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Hotels

Luxury Hotels Walk a Fine Line When Trying to Grow With More Non-Hotel Concepts

Hotel companies venturing into broader hospitality concepts isn't a new trend, but the rapid growth seen over the last decade is a warning sign to not go overboard. Exclusivity is what makes some of these brands appealing in the first place.

Luxury Hotels Walk a Fine Line When Trying to Grow With More Non-Hotel Concepts

Business Travel

More Resort Operators Tee Up Digital Nomad Spaces in Low Season

Rich pickings from a growing pool of remote workers, but the marketing and storytelling will need to fit the product for it to really take off.

More Resort Operators Tee Up Digital Nomad Spaces in Low Season

Travel Technology

Where’s the Fintech for Hoteliers and Vacation Rental Managers?

The consumer side of travel has recently seen a lot of change in financial technology, or "fintech." Adam Harris, the CEO of travel startup Cloudbeds, is wise to ask why there isn't more fintech for the operational side of travel.

Where’s the Fintech for Hoteliers and Vacation Rental Managers?

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

Hotels

New SH Hotels CEO on Taking Founder Barry Sternlicht’s Vision to Next Level

SH Hotels & Resorts has a new CEO after his successor lasted only a few months. Beefing up the company's brand presence in the highly competitive lifestyle hotel sector is crucial to success.

New SH Hotels CEO on Taking Founder Barry Sternlicht’s Vision to Next Level

Business Travel

What Will It Take to Create a Global Digital Nomad Passport?

It will soon reach a point where it won't be efficient for so many countries to have their own passes, so a universal one makes sense. But governments and tourism boards won't find it easy to hand over the reins to a third party.

What Will It Take to Create a Global Digital Nomad Passport?

Travel Technology

Why Some Hotels Are Rethinking Software to Price Rooms and Extras

"Software is eating the world." That's the catchphrase of Silicon Valley. It took time for "software" to dine on the hotel sector, but it's now devouring hospitality operations for breakfast.

Why Some Hotels Are Rethinking Software to Price Rooms and Extras

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

Business Travel

Families Able to Unlock Travel for Remote Work Through Virtual School Networks

Travel companies that can ease remote-working parents’ nerves about in-destination schooling will discover a new type of guest that could book for several months at a time. Welcome to the golden age of travel.

Families Able to Unlock Travel for Remote Work Through Virtual School Networks

Hotels

How Oracle Hospitality Plans to Sustain Its Comeback Momentum

Oracle Hospitality is best known for providing full-service hotels with operational software. But this fall it has begun to go after the limited-service segment, too. Its surprise for next year will involve hotel distribution.

How Oracle Hospitality Plans to Sustain Its Comeback Momentum