IHG Expands Holiday Inn Express in India Portfolio By 2,000 Rooms

IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) has partnered with SAMHI to rebrand approximately 2000 rooms (operating and under construction) within its India hotel portfolio, to Holiday Inn Express hotels.

IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) has partnered with SAMHI to rebrand approximately 2000 rooms (operating and under construction) within its India hotel portfolio, to Holiday Inn Express hotels.

In October 2017, hotels in the Middle East reported occupancy rose 3.3% to 64.9%, but a 4% ADR drop to $163.27 caused RevPAR to fall 0.8% to $106.04. Africa, on…

In October 2017, hotels in the Middle East reported occupancy rose 3.3% to 64.9%, but a 4% ADR drop to $163.27 caused RevPAR to fall 0.8% to $106.04. Africa, on the other hand, saw occupancy increase 7.6% to 62.5%, ADR increase 8.4% to $105.89 and R…

The Asia/Pacific region reported occupancy rose just 0.7% to 71.7%, and ADR increased 2.3% to $104.15 to push RevPAR up 2.9% to $74.68.

The Asia/Pacific region reported occupancy rose just 0.7% to 71.7%, and ADR increased 2.3% to $104.15 to push RevPAR up 2.9% to $74.68.

TripAdvisor Tanking, More Visitors, Less Bookings – Travel Trends

How the mighty have fallen. TripAdvisor is now in deep trouble with its transition to a hotel search and booking site going backwards.

How the mighty have fallen. TripAdvisor is now in deep trouble with its transition to a hotel search and booking site going backwards.

Normally we'd say this is a typical congressional letter to a regulator that will come to nothing. After all, TripAdvisor has already started placing notifications above hotel listings where there…

Normally we’d say this is a typical congressional letter to a regulator that will come to nothing. After all, TripAdvisor has already started placing notifications above hotel listings where there are allegations of rampant crime. However, this is Trump’s Federal Trade Commission, the one that will likely gut net neutrality rules. So all bets are off.
-Dennis Schaal