Marriott Resort Fee Lawsuit Puts New Target on Long-Held Hotel Industry Practice

skift.com - 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

skift.com - 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

skift.com - 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

skift.com - 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

skift.com - 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

skift.com - 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

skift.com - 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

skift.com - 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

Choice Hotels Rebrand Campaign Aims to Win Back Business Travelers
Choice Hotels Rebrand Campaign Aims to Win Back Business Travelers

skift.com - Hotels · 19 Jun

Choice Hotels realized years ago that Comfort Inn's look was outdated. The company has to hope that spending billions on renovations and new marketin

Hong Kong-Based Langham Is on the Prowl for Acquisitions in Europe

skift.com - 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

skift.com - 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

Marriott Executive Takes on New Challenge of Growing Design Hotels Brand
Marriott Executive Takes on New Challenge of Growing Design Hotels Brand

skift.com - Hotels · 28 May

While Design Hotels is not solely dependent on its loyalty agreement with Marriott to bolster its brand, our bet is that growing the number of hoteli

Rosewood Hotel CEO Demands 'Sense of Place' in Each Property

skift.com - 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

skift.com - 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

skift.com - 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

skift.com - 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

skift.com - 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

skift.com - 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

Can India's Leela Hotel Brand Be the Same Under Asset Manager Brookfield?

skift.com - Hotels · 20 Mar

The name Leela is held in the same esteem as India's other legacy hotel brands such as Taj and Oberoi. Will it ever be the same again under Canada's

Marriott's Growing Pains and 10 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

skift.com - Hotels · 3 Mar

This week in hospitality, Marriott divulges the financial impact of its data breach and recent labor strikes, while hotel CEOs explore their mixed fe

Trump Hotels Saw Higher Profits From Foreign Governments in 2018

skift.com - Hotels · 25 Feb

The Trump Organization’s profit from foreign governments rose 26 percent last year, the company said Monday. Spending by foreign dignitaries, embassi

9 UK Hiltons to Be Sold to Family of Israeli Tycoon

skift.com - Hotels · 20 Feb

The sale of the Zinc portfolio reflects an unabated appetite for U.K. hotels, despite Brexit woes.

Trump Family Blames Politics for Failed Hotels Expansion

skift.com - Hotels · 15 Feb

The Trumps can blame politics, but it's a bad business decision for any hotelier to flag under a controversial brand when there are dozens of others

Hyatt Is Sticking to Its Asset-Lighter Plan

skift.com - Hotels · 14 Feb

Hyatt CEO Mark Hoplamazian to investors on earnings day: Trust us, the plan is working.

Housekeeper Sues Marriott Subsidiaries Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations

skift.com - Hotels · 28 Jan

Marriott has been trying to deflect the concerns of female housekeepers for years now, but things are starting to heat up for the hotel brand.