The hospitality industry has always been dependent on technology to make its offerings more relevant to the modern world. However, in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic, technology will be integral to making hotel stay safer for travelers. Hoteliers will have to factor it into their plans going forward so that they’re able to build trust and impart a sense of security to the travelers across the world.
The corona virus pandemic might be the biggest challenge the hospitality industry has faced in years, with travel bans being enforced all over the world and the majority of hotels going empty. However, amidst all the uncertainty lies a strong belief that the industry will recover, slowly but surely. Here’s why.
: In the age of coronavirus, most of us are either stuck at home or right on the frontlines. We’re all cautioning each other to take precautions and practice social distancing. But is that term even correct? Here’s my take on social distancing and what being social really means during a pandemic.
Off to follow your dream of having a hotel of your own. Congratulations. But before you take the plunge, have you kept the basics of such an investment in mind? If not, this post is for you. Read on …
The popularity of boutique hotels among travelers has led to an ever-increasing number of acquisitions in the hospitality industry. However, corporations are struggling to adapt their business models in a way that preserves the individuality of these hotels while also maximizing profits. This article explores the boutique trend and how hotels can ensure that their acquisitions prove successful.
Every hotel would like to proudly display a ‘No vacancy’ sign, which they believe is an indicator of how well they’re doing. However, occupancy isn’t the only metric to decide more profitability. Smaller hotels can just as easily boost their bottom line by employing a few clever marketing strategies.
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.
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.
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.