3 Hotel Trends Your Guests Can’t Take Anymore

Our jobs as hospitality professionals may be complex, but our mandate is simple. Make guests feel at home. Strive to give them more of what they want. Build a reputation to keep them coming back. Sometimes we do a great job of this. Innovations have been fast and furious in recent years, and many of them are exciting. Allowing guests to do more with their mobile devices (checking in, ordering room service, even controlling amenities in the room) is here to stay. Greater attention to food and beverage quality, and more appealing common spaces — these too are significant upgrades, indicative of the future.

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What is 'Sweatworking' and Why Should Hotel Managers Care?

We all know the news can be strange these days, but every so often, you see a story that really makes you scratch your head. Like the man who set out to run across the ocean inside a floating bubble . Many people were inspired by this. Others saw it as an attention-grab. There were also one or two voices raised about the $140,000 in U.S. Coast Guard funds that went toward rescuing the man between Florida and Bermuda.

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3 Lifestyle Trends That Will Transform Real Estate Development

If real estate development has changed more slowly than other facets of modern life, it’s understandable. A property that cost millions to construct in 1990, for example, may already be far behind in terms of design, connectivity and efficiency—but it still does the job, and it’s not so easy to tear it down and start over. It’s a question of economics.

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