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Articles tagged “wyndham”

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.

1 week 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.

1 week 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.

1 month 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.

1 month 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.

1 month 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.

2 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.

2 months ago

Wyndham Rewards Tops Another List of Loyalty Program Rankings

Wyndham Rewards Tops Another List of Loyalty Program Rankings

Deanna Ting, Skift

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.

2 months ago

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

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

Adobe + Skift

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.

3 months ago

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

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

Deanna Ting, Skift

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.

4 months ago

How Wyndham Plans to Tackle Vacation Rental Disruptors

How Wyndham Plans to Tackle Vacation Rental Disruptors

Patrick Whyte, Skift

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.

4 months ago

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

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

Deanna Ting, Skift

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

5 months ago