Influx of international visitors International leisure travel is on the rise—Dubai International Airport has become the busiest airport in the world.
Some guests remain leery, even nervous, about the security of keyless room entry, and balk at using smartphones to operate the lights and air-conditioning systems in their rooms. Need for seamless technology Seamless connectivity across platforms and devices is growing more important.
His firm, Overcash Demmitt Architects specializes in custom hotel design and is currently working on several office-to-hotel conversions.
From what we are hearing from our clients, the spa industry is thriving and the investments appear to be paying off. By expanding the types of services and amenities beyond massages, facials and pedicures as well as by opening spas of all sizes in more facilities, this business has seen a significant number of newcomers joining the fold.
Founder Kris Keith believes strongly that design-build is ultimately less expensive for the client and streamlines construction. For most Americans, fine dining is still a special night out, with all the accoutrements such restaurants have to offer: It features two communal spaces—the Public House and the Pavilion—that can be reserved for wedding parties, office retreats, or group functions.
Business and leisure travelers appreciate the thrifty pricing, according to Charles Pinkham, VP, Development, with real estate investment firm Portman Holdings. Food trucks, for the local flavor and immediacy of cuisine they deliver to on-the-go customers.
Increased emphasis on health and well-being Guests today are taking charge of their health; hotels are responding with well-equipped fitness centers, pools and spas. Portman Holdings is currently focusing on premium urban locations in Tier 2 cities.
A brand for every personality. Cobb Theaters has opened 23 Cinebistros, a concept that combines theaters and restaurants.
Tech explosion The majority of guests today are self-sufficient, tech-savvy travelers who are comfortable using apps or mobile websites.
The typical spa size is measured by treatment rooms and square footage. The space includes loft-style sleeping, an alcove desk complete with office supplies, a fully equipped kitchen, and even gymnast rings. From chat to VR and AR, tech has gone from gee-whiz to must-have as a tool to understand attendee preferences.
Now, he says, different brands appeal to different consumer attitudes. Hotels must be able to provide services in a multitude of languages, and tailored experiences properly suited to the culture and unique needs of their international visitors.
That may be tough news for airline industry margins, but low fares drive spending throughout the travel sector. Current trends in hotel design include rooftop restaurants and incorporating mixed use amenities to properties.
Hotels are also paying much greater attention to health and wellness in their amenities and food menus.
Restaurants cut back on extravagance. Spacecraft Design Group, Los Angeles, is one of the few design-build firms in the restaurant sector. Many hotels are installing solar panels and updating systems so that air conditioners and lights automatically switch off when guests leave their rooms.
Food services, particularly restaurants, can be a headache for hotels. Much of the hotel boom is happening in cities. Flat-screen TVs, for liberating hotels from bulky furniture, freeing designers to streamline guest rooms for greater comfort and efficiency.
Office space locations and needs are rapidly changing as trends in the traditional office environment are evolving. Select-service hotels—traditionally defined as properties without restaurants or banquet facilities—are also hot.
The City of Angels is on track to double its number of hotel rooms within the next five years.
Look for facial recognition to unlock clickless access to just about everything. Top Golf ended with 21 locations. Radisson partially opens new Blu hotel in Moscow by Jena Tesse Fox Nov 14, pm The property is the brand's second and the company's fourth in the city.
5 key hotel trends. 1. Demand for sustainable, healthy, locally authentic properties, with an eye toward attracting Millennials.
“Residential components that are for sale, in the appropriate market, can help finance the overall development, providing lower up-front financial risk,” says SRSSA’s Gerondelis. “Sometimes residences are.
is on the horizon, so it’s time to take a look at the biggest trends hotel designers will need to keep in mind for the new year. Hospitality is constantly adapting. Travel and Hospitality Industry Outlook The hotel industry continues a run of strong performance and is projected to sustain strong 5–6 percent growth throughout 5 Some analysts are concerned as this industry is usually cyclic, but optimists seem to outnumber pessimists.
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