Articles tagged “travelodge”

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Travelodge Names New CEO Jo Boydell

Craig Bonnar resigned this month as CEO of Travelodge. and yesterday the UK's second-largest hotel chain after Premier Inn, appointed Jo Boydell, its one-time chief financial officer, to the top role. Bonnar had been the top boss of the budget hotel chain since late 2020, steering the company through the turbulence of the pandemic. Boydell…

Coronavirus

IHG, Hilton, Marriott Among Hotel Giants Battling for UK Budget Hotel Chain

Major hotel companies are swooping into the negotiating room for a deal with Travelodge's UK landlords because they represent the most durable line of business in the volatile industry at the moment: economy, drive-to properties.

IHG, Hilton, Marriott Among Hotel Giants Battling for UK Budget Hotel Chain

Tourism

Tours and Hotels Look for Innovative Ways to Cater to Luxury and Budget Road Trippers

While most American road trips are DIY, created piecemeal on a budget, the luxury set has options and smart travel brands know who to target.

Tours and Hotels Look for Innovative Ways to Cater to Luxury and Budget Road Trippers

Hotels

Wyndham Is Repositioning All 16 of Its Brands to Appeal to Anyone and Everyone

In the hospitality space, brands are everything, and Wyndham's investment in its 16 brands is one that was definitely needed, especially in the economy space. If the popularity and brand loyalty of lower-cost airline carriers like JetBlue or Virgin America have shown, it's that economy and midscale brands can successfully enter the lifestyle space, too.

Wyndham Is Repositioning All 16 of Its Brands to Appeal to Anyone and Everyone

Hotels

UK Budget Chain Travelodge to Spend $16.5 Million on Brand Relaunch

Travelodge had been well-liked by consumers, but ran smack into the bad decisions its owners had made at the height of the global financial crisis.

UK Budget Chain Travelodge to Spend $16.5 Million on Brand Relaunch

Hotels

The UK’s Biggest Budget Hotel Chain Just Had Another Terrible Year

Travelodge's problems stem not from a lack of demand or a dislike of its services, but some wacky financial moves that began before the financial collapse and have yet to gain the proper footing again.

The UK’s Biggest Budget Hotel Chain Just Had Another Terrible Year

Hotels

Let’s get tourism higher on the national agenda, UK hotel CEO implores

For UK to capitalize on its tourism industry post-Olympics, it needs to reappoint a minister of tourism, and formalize some of the functions in an organizd way rather than the stop-gap approach they have now.

Let’s get tourism higher on the national agenda, UK hotel CEO implores

Hotels

Travelodge getting back on its feet after successful, short bankruptcy period

Travelodge has spent the last few years building audience loyalty despite the loss of revenue. Now the chain needs to deliver.