Articles tagged “la quinta”

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La Quinta’s Quarterly Earnings Beat Wall Street Expectations

La Quinta’s Quarterly Earnings Beat Wall Street Expectations

Associated Press

La Quinta is far from being the hottest brand in hospitality, but it's almost always good business.

4 years ago

La Quinta CEO Defends Single Brand Strategy

La Quinta CEO Defends Single Brand Strategy

Dennis Schaal, Skift

La Quinta has been a success story and looks as though it still has a lot of runway.

4 years ago

Interview: La Quinta’s CEO on Giving Guests What They Want

Interview: La Quinta’s CEO on Giving Guests What They Want

Samantha Shankman, Skift

The select-service business model must deliver a quality product at an affordable cost so La Quinta listens closely to give customers exactly what they want, without going one step - or dollar - beyond.

4 years ago

La Quinta Hotels Sees Business Travelers as Its Mega Growth Opportunity

La Quinta Hotels Sees Business Travelers as Its Mega Growth Opportunity

Dennis Schaal, Skift

La Quinta has lots of appeal for budget-conscious business travelers and the chain is pulling out all the stops to sign on additional corporate accounts and to appeal to road warriors whose companies have less-stringent travel policies.

5 years ago

Investors See Budget Hotels as Attractive Takeover Targets

Investors See Budget Hotels as Attractive Takeover Targets

Nadja Brandt, Bloomberg

Marquee properties are great, but lots and lots of little ones have a way of adding up. Just like Monopoly.

5 years ago

La Quinta Rethinks Design to Appeal to Guests’ Health, Productivity Desires

La Quinta Rethinks Design to Appeal to Guests’ Health, Productivity Desires

Samantha Shankman, Skift

La Quinta's design rethink is in line with all the major hospitality trends today make it less innovative and more necessary in today's rebounding travel market.

5 years ago

La Quinta Hotels Will Now Text Guests When Rooms Are Ready

La Quinta Hotels Will Now Text Guests When Rooms Are Ready

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Newly public company La Quinta has been doing some innovative things, and it is a hotel chain that is in growth mode.

5 years ago

La Quinta’s IPO Debut Based on Contrarian Strategy 7 Years in the Making

La Quinta’s IPO Debut Based on Contrarian Strategy 7 Years in the Making

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Despite the fact that the La Quinta IPO priced below the brand's intended range due to the overall tumble of the markets in recent days, investors are buying into La Quinta's growth story. With a CAGR of 18% from 2003 to 2013, there's little not to love.

5 years ago

Blackstone Brings La Quinta to IPO and Raises $650 Million

Blackstone Brings La Quinta to IPO and Raises $650 Million

Hui-yong Yu and Leslie Picker, Bloomberg

5 years ago

Blackstone Acquires 15 Limited Service Hotels as It Readies La Quinta IPO

Blackstone Acquires 15 Limited Service Hotels as It Readies La Quinta IPO

Dennis Schaal, Skift

The actual or prospective IPOs of Hilton Worldwide, Extended Stay America and La Quinta notwithstanding, Blackstone is adding pieces to the empire.

5 years ago

Stock Market-Bound La Quinta Getting More Digital, But Phone Calls Still Rule

Stock Market-Bound La Quinta Getting More Digital, But Phone Calls Still Rule

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Kudos to La Quinta for its 2012 launch of LQ Instant Hold, which enables guests using smartphones to hold a room for up to four hours by just entering a phone number with no other inputting required. It's part of La Quinta's digital and mobile push, both of which appear to be working.

5 years ago

La Quinta Poised to Raise $780 Million in Another Blackstone Hotel IPO

La Quinta Poised to Raise $780 Million in Another Blackstone Hotel IPO

Hui-Yong Yu and Leslie Picker, Bloomberg

Following Blackstone's IPOs of Hilton Worldwide and Extended Stay America, here comes La Quinta. When it comes to hotels, even critics of private equity firms have to concede that Blackstone knows what it is doing.

5 years ago