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Top Five Must-Have Hotel Amenities in 2019 and Beyond

Sep 06 2019

Whether guests are traveling for business or leisure, they always want the best hotel amenities to make their stay comfortable and memorable. Nevertheless, precisely what your guests want depends on who your market is, as Trivago points out. Honeymooners want …

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Interior Design Trends for Hotels in 2019

Jun 21 2019

Every year, the hospitality sector sees overarching developments in how hotel brands cater to their clientele. These developments are more often than not reflected in hotel interior design and use of space. This year, design trends focus overwhelmingly on providing …

Q1 2019 Lodging Snapshot

May 16 2019

Despite a slight slowdown in the first three months of this year, the U.S. economy is still going strong. That’s also reflected in the hotel industry. According to Lodging Magazine, in the first quarter of 2019, the hotel industry experienced …

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Top Trends Impacting the Hospitality Industry

Mar 13 2019

According to research by Deloitte, the hotel sector has been growing at a CAGR of six percent over the past decade. And while nobody can accurately predict the exact market value of the hospitality business for the upcoming year, experts …

Focus on Hotel Construction Costs 2019

Feb 19 2019

According to Fixr, the average hotel in the U.S. covers approximately 48,000 square feet with 115 rooms of 325 square feet and an ensuite bathroom each. While construction costs vary drastically per location, the average costs to build such a …

How the Hotel Industry Can Compete with Vacation Rentals

Jan 15 2019

In a previous blog post, we discussed how the growing popularity of peer-to-peer vacation rentals such as Airbnb, HomeAway and VRBO is impacting the hotel industry. Travelers who don’t want to spend top dollar on lodging or who prefer a …