Articles tagged “la quinta”

Wyndham Is Changing Back Its Loyalty Program to Be More Like Everyone Else’s

Wyndham Is Changing Back Its Loyalty Program to Be More Like Everyone Else’s

Deanna Ting, Skift

Does this mean that Wyndham's experiment in creating a simple, straightforward loyalty program for the everyday traveler failed? Maybe, but not necessarily. It just means that there are some laws in travel loyalty programs that are there for a reason.

2 months ago

10 Largest Travel Acquisitions of 2018

10 Largest Travel Acquisitions of 2018

Dennis Schaal, Skift

These were the 10 biggest deals in travel in 2018. Were they the smartest decisions? We'll know in a few years. Hospitality-related acquisitions dominated our list; the online travel agencies made some big investments, but were absent as big buyers.

4 months ago

Wyndham Hotels Maps Out Growth Plans in First Earnings Call Since Spinoff

Wyndham Hotels Maps Out Growth Plans in First Earnings Call Since Spinoff

Deanna Ting, Skift

Having finally stepped out on its own, Wyndham Hotels is in pursuit of what every major hospitality company is today: more scale, improved guest experiences, and more bookings.

9 months ago

New Skift Research Brand Matrix Suggests Hotel Owners Evaluating Brands Should Look to Marriott and Hilton

New Skift Research Brand Matrix Suggests Hotel Owners Evaluating Brands Should Look to Marriott and Hilton

Rebecca Stone, Skift Research

While brand considerations must be made on a property-by-property basis, Skift Research's proprietary Brand Matrix analysis ranks Marriott and Hilton at the top.

1 year ago

Wyndham Hotel Group Is Still in Deal-Making Mode

Wyndham Hotel Group Is Still in Deal-Making Mode

Deanna Ting, Skift

What else could — or should — Wyndham buy this year? Or what new brands could it possibly add at this point?

1 year ago

New Skift Research Report: A Deep Dive Into Operating and Branding Strategies for Hotel Owners

New Skift Research Report: A Deep Dive Into Operating and Branding Strategies for Hotel Owners

Rebecca Stone, Skift Research

There may not be a "one size fits all" model for all hotel properties, but our latest research report highlights key items for hotel owners to think about when it comes to operating structures and branding strategies in today's environment.

1 year ago

Wyndham Worldwide Is Buying La Quinta for $1.95 Billion

Wyndham Worldwide Is Buying La Quinta for $1.95 Billion

Deanna Ting, Skift

Wyndham CEO Geoff Ballotti wasn't kidding when he told us he had big plans for 2018 at last year's Skift Global Forum.

1 year ago

La Quinta Is Making a Big Play for Business Travelers

La Quinta Is Making a Big Play for Business Travelers

Hannah Sampson, Skift

The chief marketing officer of La Quinta Inns & Suites offers a glimpse of how the hotel company is thinking about business traveler needs. It's not a segment anyone can take for granted.

1 year ago

La Quinta’s New Loyalty Play Foreshadows a Major Relaunch in 2017

La Quinta’s New Loyalty Play Foreshadows a Major Relaunch in 2017

Deanna Ting, Skift

The hospitality industry continues to tweak its various loyalty programs. But is this what customers really want?

2 years ago

La Quinta’s Interim CEO Says Company’s Future Leadership Still Remains Unclear

La Quinta’s Interim CEO Says Company’s Future Leadership Still Remains Unclear

Alexandra E. Petri, Skift

What does it take to lead La Quinta?

3 years ago

La Quinta’s Q3 Earnings Miss Wall Street Expectations

La Quinta’s Q3 Earnings Miss Wall Street Expectations

Associated Press

La Quinta appears to be stalling after a very promising start post-IPO. And those impairment charges are never cheery news.

3 years ago

La Quinta Stock Tumbles On Weak Demand and CEO Resignation

La Quinta Stock Tumbles On Weak Demand and CEO Resignation

Katia Dmitrieva , Bloomberg

Wayne Goldberg had been the La Quinta CEO for nearly a decade and guided the company through its IPO in 2014 but the brand's subpar perform of late apparently caught up to him.

4 years ago