Articles tagged “lifestyle hotels”

Hotels

This Hotel CEO Sees a Niche for Cool Brands in Smaller Cities

Folks in small cities still have money to spend on trendy bars and restaurants. There’s a new playbook for high-end, lifestyle hotels that doesn’t require a massive, global city to usher in success.

This Hotel CEO Sees a Niche for Cool Brands in Smaller Cities

Coronavirus

Can Lifestyle Hotels Keep the Growth Streak Going?

Lifestyle hotels have become a popular place to unwind for many travelers, and hotel executives are determined to keep the coolness factors that made them an attraction. But growing pains remain, even when the pandemic goes away.

Can Lifestyle Hotels Keep the Growth Streak Going?

Coronavirus

Best Western’s Boutique Hotel Push Faces Onslaught of New Competitors

Best Western’s expansion from economy, roadside hotels to boutique brands in recent years faces stiff competition coming out of the pandemic. The company can be a success if, and only if, more of its long-time operators upgrade to the boutique model.

Best Western’s Boutique Hotel Push Faces Onslaught of New Competitors

Tourism

Does Myanmar Tourism Deserve Another Chance?

Rather than boycotting travel to Myanmar entirely, a more responsible form of tourism would be to avoid unethical establishments while supporting good practices on the ground.

Does Myanmar Tourism Deserve Another Chance?
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Hospitality

Executive Q&A: Ennismore Co-CEOs on Leading the Lifestyle Hotel Sector’s Vibrant Future

With the lifestyle hotel sector set to boom in the post-pandemic market, an industry-pioneering new joint venture between Accor and Ennismore is guiding the way forward.

Executive Q&A: Ennismore Co-CEOs on Leading the Lifestyle Hotel Sector’s Vibrant Future

Hotels

Hilton Launches New Brand Tempo Into a Crowded Lifestyle Space

Hilton has introduced its 18th brand. Tempo by Hilton is meant to be an affordable lifestyle brand for the modern traveler. But with so many lifestyle brands already out there, how will Tempo be able to stand out?

Hilton Launches New Brand Tempo Into a Crowded Lifestyle Space

Hotels

Marriott’s Mission: Make W Hotels Cool Again

W Hotels were once the hottest hangouts in town but two decades after its creation, it has been overshadowed by its younger competitors. Marriott inherited the W Hotel brand when it bought Starwood in 2016. Now it's up to Marriott to make the W brand shine again.

Marriott’s Mission: Make W Hotels Cool Again

Hotels

Hyatt Taps Danny Meyer to Help With Food and Beverage for New Brand Caption

Most hotel operators will say that food and beverage can be a money loser for brands, but offering some version of it remains an essential part of the guest experience. Hyatt just stepped up its game.

Hyatt Taps Danny Meyer to Help With Food and Beverage for New Brand Caption

Hotels

Equinox CEO Bets on Loyal Customers to Make New Luxury Hotel a Success

We agree with Equinox that consumers are looking for something different, but the U.S. markets the new hotelier is planning to open in bring great risk to future sustainability.

Equinox CEO Bets on Loyal Customers to Make New Luxury Hotel a Success

Hotels

Lifestyle-Brand Veteran Dream Hotel Group to Expand Aggressively

It's no secret that lifestyle brands cater to a particular type of traveler, but that doesn't mean there isn't plenty of money still to be made in the space. As lifestyle veterans, Dream Hotel Group could have a leg up over larger chains that have more capital to play with.

Lifestyle-Brand Veteran Dream Hotel Group to Expand Aggressively

Hotels

A Boutique Hotelier’s Perspective on Co-Working and the Future of Hospitality

The beauty of Ennismore's flagship brand, The Hoxton hotels, is how it distills what the original boutique hotel pioneers did, but makes it relevant to today's audiences on a more equitable, democratic scale. CEO Sharan Pasricha's approach to hospitality — an outsider's perspective, if you will — is equally refreshing.

A Boutique Hotelier’s Perspective on Co-Working and the Future of Hospitality

Hotels

CEO Interview: Veteran Hotelier Stephen Brandman on Reinventing Lifestyle Hotel Management

Journal Hotels is out to prove that you don't necessarily need to be a brand to succeed in the increasingly crowded lifestyle hotel space.

CEO Interview: Veteran Hotelier Stephen Brandman on Reinventing Lifestyle Hotel Management