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Why Good Food is Increasingly on the Menu at Hotels
April 27, 2017
By Natasha Stokes
Hotel restaurants are shedding their stuffy image, thanks to forward-thinking hoteliers who hope to attract food-savvy travelers with...
The Draw of Art in Modern Hotels
April 10, 2017
by Neasa MacErlean
Sipping cocktails next to giant Ming vases, sleeping under Regency portraits or finding your bedroom within an Antony Gormley sculpture...
Why Hotels and Home Rentals are Moving Forward Together
April 4, 2017
by Serene Lim
When the likes of Airbnb and HomeAway first made inroads into the travel industry they created two distinct clubs; established hotels on one...
Brexit Begins: What are the Areas to Watch for Real Estate?
March 29, 2017
by Emily Perryman
The long awaited Brexit moment is here. After months of preparation and speculation following June’s vote, the UK is finally...
Why Hotels are Charging Up for Electric Vehicles
March 28, 2017
An award-winning bar, exclusive spa, and … electric vehicle charging stations? For some major hotel chains, power points that enable guests to recharge...
Hotels Take a Fresh Look at Communal Spaces
March 20, 2017
By Laura Agadoni
From hip lobbies with a coffee shop ambiance to shared living spaces linking guest rooms, more hotels are turning their focus to...
Data Centers Prepare for Tomorrow’s Zettabytes
March 9, 2017
Whether we’re watching a live video stream of a corporate update from our desks, managing a corporate photo database while flexi-working or settling down...
Why Prefab Building Methods Stack up for Hotels
March 3, 2017
By Natasha Stokes
Once the hallmark of budget hotel chains, modular construction is emerging as an efficient, low-waste technique for boutique and big-name...
Close to Home: Why U.S. Investors Want U.S. Hotels
March 1, 2017
by Laura Agadoni
If 2016 was all about overseas money flowing into the U.S. hotels sector then 2017 could well be the year of the domestic investor....
Bringing the Past to Life: The Future of Heritage Tourism in the U.S.
February 24, 2017
The excitement of amusement parks, interactive museums and ever-expanding zoos and aquariums has overshadowed heritage sites—but experiential technology...
International Hotels Expand Their Footprint in India
February 16, 2017
By Natalie Holmes
International hotel groups are boosting their presence in India, with big name brands set to open numerous properties across the country in...
Three Ways Technology is Making Waves in Construction
February 14, 2017
By Kelsey Burgess
From the drones buzzing round capturing footage of building sites to the latest computer software enabling ever closer...
Skilled Construction Worker Shortage Hits U.S. Commercial Real Estate
January 24, 2017
U.S. skylines and suburbs are packed with construction cranes, but a serious shortage of skilled trade workers is creating a challenge for contractors and...
Has South America’s Hotel Industry Weathered the Storm?
January 16, 2017
Recent years have been hard on hoteliers in many South American cities.
Falling prices for commodities such as oil and gas, currency devaluations and...
Why Green Real Estate is the Way Forward
January 5, 2017
by Ang Kian Seng
Going green has gone from being a luxury option to a necessity for the built environment sector today.
How ‘Poshtels’ are Reinventing the Budget Accommodation Sector
January 4, 2017
By Natalie Holmes
At a time when budget travelers are increasingly experience-driven, the hospitality industry is responding with a concept that caters to...
A New Climate for Sustainable Investment
January 3, 2017
By Jim McClelland
Not so long ago, sustainable investment was the preserve of an eco-conscious minority. Now attitudes are changing amid mounting evidence...
Total Impact: Using Data to Make a Difference
January 2, 2017
By Neasa MacErlean
No company is an island: its actions, both direct and indirect, often have a big impact not just on its workplace and...
How Self-Service Technology is Enhancing the Guest Experience
December 7, 2016
by Natasha Stokes
At hotels around the world, the friendly face of a concierge who remembers your name could soon be...
How Technology is Turning Buildings into Butlers
November 28, 2016
You enter your office and check your phone. An app displays your day’s schedule and prompts you to reserve a room for your next meeting.