Why Don’t Luxury Hotel Brands Truly Differentiate?

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21/6/2019
by Jochem Ehrhardt, Managing Partner DNA-QA


When Steve Rubell and Ian Schrager, once famed co-owners of Studio 54 in New York, opened the Morgans Hotel in 1984 followed by the Royalton and the Paramount Hotel, both designed by Frenchman Philippe Starck, they created instant hits by ushering in a new era of so-called Boutique (Lifestyle) Hotels with “lobby socializing” like never seen before. These cool, hip, and chic spaces drew a crowd of like-minded hotel guests, including the author, as well as residents.

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Hotel Restaurants are Back?

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17/5/2019
By Stéphane Bellon, founder, Studionomie, Geneva


For the past two decades, hoteliers have worked hard to reinvent their restaurants, particularly to make sure they would be perceived as stand-alone and not hotel restaurants.

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Coworking Spaces in Hotels - A Match Made in Heaven?

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By Samuel Wich, Student at Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne obtaining his Bachelor in International Hospitality Management
26/4/2019
 

The recent spike in Google searches for the term "coworking" shows that there is no end in sight to the sweeping changes of younger generations' work behavior.

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Ian Schager Says Luxury Hotels Will Change In Two Main Ways Over the Next Ten Years

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5/4/2019

Ian Schrager, legendary hotelier and Studio 54 cofounder, says luxury hotels will change in two main ways over the next 10 years. Luxury hotels will get smaller, with only 80 to 90 rooms, but each room will be larger, Schrager says.

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El Business Travel en 2025

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29/3/2019
by Marcel Forns, Director General GEBTA España
 

Que los viajes de negocio en España moverán cerca de 15.600 millones de euros en 2025, como recoge el reciente estudio elaborado por GEBTA y Braintrust, supone sin duda una buena noticia. Lo es para la propia industria de los viajes, pero a la vez también para el conjunto de la economía, en la medida en la que los viajes de negocio tienen un efecto directo en el crecimiento de la actividad comercial y las exportaciones, con un ROI medio cercano al 1:10 en el caso del managed business travel.

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