Articles tagged “trump hotels”

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.

3 weeks 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.

2 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.

4 months 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.

5 months 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.

5 months 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.

5 months 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.

6 months ago

Trump Hotels Is Losing Premium Customers

Trump Hotels Is Losing Premium Customers

Patrick Clark, Bloomberg

Trump Hotels saw its room rates plunge in the past year. Expect hotel owners in New York and Toronto to rebrand in an effort to win back the set of foreign visitors who seem put off by the brand reference to President Trump.

7 months ago

Trump Organization Refuses to Check Out of Panama Hotel

Trump Organization Refuses to Check Out of Panama Hotel

Chris Dolmetsch, Bloomberg

It should come as little surprise that the Trump Organization appears to be using some of the same tactics – bullying and intimidation – to reach a resolution with the Panama hotel that President Trump is using in the White House.

7 months ago

Trump Panama Hotel Owners Want His Name Removed

Trump Panama Hotel Owners Want His Name Removed

Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press

Trump Soho wasn't the first, and it likely won't be the last of Trump's hotels that want to dump the Trump name.

9 months ago

Hotel Industry Is Increasingly Impacted by Shifting Political Winds

Hotel Industry Is Increasingly Impacted by Shifting Political Winds

Hui-yong Yu, Bloomberg

For those who think that politics and travel don't mix: think again.

9 months ago

Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Resort Is Losing Events as Organizers Balk at Controversy

Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Resort Is Losing Events as Organizers Balk at Controversy

Associated Press

While Trump's DC hotel might be benefitting from increased business demand, his Florida estate is losing events following his callous and ignorant remarks about the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. It's another example that organizations will not hesitate to move meetings and events if venues or hosts conflict with their core values.

12 months ago