Articles tagged “midscale”

What European Luxury Hotels Can Learn From Their Midscale Cousins

What European Luxury Hotels Can Learn From Their Midscale Cousins

Laura Powell, Skift

Maybe it’s because Europe has a higher percentage of independent hotels. Maybe it’s because Europe is made up of so many distinct cultures. Regardless, it seems that for some reason, in Europe, hospitality industry innovation tilts toward individuality. Analysts tell us why that is the case.

8 months ago

Best Western Debuts Two New Boutique Hotel Brands

Best Western Debuts Two New Boutique Hotel Brands

Deanna Ting, Skift

There's been a sea change in terms of how new boutique hotel brands are named: Instead of recycling other brand names (ahem, Clarion Pointe) and looking to active adjectives (hello, Avid and Tru), we've now entered the era of brands on a first-name basis.

8 months ago

Choice Hotels Sees WoodSpring Suites Deal as a Breakthrough in Extended Stay

Choice Hotels Sees WoodSpring Suites Deal as a Breakthrough in Extended Stay

Dan Peltier, Skift

Choice CEO Pat Pacious has demonstrated he's not one for a sleepy start as he settles into his new role as CEO. He's hit the ground running with the rollout of a new booking system and an acquisition that will help the company play ball in a competitive midscale and extended stay landscape.

1 year ago

IHG CEO Believes There’s More Opportunity in the Midscale Hotel Sector

IHG CEO Believes There’s More Opportunity in the Midscale Hotel Sector

Hannah Sampson, Skift

IHG CEO Keith Barr said business travel is continuing to grow — and evolve. How will the global company address those realities in 2018?

1 year ago

Hoshino Resorts’ New Midscale Brand Wants to Reinvent the Tourist Hotel

Hoshino Resorts’ New Midscale Brand Wants to Reinvent the Tourist Hotel

Deanna Ting, Skift

Hoshino Resorts is smart to get a head start on accommodating the influx of travelers who are not only traveling to Japan in droves, but yearning to do so in a way that makes them feel more connected to the local culture, without having to break the bank.

1 year ago