Articles tagged “renovations”

Coronavirus

Reintroducing Costly Hotel Brand Standards Threaten Owners Just Getting a Taste of Recovery

The U.S. hotel sector is performing relatively well this summer, but there is too much uncertainty heading into fall in cities that rely on business travelers. Hotel companies shouldn’t take a few months of strong performance as a signal to reintroduce brand standards and costly renovation mandates.

Reintroducing Costly Hotel Brand Standards Threaten Owners Just Getting a Taste of Recovery

Coronavirus

Hotels in Asia Revise Renovation Designs to Suit Post-Covid World

It's clear there's going to be a new normal when guests start traveling again. Hotels in Asia that are renovating in times of Covid-19 are altering designs, although some things don't change.

Hotels in Asia Revise Renovation Designs to Suit Post-Covid World

Hotels

Singapore’s Iconic Raffles Hotel Reopens After Extensive Renovation

Renovations are tricky. How to balance the best of the old with the best of the new? An intensive redo by Accor has brought Singapore's famous 132-year-old Raffles Hotel into our modern era, according to this report.

Singapore’s Iconic Raffles Hotel Reopens After Extensive Renovation

Hotels

Marriott to Showcase New Look for W Hotels in Downtown New York

It's commonplace for a franchisor to update a property to showcase a refreshed look before asking its real estate partners to invest in similar upgrades. But Marriott International's redo of W Hotels matters more than most such efforts. The wider hotel industry will be curious about the direction of W Hotels, a brand Marriott won as part of its 2016 acquisition of Starwood.

Marriott to Showcase New Look for W Hotels in  Downtown New York

Hotels

IHG’s Push to Be a Nimble Hotels Tech Leader: New Skift Research

InterContinental Hotels' work with IHG Concerto, an all-in-one hotel tech solution for hotel owners, is just one example of how the chain is strengthening its business while improving relations with hotel owners. Our latest research report shows just how IHG is looking to be a smarter, better hotel company that is well-positioned for the future.

IHG’s Push to Be a Nimble Hotels Tech Leader: New Skift Research