For many travelers, packing a suitcase is a stressful endeavor; packing light, a perpetual fantasy. To help guests ditch excess baggage, hotels are partnering with fashion companies to deliver Instagram-worthy outfits directly to their guest rooms.
Expedia said it's cutting thousands of jobs, striving to simplify the "bloated organization" and return the online travel giant to more disciplined growth.
U.S. casino operator MGM Resorts International said on Thursday it was the victim of a data breach last year after an earlier report claimed that details of over 10.6 million hotel guests had been compromised.
For hotel owners and operators, making technology investments is all about creating balance between guest needs and brand wants, according to sources.
Right now, there are over 200,000 Hyatt hotel rooms. Those rooms span 20 brands and 875 properties and are supported by 100,000 employees worldwide — and there are about to be a whole lot more of them.
When a CEO and chief financial officer get pushed out a couple of months earlier, yes, the next earnings call with financial analysts might be unusual. But the Expedia Group fourth quarter earnings discussion on Thursday was one for the record books.
When it comes to providing tech services to hotels, has Oracle Hospitality turned over a new leaf?
The odds of the U.S. economy entering a recession in 2020 have fallen to around one in four, according to Tourism Economics President Adam Sacks, but an inevitable slowdown in economic growth is a reality that the travel and hotel industries will have to live with for the foreseeable future.
If the cliché "no pain, no gain" applies to disruptor Oyo, then the chain is clearly in the pain part of that equation. The brand has definitely taken a huge reputation hit that will play out for months.
Not long ago, traveling to another city generally meant selecting a hotel to spend the night. But then Airbnb made it fashionable to stay in people's luxury villas, city-center condos, rustic cabins and any number of unique accommodations around the world.