Articles tagged “oyo”

Coronavirus

Hotel Investors Rally Around Leisure Strategy

Analysts signaled they like what's happening with Hyatt's push into more leisure-oriented properties following a nearly $2.7 billion acquisition.

Hotel Investors Rally Around Leisure Strategy

Hotels

India’s Oyo Hotel Startup to Target $9 Billion Valuation in IPO

Among Softbank's holdings, Oyo does not appear to be another WeWork calamity. However, under the glare of being a public company, Oyo would be challenged to get to profitability, and to remedy its ongoing brand reputation challenges.

India’s Oyo Hotel Startup to Target $9 Billion Valuation in IPO

Online Travel

Letting the Air Out of Online Travel’s IPO Bloat

Stock markets, at their best, can be hype killers, and public investors shot down many inflated private company valuations in 2021. This may be a sobering development for IPO and SPAC wannabes in 2022.

Letting the Air Out of Online Travel’s IPO Bloat

Online Travel

Online Travel Faces Lots of Unfinished Business in 2022

Several travel-oriented, special purpose acquisition companies are out there that have not announced merger partners. A SPAC glut and the lackluster performance of several online travel or short-term rental companies that recently went public could have some of the hunters coming up empty.

Online Travel Faces Lots of Unfinished Business in 2022

Online Travel

When Short-Term Rentals Make You Desperate for a Hotel

Staying in professionally managed short-term rentals is no guarantee of an optimum guest experience. When your host's profile picture turns out to be a free stock photo, you can guess how this ended up.

When Short-Term Rentals Make You Desperate for a Hotel

Hospitality

Oyo Hotels Reveals Tactics for Bad Reviews and ‘Negative Press’ in IPO Filing

Bad publicity isn't good for a growing company like Oyo, but the company's plan to file lawsuits against those who post negative comments online about the brand is almost certain to backfire.

Oyo Hotels Reveals Tactics for Bad Reviews and ‘Negative Press’ in IPO Filing

Hotels

Oyo Files Paperwork for IPO That Could Value It at $12 Billion

Now the brand is finally going public, will investors share the Indian company's enthusiasm?

Oyo Files Paperwork for IPO That Could Value It at $12 Billion

Hospitality

Oyo Hotels Faces Legal Spat Days Before Expected $1.2 Billion Public Offering

Legal disputes with competitor Zostel is the latest example of it being anything but smooth sailing for Oyo's path to going public.

Oyo Hotels Faces Legal Spat Days Before Expected $1.2 Billion Public Offering

Hotels

Oyo Poised to File Its $1.2 Billion IPO Next Week

Yes, 2021 really is the year of the travel IPO. But in Oyo's case, there's a sense of urgency after being hit harder than most by the pandemic.

Oyo Poised to File Its $1.2 Billion IPO Next Week

Online Travel

Tripadvisor Plus Offers Plenty of Chain Hotels Even If It Is Short on Brand Agreements

Consider Tripadvisor's excruciating marketing decisions: It wants to shout to the world that travelers can save hundreds of dollars on a Hilton or Marriott booking for their next trip when enrolled in the subscription program, Tripadvisor Plus. But that's going to piss off Hilton and Marriott.

Tripadvisor Plus Offers Plenty of Chain Hotels Even If It Is Short on Brand Agreements