Articles tagged “wyndham”

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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?

3 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.

3 months ago

Hotel CEOs Reveal Strategies for Expedia, Google and Airbnb

Hotel CEOs Reveal Strategies for Expedia, Google and Airbnb

Deanna Ting, Skift

As we've noted before, as much as hotels and online travel agencies may not necessarily love one another, they certainly need each other. Their current love-hate relationship will certainly change, however, if and when other players like Airbnb or Google become bigger players in the hotel booking space.

4 months ago

Wyndham Finally Joins Competitors With Discounted Loyalty Rates

Wyndham Finally Joins Competitors With Discounted Loyalty Rates

Deanna Ting, Skift

When it comes to Wyndham finally offering loyalty program members discounted rates, it's always better late than never, right?

4 months ago

Issues the Hospitality Industry Will Ignore at Its Own Peril

Issues the Hospitality Industry Will Ignore at Its Own Peril

Deanna Ting, Skift

The answers vary but there's at least one overriding shared sentiment. Even if times are good, there's always room for improvement in any industry.

4 months ago

Wyndham Worldwide Is Buying La Quinta for $1.95 Billion

Wyndham Worldwide Is Buying La Quinta for $1.95 Billion

Deanna Ting, Skift

Wyndham CEO Geoff Ballotti wasn't kidding when he told us he had big plans for 2018 at last year's Skift Global Forum.

4 months ago

Video: Why Being Uncool Works for Wyndham

Video: Why Being Uncool Works for Wyndham

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Wyndham Hotel Group wants to revamp its brand design and experience as it gears up to go public. A good brand is a terrible thing to waste.

6 months ago

Marriott Edges Out Hyatt for Top Honors in J.D. Power’s Hotel Loyalty Survey

Marriott Edges Out Hyatt for Top Honors in J.D. Power’s Hotel Loyalty Survey

Deanna Ting, Skift

Should other hotel loyalty programs follow World of Hyatt's lead in being much more revenue-based and geared toward high-end travelers? This survey's findings seem to suggest it, but we have some reservations.

6 months ago

Airbnb Might Buy Wyndham’s European Vacation Rental Business

Airbnb Might Buy Wyndham’s European Vacation Rental Business

Ed Hammond, Kiel Porter, and Olivia Zaleski , Bloomberg

Can we say we told you so? As Airbnb matures and readies itself for an IPO, scaling up its traditional vacation rental market share will be crucial, and buying Wyndham's European business would give the company a big boost. On the other hand, don't count out AccorHotels. Then again, why is Wyndham selling this. Why not keep it to compete against Airbnb, HomeAway, and AccorHotels?

7 months ago

Wyndham Took $13 Million Hit From Hurricanes in Third Quarter

Wyndham Took $13 Million Hit From Hurricanes in Third Quarter

Deanna Ting, Skift

There's no doubt that the damage from recent hurricanes will affect the travel industry for months and years to come. But analysts don't seem too worried about any impact on Wyndham Worldwide's financials as it plots its upcoming spinoff.

7 months ago

Wyndham Rewards Loyalty Program Provides the Most Payback on Guest Spending

Wyndham Rewards Loyalty Program Provides the Most Payback on Guest Spending

Deanna Ting, Skift

While it's fairly straightforward to quantify the value of a loyalty program in terms of "payback," that doesn't account for all the other special perks and experiences that travelers may value.

8 months ago

10 Biggest Hotel Headlines of a Busy Summer 2017

10 Biggest Hotel Headlines of a Busy Summer 2017

Deanna Ting, Skift

So much for taking a summer vacation. This year, the hotel industry was busy making major moves and investments, as well as launching new brands, properties, and policies.

9 months ago