In the world of hospitality and hotel design, new things are always coming forth and pushing the boundaries of what is considered normal. As more and more modern design ideas emerge, it can be hard to sort through some of them.Read More
Each year, the Radical Innovation Awards celebrate the innovative and cutting-edge hotel designs.
The RIA’s have become a favorite “must see” competition for hospitality and design, showcasing imaginative ideas from the world’s top designers, engineers, and overall disruptors. Hoteliers and travel aficionados alike are waiting excitedly for this year’s October winners.Read More
What top priorities are driving the boutique sector, and how can it continue to thrive?
The boutique hotel sector continues to boom across the world, and travelers are drawn to the personalized, once-in-a-lifetime experiences that these hotels promise.Read More
New and innovative venues are the latest trend for event planning in 2019.
As the hospitality industry evolves to accommodate new consumer preferences for experiences over things, unconventional meetings and conference spaces are quickly becoming a draw for millennial-driven companies.Read More
Top hotels are taking action to compete with the popularity of home sharing platforms.
The explosion of home sharing over the past decade, facilitated by platforms like Airbnb and HomeAway, has ushered in a new era for the hospitality industry.Read More
While boutique hotels are at their essence unique, they do share certain characteristics
Hotels, inns, bed and breakfasts, hostels, Airbnb—travelers now have endless lodging options to choose from when visiting their favorite cities around the world.Read More
While the warehouse look of distressed wood and metal furnishings has been hot for years, the trend may be on its way out
One major interior design trend in the last decade has been the industrial look.Read More
What design elements define the expansion of the boutique hotel movement?
Beginning in the 1980s, stylish independent hotels in Europe and the U.S. began to gain traction. In 1981, the Clarion Bedford Hotel opened in San Francisco, and in 1984 Morgans opened in New York City.Read More
Boutique and other premium hotels are finding that nothing says luxury, local and sustainable better than custom-designed, hand-made furniture. The hotel industry is fiercely competitive.Read More
From smart mirrors to holodecks, premium hotels are poised to take guests boldly where no guests have gone before.
From air conditioning to cable TV, premiums hotels have a history of using new technology to offer guests new experiences and few technologies are poised to deliver that as well as the Internet of Things (IoT).Read More