily named Project Mid-T. It is mainly designed for converting existing hotels or reusing office spaces and is aimed at middle-class travelers.

Marriott Reveals First Look at Its Newest Hotel Brand

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Minor Hotels Aims to Expand Portfolio by a Third by 2027

Minor Hotels, the hotel group behind brands like NH Hotels and Anantara, is going all-in on post-pandemic growth. It plans to increase its hotel portfolio by 36% by the end of 2026.

Minor Hotels Aims to Expand Portfolio by a Third by 2027

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Marriott vs. Hilton: A Fee Fight for Hotel Dominance

While analysts fixate on room count and loyalty program growth, the real battle between hotel giants Marriott and Hilton is over the fees they charge owners and credit-card issuers.

Marriott vs. Hilton: A Fee Fight for Hotel Dominance