Pritzker, like other wise investors, is buying hotel real estate while brands shed it. There's likely a lesson in here.
Hilton's not getting out of the brick and mortar property owning business, it's just making the most off of New York City's inflated real estate market.
A smart man would bet that there may be a few too many luxury properties in New York City's hotel pipeline.
We're still not sold on the wisdom of asset light, despite the cash it clears up.
If your purchase can be described as "the most ever spent" then you most certainly spent too much. Hilton's shareholders should be pleased with this sale.
We like watching Accor's asset-heavy strategy play out across Europe while other brands shed their real estate.
The biggest downside of the new, friendlier TripAdvisor has been the demise of their 'worst' lists.
It will be nice if this boom means the enthusiastic emirate avoids novelty real estate projects that try to up the ante on luxury hotel properties or attract foreign buyers of vacation homes.
The Philadelphia airport hotels aren't marquee properties in Starwood's quiver, but the latter's willingness to put the hotels up for sale speaks to the desire for hotel companies to rid themselves of real estate and focus on management.
Trulia's examination of both real estate prices and search habits based on a person's primary residence offers excellent insight into the spending habits and travel intent of Americans' domestic vacation habits.