IHG to Launch a 19th Brand
- Choice Hotels and IHG saw new 52-week highs after reporting their earnings. Service Properties Trust also had a positive day with a 4% stock increase. IHG introduced a new conversion-focused brand in the mid-market.
- Marriott acquired and integrated the City Express brand. Hilton introduced a new hotel in Times Square. Several other hotel groups, including Charlestowne Hotels, 21c Museum Hotels, and Six Senses, announced new properties or renovations.
- Tru by Hilton opened in Mississauga, Ontario. TUI is actively expanding its hotel portfolio. Mandarin Oriental and Six Senses revealed new luxury resorts in Italy and Greece, respectively. Personnel news highlighted new appointments at LBA Hospitality and Barriere.
The DJIA fell 159 points while Nasdaq was down 110, and the S&P 500 was down 19. Those end-of-day indexes were a huge improvement from the morning plunge in the markets. MAR, CHH, and IHG hit new highs today, but BHR and SLNA were both down -5% on the day. Both Choice Hotels and IHG reported earnings today, and both hit new 52-week highs, a […]