Companies Profiles

 alt="Charles Oswald"  title="Charles Oswald"
News / Management
Aperture Hotels looks for management sweet spot
By Jeffrey Weinstein | March 24, 2023
 Spinoff from Banyan Investment Group stable wants to be among the top 25 management companies within four years.  ... Read More
 alt="Pyramid’s Fields: Disruption creates opportunity"  title="Pyramid’s Fields: Disruption creates opportunity"
News / Management
Pyramid’s Fields: Disruption creates opportunity
By Jeffrey Weinstein | March 24, 2023
 While Pyramid Global won’t grow for growth’s sake, CEO Fields said digging a little harder should be worth the effort.  ... Read More
 alt="Richard Chiu1"  title="Richard Chiu1"
News / Owners
Warwick’s Chiu simply likes 100% control
By Jeffrey Weinstein | March 16, 2023
 Owner-operator acquires great location in Montreal that fits his model for success.  ... Read More
 alt="Resident Hotel Victoria London"  title="Resident Hotel Victoria London"
News / Brands
UK’s Resident Hotels has spring in its step
By Robert Cole | March 10, 2023
Investment returns will depend on the prospects for city center hotels in general and Resident’s particular skill identifying near-perfect locations.... Read More
 alt="Highgate’s eyes focused on Iberian Peninsula"  title="Highgate’s eyes focused on Iberian Peninsula"
News / Owners
Highgate’s eyes focused on Iberian Peninsula
By Jeffrey Weinstein | March 2, 2023
After a deal with partners to acquire 18 assets in Portugal,  VP of acquisition and development Nicholas Mellis talks about expanding Highgate’s reach on the continent.... Read More
 alt="Greg Friedman3"  title="Greg Friedman3"
Peachtree’s Friedman lays out multi-layered strategy
By Jeffrey Weinstein | February 28, 2023
 The multidimensional developer, buyer, manager and lender is leaning into available debt opportunities right now but expects to be active on the acquisition front later this year.  ... Read More
 alt="Marriott International"  title="Marriott International"
News / Brands
Marriott makes multiple leadership changes
By Jeffrey Weinstein | February 24, 2023
With a global development pipeline of more than 3,000 properties representing more than 496,000 rooms at the end of 2022, Marriott reorganizes to manage growth.... Read More
 alt="W Maldives"  title="W Maldives"
News / Owners
KSL Capital Partners closing Asia office
By Raini Hamdi | February 24, 2023
 Despite a growing Asia portfolio – or perhaps because of it – KSL has a new plan to support growth and operational excellence across its assets in the region.... Read More
 alt="David Tarr5"  title="David Tarr5"
News / Brands
ALIS video interview: Hyatt's David Tarr
By Jeffrey Weinstein | February 24, 2023
Hyatt's svp of development in the Americas talks tuck-in deals like Dream Hotels and gives some insights into the company's direction on growth, especially in the leisure space.... Read More
 alt="Thom Geshay"  title="Thom Geshay"
News / Watch Learn Videos
ALIS interview: Davidson Hospitality's Thom Geshay
By Jeffrey Weinstein | February 22, 2023
The president and CEO of one of the largest third-party management companies talks about the state of competition in the space, Davidson's growth story and what is driving more business.... Read More
 alt="ALIS interview: Accor's Agnes Roquefort"  title="ALIS interview: Accor's Agnes Roquefort"
News / Brands
ALIS interview: Accor's Agnes Roquefort
By Jeffrey Weinstein | February 15, 2023
The chief development officer of the luxury and lifestyle division for the France-based hotel giant talks about targeted growth in the Americas, alternative-lodging concepts, as well as where she looks for inspiration.... Read More
 alt="Spark by Hilton2"  title="Spark by Hilton2"
Hilton posts big beat; Nassetta remains bullish
By Jeffrey Weinstein | February 9, 2023
Hilton 4Q22 results beat the Street almost across the board; Nassetta yet to see headwinds impacting the rest of 2023.... Read More
 alt="Geoff Ballotti3"  title="Geoff Ballotti3"
News / Brands
ALIS video: Wyndham CEO Geoff Ballotti
February 8, 2023
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts CEO talks about new brand growth, how it worked with franchisees through COVID, how China's reopening will help and more.... Read More
 alt="Amber Asher"  title="Amber Asher"
News / Brands
ALIS video interview: Standard International's Amber Asher
By Jeffrey Weinstein | February 6, 2023
The Standard International CEO talks about their pipeline, performance in Asia Pacific, and what she is learning in her role since taking over in October 2021.... Read More
 alt="Kuo Sundberg"  title="Kuo Sundberg"
News / Brands
The intricacies of Hyatt’s plan to scale ryokans in Japan
By Raini Hamdi | February 3, 2023
With local partner Kiraku, plans call for developing an initial 10 properties with a modern day take on an iconic wellness concept.... Read More