Operators Are Reinventing Lobbies as Social Spaces

Lobbies were once designed as functional enclaves where little happened beyond check-ins, checkouts and the occasional ad hoc gathering en route to another destination. “For...

Hotels Within Hotels Are Answering the Call for Modern Luxury

The hotel-within-a-hotel concept has been a long-standing way for upscale properties to distinguish the hotel experience for its most loyal and elite guests. However,...

The Hotel Welcome Experience is Undergoing a Renaissance

Technology has continuously transformed how travellers and hoteliers alike view the welcome experience at hotels, yet through all the ebb and flow of the industry,...

Designers are Breathing New Life into Spas and Fitness Facilities

In the past, spas and fitness spaces were often small rooms tucked away in far corners of hotel properties. But today’s spa and fitness amenities...

Meet the Winners of Hotelier’s 2019 Design Awards

OVER 200 ROOMS - RENOVATED SPACE DESIGN CHIL Interior Design Hyatt Regency Vancouver Design HighlightsThe guestrooms and guest corridor...

Form Meets Function in Today’s Hotel Kitchens

In the time of the great French food writer Brillat-Savarin, when the modern concept of the restaurant was in its infancy, chefs were using wood-fired...

Uncovering Top Guestroom Design Trends

Every picture tells a story and every story tells of a place. Developers are ever-more cognizant of the place in which their hotels stand and...

Bathroom Design has Become Paramount to Overall Guest Experience

With increasingly savvy travellers comes heightened expectations. Guests today not only crave an experience that wows them, but expect it, and these expectations are being...

Designing Public Spaces with Rich Narratives

Lobbies and other hotel public spaces have become more than their generic counterparts of decades past, often with spaces deliberately designed for guests to be able to...

How Designers are Creating Unique Hotel Experiences

As the hotel industry continues to reshape itself to better align with the habits and expectations of digital-native consumers, hotel design continues to evolve — becoming an...