Articles tagged “lifestyle hotels”

Hilton Launches New Brand Tempo Into a Crowded Lifestyle Space

Hilton Launches New Brand Tempo Into a Crowded Lifestyle Space

Nancy Trejos, Skift

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?

1 week ago

Marriott’s Mission: Make W Hotels Cool Again

Marriott’s Mission: Make W Hotels Cool Again

Nancy Trejos, Skift

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.

2 months ago

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

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

Danni Santana, Skift

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.

4 months ago

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

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

Patrick Clark and Viviana Hurtado, Bloomberg

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.

6 months ago

Lifestyle-Brand Veteran Dream Hotel Group to Expand Aggressively

Lifestyle-Brand Veteran Dream Hotel Group to Expand Aggressively

Danni Santana, Skift

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.

7 months ago

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New Skift Report: The Transformative Role of Design in Hospitality

New Skift Report: The Transformative Role of Design in Hospitality

Accor Group + Skift

Today, we know better than to treat design like a last-minute top coat on a finished project. Instead, design must become an integral part of how hospitality brands do business, how they interact with consumers, and how they leave their mark on the world.

8 months ago

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

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

Deanna Ting, Skift

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.

2 years ago

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

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

Deanna Ting, Skift

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.

2 years ago

Park MGM in Las Vegas Will Be an Artsy and Not Kitschy Casino Hotel

Park MGM in Las Vegas Will Be an Artsy and Not Kitschy Casino Hotel

Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press

Zobler's Sydell Group has seen success with boutique/lifestyle properties that include The Line and NoMad Hotels — but can he apply that winning formula to a Vegas mega resort? We'll see once the new Park MGM finally opens.

2 years ago

Jumeirah Hotels Is Launching a New Lifestyle Brand in Early 2018

Jumeirah Hotels Is Launching a New Lifestyle Brand in Early 2018

Deanna Ting, Skift

Brand proliferation continues, but we wonder: Will there be a point where there are simply just too many hotel brands out there? Or have we already reached it?

2 years ago

New Business Hotel in London To Test Whether Lifestyle Category Can Scale

New Business Hotel in London To Test Whether Lifestyle Category Can Scale

Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg

The Ned Hotel in London wants to be known as an urban resort and not a traditional business hotel. The founders hope to define the business hotel -- we mean, the urban resort -- of the future.

3 years ago

Ian Schrager: Hospitality Is a ‘Me Too’ Industry

Ian Schrager: Hospitality Is a ‘Me Too’ Industry

Deanna Ting, Skift

Schrager has a lot of strong opinions on the current state of the hotel industry and, given his track record of success, it's probably not a bad idea to listen to them.

3 years ago