Holiday Inn Express Changes the Formula

Last month, InterContinental Hotels Group formalized Formula Blue, its long-gestating Holiday Inn Express design prototype. With a design that puts sleep quality, simplicity, and...
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Designing for Mixed-Use Developments: Six Areas to Consider

Every hotelier is looking for a strong return on investment, and mixed-use development—whether a hotel-condo combo or a hotel with integrated commercial and retail...
Five Feet to Fitness Room at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel (Photographer: Joe Debiase)

DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago–Magnificent Mile Creates ‘Five Feet to Fitness’ Rooms

CHICAGO—DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago–Magnificent Mile has launched the first Five Feet to Fitness rooms as a way for guests to exercise in the privacy...
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Defining the 2019 Hotel Lobby

In today’s experience-driven world, one size no longer fits all. Guests want hotels to pay close attention to their individual needs and desires. To...
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Six Trending Design Materials for 2019

If the patterns designers are seeing now continue to hold true, the hotel industry is in for a year of bold saturations, cork acoustical...

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Is the industry upcycle ending? Will there be a recession?

Is the Industry Upcycle Ending?

After a strong decade of growth in the hospitality sector, coupled with recent trade wars and monetary policy changes, the question at the top...
Dr. Jonathan Leary (left) and Remedy Place COO Rhyce Lein (right) (Photo credit: Gurminder Banga)

IV Drips and Live Music: Dr. Jonathan Leary Is Changing How Hotel Guests Recharge

At one time, it was new and exciting for hotels to offer a room service menu featuring cheeseburgers and cold drinks to guests looking...
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GlobalData: Four Trends That Will Shape the Lodging Industry in 2020

As 2019 draws to a close, Nick Wyatt, head of R&A for Travel and Tourism at data and analytics company GlobalData, shares four key...

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