Articles tagged “minor international”

Stopping Asian Airports From Becoming Protesters’ Punching Bags

Stopping Asian Airports From Becoming Protesters’ Punching Bags

Raini Hamdi, Skift

Unless they live on another planet, most people now know that airports are the perfect places to hold demonstrations and gain maximum coverage for a cause. It’s a message that airport authorities in Asia must correct, particularly as conflicts will continue to simmer in the region.

6 days ago

Minor Vs. Marriott Lawsuit in Thailand Shows Risks of Chain Consolidation

Minor Vs. Marriott Lawsuit in Thailand Shows Risks of Chain Consolidation

Raini Hamdi, Skift

Global chains and hotel owners will watch this case closely as it addresses the contentious issue of whether brand consolidation affects the ability of chains to drive business to a hotel.

1 week ago

Minor Out of Race for India’s Leela Luxury Hotels as Brookfield Closes In

Minor Out of Race for India’s Leela Luxury Hotels as Brookfield Closes In

Raini Hamdi, Skift

Leela Hotels would be nice for anyone to have, because of its storied name and luxurious feel. Minor backing off shows its discipline in investing.

9 months ago

Thailand’s Minor International Targets Indian Hotel Chain

Thailand’s Minor International Targets Indian Hotel Chain

Natnicha Chuwiruch and Gillian Tan, Bloomberg

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

10 months ago

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

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

Natnicha Chuwiruch, Bloomberg

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.

11 months ago

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

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

Deanna Ting, Skift

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.

1 year ago

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

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

Deanna Ting, Skift

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?

1 year ago

Hyatt Backs Away From Bid to Buy NH Hotels

Hyatt Backs Away From Bid to Buy NH Hotels

Charles Penty, Bloomberg

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.

1 year ago

Minor International CEO Says Hyatt’s Offer for NH Hotels Is Too Late

Minor International CEO Says Hyatt’s Offer for NH Hotels Is Too Late

Charles Penty, Bloomberg

If the battle between Marriott and Anbang over Starwood was any indication, Minor International should know it's not over until the deal is signed. That 44 percent stake should come in handy, but it's not a full 100 percent just yet.

1 year ago

Minor International Pays $225 Million to Boost Stake in Spain’s NH Hotels

Minor International Pays $225 Million to Boost Stake in Spain’s NH Hotels

Patrick Whyte, Skift

With Oceanwood (mostly) checking out and HNA looking to sell, it's all change at NH Hotels. Maybe this will kick off the consolidation in the hotel market that so many have predicted.

1 year ago