Is there a future for condominium hotels?

If you were fortunate enough to visit the Miami Beach area in the early 1980s (the hair and cars alone would have been worth it), you might have stayed in one of the first ever condominium hotels. Since then, the “condotel” or “aparthotel” has seen its ups and downs as...

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Toy Boats and Oil Tankers: The Advantages of Being a New Hotel Brand

If you were an emerging hotel brand entering the market today—if you were in the process of refining your brand identity—what decisions would you make? If you had a totally clean slate, how would you conceive your hotel’s layout, design, amenities, promotions, name, lo...

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Not another 'new craze' post: Making Pokémon Go work for your hotel

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And just like that, a new craze is upon us. Pokémon GO has actually been in development for over two years, with the usual series of field tests and beta versions—but many of us had never heard of the game until a few weeks ago, when it muscl...

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