Hospitality

Expedia's Heavy Hand Is Working for HomeAway

Unpopular with some vacation rental hosts, Expedia’s moves to emphasize online bookings and to prohibit guest-host communications that might have …

Ruth's Hospitality beats by $0.01, beats on revenue

Ruth's Hospitality (NASDAQ:RUTH): Q2 EPS of $0.25 beats by $0.01.<p>Revenue of $100.02M (+8.0% Y/Y) beats by $0.68M.<p>Press Release<p>Now read: <b>Chipotle -</b> …

Revenue

Vietnam hotel sector starts to feel the heat from Airbnb

<b>As more and more holidaymakers turn to Airbnb for accommodation in Vietnam, the local hospitality sector is beginning to feel the pressure.</b><p>Founded in …

Ho Chi Minh City

Trump Hotels talking to 10 new franchisees for midscale brand

Trump Hotels, diversifying from a longtime focus on the luxury market, has about 10 hotels in the pipeline for its recently announced midscale American Idea chain, Chief Executive Eric Danziger said in an interview with Reuters.<p>The new chain, the product of conversations last year between President …

Donald Trump

Google takes aim at Airbnb as it lists vacation rentals

Tech giant Google wants a piece of the booming vacation rental and home-sharing market and has begun including the listings via its hotel search …

Google

Things you only know if you’re a hotel concierge

<b>…according to David Haines, 51.</b><p><b>There’s an actual secret society for hotel concierges…</b><p>‘Most concierges are part of The Society of the Golden Keys, …

London

Thomas Cook To Let Guests Choose Their Own Rooms as Operator Accelerates Hotel Improvements

An improvement in the geo-political climate as well as ongoing investment in its own hotel brands has helped Thomas Cook continue its comeback under …

Tourism

Earn 1,000 Bonus AAdvantage Miles Per Stay With Starwood Preferred Guest — But By When and Where?!?

You can earn 1,000 bonus American Airlines AAdvantage miles per stay at participating hotel and resort properties of Starwood Hotels and Resorts — …

Airlines

The Pioneer

For the fourth time in a row, ITC Hotels has emerged as the winner in the BW Most Respected Company survey in the hospitality sector. “We are …

IHG to Debut in Bintan with Dual-brand Signing of Holiday Inn and Hotel Indigo Hotels

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has signed a dual-brand management agreement with PT. Graha Agung Indahsentosa to debut two hotels, Holiday Inn …

Hotels

Hotels for Budget Travelers in Masai Mara National Reserve

Ranked #1 overall in Masai Mara National Reserve hotels<p>Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureLuxury<p>Finding lowest prices<p>ReviewsPhotosAmenitiesMapclose<p>Ranked …

Wildlife

Expedia beats analyst expectations, reports $2.6B in Q2 revenue buoyed by HomeAway and Hotels.com

Expedia reported $2.6 billion in revenue for the second quarter of 2017, an 18 percent increase over the same period last year. The Bellevue, Wash. …

Markets

My Wife Skipped $1,400 in Free Miles from Business Travel

This has been an interesting year for me. Even though I’m normally the only person interested with miles and points in my family, I actually am …

Airlines

Canceled visit? That's OK, Airbnb will let you post a review

Sometimes when people stay at an Airbnb home rental and have a bad experience, they'll cancel their stay or leave early. Typically, Airbnb doesn't allow these people to leave a review. But soon they'll be able to.<p>After UK regulators looked into this issue, during an investigation of online reviews, …

Travel

Best Rewards Programs for Pooling Points

<i>PHOTO: Two people pooling points can earn rewards travel much faster than one. (photo via Pixabay/Free-Photos)</i><p>If you’re a travel enthusiast who is …

Personal Finance

Lucky 13: Jerry Schwartz adds Four Points by Sheraton to portfolio

by Larry Schlesinger<p>Hotel mogul Jerry Schwartz has strengthened his position in the Sydney hotel market after acquiring the new Four Points by …

Real Estate

Hilton Wants to Impose 7 Day Cancellation Policies, Charge You More for Flexibility

It was only 3 years ago that Hilton moved from generally allowing same day cancellation of hotel reservations to requiring cancellation the day …

Travel

Save Up to 25 Percent in Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa 2017 With IHG Rewards Club

Save 25 percent on room rates in participating hotel and resort properties across Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa anytime between Tuesday, …

Airlines

Hyatt Adds Miraval Airzona Resort Spa

<i>PHOTO: Miraval's flagship Arizona Resort & Spa in Tucson. (photo via Flickr/Josh Friedman)</i><p>If you’re a Hyatt enthusiast or have elite status with the …

Hotels

IHG PointBreaks list preview Friday July 28 for stays July 31-Oct 31

IHG PointBreaks list of hotels will preview Friday, July 28 at noon EST. Booking these hotels will not be available until Monday, July 31 for stays …

Europe

Save on your cell bill and a Hilton stay

There are a couple of new Amex Offers out to <b>save money on your cell phone bill</b> and on a <b>Hilton stay</b>.<p><b>Offer 1: Save on cell phone service (2 forms of</b> …

Personal Finance

New Mansions, Penthouses, & Luxury Homes May Be Coming To Airbnb Soon

There’s no question that Airbnb has made themselves an invaluable piece of the hospitality market, both for people wanting a place to stay and those …

Luxury Homes

Airbnb Wants You to Experience Moscow Like a Local

Airbnb launched Moscow Trips, allowing travelers to book excursions led by local experts along with accommodations rentals. It's the first Russian …

Travel

Last-Minute Hotel Cancellations Get Pricey — Corporate Travel Innovation Report

<i>The Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report is our weekly newsletter focused on the future of corporate travel, the big fault lines of disruption</i> …

Airlines

Customized Travel: Bringing Bostonians’ Travel Dreams to Life

Sponsor Content<p>Customized Travel: Bringing Bostonians’ Travel Dreams to Life<p>July 20, 2017, 3:35 p.m.<p>Photo credit: Jessica Kirchoff<p>Travel wields …

Boston

Travel Leaders Group and ALTOUR Will Merge

<i>PHOTO: Two big movers and shakers in the travel business sphere just got a whole lot bigger. (photo courtesy of Thinkstock)</i><p>Travel Leaders Group and …

Travel

Expedia to Invest $350 Million in Indonesia Booking Site Traveloka

Expedia Inc. has invested $350 million minority investment as part of a yet-to-be-announced fund-raising for Indonesian online travel agency …

Indonesia

New 5k Points/ Night IHG PointsBreak List - Points Miles & Martinis

<b>IHG Rewards Clu</b><b>b</b> are scheduled to post their <b>IHG PointBreaks list tomorrow,</b> which allows you to book nights at selected properties for just <b>5,000</b> …

Frequent-flyer Programs

Airbnb and the NAACP Partner to Sign Up More Minority Hosts

The NAACP is teaming up with Airbnb to encourage more minorities to rent out their homes through the short-term rental service.<p>The groups say in a …

NAACP

Hilton CEO Talks HNA, Cancellations, OTAs, and Airbnb

Hilton reported its earnings for the second quarter of 2017, and during a call with investment analysts, CEO Christopher Nassetta addressed a number …

Markets