Articles tagged “trump hotels”

Trump SoHo Hotel Drove a Sales Boom by Changing Its Name

Trump SoHo Hotel Drove a Sales Boom by Changing Its Name

Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg

Business turned around last year after Trump SoHo changed its name to The Dominick. The story shows the power of rebranding in a contentious age.

2 months ago

Trump Hotels Saw Higher Profits From Foreign Governments in 2018

Trump Hotels Saw Higher Profits From Foreign Governments in 2018

Shahien Nasiripour, Bloomberg

"What conflict of interest?" ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ — Trump Family

2 months ago

Trump Family Blames Politics for Failed Hotels Expansion

Trump Family Blames Politics for Failed Hotels Expansion

Shahien Nasiripour, Bloomberg

The Trumps can blame politics, but it's a bad business decision for any hotelier to flag under a controversial brand when there are dozens of others with more robust distribution networks and stronger consumer awareness available to choose from.

2 months ago

Democrats to Target Trump’s Hotels Business as Part of Wider Investigation

Democrats to Target Trump’s Hotels Business as Part of Wider Investigation

Shahien Nasiripour, Bloomberg

Come the new year, we'll likely learn a lot more about President Trump's business empire, including his tourism assets.

5 months ago

Trump Organization Calls Illinois Attorney General Lawsuit Political

Trump Organization Calls Illinois Attorney General Lawsuit Political

Patricia Hurtado, Bloomberg

It looks like the Trump International Hotel & Tower in Chicago didn't get required permits over its use of Chicago River water. The Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency hasn't exactly been a stickler for environmental paperwork, either.

8 months ago

Trump Must Contend With Lawsuit Over D.C. Hotel Profits

Trump Must Contend With Lawsuit Over D.C. Hotel Profits

Andrew Harris, Bloomberg

Unlike his popularity, Trump's legal woes continue to grow.

9 months ago

Marriott to Take Over Former Trump Hotel in Panama

Marriott to Take Over Former Trump Hotel in Panama

Patrick Clark, Bloomberg

A private equity investor had bought a majority of the units in the Panama property and then fired the Trump Organization's management company and brand. Everything about the Trump brand is contested these days.

10 months ago

Trump’s Name May Be Losing Its Luster at His Hotels

Trump’s Name May Be Losing Its Luster at His Hotels

Patrick Clark and Shahien Nasiripour, Skift

Given his previous business failures and questionable taste, it seems amazing that Trump has been able to trade so heavily on his name, especially in the hotel sector. But with his approval ratings at record lows, property developers are apparently starting to look elsewhere.

1 year ago

Trump Fails to Get Lawsuit Dismissed About Improper Profits From His D.C. Hotel

Trump Fails to Get Lawsuit Dismissed About Improper Profits From His D.C. Hotel

Andrew Harris, Bloomberg

We can't all be winners, President Trump. And we can't have any elected officials in office who are profiting from their outside businesses in allegedly unethical ways.

1 year ago

Trump Hotels Looks to Manage Other Brands’ Properties After Its Own Flags Come Down

Trump Hotels Looks to Manage Other Brands’ Properties After Its Own Flags Come Down

Patrick Clark, Bloomberg

We suppose this is one way to diversify your hotel portfolio, especially when more and more of your own hotel owners want to remove your name from the properties.

1 year ago

Trump Panama City Hotel Remains Open Despite Owner Dispute

Trump Panama City Hotel Remains Open Despite Owner Dispute

Jeff Horwitz and Mark Stevenson, Associated Press

Some Panamanians have expressed a distaste for Trump Mojitos, not to mention the U.S. president's policies. It's up to the Panamanian legal authorities and courts now to sort out this dispute.

1 year ago

Trump Hotels Is Handing Over Some of Its Profits to the U.S. Treasury

Trump Hotels Is Handing Over Some of Its Profits to the U.S. Treasury

Caleb Melby, Bloomberg

So much for the argument that there's really no conflict of interest when the President's hotels receive money from foreign governments. Now the Trump Organization is finding it must "donate" some of the profits to the U.S. Treasury Department.

1 year ago