Its over two years since Marriott acquired Starwood and its’ 80 year old Sheraton brand. Established in Springfield, Massachusetts in... Read More >
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About Rita BancroftA regular features writer on Design Insider, Rita has a passion for interiors. Having worked at a senior level for international brands for over 25 years, she now runs her own independent marketing consultancy.
The definition of a hotel is “an establishment providing accommodation, meals, and other services for travellers and tourists”. Building on... Read More >
Design Insider review the Serviced Apartment Sector The serviced apartment sector is one of the fastest growing hospitality sectors around... Read More >
What has been its impact on the industry? It’s 10 years since Airbnb began, and whilst they weren’t the first... Read More >
The number of over 65s in the UK is forecasted to rise by 22% by 2025 to 14.3 million people.... Read More >
The hospitality sector has gone through much change over the last decade, whether it be new entrants such as Airbnb, the impact of technology, consolidation of brands, changing traveller expectations or the global economy.
Design Insider caught up with Ron Swidler, Principal in charge of the Branding at international hospitality design firm Gettys, to understand how they approach international projects and discuss emerging trends.
As the academic year draws to a close, we take a look at the big trends in Higher Education interiors.... Read More >
As a commercial sector, cruise shows no signs of slowing down. According to the CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association) around 24 million passengers are expected to sail in 2016, a 60% increase in just 10 years