Articles tagged “hotel owners”

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How Accor Developed a Unique Digital Ecosystem to Best Serve Its Hotel Owners

How Accor Developed a Unique Digital Ecosystem to Best Serve Its Hotel Owners

Accor Group + Skift

Hotel groups are constantly developing new digital initiatives to improve the experiences of their hotel guests. Accor believes that the experiences of the hotel owners they work with are just as important.

4 days 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

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Delivers Boost to Singapore Hotels

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Delivers Boost to Singapore Hotels

Pooja Thakur, Bloomberg

In recent years the island city-state of Singapore wisely expanded its airport, hotels, stopover program, and luxury offerings. That helped to prepare it for a recent influx of tourism after its star turn in the global blockbuster movie "Crazy Rich Asians."

5 months ago

AccorHotels Balances Asset-Light and Acquisition Strategies: New Skift Research Report

AccorHotels Balances Asset-Light and Acquisition Strategies: New Skift Research Report

Rebecca Stone, Skift Research

With the sale of a majority stake in the company's owned and leased hotel business, AccorHotels is a more stable, nimble company, with the ability to pursue additional acquisitions and other strategic initiatives. In our latest research report, we break down what going asset-light means for the company and tackle ways of measuring the success of its M&A strategy.

6 months ago

Sheraton Revamp Could Bring Substantial Revenue Boost: Latest Skift Research

Sheraton Revamp Could Bring Substantial Revenue Boost: Latest Skift Research

Rebecca Stone, Skift Research

Sheraton is now Marriott’s third largest brand, coming after only Marriott and Courtyard by Marriott, and the largest outside of North America. As a result, getting this turnaround right is critically important for the company in the eyes of investors, owners, consumers, and other stakeholders.

9 months ago

Investment Group LaSalle Hotel Properties Reconsiders Blackstone’s Takeover Offer

Investment Group LaSalle Hotel Properties Reconsiders Blackstone’s Takeover Offer

Gillian Tan, Bloomberg

As the saying goes, it's not over until it's really over. Or in this case, until LaSalle makes up its mind.

9 months ago

Power of the New Marriott: Latest Skift Research Report

Power of the New Marriott: Latest Skift Research Report

Rebecca Stone, Skift Research

The monumental task of integrating Starwood continues almost two years later at Marriott, with all eyes on the Sheraton brand turnaround and the merging of the loyalty programs. Both could mean millions in incremental fee revenue, and efforts to reduce hotel-owner costs aren't going unnoticed.

9 months ago

Marriott Shows Strength in Loyalty But Skift Research Underscores Hospitality’s Challenges

Marriott Shows Strength in Loyalty But Skift Research Underscores Hospitality’s Challenges

Rebecca Stone, Skift Research

Consumer sentiment towards the majority of hotel loyalty programs has been improving over the past five years and the breadth of programs is also growing, but the path to real customer loyalty isn't that simple.

1 year ago

New Skift Research Report: What Works Best in Hospitality Loyalty Programs

New Skift Research Report: What Works Best in Hospitality Loyalty Programs

Rebecca Stone, Skift Research

Despite numerous enhancements and considerable growth in hotel loyalty programs, opinions on the effectiveness and value of these programs vary widely among consumers and hotel owners. Our latest report evaluates these differing perspectives and offers hotel companies ways to navigate the challenging road to real customer loyalty.

1 year ago

Skift Podcast: The Airbnb Threat to Hotels and Booking Sites

Skift Podcast: The Airbnb Threat to Hotels and Booking Sites

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Airbnb always gives us plenty to talk about — and this episode of the Skift Podcast features a lively conversation about the many ways the homesharing company is venturing beyond its original focus and disrupting wide swaths of the travel industry.

1 year ago

New Skift Research Analyst Session: Hotel Owner Operating and Branding Strategies

New Skift Research Analyst Session: Hotel Owner Operating and Branding Strategies

Rebecca Stone, Skift Research

In our view, hotel owners stand to gain, as online travel agencies, brands, and disruptors like Airbnb all battle it out. Subscribe to Skift Research to learn more.

1 year ago

Trump Panama City Hotel Remains Open Despite Owner Dispute

Trump Panama City Hotel Remains Open Despite Owner Dispute

Jeff Horwitz and Mark Stevenson, Associated Press

Some Panamanians have expressed a distaste for Trump Mojitos, not to mention the U.S. president's policies. It's up to the Panamanian legal authorities and courts now to sort out this dispute.

1 year ago