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Asia-Pacific

Chinese Hotel Chains Expand into Southeast Asia

Domestic Chinese hotel chains are expanding internationally, with notable investments in Malaysia, Japan, South Korea, and Southeast Asia, driven by the rising number of Chinese travelers.
North America

North America Guest Satisfaction Rankings Are In

Luxury and upper upscale hotel segments show strong guest satisfaction, while limited-service segments have declined, with The Luxury Collection, Margaritaville Hotels & Resorts, and others ranking highest in their categories.
North America

Corinthia Hotels Debuts in New York City

The Surrey, A Corinthia Hotel’s New York City opening marks Corinthia’s North American debut with luxury accommodations, exclusive dining, and private residences.
North America

Hilton Beefs Up Its Luxury Portfolio

Hilton is dramatically expanding its portfolio of luxury hotel experiences with the addition of nearly 400 boutique properties from the Small Luxury Hotels of the World collection.
Asia-Pacific

Doubletree by Hilton Reaches 100 Hotels in Asia Pacific

Hilton’s Doubletree by Hilton brand has surpassed 100 properties in the Asia Pacific region, with significant expansions in Indonesia, Japan, India, and China, and plans for nearly 80 more properties to support their goal of exceeding 1,000 hotels in the region next year.
North America

Hyatt Expands in New Orleans

Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced the addition of Maison Metier and The Barnett in New Orleans to their portfolio, both expected to join Hyatt’s independent collections in 2024 under new branding and management by HRI Hospitality.
North America

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.
Asia-Pacific

ITC Shareholders Okay Hotel Spin-Off

ITC shareholders approved the company’s plan to spin off its hotel business, retaining a 40% stake, with overwhelming support from minority shareholders.
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.