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Asia-Pacific

Luxury Hotel Brands Flood Into Seoul

Marriott International expands its presence in Seoul while luxury brands like Aman Group, Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, and IHG Hotels & Resorts are also entering the South Korean market.
Asia-Pacific

Minor Aims to Add 50 Hotels in India

Minor Hotels plans to open 50 new hotels in India over the next decade, focusing on luxury and upscale segments, while targeting specific opportunities in wellness, lifestyle, and historic venues, and emphasizing partnership-based management.
North America

Park Hotels Beats First-Quarter Estimates 

Park Hotels exceeded adjusted EBITDA and AFFO estimates and raised their financial guidance, citing optimism in their group and leisure outlook, likely due to recently renovated properties.
Asia-Pacific

Brookfield to List The Leela Palaces

Brookfield Asset Management is planning to list its luxury hotel chain, The Leela Palaces, Hotels & Resorts, which represents the largest-ever foreign investment in the Indian hospitality sector.
North America

Selina Shareholders Prepare for More Dilution

Selina Hospitality’s existing shareholders face dilution as Osprey International Limited expedites its $6 million investment, impacting the company’s total share structure unfavorably.
Asia-Pacific

Hotel Franchising Doubles in Southeast Asia

A new report says that hotel franchising is rapidly expanding in Southeast Asia, providing local hotel owners significant growth opportunities despite market challenges.
North America

Hotels See a Rebound in Business Travel 

A new report points to a resurgence in business travel, with group travel boosting hotels and companies increasingly sending employees on trips, challenging earlier predictions that virtual meetings would replace in-person business interactions permanently.
North America

Canadian Business Travel to Boom in 2024

Canadian business travel is expected to grow robustly in 2024, outpacing global and U.S. rates, with increased spending and trip frequency despite financial challenges.
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.