Tag: investment

Finance and Development, Financial

Airbnb looks for investment

March 20, 2020

Via: Hotel Management

Airbnb is reported to have been talking with potential investors about an additional funding round. The company had been expected to make its debut on the public markets this year, a move which looked increasingly unlikely as hospitality stocks continued […]

Finance and Development, Real Estate

Why more hotels are owned by franchisees

February 5, 2020

Via: Hospitality Net

The last decade has seen a continued shift in hotel ownership. In 2010, roughly 70% of branded hotels were franchised operations. By 2019, that figure rose to roughly 80%. Major hotel brands have led the charge. Marriott International, Hilton Worldwide, […]

Finance and Development, Real Estate

U.S. Hotel Construction Pipeline Finishes 2019 Trending Upward

January 27, 2020

Via: Hospitality Net

At the close of 2019, analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE) report that the total U.S. construction pipeline continues to grow with 5,748 projects/708,898 rooms, up 4% by projects and 6% by rooms year-over-year (YOY). The pipeline has now completed its […]


A first look at the Oatlands Park Hotel multi-million pound refurbishment.

January 16, 2020

Via: The World of Hospitality

A venue steeped in History, the home to previous Kings and Queens of England, Oatlands Park Hotel is one of the finest 4-star hotels in Surrey. Following over ten million pounds of investment to date towards extensive and careful renovations […]

Finance and Development, Markets

STR: Central/South America hotel performance for November 2019

December 23, 2019

Via: Hospitality Net

Hotels in the Central/South America region reported positive performance results during November 2019, according to data from STR. U.S. dollar constant currency, November 2019 vs. November 2018 Central/South America Occupancy: +4.1% to 60.5% Average daily rate (ADR): +7.5% to US$90.54 […]


What Hospitality Professionals Need to Know About Service Animals – By David Trumble

December 19, 2019

Via: Hotel News Resource

In recent years there have been growing numbers of guests checking into hotels with service animals. It is estimated that there are more than 500,000 trained working service animals worldwide. Service animals are defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act […]

Hotels, Technology

What Is a Web Booking Engine & How Does It Help You Increase Hotel Revenue?

December 19, 2019

Via: Hotel News Resource

What is a web booking engine? It can be defined as an application that appears on hotel websites or social media sites and which can be easily used by visitors to make reservations directly online. It is a simple and […]


STR: US Hotel Performance For November 2019

December 18, 2019

Via: Hospitality Net - All News

HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee – The U.S. hotel industry reported positive results in the three key performance metrics during November 2019, according to data from STR. In a year-over-year comparison with November 2018, the industry posted the following: Occupancy: +0.3% to 61.8% […]


How Patagonia beautifully blends luxury and planet-friendly travel

December 18, 2019

Via: CNBC - Travel

With tourism taking a toll on the environment, more luxury tour operators than ever are now offering eco-friendly alternatives for travelers. This is especially true in the remote South American region of Patagonia. Shared by Chile and Argentina, Patagonia runs […]

Hotels, News

Virgin Hotels Lands in Dallas

December 17, 2019

Via: HospitalityDesign - News

Virgin Hotels has inaugurated its third property in the Lone Star State. Rising above the city’s Dall Design District, Virgin Hotels Dallas is situated within a new-built property, crafted by locally based architecture firm 5G Studio Collaborative. Developed by Dunhill […]