These are the hospitality trends we were talking about this week.
Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts we highlight the stories that tackle these trends. This one looks at top hospitality trends.
For all of our trends roundups, go here.
>>Mobile messaging is “hot” with travel marketers: Hotels Embrace Mobile Messaging and More Digital Travel Marketing News
>>We can’t wait until Airbnb goes public: Airbnb Data Highlights From Penn State’s Year-Long Host Study
>>Smart hotels are rethinking the most profitable ways to make the most of their spaces: Disruption Comes to Lifestyle Hotels in the Form of On-Demand Meeting Spaces
>>Terrorism is not a disruptor for hotels says IHG CEO Richard Solomons: IHG CEO Says That Terrorism Is Not ‘Truly Disruptive’ to Hospitality
>>Four Seasons has stuck with a singular brand that boasts diverse luxury properties: Interview: Four Seasons CEO on the Brand’s Singular Focus
>>Performing the dirty work at a hotel paves the road to future career success: Survey: Hotel Jobs Helps Entry-Level Workers Build a Career
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Photo credit: The Royalton Hotel in New York is offering introductory event-space rates starting at $165 per hour. Royalton Hotel