Airbnb Offers Greater Price Transparency in Europe After Regulatory Threats
Airbnb Offers Greater Price Transparency in Europe After Regulatory Threats

skift Inc. · 16 Jul

Once again — and this time it's the issue of pricing transparency in alternative lodging — European regulators are out in front of their counterparts

CEO Hints Booking Holdings Is Ready to Buy More Companies
CEO Hints Booking Holdings Is Ready to Buy More Companies

skift Inc. · 10 May

Falling victim to the so-called law of large numbers, Booking Holdings saw its total revenues for the first quarter drop 3 percent from the prior yea

Expedia Being Investigated for Conspiring With Hotels to Suppress Competition
Expedia Being Investigated for Conspiring With Hotels to Suppress Competition

skift Inc. · 9 May

Expedia Group Inc. is under investigation by the Utah attorney general for allegedly conspiring with the biggest U.S. hotel chains to suppress compet

Airbnb Creates Opportunities for Startups That Fill the Gaps in Homesharing
Airbnb Creates Opportunities for Startups That Fill the Gaps in Homesharing

skift Inc. · 2 May

David Krauss had parlayed his Dallas condo into a successful Airbnb listing until one fateful weekend in 2014. Then, a couple of guests threw a party

Oyo’s Push Into Southeast Asia Is a Wake-Up Call for Budget Hotel Chains
Oyo’s Push Into Southeast Asia Is a Wake-Up Call for Budget Hotel Chains

skift Inc. · 14 Dec

On its own, Oyo entering Southeast Asia should concern existing budget hotel players. Oyo with Grab should make them go shaky in the knees. Consolida

Venture Capital Shows Growing Interest in New Hospitality Models: What Are the Risks?
Venture Capital Shows Growing Interest in New Hospitality Models: What Are the Risks?

skift Inc. · 12 Dec

To quote a smart venture capitalist, "Just because investment money is pouring in doesn't mean all bets are good bets!" WhyHotel itself may be a well

WebBeds and 3 Asian Wholesalers Form First Bedbank Coalition to Share Supply
WebBeds and 3 Asian Wholesalers Form First Bedbank Coalition to Share Supply

skift Inc. · 10 Dec

Hotel chains and airlines have formed alliances, why not bedbanks? The first bedbank alliance by four Asian players may be the first of its kind, but

CEO Interview: Franck Gervais of AccorHotels Europe, on What European Hospitality Looks Like Today
CEO Interview: Franck Gervais of AccorHotels Europe, on What European Hospitality Looks Like Today

skift Inc. · 5 Dec

Europe's appetite for cutting-edge design, community-driven approaches, and contemporary food and beverage concepts is constantly evolving. Hotel bra

Michelin Guide Owner Buys Tablet Hotels to Build a Travel Business
Michelin Guide Owner Buys Tablet Hotels to Build a Travel Business

skift Inc. · 3 Dec

Tablet Hotels found itself a world-class strategic buyer to propel its growth. Tablet as part of Michelin will face huge marketing hurdles, and the c

Why AccorHotels’ Mergers Strategy Is Winning Over Investors
Why AccorHotels’ Mergers Strategy Is Winning Over Investors

skift Inc. · 29 Nov

AccorHotels is pursuing one of the most aggressive mergers and acquisitions strategies in the entire hospitality industry. The company could be calle

Corporate Hotel and Air Business Remains Strong, But for How Long?
Corporate Hotel and Air Business Remains Strong, But for How Long?

skift Inc. · 20 Nov

It's been a strong year for corporate travel in general, with both hotel chains and airlines reporting robust growth as businesses continue to send t

SBE CEO Warns of the Wal-Mart Risk in Hospitality
SBE CEO Warns of the Wal-Mart Risk in Hospitality

skift Inc. · 12 Oct

Is it really possible for hotel companies to retain creativity or innovation the bigger they get?