Articles tagged “new york city”

Hotels

Generator’s Takeover of Paramount Hotel in Times Square Is Part of Broader Hostel Reboot

Generator makes an intriguing case that there's an opportunity to target well-off millennial travelers looking for distinctive places to stay in cities where budget hotels with buzzy bars are scarce.

Generator’s Takeover of Paramount Hotel in Times Square Is Part of Broader Hostel Reboot

Hotels

More Hotels Opt for Fake Grass to Save Water for the Sake of Sustainability

Technical advances in synthetic grass — and practical considerations behind installing and maintaining it — deserve a second look.

More Hotels Opt for Fake Grass to Save  Water for the Sake of Sustainability

News Blog

Broadway Theaters to Go Mask Optional on July 1 

Theaters in New York's Broadway district can get rid of rules requiring theater-goers to wear masks beginning July 1, the Broadway League announced Tuesday. All 41 Broadway theaters will become "mask optional." Lifting the pandemic-era restriction wasn't an easy judgment call. "There are more people that want masks off than on, but plenty still wants…

Hotels

Hotel Developers Still See Opportunities in Travel’s Crowded Hotspots

Recent moves by MCR, JL Capital, Indian Hotels Company, and Generator show how developers pry their hotels into built-up destinations.

Hotel Developers Still See Opportunities in Travel’s Crowded Hotspots

Business Travel

Companies Already Reconsidering Loosening Tightened Travel Budgets

Reigniting corporate culture has become a priority, including meeting new hires or just training employees. In some cases it’s starting to eclipse traditional business travel, and the spike is about to hit budgets and resources that were trimmed during the pandemic.

Companies Already Reconsidering Loosening Tightened Travel Budgets

Business Travel

Microsoft’s New Carbon Penalties for Corporate Travel Stir Debate

Microsoft's news this week underscored a bigger problem: It no longer seems to be about how to cut carbon emissions, but rather how that gets counted.

Microsoft’s New Carbon Penalties for Corporate Travel Stir Debate

Hotels

Reliance to Buy Mandarin Oriental New York in $98 Million Deal

This deal underscores how Mumbai-based conglomerate Reliance, run by billionaire Mukesh Ambani, cares about travel. In 2021, it bought Britain's Stoke Park. It's also been keeping a stake in Oberoi Hotels, developing hotels in Mumbai, and running a full-service hospitality management company.

Reliance to Buy Mandarin Oriental New York in $98 Million Deal

Tourism

International Visitors Return to New York But Full Recovery Could Take Four Years

New York City tourism recovered after the horrific attacks of 9/11, and it will do so again after the pandemic. Perhaps the current four-year forecast for the bounce back of international travel is too conservative.

International Visitors Return to New York But Full Recovery Could Take Four Years

Hotels

The Best of Daily Lodging Report for the Week Ending October 29

Development interest, occupancy rates, and even business travel are on the rise around many parts the world where borders are reopening. But a zero-tolerance approach to coronavirus is putting some of China's largest cities through even more tough times.

The Best of Daily Lodging Report for the Week Ending October 29

Business Travel

Business Travel Recovery Won’t Get Any Boost by U.S. Global Travel Reopening

Don’t expect an immediate return to 2019 levels of business travel traffic despite the hype in the buildup to the U.S. reopening borders on November 8.

Business Travel Recovery Won’t Get Any Boost by U.S. Global Travel Reopening