Articles tagged “wyndham”

New Wyndham Branding Should Enhance Its Loyalty Proposition

New Wyndham Branding Should Enhance Its Loyalty Proposition

Grant Martin, Skift

While a new branding campaign by Wyndham may foreshadow some turbulence ahead for the hotel group, on the surface it will make it easier to find and book network hotels.

5 days ago

Wyndham Adds Its Name to More of Its Hotel Brands

Wyndham Adds Its Name to More of Its Hotel Brands

Deanna Ting, Skift

The "by [hotel brand]" trend isn't going away anytime soon. But hotel companies that want to play in that "family of brands" space need to make sure every single one of those brands has the right marketing power behind them, and the right consumer perceptions and awareness.

2 weeks ago

Red Lion CEO on the Myth of Loyalty Programs Driving Lots of Business

Red Lion CEO on the Myth of Loyalty Programs Driving Lots of Business

Deanna Ting, Skift

RLHC CEO Greg Mount's comments about loyalty programs might surprise his hotel peers. But when you really think about it, he might be on to something. And instead of focusing so much on building up their loyalty numbers, perhaps there are other ways hotel companies should be focusing on reaching consumers.

2 weeks ago

Red Lion Is Buying Knights Inn From Wyndham for $27 Million

Red Lion Is Buying Knights Inn From Wyndham for $27 Million

Deanna Ting, Skift

Red Lion has made good on its promise to buy up more brands you've likely never heard of (or in this case, remembered much).

2 weeks ago

The Big Deals Hotel CEOs Are Chasing in 2018

The Big Deals Hotel CEOs Are Chasing in 2018

Deanna Ting, Skift

For the hotel industry, shopping for new brands and other companies to buy up is always in season.

2 months ago

Wyndham CEO Believes Hotels Should Learn From Airbnb

Wyndham CEO Believes Hotels Should Learn From Airbnb

Hannah Sampson, Skift

The Wyndham Hotel Group CEO recognizes that Airbnb captures the attention of travelers in unique ways — and he wants to do what he can to create a similar experience.

2 months ago

Here Are the Travel Companies That Have Cut Ties With the NRA

Here Are the Travel Companies That Have Cut Ties With the NRA

Dennis Schaal, Skift

We're having a moment. In the wake of the Florida school shooting, travel companies are abandoning the National Rifle Association and its assault rifle advocacy. History would tell us that no substantial reforms will come out of this. But perhaps student and corporate pressure will make things different this time.

2 months ago

Wyndham and Car Rental Companies Cut Ties With National Rifle Association

Wyndham and Car Rental Companies Cut Ties With National Rifle Association

Polly Mosendz , Bloomberg

Kudos to Wyndham, Best Western, Hertz and Enterprise for taking action to end ties with the National Rifle Association. We expect to be able to add more names to the list in coming days.

2 months ago

New Skift Research Brand Matrix Suggests Hotel Owners Evaluating Brands Should Look to Marriott and Hilton

New Skift Research Brand Matrix Suggests Hotel Owners Evaluating Brands Should Look to Marriott and Hilton

Rebecca Stone, Skift Research

While brand considerations must be made on a property-by-property basis, Skift Research's proprietary Brand Matrix analysis ranks Marriott and Hilton at the top.

2 months ago

Wyndham Sells Its European Vacation Rental Business to a Private Equity Firm for $1.3 Billion

Wyndham Sells Its European Vacation Rental Business to a Private Equity Firm for $1.3 Billion

Deanna Ting, Skift

Sorry, Airbnb. Those who follow the vacation rental business closely had a hunch that the business would be gobbled up by private equity and they were right.

2 months ago

Wyndham Hotel Group Is Still in Deal-Making Mode

Wyndham Hotel Group Is Still in Deal-Making Mode

Deanna Ting, Skift

What else could — or should — Wyndham buy this year? Or what new brands could it possibly add at this point?

2 months ago

New Skift Research Report: A Deep Dive Into Operating and Branding Strategies for Hotel Owners

New Skift Research Report: A Deep Dive Into Operating and Branding Strategies for Hotel Owners

Rebecca Stone, Skift Research

There may not be a "one size fits all" model for all hotel properties, but our latest research report highlights key items for hotel owners to think about when it comes to operating structures and branding strategies in today's environment.

2 months ago