2022 trends in furniture

Hotel trends of the future

Keeping up with the latest design and technology trends can be daunting and down right difficult. Luckily for you, during my research for the latest trends I stumbled across this comprehensive and detailed guide by Hotel Tech Report.

Their guideline is broken down into overarching themes, here I will summarise for you, highlighting the key interior design aspects to make your research time quicker and less painful!

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Blending aspects of hotels and vacation rentals, brands like Sonder and Stay Alfred operate short-term rentals with hotel-style standards and branding plus amenities like concierge service, in-unit laundry, and full kitchens.

Next gen hotel brands

As travelers crave more local experiences, the new generation of hotel brands, such as Life House, does away with cookie-cutter properties and incorporates the local area’s character in the decor, F&B, and personality of each hotel.

Luxe motels

Hip doesn’t always equal expensive, and run-down roadside motels are getting a serious upgrade with trendy brands like Austin, TX-based Bunkhouse / Magdalena Hotel.

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Glamorous camping, literally, elevates the humble tent or yurt to a luxurious hideaway with high-end bathroom facilities, comfortable beds, climate control, and stylish decor. Ready to get out under the stars in style? Look no further than Glamping.com.

Homeware hotels

Home goods companies like Muji and Made.com are entering the hospitality space with hotels decked out in their own homeware products.

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Sports-themed hotels

By investing in a state-of-the-art sports bar, like at the Omni Dallas, or planning once-in-a-lifetime Super Bowl packages, hotels are jumping on the sports bandwagon with unique amenities for fans.

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The rise of hosteling

No longer just an option for cash-strapped backpackers, hostels offer fun activities, new friends, and sleek design at emerging brands like Generator and Selina.

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