Articles tagged “wyndham”

How Global Hotel Chains Differ in Approach to Asia-Pacific’s Huge Opportunity

How Global Hotel Chains Differ in Approach to Asia-Pacific’s Huge Opportunity

Raini Hamdi, Skift

Who has the best setup in Asia? No one-size-fits-all approaches there. But as competition increases amid a softer market, expect strategies and structures to evolve.

1 week ago

Hostel or Not? Shared Rooms Pop Up in Traditional Hotels

Hostel or Not? Shared Rooms Pop Up in Traditional Hotels

Nancy Trejos, Skift

Lobbies are no longer the only spaces hotel guests can share. Now some hotels are offering travelers the choice of sharing guest rooms. But will the shared spaces be enough to lure millennial travelers away from the likes of Airbnb?

3 weeks ago

Greenwashing Goes On in Asia’s Massive Hotel Development

Greenwashing Goes On in Asia’s Massive Hotel Development

Raini Hamdi, Skift

Asia leads the global hotel pipeline and many more luxury hotels and wellness resorts will be opening in its fragile environments. Low-impact advocates are trying to lead by example, but they're too small and too few to effect a sea change.

4 weeks ago

Wyndham Is Expanding Overseas With Biggest Gains in Southeast Asia

Wyndham Is Expanding Overseas With Biggest Gains in Southeast Asia

Nancy Trejos, Skift

Wyndham Hotels and Resorts took drastic measures last year, buying La Quinta Holdings and splitting from its parent company. It had a mixed third quarter, but the company promises to keep pushing into new territory, especially outside the U.S.

1 month ago

Budget Hotel Chain Oyo Continues Meteoric Growth With Vegas Hooters Acquisition

Budget Hotel Chain Oyo Continues Meteoric Growth With Vegas Hooters Acquisition

Danni Santana, Skift

Oyo is opening, on average, one new hotel per day. It should be available in all 50 U.S. states in no time.

3 months ago

Vacasa to Acquire Wyndham Vacation Rentals for $162 Million

Vacasa to Acquire Wyndham Vacation Rentals for $162 Million

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Vacasa will roughly double the inventory its team has to manage. That's a lot to chew on. The risk is falling prey to hubris.

4 months ago

The La Quinta Brand Is Receiving Plenty of TLC From Wyndham

The La Quinta Brand Is Receiving Plenty of TLC From Wyndham

Danni Santana, Skift

Chalk up La Quinta's poor performance in the second quarter to nothing more than a blip. The brand has always performed in line with direct competitors. But Wyndham wants to take it to another level.

4 months ago

Oyo Is Betting U.S. Strategy on Aggressive Dynamic Pricing

Oyo Is Betting U.S. Strategy on Aggressive Dynamic Pricing

Danni Santana, Skift

Oyo's dynamic pricing strategy could turn out to be a bit of a double-edged sword in the U.S., where the company faces greater competition. On one hand occupancy is sure to go up for many of its hotel partners, but if a majority of rooms are booked last-minute at incredibly low prices, hotel managers can start enduring some losses.

5 months ago

The Hotels Paradox: Keeping Tech Cutting-Edge But Simple

The Hotels Paradox: Keeping Tech Cutting-Edge But Simple

Danni Santana, Skift

Hotel chains are always in search of the next big thing in innovation or loyalty that will give them an edge over the competition. But in discussions with industry professionals at the NYU Hospitality Conference this week, it seems most would be willing to settle for reliable Wi-Fi and USB ports in rooms. Maybe simple is better?

6 months ago

Wyndham Up for More Acquisitions After La Quinta Success

Wyndham Up for More Acquisitions After La Quinta Success

Isaac Carey, Skift

It looks like Wyndham's in the market for another midscale brand, but it probably won't happen this year.

7 months ago

Hotels Have a Problem With Plastics: A Skift Deep Dive

Hotels Have a Problem With Plastics: A Skift Deep Dive

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

The hotel industry is just waking up to the problem of plastic waste, but this is a two-way street. Hotels rely on this convenient, affordable material just as much as travelers do. The real struggle is turning newfound global awareness and municipal legislation into swift action.

7 months ago

Is Accor the Next Starwood? What’s Next for Hotel Mergers

Is Accor the Next Starwood? What’s Next for Hotel Mergers

Deanna Ting, Skift

Accor as a takeover target? Stranger things have happened. (Anbang, anyone?) No matter what transpires in hospitality going forward, though, it's clear that consolidation is here to stay.

8 months ago