Articles tagged “lodging”

Hotels

Full Video: Potato Head Family CEO at Skift Global Forum 2022

Hospitality brands act like there is a conflict between the guest experience and sustainability. Potato Head's Ronald Akili explains why that's not true, and he has examples to back it up.

Full Video: Potato Head Family CEO at Skift Global Forum 2022

Tourism

How One Florida County Is Confronting the Tourism Hit From Hurricane Ian

“What Hurricane Ian was not able to wash away, though, is our resilience." Those are the words of hope from one tourism official in Lee County along Florida's Gulf Coast. It will take every bit of that resilience to restore the region's once-thriving tourism trade.

How One Florida County Is Confronting the Tourism Hit From Hurricane Ian

News Blog

Singapore’s Ascott to Acquire Serviced Apartment Company Oakwood

Singapore-based Ascott is buying global serviced apartment provider Oakwood Worldwide from Mapletree Investments, increasing its global portfolio by 81 properties and about 15,000 units. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The acquisition is set to be completed in the third quarter of 2022, after which 8,500 Oakwood operational units are expected to immediately contribute…

Skift Research

Asia Pacific Accommodation Sector Market Estimates 2022

The accommodation sector in APAC is witnessing a fast paced recovery with 2022 revenue levels not far from reaching pre-pandemic levels. However, the composition of the industry remains unclear with short-term rentals revenue share decreasing in 2022.

Asia Pacific Accommodation Sector Market Estimates 2022

Short-Term Rentals

Why Sonder Faces a Long Road Back — And Vacasa May Be Next

The short-term rental manager says the changes will let it turn cash flow positive next year, but it may face a cash squeeze before it gets there. Watch out for the very similar Vacasa, too.

Why Sonder Faces a Long Road Back — And Vacasa May Be Next

Startups

Denver Emerges as Travel Tech’s Hot New Hub

Technology clusters are hard to build, and make startups' lives easier when they happen. The CEO of a new company doing tech for Airbnb owners says he left San Francisco because he's found one in the Rockies. He's not alone.

Denver Emerges as Travel Tech’s Hot New Hub

Tourism

U.S. Travelers More Concerned About Costs Than Covid for First Time Since Pandemic

Americans are now saying that financial factors trump health and safety worries when it comes to travel decision-making. While some are staying home because they can't afford it, those determined to travel are finding ways to work around higher prices.

U.S. Travelers More Concerned About Costs Than Covid for First Time Since Pandemic

Hotels

Shifts in Lifestyle and Work Are Forcing Hospitality to Focus on New Flexibility

Flexibility and technology are key in delivering the innovative experiences today’s travelers are seeking.

Shifts in Lifestyle and Work Are Forcing Hospitality to Focus on New Flexibility

Hotels

U.S. Hotels Still Adding Jobs But Will It Be Enough for the Summer Rush?

Steady job growth is a good thing, of course, but hotels are still facing a huge shortfall of workers. Summer vacation season is just around the corner and it could bring chaos if hotels don’t confront the continuing scarcity.

U.S. Hotels Still Adding Jobs But Will It Be Enough for the Summer Rush?

Business Travel

Travel Advisor Execs Bullish on 2020 Sales Outlook Despite Politics

There may be turmoil on Capitol Hill and a contentious presidential election up ahead, but travel advisor leaders don't expect it to put a damper on 2020 sales. They are, however, keeping an eye on the economy and said travel advisors should be extra proactive in keeping clients enthused and confident about travel.

Travel Advisor Execs Bullish on 2020 Sales Outlook Despite Politics