Articles tagged “str”

Hotels Should Be Careful Not to Underestimate the Impact of the U.S. Government Shutdown

Hotels Should Be Careful Not to Underestimate the Impact of the U.S. Government Shutdown

Patrick Clark, Bloomberg

As yet another day is added to the shutdown, the impact is felt more deeply. If hotels are forced to send employees home, even more Americans will miss out on paychecks.

2 months ago

Singapore Hotels Benefit From Visitors During Trump-Kim Summit

Singapore Hotels Benefit From Visitors During Trump-Kim Summit

Klaus Wille, Bloomberg

At least the June meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was an unequivocal success for someone, namely, Singapore hotels.

8 months ago

The Hotel Industry Thinks 2017 Could Be the Year Corporate Travel Bounces Back

The Hotel Industry Thinks 2017 Could Be the Year Corporate Travel Bounces Back

Deanna Ting, Skift

Even though every day with the new Trump administration seems unpredictable, early signs have convinced many in the hotel industry that this might just be the year that corporate travel rebounds from its 2016 slump. However, given the new executive order banning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries, some executives throughout the travel industry may be rethinking their outlook on corporate travel.

2 years ago

Top Hotel Executives on the Importance of the U.S. Visa Waiver Program

Top Hotel Executives on the Importance of the U.S. Visa Waiver Program

Deanna Ting, Skift

You'd think having a hotelier in the White House would be a good thing for the hotel industry, but Trump's protectionist and xenophobic immigration and visa policies have the potential do much more harm than good, not only for his own hotel business but that of his peers, too.

2 years ago

6 Takeaways About Airbnb’s Potential Impact on the Hotel Industry

6 Takeaways About Airbnb’s Potential Impact on the Hotel Industry

Deanna Ting, Skift

The biggest conclusion here is that hoteliers can't afford to dismiss the impact, however large or minuscule it may be, that Airbnb is having on the lodging industry, and on their bottom lines, too. Plenty of reports may tell us different things, but the universal thread is that Airbnb is here, and it can't be ignored.

2 years ago

New Data Suggests Airbnb’s Impact on Hotels Is Less Than Perceived

New Data Suggests Airbnb’s Impact on Hotels Is Less Than Perceived

Deanna Ting, Skift

This report seems to suggest hoteliers don't have much to worry about when it comes to Airbnb but we're dealing more with apples and oranges here than apples and apples.

2 years ago

Hotels Need to Watch Out for Airbnb and HomeAway on Peak Nights

Hotels Need to Watch Out for Airbnb and HomeAway on Peak Nights

Deanna Ting, Skift

It's still a little too early to call this, but it's understandable why Airbnb and other alternative accommodations providers can have an advantage on peak nights: their supply is flexible, whereas the number of hotel rooms is not.

3 years ago

5 Charts That Show Where U.S. Hotels’ Opportunities Are in 2015

5 Charts That Show Where U.S. Hotels’ Opportunities Are in 2015

Dan Peltier, Skift

Following the state of the U.S. hotel industry is a lot like riding a roller coaster. Visualizing the constant changes through straightforward charts like these is one way to stay on top of things.

4 years ago

Boutique Hotel Leaders Say Airbnb Is No Match For Their Service and Experiences

Boutique Hotel Leaders Say Airbnb Is No Match For Their Service and Experiences

Dan Peltier, Skift

Airbnb wants to infuse more lifestyle and boutique hotels want to create more authentic experiences. Where's the happy medium and who wins?

4 years ago

Cities in the U.S. Struggle to Improve Weekend Hotel Bookings

Cities in the U.S. Struggle to Improve Weekend Hotel Bookings

Dan Peltier, Skift

Most of the revenue per available room across these markets came from weekday nights, although smaller markets like Miami, Nashville and New Orleans got most of their revenue from weekends.

4 years ago

U.S. Hotel Rates Rise as Room Demand and Revenue Hit All-Time Highs

U.S. Hotel Rates Rise as Room Demand and Revenue Hit All-Time Highs

Dan Peltier, Skift

It's still a great time to find hotel deals, it just may be more difficult in some cities like Miami or Boston where average daily rates have increased the most.

4 years ago

The One Big Thing the New York Times Forgot About the City’s Hotel Market

The One Big Thing the New York Times Forgot About the City’s Hotel Market

Drew Patterson, Checkmate

When you think about lodging in major cities these days, you have to think outside the traditional channels to understand where all the booking is going.

4 years ago