In 2018, there was conversation surrounding how boutique hotels -- and the hotel industry in general -- would fare with the new wave of alternative guest options, such as Airbnb.
But, as a recent article from Hotel Online details, hotels not only stood their ground in the minds of consumers, the industry grew and flourished. This was true not only for major hotel chains, but for boutique hotels and hotel soft brands as well. One can attribute this growth to hotel brands closely monitoring hotel guests' preferred design trends, and renovating as needed.LEARN MORE
How often do hotel guests today actually use that huge walk-in wardrobe? That dresser? The minibar? How about even the nightside stand drawer?LEARN MORE
You’ve made so many decisions by the time your hotel project nears the finish line. Over the course of months (or even years) you’ve successfully:
- Navigated budgetary concerns
- Chosen a “dream team” of vendors and suppliers
- Hand-picked aesthetic elements from carpet/drape schemes to drink coasters
- & Everything in between
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
Let’s balance all the considerations that go into a beautiful, functional, and durable hospitality design project. Of course, financial considerations delineate what’s possible and what’s realistic. But hotel furniture can be engineered and manufactured to meet your desired quality and aesthetic appeal standards.
Here’s how to get on the same page with your custom furniture manufacturer to achieve a hospitality design that stands the test of time.LEARN MORE
Even the best hoteliers have made hospitality design mistakes (maybe you’re a hospitality pro who can attest to this).
For any well-travelled individual, the hotel guestroom experience can start to become less than memorable - each guestroom could be in any hotel, anywhere in the world. Even the most creative hoteliers have fallen into the routine of thinking “standards” when it comes to guestroom configuration, design, and aesthetics.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
Differences of opinion and preference are common when it comes to deciding between laminate and wood veneer for modern hospitality furniture. Ultimately, it’s important to let your project’s scale and long-term needs dictate the choice.LEARN MORE
Do you want your hotel project to be a success? Of course you do. But you have to bring in other people to make it come to life, which means certain things are out of your control once you choose your vendors.
That means you need to control these things before they turn into issues for your supply chain. The tips in this article will help you streamline five areas of your hotel project:LEARN MORE
Tightening your budget sometimes makes it hard to pass up cheap manufacturing from overseas.
However, offshore manufacturing is only cheap on the surface. All things considered, there are a number of reasons to purchase from an American manufacturer instead. Here are a few to consider as you craft your dream hotel project:LEARN MORE