Here is some research I had to do for the company I was doing my internship in, this material was never used to any purpose so I thought I might share it with the web.
I do not take any credit for most of the part of this blogpost, here are parts of articles I found throughout the Internet that I regrouped in order to make it easier for someone searching for the same information as me. The sources are all cited at the end of each sections.
- The landscape is evolving quickly as new technology demands that hotels become more social and engaging in their marketing efforts.
- Consumer demand is pushing for hotels to make concerted efforts on property upgrades and improvements.
- Technology advances and expectations increase from the consumer’s point of view.
- Improvement in quality in business hotels, emphasizing on comfort :
- Wireless technology.
- Space design in the lobby area.
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Sufrace Asia Mag
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Modern architecture at its most self-effacing.
The room concept is “urban ryokan”. The gleaming metal screen that covers its face is anything but minimal.
Classic façade, but the inside was totally re-imagined, put to new use as the ultra-modern.
This modern classic in the Northern California wine country was inspired by Tuscan villas and Provençal farmhouses.
Fifteen rooms, nine Western, three in traditional tatami style, and three unique designer-conceived rooms. Situated in Tokyo’s creative-focused Meguro district, it is a pilgrimage site for design groupies and boutique-hotel junkies.
The Brazilian-born Campana brothers mix hyper-modern forms with favela-inspired salvage installations, radically transforming the interior of Athens’s New Hotel.
Ricardo Legorreta’s modernist makeover of a 19th-century water processing plant is one of Puebla’s new architectural wonders, with a rooftop pool that’s not to be missed.
Karl-Heinz Schommer’s striking wave-shaped structure and Marcel Wanders’s whimsical neo-baroque interiors combine to create a luxury hotel for the next century.
It takes an impressive building to compete with the scenery at Tasmania’s Coles Bay, and the stingray-shaped main lodge at Saffire Freycinet does its best to rise to the challenge.
While I was searching for hospitality trends, I stumbled upon a video made by Monocle on their travel Top 50. The 11th best travel tip was about a clothing worn on airplanes for long flights by night. The journalist pointed out a very well-thought fact that no one would have understood otherwise.
“Please note that this outfit is for in-flight only and not to be worn beyond door one unless it’s an emergency landing“…
“Thanks Captain Obvious, I nearly got off the plane in pyjamas.”