Articles tagged “minor hotels”

Business Travel

Global Hotel Group Signs up NH Hotels in Loyalty Pushback on Big Brands

Global Hotel Alliance notches up 21 million members after signing up Spain’s NH Group. It might now have an eclectic mix of global independent brands, but will need to watch its rivals' next steps closely: if they're not merging, they're leveraging their considerably greater size and scale to secure new loyalty partnerships outside traditional hospitality channels.

Global Hotel Group Signs up NH Hotels in Loyalty Pushback on Big Brands

Tourism

Thailand Drops Test Requirements Just as It Plans to Woo Indian Tourists

After a great deal of will they or won't they, Thailand has finally decided to simplify travel for visitors. But in the absence of some of its most important source markets, like China and Russia, the country has its sights set on Indian tourists.

Thailand Drops Test Requirements Just as It Plans to Woo Indian Tourists

Hotels

Minor’s NH Swoops Up Portfolio Paving Way for More Anantara Hotels in Europe

Getting not one but eight fancy hotels in prime locations in Europe in one fell swoop is a rare deal, and Thailand’s Minor International is off to a good start in 2020 with this coup by its subsidiary NH Hotel Group.

Minor’s NH Swoops Up Portfolio Paving Way for More Anantara Hotels in Europe

Hotels

Minor International Will Get New Group CEO as Founder Bill Heinecke Plans Succession

Dillip Rajakarier’s biggest achievement is lasting a dozen years with the hugely driven Bill Heinecke, who was once known for short-lived CEOs. Rajakarier earned his stripes well, but if you think Heinecke is retiring — forget it.

Minor International Will Get New Group CEO as Founder Bill Heinecke Plans Succession

Hotels

Thailand’s Minor International Targets Indian Hotel Chain

If this goes through, it'll be another addition to the expanding Minor Hotels portfolio.

Thailand’s Minor International Targets Indian Hotel Chain

Hotels

Minor Hotels Seeks Scale to Capture More of the Chinese Travel Market

In the current business environment, it is a truth universally acknowledged that a single hotelier in possession of a healthy bank account must be in want of more hotels, and more brands.

Minor Hotels Seeks Scale to Capture More of the Chinese Travel Market

Hotels

Minor Hotels CEO: Why Hyatt’s Interest Was an Embarrassment

Minor Hotels CEO Dillip Rajakarier talks a pretty big game, and he doesn't hold back on what's on his mind about where his company stands in global hospitality.

Minor Hotels CEO: Why Hyatt’s Interest Was an Embarrassment

Luxury

Minor Hotels Founder Offers Lessons in Bottom-Up Entrepreneurship

Minor Hotels founder William Heinecke has had quite the entrepreneurial journey. As an American expat, he started his entire empire of businesses in Thailand from the age of 17. Here he shares thoughts about the state of hospitality, luxury, and embedding social good into the core of his properties.

Minor Hotels Founder Offers Lessons in Bottom-Up Entrepreneurship

Hotels

Making Sense of the Hyatt, NH Hotels, Minor International Saga Thus Far

Would NH Hotel Group have been better off with Hyatt? Perhaps we’ll never know. But maybe there’s another company out there that isn’t afraid to get into a bidding war with Minor?

Making Sense of the Hyatt, NH Hotels, Minor International Saga Thus Far

Hotels

Hyatt Backs Away From Bid to Buy NH Hotels

Hyatt's attempt to buy NH Hotels may have been foiled but its latest move indicates that the company is hungry for scale, so we should expect it to make some moves going forward.

Hyatt Backs Away From Bid to Buy NH Hotels