Articles tagged “wyndham”

Wyndham Is Changing Back Its Loyalty Program to Be More Like Everyone Else’s

Wyndham Is Changing Back Its Loyalty Program to Be More Like Everyone Else’s

Deanna Ting, Skift

Does this mean that Wyndham's experiment in creating a simple, straightforward loyalty program for the everyday traveler failed? Maybe, but not necessarily. It just means that there are some laws in travel loyalty programs that are there for a reason.

2 days ago

Wyndham Hotels Still Struggles to Add Improved Rooms in U.S.

Wyndham Hotels Still Struggles to Add Improved Rooms in U.S.

Isaac Carey, Skift

The hotel conglomerate shouldn't rely too much on one brand to drive domestic growth, but so far that's exactly what's happening.

1 week ago

Caesars Doubles Down on Its Non-Gaming Strategy With New Brand

Caesars Doubles Down on Its Non-Gaming Strategy With New Brand

Deanna Ting, Skift

You can bet the incredible brand recognition of the Caesars name will still prove to be a double-edged sword as Caesars tries to delve deeper into the non-gaming space.

3 weeks ago

La Quinta Payoff: Wyndham Sees Big Revenue Jump From Its Latest Acquisition

La Quinta Payoff: Wyndham Sees Big Revenue Jump From Its Latest Acquisition

Deanna Ting, Skift

So, what will Wyndham be buying next year?

4 months ago

U.S. Hotel Industry Commits to Giving Panic Buttons to Workers

U.S. Hotel Industry Commits to Giving Panic Buttons to Workers

Deanna Ting, Skift

Implementation of panic buttons, or employee safety devices, for hotel employees is a good start, but it should just be the beginning of the much broader measures the entire global hospitality industry should take to ensure the safety of every single person who walks through its doors.

6 months ago

Wyndham Hotels Maps Out Growth Plans in First Earnings Call Since Spinoff

Wyndham Hotels Maps Out Growth Plans in First Earnings Call Since Spinoff

Deanna Ting, Skift

Having finally stepped out on its own, Wyndham Hotels is in pursuit of what every major hospitality company is today: more scale, improved guest experiences, and more bookings.

7 months ago

Caesars Bets on Growing Its Business With Non-Gaming Hotels

Caesars Bets on Growing Its Business With Non-Gaming Hotels

Deanna Ting, Skift

We’re putting our money on the Cromwell and LINQ brands to do well with the hotel owner/developer set, which is increasingly looking for upscale lifestyle and select-service brands. As for the Caesars Palace and Flamingo brands — they're so inextricably tied to Vegas and to gaming, it'll be hard to convince guests otherwise.

9 months ago

Wyndham Hotels CEO on Life After Company Split: ‘La Quinta Will Be Transformational’

Wyndham Hotels CEO on Life After Company Split: ‘La Quinta Will Be Transformational’

Deanna Ting, Skift

In the hospitality business, the big are getting bigger — and, we hope, getting smarter about how they communicate that to consumers, and how they keep their hotel owners and franchisees happy. This points transfer and status match between Wyndham and La Quinta is a good start.

9 months ago

Shareholders Push Travel Companies to Disclose Political Giving as Mid-Terms Loom

Shareholders Push Travel Companies to Disclose Political Giving as Mid-Terms Loom

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Travel isn't as big a political player as some other industries, but major players wield significant influence over political candidates and the issues surrounding airports and hotels. More transparency is a good thing, particularly for shareholders who may fear a decline in stock value due to political positioning based on the whims of a company's CEO.

9 months ago

Wyndham Hotels CEO Expects to Pursue More Brands Post-Spin

Wyndham Hotels CEO Expects to Pursue More Brands Post-Spin

Deanna Ting, Skift

Like AccorHotels CEO Sebastien Bazin recently said at Skift Forum Europe, you don't limit the number of friends you have, so why limit the number of brands any one hotel company can own?

10 months ago

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.

10 months 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.

11 months ago