Articles tagged “hyatt”

Hyatt Buys Yet Another Wellness Brand, Exhale

Hyatt Buys Yet Another Wellness Brand, Exhale

Deanna Ting, Skift

Hyatt is taking the concepts of wellness and "adjacent spaces" very, very seriously.

3 weeks ago

10 Biggest Hotel Headlines of a Busy Summer 2017

10 Biggest Hotel Headlines of a Busy Summer 2017

Deanna Ting, Skift

So much for taking a summer vacation. This year, the hotel industry was busy making major moves and investments, as well as launching new brands, properties, and policies.

3 weeks ago

Hyatt and Expedia Formally Sign New Deal

Hyatt and Expedia Formally Sign New Deal

Deanna Ting, Skift

Any potential crisis has now been definitively averted, at least until this contract expires.

1 month ago

Hotel CEOs Discuss Recent Cancellation Policy Changes and Hint at More to Come

Hotel CEOs Discuss Recent Cancellation Policy Changes and Hint at More to Come

Deanna Ting, Skift

As hotels tighten up their revenue management practices, expect more of these cancellation policy changes to take place in the near future.

1 month ago

Hilton CEO Looks to Airbnb as Hedge Against Power of Expedia and Booking.com

Hilton CEO Looks to Airbnb as Hedge Against Power of Expedia and Booking.com

Deanna Ting, Skift

In some cases, the hotel-online travel agency relationship is still a tense situation, but for most big hotel companies, it's still business as usual.

1 month ago

New York City Hotels Hope for Higher Room Rates as Construction Boom Eases

New York City Hotels Hope for Higher Room Rates as Construction Boom Eases

Hui-yong Yu, Bloomberg

New York City is indeed a tough market for hoteliers because of competition not only from each other but Airbnb, too. And a massive construction boom of hotels doesn't help.

1 month ago

InterContinental Hotels Won’t Rush to Follow Rivals Into Alternative Accommodations

InterContinental Hotels Won’t Rush to Follow Rivals Into Alternative Accommodations

Patrick Whyte, Skift

InterContinental's new CEO Keith Barr seems happy — for now — to carry on with the work done by his predecessor. While rivals have explored other areas, IHG keeps doing the same thing, although it is developing a new midscale brand. Only time will tell which strategy is right.

1 month ago

Hyatt Makes Nice With Expedia But Still Talks Up Direct Booking

Hyatt Makes Nice With Expedia But Still Talks Up Direct Booking

Deanna Ting, Skift

Expect Hyatt to delve even deeper into more of those adjacent spaces going forward.

2 months ago

Hyatt Is Investing in the Sharing Economy Again, This Time With Oasis

Hyatt Is Investing in the Sharing Economy Again, This Time With Oasis

Deanna Ting, Skift

We like to think of this as Hyatt's payback for AccorHotels stealing away onefinestay last year.

2 months ago

Hyatt Isn’t Abandoning Expedia Just Yet as the Two Sides Reach Agreement in Principle

Hyatt Isn’t Abandoning Expedia Just Yet as the Two Sides Reach Agreement in Principle

Deanna Ting, Skift

The Hyatt-Expedia crisis seems to be averted, for now.

2 months ago

Travel This Week — What To Expect: Expedia-Hyatt Showdown Looms But a Deal Is Likely

Travel This Week — What To Expect: Expedia-Hyatt Showdown Looms But a Deal Is Likely

Dennis Schaal, Skift

We are not expecting Armageddon as the Expedia-Hyatt talks come down to the wire. Hyatt wants a fair deal, and Expedia stands to gain if it can retain the broadest depth of hotel content possible. The devil will be in the details but we expect champagne glasses to be raised this week.

2 months ago

Travel This Week — What To Expect

Travel This Week — What To Expect

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Both the Global Business Travel Association Convention 2017 and United's second quarter earnings this week should give us a better handle on how corporate travel demand is faring in the Age of Trump and political uncertainties around the globe.

2 months ago