The most-read article of 2017? Welcome to the Hotel of the Future. 627 days ago we introduced you to floor sensors, smart mirrors and robot butlers in the hospitality industry. And we stand behind that vision today.
We are, however, noticing a need for clarity. Which trends deserve serious consideration and which ones will fizzle out without a stir? This short trip take you from one hospitable trend to the next.
How will technology change hospitality?
AI, voice, video, AR & VR, monetary innovations – we’ve covered quite a few technological trends on this blog already. But which technologies are set to break through in 2019? And which ones are likely to disappoint? Our predictions are in:
- Online payments will make it big in 2019.
- Blockchain is currently in Gartner’s Trough of Disillusionment. We advise holding back for now.
How do leaders see the future of hospitality?
Europe’s appetite for cutting-edge design, community-driven approaches, and contemporary food and beverage concepts is constantly evolving.
That is how Skift summarizes its rather interesting interview with Franck Gervais, CEO of AccorHotels. Why we think you should read the whole thing? These 3 thought-provoking statements, and what they mean for you and your travelers:
Does Amadeus conduct research on hospitality?
As a matter of fact, we do. And we love to share it with you too. Our colleague Alison Guillot gathered our 10 best hospitality blog articles of 2018 – providing an excellent platform for you to take a deep-dive into the hospitality industry.
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