Published on : Wednesday, July 23, 2014
The Sleep Conference to be held between November 26 and 27, London, with its trusted credentials as the hotel design, development and architecture conference one can connect with the industries’ leaders and influencers to set business up for 2015 and beyond. The European hotel market has generated June to date € 53,797,843,497 in rooms revenue by selling 517,865,214 rooms, and increase of 5.6% and 3.1% respectively. The pipeline across Europe currently stands at 145,465 rooms.
The themes to be discussed are as follows:
Crowd-funding in Hotels
Following the International Commercial Investment (ICI) launching its first crowd-funding investment opportunity for The Convent Hotel & Spa, Cornwall; we take a look at this unconventional hotel finance modelling.
140,000 people around the world stay in Airbnb rooms and this figure is expected to get up to 200,000 by this summer. There’s a new generation of travellers wanting a personal and unique lodging experience – find out what this mean for the hotel industry?
According to LateRooms.com, the rise in popularity of upmarket hostels has seen bookings in some properties jump by up to 600% year on year. The Generator Hostel Dublin is a case in point enjoying a 616% rise in bookings since January 2013. Join Josh Wyatt of Patron Capital, investors in Generator Hostels as he explores the value of design in this very affordable sector.
Long-Stay Apartment Hotels
Performance in the serviced apartment sector continues to show resilient growth. As the industry becomes more aware of the benefits, we examine the design credentials of long-stay apartment hotels with Paul White, Director, Buckley Gray Yeoman, referencing their design work with Citadines Hotels.