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North America

Aimbridge Sues Avion Hospitality For Interfering in Contracts

Aimbridge Hospitality sued Avion Hospitality and its CEO, Robert Burg, for allegedly using confidential information to interfere with its management contracts, resulting in tens of millions in lost revenue.
North America

Marriott Vacations Beats First-Quarter Estimates

Marriott Vacations exceeded first quarter 2024 expectations, with steady EBITDA performance and a large share buyback, despite underwhelming results in its core Vacation Ownership segment.
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 Inn and Hampton Inn & Suites.
North America

Hilton to Acquire Graduate Hotels Brand

Hilton will acquire the Graduate Hotels brand for $210 million, which includes all rights to the Graduate brand worldwide, franchise agreements for all existing and signed pipeline Graduate Hotels, and future development and growth.
North America

Hotel Job Growth Slows Down

While U.S. unemployment remains below 4%, employment growth has been slowing and hotel job openings have also slowed. Wage growth outpaced inflation, but RevPAR contracted again in January.
North America

Starwood Capital to Transfer 10 Hotels to a SPAC

Starwood Capital Group signed a deal with SPAC Jaws Mustang Acquisition to merge. If completed, the SPAC will become the direct or indirect owner of Starwood entities’ interests in an initial portfolio of 10 properties, including the 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge.
North America

MGM Collection with Marriott Bonvoy Launches

MGM Collection with Marriott Bonvoy, the brand created by MGM Resorts International and Marriott International, is now accepting reservations for 16 hotel and resort destinations on Marriott’s website and app.
North America

Hilton’s Loyalty/Glamping Move

Hilton announced a new exclusive partnership with AutoCamp to offer Hilton guests an experience that blends the spirit of an iconic outdoor adventure with the hospitality and design-forward thinking of a boutique hotel.