DESKBELL SERVICE: THE ENVIRONMENTALLY SOUND CHOICE

Theodore Slate -
What is the classic image of checking into a hotel? Ringing the bell for service and signing the guest book. That should be quaint and old-fashioned at this point. We live in an increasingly paperless...

UNCERTAIN FUTURE OF THE LUXURIOUS FLOATING HOTEL

Michael Trout -
A luxury hotel ship has been moored at its original destination for just over a year: the John Brewer Reef in Australia, about 70 kilometers from Townsville, Queensland. The floating hotel has 200 roo...

GERMANY: TOURISM BOOM WITH 9TH RECORD YEAR IN A ROW

Nik Fes -
Germany is more popular as a travel destination than ever before. The statistics confirm the continual tourism boom. Last year, the number of overnight stays rose by 4% to 477.6 million, according to ...

SWISS MOUNTAIN RAILWAYS ENJOY IMMENSE POPULARITY AGAIN – IS IT ENOUGH?

Nils Kraus -
Mountain railways in the Swiss Alps enjoy the good times again. According to a recent report, their popularity goes up together with the revenues. ...

HOTEL INDUSTRY OF THE 22ND CENTURY

Kevin Eagan -
Moon-walking getaways, 3d-printed dinners, fast-food nutrient pills, hyper-personalized rooms and gyms that can virtually transport guests anywhere, hotels at the top of mountains, holographic persona ...