Articles tagged “virgin hotels”

Hotels

Hilton and Marriott Downplay Potential Ukraine War Impact on Business

Although several hotel executives don't view the war in Ukraine as a drag on European hotel performance at the moment, their tune could change if the conflict continues to makes travel to Europe more difficult.

Hilton and Marriott Downplay Potential Ukraine War Impact on Business

Coronavirus

Hotels Ride Out Asia’s Disjointed Border Reopenings

Countries beyond China in the Asia Pacific region are moving ahead with reopening plans in the coming months. The test is how long can China's "zero-Covid" policy last when the rest of the world is accepting it just has to live with coronavirus.

Hotels Ride Out Asia’s Disjointed Border Reopenings

Coronavirus

How Hilton Helps Virgin Hotels Get a Foothold in Las Vegas

The branded-is-better argument between major hotel companies and smaller, boutique brands heated up during the pandemic. If a hip brand like Virgin Hotels sees some merit in at least an occasional branded partnership, the global giants clearly have a winning argument at the negotiating table.

How Hilton Helps Virgin Hotels Get a Foothold in Las Vegas

Hotels

Still Waiting for Richard Branson’s Virgin Hotels to Transform Hospitality

Richard Branson created Virgin Hotels nine years ago, promising to deliver about two dozen boutique hotels with flair. So far, only three hotels have opened. Will it be able to accelerate its growth in 2020?

Still Waiting for Richard Branson’s Virgin Hotels to Transform Hospitality

Business Travel

Richard Branson Has Big Plans for Virgin’s Travel Brands in 2020

While Richard Branson and the Virgin Group have had attempted to break into many industries over the years, travel has remained an enduring part of the business. This looks to continue with cruises, hotels, and space tourism as key areas of focus.

Richard Branson Has Big Plans for Virgin’s Travel Brands in 2020

Hotels

Virgin Hotels Plans a Scotland Property as Brand Slowly Expands

More interesting than this hotel opening are the reports that Virgin may be taking over the existing Hard Rock Hotel property in Las Vegas.

Virgin Hotels Plans a Scotland Property as Brand Slowly Expands

Hotels

Most Hotel Apps Still Need a Radical Overhaul

If mobile is increasingly becoming a more popular channel, not only for booking and search but also for in-destination travel experiences, this report is proof that hotels have a lot of work to do when it comes to their apps.

Most Hotel Apps Still Need a Radical Overhaul

Online Travel

Opinion: Virgin and Richard Branson Have a Problem With Women Nobody Talks About

We are fans of Virgin products and we think that the brand's founder does good work. But we'd also like to see a workplace relatively free of the type of sexist images it promotes at launch events and anywhere else the founder shows up.

Opinion: Virgin and Richard Branson Have a Problem With Women Nobody Talks About

Hotels

Understanding Virgin Hotel Chicago’s Quick Rise to Consumer Favorite

It's really rather simple: Treat your guests well and offer them a great product.

Understanding Virgin Hotel Chicago’s Quick Rise to Consumer Favorite

Hotels

Hotels Increasingly Offer Safety and Stereotypes in Rooms for Solo Women

Dukes Hotel’s new female-specific rooms highlight personal safety, but they also reinforce gender stereotypes. The bigger question is: Do they really think these measures are serving women better or is the real goal to use women as a marketing gimmick?

Hotels Increasingly Offer Safety and Stereotypes in Rooms for Solo Women