Articles tagged “morgans”

SBE Finally Completes Its Purchase of Morgans Hotels

SBE Finally Completes Its Purchase of Morgans Hotels

Deanna Ting, Skift

Just in time for the holiday season. Let's hope this turns out to be a miracle for all parties involved.

2 years ago

SBE’s Morgans Hotel Acquisition May Not Happen After All — Again

SBE’s Morgans Hotel Acquisition May Not Happen After All — Again

Deanna Ting, Skift

Will someone just buy this hotel company that so desperately needs to be bought before year's end?

2 years ago

Morgans Hotel Group Receives Unsolicited Takeover Bid

Morgans Hotel Group Receives Unsolicited Takeover Bid

Deanna Ting, Skift

Is any hotel merger or acquisition ever simple, or swift? In this case, most definitely not. Given the board members’ often contentious history with each other and the company’s direction, it’s anyone’s guess as to whether this new offer from “Bidder V” will prove to be superior than the offer from Sam Nazarian’s SBE.

3 years ago

SBE Entertainment to Buy Morgans Hotel Group for $82 Million

SBE Entertainment to Buy Morgans Hotel Group for $82 Million

Deanna Ting, Skift

Can these two companies--one with a somewhat questionable track record and the other, whose star has lost its luster--work together to relive their glory days? We'll see.

3 years ago

Hyatt Heir Teams Up With Chinese Auto Giant to Invest $1 Billion in Hotels

Hyatt Heir Teams Up With Chinese Auto Giant to Invest $1 Billion in Hotels

Nadja Brandt , Bloomberg

Pritzker, like other wise investors, is buying hotel real estate while brands shed it. There's likely a lesson in here.

4 years ago

Morgans Hotel Group Continues Its Slide With Q1 Results

Morgans Hotel Group Continues Its Slide With Q1 Results

Associated Press

It appears as if everyone is simply waiting around for someone to buy Morgans as an afterthought.

4 years ago

Morgans to Open its First Middle Eastern Hotel in Doha

Morgans to Open its First Middle Eastern Hotel in Doha

ArabianBusininess.com Staff, HotelMiddleEast.com

Morgans, after some slowing over the last five years, is gearing up for expansion with more hotels in the pipeline than it currently has open.

5 years ago

11 Hotel Brand Leaders Define the Needs of Today’s Creative Class

11 Hotel Brand Leaders Define the Needs of Today’s Creative Class

Greg Oates, Skift

Due to the ubiquity of "design hotels," the next generation of hip lifestyle hotels are attracting today's most trend-conscious consumers with improved comfort, service and cultural experiences, as well as head-turning design.

5 years ago

5 Top Hotel Execs Discuss Amenity Trends From Wellness to Wi-Fi

5 Top Hotel Execs Discuss Amenity Trends From Wellness to Wi-Fi

Greg Oates, Skift

Hotels are personalizing the guest experience through innovative amenity programs, while the free versus paid WiFi debate shifts toward bandwidth strength.

5 years ago

Morgans Hotel Group Gets Buyout Bid From Billionaire Ron Burkle

Morgans Hotel Group Gets Buyout Bid From Billionaire Ron Burkle

Nadja Brandt, Bloomberg

Morgans' relationship with Burkle has been a distraction for the company and, unfortunately, both sides seem to be more interested in the brand for its bling factor than building a strong and competitive company.

5 years ago

More Tumult at Morgans Hotels as Investors Push Again for Sale

More Tumult at Morgans Hotels as Investors Push Again for Sale

Nadja Brandt , Bloomberg

The fact that Morgans has been failing since before the economic crash doesn't speak well to its leadership or legacy. A sale could give its well-designed properties a better chance to thrive.

6 years ago

The board battle that’s putting Morgans Hotel Group’s future in question

Bijoy Anadoth Koyitty, Reuters

The years since 2006 have not been kind, but Morgans has not done as well as its peers or competitors. With big egos, big brands, and big stakes, it's not real surprise.

6 years ago