Articles tagged “magnuson hotels”

Hotels

Vrbo Adds Hotels to Fill In Vacation Rental Gaps

Vrbo was leaving money on the proverbial table by sticking with whole homes. That seems to be changing, but it remains to be seen how far Vrbo will meander into hotels and other inventory types.

Vrbo Adds Hotels to Fill In Vacation Rental Gaps

Online Travel

Booking Holdings Expands Loyalty Program to Priceline, Kayak and Agoda

At a time when some big hotel brands seek to increase average daily rates, Booking Holdings' expansion of its Genius loyalty and discounting program could hurt that effort. Some individual properties, hungry for increased exposure as they compete with vacation rentals and other hotels, will welcome the move.

Booking Holdings Expands Loyalty Program to Priceline, Kayak and Agoda

Coronavirus

Hotel Owners’ New Financial Realities Thwart Pandemic Tech Push by the Major Brands

Hotel companies want technology to streamline operations and reduce labor costs, but labor union pushback and cash-strapped hoteliers will continue to delay widespread tech adoption within the industry.

Hotel Owners’ New Financial Realities Thwart Pandemic Tech Push by the Major Brands

Coronavirus

IHG, Hilton, Marriott Among Hotel Giants Battling for UK Budget Hotel Chain

Major hotel companies are swooping into the negotiating room for a deal with Travelodge's UK landlords because they represent the most durable line of business in the volatile industry at the moment: economy, drive-to properties.

IHG, Hilton, Marriott Among Hotel Giants Battling for UK Budget Hotel Chain

Coronavirus

Hotels Are Betting Big on Brand Conversions Coming of Out of the Crisis: Is That Smart?

Depending on whether global brands or independent operators are the ones talking, there is a lot of money to be won or left on the table in a hotel brand conversion. Run the numbers on renovation costs and fee structures before making the plunge into one of these deals.

Hotels Are Betting Big on Brand Conversions Coming of Out of the Crisis: Is That Smart?