June 21, 2018
Travelers losing interest in home-sharing
According to MMGY Global’s Portrait of American Travelers study, just 33% of respondents are interested in sharing economy accommodations, down from 41% in 2017 and 37% in 2016.Read more
Hotels that already benefit from a great location and good transport links in small and large cities have to think more creatively when it comes to giving guests things they can’t get from another hotel.
And it goes way beyond offering multiple charging sockets and fast, reliable wifi to upload all those holiday pictures onto social media before you fly home.
Travel nowadays is all about the experience. Consumers want to immerse themselves in other cultures and live like locals when they visit new destinations. Modern hotels embody the best parts of their city in everything from design to food and beverage offerings.
Appealing to specific interests is another selling point for consumers. Hotels are creating experiences that attract groups of people that share a specific interest – foodies, art lovers, and even fitness fanatics can book a room at a hotel that feels like it was built just for them.
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