Hotel amenities

One of the most basic hotel amenities is disappearing

Whether out of necessity due to a lack of staff, to respect social distancing or perhaps just to save money, one of the main amenities that distinguishes a hotel from your home – daily housekeeping – is disappearing. The days of going back to a wrinkle-free comforter are probably over. Forget clean towels and accept […]

Hotel services

SmartGroup Malta selects Melita Business for new hotel services in Gozo

SmartGroup Malta, a listed property, construction, healthcare and hospitality provider, has selected Melita Business to provide telecommunications services to the new Segond Hotel located in Xaghra, Gozo. Through this agreement, Melita Business will provide the hotel with a 1,000 Mbps fiber optic Internet connection and will install televisions, Wi-Fi and telephone services throughout the building. […]

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How to Improve Hotel Services: The Basics for Entrepreneurs

Recently, the hospitality industry has undergone significant changes. The continuous development of tourist activity has led to increased competition in this area, and the growth of competition has led to increased requirements for the quality of hospitality. Today, guests of any hotel expect a high level of service, choosing a place to stay largely based […]

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Web Exclusive: Design Experts Talk The Evolution Of Hotel Amenities

COVID has completely changed the hotel experience with new safety and sanitation protocols, but it has also changed how guests access amenities and even dictated what amenities are available during a hotel stay. Social distancing, capacity restrictions and vaccination requirements all come into play, noted Shay Lam, Managing Director, Studio Creative Director, TPG Architecture, adding […]

Hotel restaurants

Not for Tourists: 10 Silicon Valley Hotel Restaurants Locals Love | News

Looking for a stay? Whether you’re staying the night or popping in for a drink or a meal, there are plenty of delightful getaways to the peninsula’s hotel restaurants. Here’s a mix of brand new establishments, recent renovations of old favorites and a range of new chefs. Over the summer, Hotel Citrine opened on the […]

Hotel rooms

Few hotel rooms left as reunion nears – The Famuan

The relatively new Hyatt House on Railroad Avenue is a stone’s throw from the FAMU campus. Photo credit: www.hospitalitynet.org College reunions are a must and important time for students, alumni, friends and family to enjoy a plethora of events. Universities, restaurants, and nightclubs rely on homecomings because they sometimes generate a lot of revenue. One […]

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Can Eric Adams really turn 25,000 hotel rooms into homes?

Photo: Andrew H Walker/Shutterstock Last month, Eric Adams, New York’s presumptive 110th mayor, stood outside a barricaded hotel in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, to outline his plan to tackle the growing problem of homelessness. Convert enough properties like the one behind him into 25,000 permanent apartment rooms, as he proposed, and you’d have room for about […]

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Region Snapshot: 14,000 hotel rooms in Scandinavia’s pipeline [Infographic]

The TOPHOTELPROJECTS construction database offers an invaluable overview of Scandinavia’s development slate, with almost 60 hotel programs planned for the region. In the coming years, 59 hotels with 14,327 keys are expected to open in Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark, according to our dedicated research team. We take a closer look at where the hospitality […]

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Hotel rooms in Vermont will cost you more

BURLINGTON, Vermont (WCAX) – Vermont continues to garner national attention for having the highest vaccination rate in the nation, giving Vermont’s hospitality industry a boost. However, this comes at a cost to visitors, with accommodation prices rising in some areas. The nightly rate has gone up about 15-20% over the past two years at the […]

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Cork’s smallest hotel rooms in the city’s shiny new micro bed

BIG in Japan, small in Cork – the city’s first microsleeper, a trendy 10.5 million euro hotel on MacCurtain Street/York Hill, is set to open to guests this weekend as part of the new brand expanding REZz. Originally slated to open in May but delayed by the pandemic, the 2,000m², 72-room, seven-storey ground-floor premises on […]

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Dallas has the 5th most hotel rooms under construction in the United States

Dallas building watchers know the city is opening the floodgates for a wave of new hotel rooms, and a new survey shows just how many there are. As of July 1, the Dallas market had 5,028 hotel rooms under construction, according to STR, a provider of hospitality industry analytics. That places the Dallas market fifth […]

Hotel restaurants

Chef Erik-Bruner Yang quits popular hotel restaurants at DC Row

Influential DC chef and restaurateur Erik Bruner-Yang is no longer involved with Line DC, the elegant Adams Morgan Hotel. Located inside a converted church, the line positioned itself as a dining destination when it opened three high-profile dining venues shortly after its planned debut in late 2017. Andrew Zobler, founder and CEO of Line’s parent […]

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Access hotel amenities without staying overnight

ResortPass offers the ultimate “daycation” for guests. Omni Hotels Have you ever wished for the benefits of a relaxing vacation without having to book an overnight stay at a resort or hotel? Resort Pass was created to provide locals and travelers with daytime access to hotels and resorts for use of the pool, spa, fitness […]

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Expert Voice: When It Comes To Hotel Amenities, Planning Is Key

Whether it’s an inviting F&B offering, children’s programming, or a spotlight on health and fitness, how hotels respond to changing guest needs will determine its profitability. At TOPHOTELWORLDTOUR Barcelona held at the AC Hotel Barcelona Forum on June 27, esteemed panelists agreed that planning ahead in this regard produces a good return on investment, highlighting […]

Hotel restaurants

Hotel restaurants – the next booming trend for hotel technology?

Dining out has never been so popular. It is no longer a treat, but a daily pleasure. People of all ages are embracing the dining experience, close to home and on vacation. Hotels can take advantage of this now, but only if they have the right technology and strategy. Restaurant meals are an essential part […]

Hotel amenities

7 Disappearing Hotel Amenities – MarketWatch

Room service, minibars, free parking, even individually wrapped shampoos and conditioners may soon become luxuries rather than standard offerings at many hotels. Some hotels have already reduced certain benefits. New York’s largest hotel, the 2,000-room New York Hilton, stopped offering room service in 2013, and other hotels are reducing their room service menus. The minibar […]