Resort Fees Come Under Fire in DC and 6 Other Top Hospitality Stories This Week - Hotels · 5 Oct

This week in hospitality, new proposed legislation could change the way resort fees are displayed. Then we take a look at Six Senses' green plan to b

MGM Likely to Sell Circus Circus and Other Las Vegas Resorts - Hotels · 20 Sep

Circus Circus, probably worth at least $1 billion, would be easy to carve out. MGM Resorts has never included the popular Las Vegas resort in its loy

Anbang Sells Its U.S. Luxury Hotels to South Korea's Mirae for $5.8 Billion - Hotels · 11 Sep

Anbang bought the U.S. trophy hotels for $5.5 billion in 2016 and now offloads it to Mirae for a little moseems a good price for the South Korean fir

Cox & Kings Contemplates Sale of Meininger Hotels - Hotels · 2 Sep

Given Cox & Kings' well-publicized financial struggles, offloading the Meininger hybrid hotel/hostel chain makes sense. There will likely be plenty o

Hong Kong's SHKP Hotels Stands to Lose the Most From Protests
Hong Kong's SHKP Hotels Stands to Lose the Most From Protests - Hotels · 27 Aug

Sun Hung Kai Properties has a vast hotel portfolio under SHKP Hotels, which owns the Four Seasons, Ritz-Carlton, W, Novotel Citigate, Crowne Plaza an

Marriott Plays Catch-Up on All-Inclusives as Rivals Push Into Resorts - Hotels · 26 Aug

After years of standing on the sidelines, the world's largest hotel chain has committed to growing its all-inclusive portfolio organically. Keep an e

Nobu Now Sees Lodging as Its 'Speedboat - Hotels · 19 Aug

With 18 hotels signed, opened, or under construction, Nobu Hotels is growing its hotel portfolio rapidly. But the chain is focused only on major glob

Hospitality Brands Go All-In on the Sleep Movement - Hotels · 15 Aug

As our Skift Megatrend 2019 forecasted, wellness is the new hook in travel marketing, and it's been gaining speed. The rise of wellness culture has m

IHG CEO Draws Line Under Latest Brand Growth Strategy - Hotels · 6 Aug

CEOs don't like ruling things out entirely but it sounds like Keith Barr is happy with his brand portfolio ... for now at least.

Hilton Being Held Back by China Trade Tussle - Hotels · 24 Jul

Luckily, Hilton has built a strong business model that should see it through any tough times.

Marriott Resort Fee Lawsuit Puts New Target on Long-Held Hotel Industry Practice - Hotels · 15 Jul

Do not think that this lawsuit only matters to Marriott. Competitors are keeping a close eye on the case, knowing they could be next. The industry ha

Marriott Is Sued by D.C. as Hotel Resort Fees Come Under Renewed Fire - Hotels · 9 Jul

Resort fees are embedded into many hotels' business models so it would take a lot to upend them. But the prospect is picking up a lot of momentum.

Marriott Handed $124 Million Fine Over Starwood Data Breach - Hotels · 9 Jul

The headline fine amount might seem pretty substantial, but as with the British Airways case, it's only an intention at this stage. Both companies wi

Regent Wants to Reclaim Its Crown Under IHG - Hotels · 9 Jul

With new hotel brands popping up every day, it can be a challenge to establish name recognition among consumers. That's one challenge InterContinenta

Blackstone May Repurchase Anbang Hotel Properties - Hotels · 22 Jun

What are hotel portfolios to the Blackstone Group if not mere commodities to be bought, sold, and reacquired. The real estate giant has done this sev

Hotels Are Reviving Nightclubs to Boost Visibility - Hotels · 21 Jun

The nightlife industry has long been riddled with fly-by-night club closures and seedy venues. Now a handful of powerful hoteliers are changing that

Lifestyle-Brand Veteran Dream Hotel Group to Expand Aggressively - Hotels · 21 Jun

It's no secret that lifestyle brands cater to a particular type of traveler, but that doesn't mean there isn't plenty of money still to be made in th

Oyo Plans $300 Million U.S. Expansion With Focus on Major Cities - Hotels · 19 Jun

Sometimes it's obvious when a company is growing too fast. This doesn't appear to be one of those times. You have to be everywhere customers want to

Hong Kong-Based Langham Is on the Prowl for Acquisitions in Europe - Hotels · 18 Jun

Langham has expanded in North America, China, and Australia, but not in Europe, where its acquisition of The Langham, London, gave it the brand. A ne

MGM Resorts Completes Layoffs in Cost-Cutting Effort - Hotels · 30 May

MGM Resorts tried to get ahead of the curve by downsizing before a potential economic downturn hits. The hospitality company can now focus on develop

Rosewood Hotel CEO Demands 'Sense of Place' in Each Property - Hotels · 27 May

An ambitious expansion strategy won't stop Rosewood from tailoring each of its 21 planned properties to the cities they're in. CEO Sonia Cheng says l

Executive Q&A: Posadas' Meteoric Growth in Mexico and Beyond - Hotels · 24 May

Posadas has witnessed many shifts within Mexico's tourism industry over the last five decades since it first launched its Fiesta Americana hotel. The

Bidders Line Up to Buy Anbang Luxury Hotel Portfolio - Hotels · 22 May

Anbang is edging closer to selling off its collection of luxury hotels. It's buying spree now seems like a distant memory.

Goldman Is in Talks to Buy B&B Hotels for $2.2 Billion - Hotels · 20 May

PAI Partners has been attempting to offload the budget hotel brand for some time, having bought the French hotelier in 2016.

New Skift Strategy Deck: RethinkA Hotelier's Guide to Thriving in an Era of Disruption - Hotels · 18 Apr

Hoteliers are under pressure to deliver high profit margins, but are saddled with bulky legacy revenue systems. While transforming all operations mig

Wynn Resorts Walks Away From Crown Deal After Talks Became Public - Hotels · 9 Apr

It's likely that Wynn's cold feet about the Crown Resorts deal had more complex origins than the mere public disclosure of talks under way. Wynn want