I went to check out the pool on what turned out to be a hot, muggy, cloudy day. Maybe not ideal, but it was pretty consistent with the weather New York gets in the summer — and it didn't seem to put a damper on anyone's poolside fun.
South Korea's Mirae Asset Financial Group is emerging as the leading bidder for a portfolio of 15 U.S. luxury hotels being sold by troubled Chinese insurer Anbang Insurance Group Co., people with knowledge of the matter said.
Airbnb, the pioneer of the sharing economy, disruptor of hotels, curator of experiences, has kept themselves in the news this year. With their CEO hinting at a 2019 IPO, their purchase of HotelTonight in March, and the recent announcement of Airbnb Adventures, established hotel chains continue to watch and worry.
Staying in apartments used to be a couch-surfing alternative for travelers who couldn't bear to drop hundreds of dollars on a night in a hotel. Now, more travelers are opting to live in these homes away from home, including those with plenty of dollars to spare.
In early January, a guest stayed in room 812 at the Hotel Alex Johnson, in Rapid City, S.D. As the anonymous visitor wrote in the guest book the next morning, the night was a bit more than uneventful
A successful petition by activists to get hotel chains Marriott and Choice hotels to not allow ICE to house immigrants there may lead to more families being separated, according to immigration officials.
Marriott CEO Just Made Some Stunning Statements About the Hotel Fees Customers Loathe (You Won't Like This)
Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.
"Resort fees" are some bullshit. If you've booked a hotel in the last few years, you've probably encountered the dreaded resort fee. If not, this is how it works: Your hotel room rate is quoted at, say, $150 per night.
The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation went into effect in May 2018, but many companies outside of Europe are still playing catch up.
Oyo's dynamic pricing strategy could turn out to be a bit of a double-edged sword in the U.S., where the company faces greater competition. On one hand occupancy is sure to go up for many of its hotel partners, but if a majority of rooms are booked last-minute at incredibly low prices, hotel managers can start enduring some losses.