You’re in hotel development to make money. From Step 1 when you build or purchase your hotel to the Final Step when it comes time to cash in your chips, there are critical steps you must take to maximize your ROI and your hotel’s resale value.LEARN MORE
The short- and long-term impacts of the Trump administration’s recently enacted steel and aluminum tariffs remain to be seen. To the hospitality industry, tariffs could either actually level the playing field between domestic companies and foreign competitors (as Trump intends) or create a greater overall struggle to build and produce (as tariff opponents fear).LEARN MORE
A picture is worth a thousand words. Online photos of your hotel can make or break your booking stream - and we couldn’t be more serious about that.LEARN MORE
“It’s foolish to try to compete with the mainstream chain-hotel market.” So said the naysayers as boutique hotels emerged on the hospitality scene around a decade ago with their trendy accommodations that were sure to become a passing fad.
Today? Hoteliers crave their own special voice among boutique hotel design trends. It’s a voice that screams, “Stay here! We’re different!” Even those mainstream hotel groups are broadening their reach into the boutique realm, as we saw in 2017 with so many opening “soft” brands.LEARN MORE
You may have a beautiful hotel in an even more desirable location. You may have also crafted the perfect contemporary design with stylish, comfortable furniture to make guests feel at home.
But do travelers know about it? What’s enticing them toward your hospitality?LEARN MORE
It was the first full year a hotelier sat in the Oval Office. The three-headed battle grew more intense between mainstream hotels, home-sharing companies, and online travel agencies. Hotel mergers, acquisitions, and soft brand openings dominated the market. Technology expanded further to improve the guest experience.LEARN MORE
You’ve likely experienced failure before. Very few professionals in any industry reach the pinnacle of success without falling flat along the journey, despite their best efforts.
Hospitality design requires thinking beyond the design. Before you achieve that hotel project with the dream revenue stream, you must first master a detailed administrative agenda.LEARN MORE