Articles tagged “trump hotels”

Trump Hotels’ New Scion Brand Won’t Arrive in Dallas Anytime Soon

Trump Hotels’ New Scion Brand Won’t Arrive in Dallas Anytime Soon

Hui-yong Yu, Bloomberg

... And so the political blowback begins.

1 month ago

Hard Rock Hotels Has Big Plans for Transforming Trump’s Former Taj Mahal in Atlantic City

Hard Rock Hotels Has Big Plans for Transforming Trump’s Former Taj Mahal in Atlantic City

Wayne Parry, Associated Press

If Hard Rock, along with its fellow hotel and casino operators, can make Atlantic City a major destination for meetings and events, there's a good chance Atlantic City woes could fade away. But that's still an uphill battle.

1 month ago

Trump Hotels Want to Get Bigger, No Matter the Conflicts

Trump Hotels Want to Get Bigger, No Matter the Conflicts

David Koenig and Bernard Condon, Associated Press

The Trump organization is clearly profiting off of the president's position and power. It is a shame, both for the presidency, and for the brand long term.

2 months ago

Federal Agency Says Trump D.C. Hotel Doesn’t Violate Lease

Federal Agency Says Trump D.C. Hotel Doesn’t Violate Lease

Michael Biesecker, Associated Press

So, remind me again what the definition of a government official is?

2 months ago

Trump Hotels’ U.S. Expansion Hampered by Ethical Concerns

Trump Hotels’ U.S. Expansion Hampered by Ethical Concerns

David Koenig and Bernard Condon, Associated Press

Trump Hotels wants to proceed with its growth plans and act like it's business as usual. But can that really be when your former CEO is now the POTUS? And the entangled web of ties between his family and the White House is so thick?

2 months ago

Caribbean Resort Licensing Deal Tests Trump’s Promise of No New Foreign Projects

Caribbean Resort Licensing Deal Tests Trump’s Promise of No New Foreign Projects

Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press

This won't the be the last report of a number of potential conflicts on interest with the Trump Organization and its future business plans.

3 months ago

Trump Hotels CEO Interview: With International Expansion off the Table, Domestic Growth Gets Full Focus

Trump Hotels CEO Interview: With International Expansion off the Table, Domestic Growth Gets Full Focus

Deanna Ting, Skift

The hotel business will always be a challenging one, regardless of whether your founder happens to be the 45th President of the United States or not. Whether the Trump Hotels company can continue its focus on domestic growth, while avoiding the many conflicts of interest and challenges that arise in this unprecedented situation, we'll have to wait and see.

3 months ago

8 Top Executives Say Where Hotel Loyalty Is Headed Next

8 Top Executives Say Where Hotel Loyalty Is Headed Next

Deanna Ting, Skift

We're calling 2017 as the year when loyalty becomes an even bigger focus for hotels, if it isn't already. Why? Because there's no better time than now to try to capture a consumer's loyalty, or to engage with them, even if the landscape is becoming a lot more competitive, and consumers, overall, aren't quite as "loyal" as they used to be.

4 months ago

Trump Hotels’ First Scion Property to Open in Dallas, With Help From Foreign Investors

Trump Hotels’ First Scion Property to Open in Dallas, With Help From Foreign Investors

Hui-yong Yu and Caleb Melby, Bloomberg

In case you were wondering: Just because Trump Hotels won't be opening any new properties outside of the U.S. that weren't already planned pre-election, that doesn't mean the organization is exempt from using money from foreign investors to build new hotels in the U.S.

4 months 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.

4 months ago

Twitter Users Are Trolling Trump Hotels With Stories of Refugees

Twitter Users Are Trolling Trump Hotels With Stories of Refugees

Jason Clampet, Skift

Politics and business aren't always a disaster, but in the case of Trump Hotels it's becoming harder and harder to distinguish the brands.

4 months ago

Trump Hotels Pursues Domestic Rather Than International Expansion

Trump Hotels Pursues Domestic Rather Than International Expansion

Hui-yong Yu and Caleb Melby, Bloomberg

There are many questions, including conflicts of interest, that Trump Hotels will have to answer if it pursues a U.S. domestic growth strategy. And will people be willing to stay in or frequent these hotels given the opinions of the company's namesake?

4 months ago