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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.
Clean and Green: The New Energy of Choice
November 16, 2016
by Jim McClelland
Hardly a week goes by without news of another record being broken for renewable energy generation.
Take the REN21 global status report...
Capsule Hotels: Small Spaces with Big Potential
October 26, 2016
By Neasa MacErlean
Sleeping in a box which is 2 meters long and a little over 1 meter high and wide is becoming the low cost, Japanese-style choice of...
Meet the Robot Receptionists: A Sign of Things to Come
October 24, 2016
A good receptionist often has certain characteristics – a helpful manner, a friendly disposition and good organizational skills.
But do they need to be...
Asia’s Hotels Gear Up for the Business Travel Boom
October 21, 2016
By Fran Molloy
For the millions of business travelers visiting Shanghai, their focus is less on getting a room with a view...
Hollywood Stars Heading Backstage in the Hotel Sector
October 12, 2016
By Neasa MacErlean
Actors Robert Redford, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Leonardo DiCaprio have more in common than their Oscars: all have also taken an...
Five Ways Chatbots Could Change the Hotel Industry
October 3, 2016
by Natalit Holmes
With the widespread adoption of in-house apps, instant messaging and even robots, hotels are on the cusp of a chatbot revolution.
Are Serviced Apartments the New Top Choice for Today’s Travelers?
September 22, 2016
By Natasha Stokes
The chance to ‘live like a local’ or find an affordable room in a city center location has tempted many a visitor away from...
Facing up to Brexit: How is the UK Faring?
By Andrew Burrell
Three months on from the surprise Brexit vote, fears of Armageddon have receded as encouraging news on the UK economy helps to keep...
Hotel Groups Take Multi-Branding to the Next Level
September 9, 2016
By Maggie Nichols
With dozens of hotel chains vying for a slice of the highly competitive U.S. market, a growing number of brands owned by the same...
Is There Still Room for the Buccaneer Property Developer?
September 8, 2016
Flamboyant property tycoons are responsible for some of the world’s most visionary real estate projects. But as the market matures, is there still room...
Redefining Luxury for 21st Century Hotels
August 30, 2016
by Maggie Nichols | 30 August 2016
It’s 1930 and you’re checking into one of the finest luxury hotels in the atmospheric Italian city of...
Mixing Business With Leisure: China Fuels Australia’s Tourism Boom
August 8, 2016
A new generation of affluent Chinese are not only flocking to Australia for holidays – some are building a vested interest in the country’s tourism...
Why the Tech-Enabled Workplace Tops the Corporate Wish List
July 29, 2016
By William Polk
While some recent office construction plans have focused entirely on open-plan layouts and stand-up desks, one particular feature...