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WILL HOTELS EVOLVE AT THE EXTREMES?

Travel recovery is getting started, but to keep the gravy train going hotels must look not only at what the post-pandemic guest wants but also the customer two years, five years and a decade from now…
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The changing role of hotels

Although we are on the path to recovery, the hospitality industry barely resembles its pre- Covid-19 state. Kostas Nikolaidis, Middle East and Africa executive for STR, examines today’s hotel sector and emphasizes the need for change…
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NOMO CLAIMS U.S. FIRST WITH NFT HOTEL STAYS

NoMo SoHo is the latest to claim an NFT first with its launch of a token with hotel stays attached. The property, and its owner Sapir Corp, believe it's the first hotel in the United States to enable guests to book stays via blockchain technology…
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BRIDGE FINANCING CRITICAL FOR ENTREPRENEURS

As my colleague Stephen O’Connor says, “bridge lenders are keeping the industry going – they lend where others won’t and have a penchant for executing on the most innovative hospitality projects.” This is truer now than it has ever been with…
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