Articles tagged “mcr development”

Travel Technology

MCR CEO Tyler Morse Bets on This Software Solution for Hotel Hiring Hurdles

Tyler Morse saw an opportunity to improve his favorite hotel management products, an effort that could help push the industry further into the 21st century. It’s too early to know if his bets on software acquisitions will pay off, but if early numbers and a full pipeline are indicators, so far so good.

MCR CEO Tyler Morse Bets on This Software Solution for Hotel Hiring Hurdles

Hotels

Daily Podcast: Flexibility Is the Future of Lodging

Good morning from Skift. It's Thursday, May 12, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Flexibility Is the Future of Lodging

Hotels

Hoteliers Clash Over Durability of Changed Traveler Stay Patterns

It's clear that when Covid outbreak spikes diminish, travel will not revert to precisely how it was before. There will be winners and losers when cities and borders reopen.

Hoteliers Clash Over Durability of Changed Traveler Stay Patterns

Hotels

Kayak CEO on Gaining a Meta Advantage in Guest Experience

Perhaps the big hotel chains will learn that high tech doesn't have to mean a lack of hospitality and a guest experience devoid of personality.

Kayak CEO on Gaining a Meta Advantage in Guest Experience

Hotels

Hotel Developers Still See Opportunities in Travel’s Crowded Hotspots

Recent moves by MCR, JL Capital, Indian Hotels Company, and Generator show how developers pry their hotels into built-up destinations.

Hotel Developers Still See Opportunities in Travel’s Crowded Hotspots

Travel Technology

Stayntouch CEO Aims to Defy the Odds in Hotel Tech Against Oracle Hospitality

It’s never been easier to start a travel tech business, but it’s also never been trickier to scale one. Former equity analyst Tom Underwood became the CEO of Stayntouch because he believes the startup can defy the odds.

Stayntouch CEO Aims to Defy the Odds in Hotel Tech Against Oracle Hospitality

Hotels

Blackstone’s $305 Million Hotel Grab Shines Light on Acquisition Climate

Major real estate and investment groups like Blackstone and MCR Hotels will garner the most headlines around hotel acquisitions coming out of the pandemic. There's simply not enough brands out there for a company like Marriott to make a splash on the M&A front.

Blackstone’s $305 Million Hotel Grab Shines Light on Acquisition Climate

Coronavirus

Hilton, Marriott, and IHG Are Making Affordable Brands Development Priorities

Luxury and lifestyle hotels may be the shiniest assets in a hotel company’s portfolio, but investors want to be where the travelers are. That means pumping money into more affordable offerings like Hilton’s Tru, IHG’s Holiday Inn, and Marriott’s Fairfield Inn — all concepts that snapped back fast from the pandemic.

Hilton, Marriott, and IHG Are Making Affordable Brands Development Priorities

Coronavirus

Video: Taking Stock of Hospitality’s Recovery at this Critical Moment

Watch a full session from our recent online event devoted to hotels and hospitality, and post-pandemic marketing strategy and planning.

Video: Taking Stock of Hospitality’s Recovery at this Critical Moment

Online Travel

Group That Operates TWA Hotel Buys Chinese Tech Firm After President Trump’s National Security Order

This investment gives hotel tech firm StayNTouch a chance to regain its footing. It comes after six months of uncertainty due to the Trump Administration's forced sale.

Group That Operates TWA Hotel Buys Chinese Tech Firm After President Trump’s National Security Order