Articles tagged “standard international”

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Standard Hotels Parent Elevates President Amber Asher to CEO

Incoming Standard International CEO Amber Asher is taking over a company rapidly expanding. But this is more than a growth story: Her rise to the top job is a major step forward for advancing female leadership in hospitality.

Standard Hotels Parent Elevates President Amber Asher to CEO

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Standard Hotels Parent Thumbs Nose at Bigger-Is-Better on Brand Growth

Major hotel companies like Marriott and Hilton want franchisees to think bigger is better in terms of signing a branding deal. Standard International wants to show you can stay independent and punch above your weight — but having cool factor and financial backup still helps.

Standard Hotels Parent Thumbs Nose at Bigger-Is-Better on Brand Growth

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Independent Hotel Brands: Standalone Success or Prime Targets for Takeover?

The biggest hotel companies in the world are knocking on the doors of cool, independent brands for takeover talks. Not everyone is answering.

Independent Hotel Brands: Standalone Success or Prime Targets for Takeover?

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What to Expect From This Week’s Hotel Earnings Season Kick-Off

Profitability is possible, but there won’t be massive financial windfalls to report this week. Investors will still expect at least some sign the leisure-led recovery is benefitting these global hotel companies — especially amid the rise of new variants.

What to Expect From This Week’s Hotel Earnings Season Kick-Off

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Video: Will Lifestyle Brands Take on New Prominence Post-Pandemic?

Watch a full session from our recent online event devoted to hotels and hospitality, and post-pandemic marketing strategy and planning.

Video: Will Lifestyle Brands Take on New Prominence Post-Pandemic?

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Iconic Boutique Hotelier Liz Lambert Out at Standard’s Bunkhouse Group

Standard Hotels buying into Bunkhouse Group seemed like a perfect match, one boutique hotel innovator investing in another. The goodwill seems to have soured since then, and it's difficult to know exactly what happens to the Bunkhouse brand without its founder.

Iconic Boutique Hotelier Liz Lambert Out at Standard’s Bunkhouse Group

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The Standard Hotels’ One Night to Launch New App Where Customers Operate as Travel Advisors

Crowdsourcing the booking process, if you will, is a smart strategy to make guests feel involved in the business.

The Standard Hotels’ One Night to Launch New App Where Customers Operate as Travel Advisors

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Skift Forum Europe: Ennismore CEO Sharan Pasricha on Reimagining Hospitality

The success of Ennismore’s Hoxton hotels brand is founded on the fact that you don’t have to completely reinvent something to make it exciting or lasting. You just need to know what elements bring you — and your guests — joy (while also making a profit).

Skift Forum Europe: Ennismore CEO Sharan Pasricha on Reimagining Hospitality

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Standard Hotels to Open Four Properties in Thailand

Standard Hotels, best known for its flagship property on New York City’s High Line, will be coming to Thailand. The expansion comes in the wake of a Thai property developer taking a roughly one-third stake in the boutique hotel chain.

Standard Hotels to Open Four Properties in Thailand

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Standard Hotels Has a New Major Investor From Thailand

Foreign investment in U.S.-based hotel companies is a trend that continues. Even more interesting here is that Sansiri is also choosing to invest in so many other diverse businesses. How they plan to bring all those investments together eventually should be interesting to watch.

Standard Hotels Has a New Major Investor From Thailand