Sydell Group

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

Truist Discusses Challenges in Choice Hotels and Wyndham Deal

JP Morgan expects strong international performance in 3Q23 RevPAR, net rooms, and pipeline growth, particularly driven by ADR gains. Truist discusses potential challenges and concerns in the Choice Hotels and Wyndham Hotels deal, including antitrust issues and franchisee resistance. US hotel industry reports a modest 0.8% YoY increase in RevPAR, with ADR compensating for soft occupancy; group RevPAR up 0.9% for the week ending 10/14.
North America

Lodging Stocks End the Week on a Down Note

The Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index was up 14.3% in July. Year to date the first seven months of 2022, the stock index is still down by -10.4%. According to Bloomberg, the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority is exploring options, including a possible sale of the Miami Beach Edition hotel . AC Hotels by Marriott announced the opening of the new AC Hotel by Marriott Monterrey Valle , its first hotel in the city of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon