Articles tagged “motel 6”

Motel 6 Settles Discrimination Lawsuit Over Immigration Allegations

Motel 6 Settles Discrimination Lawsuit Over Immigration Allegations

Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press

Shame on Motel 6 and any other travel company that would employ the same practices.

7 months ago

Tours and Hotels Look for Innovative Ways to Cater to Luxury and Budget Road Trippers

Tours and Hotels Look for Innovative Ways to Cater to Luxury and Budget Road Trippers

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

While most American road trips are DIY, created piecemeal on a budget, the luxury set has options and smart travel brands know who to target.

8 months ago

Motel 6 CEO Retires After 33 Years at Economy Chain

Motel 6 CEO Retires After 33 Years at Economy Chain

Deanna Ting, Skift

Best of luck to the next CEO who'll have to deal with those two lawsuits alleging that the company's owned hotels were handing over undocumented guests' information to ICE.

10 months ago

Motel 6 Faces Lawsuit for Continuing to Provide Guest Information to Immigration Authorities

Motel 6 Faces Lawsuit for Continuing to Provide Guest Information to Immigration Authorities

Kartikay Mehrotra, Bloomberg

Let's hope Arizona follows Washington State's lead in clamping down on Motel 6 for turning over guest information to immigration authorities.

1 year ago

Expedia Signs Loyalty Program Enrollment Deal With Motel 6 Parent

Expedia Signs Loyalty Program Enrollment Deal With Motel 6 Parent

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Expedia penned its second loyalty-enrollment agreement with a hotel chain, but like the previous pact with Red Lion's parent, the G6 Hospitality deal isn't any kind of game-changer for Expedia as it tries to soften the effects of the the big chains' direct-booking campaigns.

1 year ago

Motel 6 Hotels in Phoenix Gave Guest Information to Immigration Authorities

Motel 6 Hotels in Phoenix Gave Guest Information to Immigration Authorities

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

At a time when we already feel like we are living in a high-stress environment, knowing that something like this can happen simply by checking into a hotel room is just awful. It's also the complete antithesis of what real hospitality is all about.

1 year ago

Thanks to Triumph, it’s cheaper to take a Carnival Cruise than stay at a Motel 6

Thanks to Triumph, it’s cheaper to take a Carnival Cruise than stay at a Motel 6

Christopher Palmeri, Bloomberg

When you can't go a whole month without your cruise company having a major maintenance issue, price isn't your problem. Underpaid workers, cutting corners, and underinvestment are.

6 years ago

Budget hotel brands expand in NYC with dreams making it in the big leagues

Brands look to customer exposure and high demand as a means of growth, but it’s their legacy and name familiarity from rural properties that lead to their urban success.

6 years ago

Blackstone’s Motel 6 investment marks a return of interest in the economy sector

Blackstone’s Motel 6 investment marks a return of interest in the economy sector

The economy sector is at risk of becoming commoditized and completely replaced by midscale hotels unless efforts are made to distinguish the brands and their benefits from higher-end hotels.

6 years ago

Motel 6 gets social with Facebook booking application

Dennis Schaal, Skift

As airlines and other hotels bring booking apps to Facebook, it is good to see that Motel 6 doesn't get left in the gravel.

6 years ago

Blackstone has big (global) plans for newly acquired Motel 6 and Studio 6 brands

Blackstone has big (global) plans for newly acquired Motel 6 and Studio 6 brands

Motel 6 has gotten a bad rap under Accor, but Blackstone is placing its bets on guests looking for a renovated design at economy prices as it moves the brands into both the international and extended-stay markets.

6 years ago

Accor says Wi-Fi will be free across Asia-Pacific, undecided about U.S.

Dennis Schaal, Skift

It is doubtful that business travelers would be rallying around a call for free Wi-Fi at the very economy-class Motel 6, but what-the-heck, Accor should liberate the Wi-Fi there, as well.

6 years ago