Articles tagged “wyndham”

Extended Stay Hotels Experiment with On-Demand Food Services

Extended Stay Hotels Experiment with On-Demand Food Services

Deanna Ting, Skift

Launching something like on-demand grocery delivery service makes a lot of sense, but given what happened with Hilton's meal kit delivery service experiment, it'll be interesting to see how well Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham's pilot progresses.

1 day ago

The 10 Most Highly Compensated Hotel CEOs of 2016

The 10 Most Highly Compensated Hotel CEOs of 2016

Deanna Ting, Skift

Yet again, Steve Wynn keeps winning, as are his gaming counterparts. Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson, who managed to win an all-out battle for Starwood last year, was the top-ranked non-gaming CEO.

1 week ago

Wyndham Is Finally Harnessing Its Global Scale Via Loyalty

Wyndham Is Finally Harnessing Its Global Scale Via Loyalty

Deanna Ting, Skift

Wyndham might not have 30 hotel brands like Marriott, but it does have the world's largest timeshare business and a pretty robust vacation rental business, too. Leveraging the power of all three of its businesses just makes us wonder: Why haven't they tried to do this before?

4 weeks ago

Here’s What Hotel CEOs Think of Trump’s Travel Ban

Here’s What Hotel CEOs Think of Trump’s Travel Ban

Deanna Ting, Skift

We'll see what the hotel industry has to say (or doesn't say) when Trump issues his revised travel ban plans next week.

3 months ago

Future of Hotel Fitness: More On Demand, Tech-Driven and Branded

Future of Hotel Fitness: More On Demand, Tech-Driven and Branded

Deanna Ting, Skift

New year, new you — at least that's what a lot of us are telling ourselves this week now that the holidays are over, and so are our days of gluttony (or so we believe). And since we're all collectively tackling that perennial New Year's resolution to get healthier, now is as good a time as any to take a closer look at how hotel fitness and wellness is evolving.

5 months ago

Wyndham Buys Latin American Hotel Management Company

Wyndham Buys Latin American Hotel Management Company

Deanna Ting, Skift

Growing its portfolio in Latin America makes sense.

6 months ago

Netflix and Streaming Video Are Replacing Hotel Pay-Per-View Entertainment

Netflix and Streaming Video Are Replacing Hotel Pay-Per-View Entertainment

Deanna Ting, Skift

If the advent of artificial-intelligence-driven smart speakers like Google Home and Amazon Echo is any indication, the Internet of Things is that much closer to becoming a reality, even when we check into our hotel rooms.

6 months ago

Wyndham Is Betting on the Sharing Economy for Its Success

Wyndham Is Betting on the Sharing Economy for Its Success

Deanna Ting, Skift

Wyndham Worldwide, like its peers, is betting big on loyalty, but unlike its peers, it plans on keeping its timeshare and vacation rental businesses all together, instead of spinning them off like others have.

7 months ago

Wyndham Q3 Beats Profit Forecasts, Falls Short on Revenue Expectations

Wyndham Q3 Beats Profit Forecasts, Falls Short on Revenue Expectations

Associated Press

Despite Wyndham's revenue miss, the hotel chain produced a nice uptick in its Wyndham Rewards credit card program. That's a nice bright spot since the loyalty program is getting a lot of focus these days.

7 months ago

Wyndham Expands Loyalty Program to Its Vacation Rentals and Timeshares

Wyndham Expands Loyalty Program to Its Vacation Rentals and Timeshares

Deanna Ting, Skift

This is a much smarter, more thought-out move on Wyndham Rewards' part, compared to its failed attempt to woo away Starwood Preferred Guest members a few weeks ago. Drawing on its parent company's strong portfolio of vacation rentals and timeshares gives Wyndham Rewards an edge in attracting travelers who desire a wider variety of accommodations when they travel.

7 months ago

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How Travel Brands Can Internalize a Culture of Innovation

How Travel Brands Can Internalize a Culture of Innovation

Adobe + Skift

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.

7 months ago

Wyndham Fails to Make a Play for Starwood Loyalty Members

Wyndham Fails to Make a Play for Starwood Loyalty Members

Deanna Ting, Skift

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.

8 months ago