Hospitality Marketing Live Show 217 October 4th 2019

Hospitality Marketing Live Show 217 October 4th 2019

Hospitality Marketing Live Show 217

CoHosts
Edward StOnge
Tim Peter
Robert Cole

Show Notes
00:04 — 500 Spain Hotels “To Close Immediately” After Thomas Cook Fall: Industry
00:30 — https://www.marinabaysands.com/

TOPICS – LIVE SHOW #217:

Top Story

1. Hotel Data Giant STR Acquired for $450 Million

Hotel Data Giant STR Acquired for $450 Million

Brands & Product

2. Executives on number of brands and why they work
http://hotelnewsnow.com/Articles/298329/Executives-on-number-of-brands-and-why-they-work

3. Chip and Joanna Gaines Are Opening a Hotel in Waco, Texas
https://www.architecturaldigest.com/story/chip-and-joanna-gaines-hotel-waco-texas

4. Blackstone Acquires 65% Controlling Interest in Great Wolf Resorts
https://hospitalitytech.com/blackstone-acquires-65-controlling-interest-great-wolf-resorts

Intermediaries & Distribution

5. New Resort Fee Legislation Would Disrupt How Hotels Are Sold Online

New Resort Fee Legislation Would Disrupt How Hotels Are Sold Online

6. Caesars Entertainment Named in Antitrust Probe, Lawsuit Claims Expedia Coordinated Hotel Advertising Conspiracy
https://www.casino.org/news/caesars-entertainment-named-in-antitrust-probe-lawsuit

7. 500 Spain Hotels “To Close Immediately” After Thomas Cook Fall: Industry
https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/thomas-cook-fall-500-spain-hotels-to-close-immediately-after-says-industry-2109904

Marketing & Strategy

8. Hotels and Meetings Business Still Disconnected and Misunderstood
https://www.phocuswire.com/Hotels-meetings-disconnected

9. Managing RevPAR For Profits
http://www.cbrehotels.com/EN/Research/Pages/Managing-RevPAR-For-Profits.aspx

10. GOPPAR: Maximizing Profitability in an Everchanging Environment
https://www.hotelexecutive.com/feature_focus/6284/goppar-maximizing-profitability-in-an-everchanging-environment

Tech & Finance

11. A unicorn illuminated: What the vacation rental industry can learn from Sonder
https://www.phocuswire.com/Sonder-unicorn-analysis

12. Why It’s So Hard for Startups to Create Wealth in Europe
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2019-10-02/why-it-s-so-hard-for-entrepreneurs-to-get-really-rich-in-europe

13. SoftBank Vision Fund chief rejects criticism over valuations
https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Technology/SoftBank-Vision-Fund-chief-rejects-criticism-over-valuations

Ruh-Roh

14. Adam Neumann’s Side Bet Selina Seeks $500 Million Property Fund
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-10-02/adam-neumann-s-side-bet-selina-seeks-500-million-property-fund

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