Articles tagged “yotel”

Coronavirus

Asia’s Hotels Warming Up to Automation Thanks to Growing Social Distancing Norms

Raising productivity and easing a manpower crunch had been the original triggers behind the deployment of service robots and contactless technology in Asia’s hospitality sector, but the coronavirus pandemic will catalyze the automation trends already on the horizon.

Asia’s Hotels Warming Up to Automation Thanks to Growing Social Distancing Norms

Hotels

Yotel Expands Into Branded Residences With an Extended Stay Element

We have our reservations (pun intended), but if the popularity of pod-like hotels is any indication, perhaps this might just work for YotelPad and its experiment in reviving the condo hotel concept.

Yotel Expands Into Branded Residences With an Extended Stay Element

Hotels

Yotel Is Getting $250 Million From Starwood Capital to Fuel Expansion

It's a smart move on Barry Sternlicht's part to diversify his portfolio of hotel brands, especially when pod-style hotels are growing in popularity and interest among developers and consumers alike.

Yotel Is Getting $250 Million From Starwood Capital to Fuel Expansion

Hotels

Yotel CEO Sees an Opening Between Airbnb and Old School Hotels

Expect to see a rise in affordably-priced hotels with compact guest rooms copying Yotel's business model if this expansion takes root.

Yotel CEO Sees an Opening Between Airbnb and Old School Hotels

Airlines

JetBlue in Partnership to Open Hotel in Old TWA Terminal at JFK Airport

Few international airports have an on-airport hotel but JFK will get one in 2018. The TWA Flight Center Hotel will be located near JetBlue's Terminal 5 and it will be a nice homage to the iconic airline. TWA, that is.

JetBlue in Partnership to Open Hotel in Old TWA Terminal at JFK Airport

Hotels

Yotel to Expand Internationally in Airports and City Centers

Increased traveler awareness and sophistication paired with several years of economic recession have led to the growth of a new category of minimalist hotels that has continued its ascent despite increased consumer confidence.

Yotel to Expand Internationally in Airports and City Centers

Hotels

The Joint Venture Bringing Yotel to Saudi Arabia

Yotel has a compelling concept -- smart bedding with little fuss -- but it's failed so far to deliver beyond its airport outlets and far, far west Manhattan outpost. Hopefully the JV money will allow it to reach its promise.

The Joint Venture Bringing Yotel to Saudi Arabia