Articles tagged “wyndham”


How Travel Brands Can Internalize a Culture of Innovation

It's not enough for a company to have it's heart set on building the latest “disruptive” form of technology — they must first create an organization-wide culture of innovation.

14 hours ago

Wyndham Fails to Make a Play for Starwood Loyalty Members

If Wyndham had succeeded in luring away SPG members who aren't necessarily elite or top-tier-level members, that would have been a big win for the company, whose portfolio skews more toward economy and midscale brands. But alas, this promotion was proof that even the best-laid plans may not always work--and it pays to pay more attention to how you set it all up.

2 weeks ago

Wyndham Rewards Tops Another List of Loyalty Program Rankings

This survey, which had Wyndham as its winner, only looked at the value you get when you redeem your points for free nights, and it didn't necessarily take into account other loyalty program perks or benefits that can transform a guest into a loyal customer.

3 weeks ago


Digital Transformation Brief: Wyndham CMO Convinced Mobile And Personalization Will Help Fill Beds

The role of the CMO has evolved, shifting from a position that was once squarely focused on marketing to one faced with tackling digital challenges on a daily basis.

1 month ago

New Loyalty Program Rankings Reveal a Growing Points Divide for Travel Brands

U.S. News & World Report's rankings have always skewed more toward leisure travelers than road warriors, but this year's lists show a growing difference between brands that choose to appeal to the majority of consumers versus those who choose to reward frequent business travelers or big spenders.

2 months ago

How Wyndham Plans to Tackle Vacation Rental Disruptors

With the likes of Airbnb playing up the sheer number of properties available, it makes sense for Wyndham to make a point of some of the advantages you get when booking direct with a company.

3 months ago

How Much It Pays to Book Direct Depends on the Hotel Brand

Not all hotel loyalty member rates are created equal, and it pays to read the fine print.

3 months ago

5 Big Takeaways for Hoteliers From This Year’s J.D. Power Hotel Guest Satisfaction Rankings

If this year’s study is any indication, it’s clear guests are expecting a whole lot more from hotels than they have before in the coming year.

3 months ago

The Disappointing Life of Hotel Industry Booking Site Room Key

You would think hoteliers would have learned a few things from their foray with Travelweb in the early 2000s but, as Room Key shows, they obviously did not.

4 months ago

For Hotel CEOs, Understanding the Magic Behind Branding Has Never Been More Crucial

The biggest news from last week’s hospitality conferences was that there wasn’t much news. But where there was, it all had to do with a single theme: branding. Here’s why.

4 months ago

Skift’s New Video Series: What Keeps Travel Industry CMOs Up at Night

We turned the camera on four of travel's marketing leaders to learn what keeps them up at night. Here's what they had to say.

5 months ago

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.

5 months ago