Articles tagged “red lion”

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Red Lion’s Acquisition of Vantage Hospitality Is Complete

Red Lion’s Acquisition of Vantage Hospitality Is Complete

Deanna Ting, Skift

For about $27 million and change, this deal, for 1,000 hotel properties, was definitely a steal for Red Lion.

3 years ago

Red Lion to Buy Vantage Hospitality for $27 Million

Red Lion to Buy Vantage Hospitality for $27 Million

Deanna Ting, Skift

Red Lion has been making some bold moves as of late, including its arguably controversial partnership with Expedia. As the company scales up with this acquisition, it'll be interesting to see how Red Lion expands or deepens its partnership with other online travel agencies.

3 years ago

Expedia Is Now Helping Marriott Sell Hotels on the Chain’s Website

Expedia Is Now Helping Marriott Sell Hotels on the Chain’s Website

Dennis Schaal, Skift

When it comes to relationships, hotel chains and online travel agencies have a lot of baggage but Marriott and Expedia, at least, are being open-minded and are taking advantage of each other. Expedia is becoming a technology provider for hotels in a move that has parallels with the way rival Booking.com's BookingSuite division is providing market intelligence and website services for properties. Where this all ends up is anyone's guess.

3 years ago

Expedia and Red Lion Hotels Hit Reset on Loyalty and Direct Booking

Expedia and Red Lion Hotels Hit Reset on Loyalty and Direct Booking

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Red Lion Hotels is obviously a much smaller chain than a Hilton Worldwide or Marriott International. Still, Red Lion's deal to offer its member-only rates on Expedia.com and Hotels.com represents the start of some shifting in the direct-booking landscape. Expedia is a powerful force in hotel distribution and there will be more of these changes to come.

3 years ago

Red Lion Hotels breaks down its brand into three distinct collections

Red Lion Hotels breaks down its brand into three distinct collections

As the lodging options available to travelers diversify far beyond those of traditional hotels, legacy brands find themselves needing to differentiate their services for each kind of guest.

7 years ago