IHIF Interview: Geoff Ballotti, CEO, Wyndham Hotel Group

IHIF 2018

A lot has changed for Wyndham Hotel Group since last year’s International Hotel Investment Forum. Since March of 2017, the company acquired AmericInn and La Quinta, sold its Knights Inn brand to Red Lion, and announced the spin-off of its hotel business into two separate and publicly-traded entities and the addition of the “by Wyndham” tag to its 20 brands.

2018 looks to be no less exciting. At this year’s conference in Berlin, Wyndham President and CEO Geoff Ballotti talked about becoming a pure-play hotel company, what attracted the company to La Quinta and AmericInn, the newest perks for Wyndham Rewards members and what’s ahead for the company in Europe.

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Hotel Optimization Part 3 | January 27, 2021

With 2020 behind us and widespread vaccine distribution on the horizon, the second half of the new year is looking up, but for Q1 (and most likely well into Q2) we’re very much still in the thick of what has undeniably been the lowest point of the pandemic. What can you be doing now to power through and set yourself up for a prosperous 2021 and beyond? Join us at Part 3 of Hotel Optimization – A Virtual Event on January 27 from 10am – 1:05pm ET for expert panels focused on getting you back to profitability.