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IHG Opposes Marriott’s City Express Trademark Bid

InterContinental Hotels Group is challenging Marriott International’s attempt to trademark City Express by Marriott, citing potential confusion with its Holiday Inn Express brand.
North America

IHG Expands Portfolio in Mexico

IHG Hotels & Resorts is significantly expanding its luxury and lifestyle portfolio in Mexico, Latin America, and the Caribbean, with multiple new openings planned through 2027, including properties from its Six Senses, InterContinental, Kimpton, Vignette Collection, and Hotel Indigo brands.
North America

U.S. Hotel Profitability Lags Pre-Covid Levels

A new report indicates that U.S. hotel debt maturities, exacerbated by lagging profitability, high interest rates, and rising insurance costs, will drive increased transactions in 2024, especially in top gateway markets.
North America

Wyndham Beats First-Quarter Expectations

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts’ first quarter results exceeded expectations, with stock buybacks increasing despite a hostile bid from Choice Hotels, maintaining a record growth pipeline for the 15th consecutive quarter.
North America

MCR Looks to Miami Hotels

MCR plans to build two eight-story hotels with a total of 400 rooms and additional parking facilities next to the Hilton Miami Airport Blue Lagoon.
North America

JP Morgan States Its Q1 Hotel Performance Expectations

JP Morgan forecasts mixed 1Q24 results for the lodging sector, with slow RevPAR growth, strong net rooms growth, and moderating pipeline expansion, recommending selectiveness due to varied performance across companies.
North America

Hilton Taking Over NoMad Brand

Hilton acquires a majority stake in Sydell Group to globally expand the NoMad Hotels brand, with plans for up to 100 properties and integration into Hilton’s commercial platforms, while NoMad Las Vegas will rebrand, addressing Hilton’s gap in the luxury market.
North America

Las Vegas Lifts U.S. Hotel Performance

U.S. hotel performance in February 2024 saw modest revenue gains driven largely by Las Vegas and major events, with luxury and upscale chains leading growth amidst varied demand across other segments.
North America

Hampton by Hilton Unveils New Brand Identity

Hampton by Hilton announced a new North American prototype and the unveiling of a refreshed global brand identity, with key updates for both Hampton InnĀ andĀ Hampton Inn & Suites.