When you think of AI and its applications, your mind always runs to science and tech-based industries. Does it have a role to play in hospitality – a sector that’s driven by human interaction? Surprisingly, yes!
If there’s one thing that’s constant in life, it’s change. And nowhere is this change more visible than design trends. This article looks at some of the design trends that are going to be adopted by hotels across the world.
When you say the word ‘traveler’, you think of someone who has all the time in the world to explore the sights as they take a much needed break. However, there’s one group of travelers that doesn’t always have the time to kick off their shoes and relax – the business traveler. And, as their numbers keep growing year after year, hotels have had to customize their offerings to suit their requirements.
Everyone is aware of the numerous benefits of switching to solar power. Countless studies have proven its benefits in the long run. But before you jump onto the solar bandwagon, there’s due diligence to be done on your part. This article lays out the considerations you must keep in mind when switching over to solar powered energy for your hotel establishment.
Many hotels are choosing to enforce an over-16 (read: child-free) policy. But, contrary to popular notion, it’s not driven by an aversion towards kids. All that the hoteliers are trying to do is provide a calm and relaxing environment for those guests who’d like to unwind without being disturbed. And the response to these child-free hotels has been quite encouraging.
You’re no stranger to the term ‘wellness’, what with modern lifestyle placing so much emphasis on it. But, in addition to wellness offerings springing up as an industry in itself, hotels are also making a lot of effort to cater to the demands of millennial and Gen Z travelers.
Millennial, a social-media-centric generation loves to blow their own trumpet when it comes to travelling and other rich experiences, and they especially love to do it online. This trait is being noticed by the hospitality industry, and they’re quick to capitalize on it. All around the world, hotels are fabricating “Instagrammable” spaces and moments for their guests to tell a visual-story online, tagging the brand along.
Guests come to hotels to relax on big fluffy beds, exploit the room service, and have a good time with their friends and family. And when they’re here, they definitely want to capture the fun moments and share them online. Or maybe they want to get some work done, if they’re travelling professionals. However, their hotel experience can go south when they’re met with lousy Internet connection. On an average, guests travel with at least three devices, and they expect all of them to connect quickly and work really well, whether they’re replying to an email, having a video chat, or streaming a movie. But the question is, can modern hospitality provide its guests with a fast and reliable connection that guarantees customer satisfaction?
There’s a very common notion in the hospitality industry – that luxury and sustainability will always be at odds with each other, that luxury stands far above any sustainable measures that a hotel can take. But that’s not true and luxury hotels must put eco-friendly measures at the core of their operations if they’re hoping to attract the new segment of travelers who want to enjoy luxury but without it resting heavily on their conscience.
F&B options have evolved tremendously in the past few years, and it’s something the hotels are constantly trying to incorporate and update in their establishment. However, there are some common mistakes almost every hotel is guilty of making, and this article will elaborate on those very mistakes, and why it’s so important to avoid committing them.