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Rising Capex, Development and Wellness Construction

Mia A. Mackman | April 22, 2019

By Mia A. Mackman This article reviews contributing factors to rising capital expenditures and investment demands in relationship to progressively important guest experiences and wellness attributes. As increasing wellness and lifestyle features continue to emerge across the hospitality sector focused on well-being, new value propositions continue to evolve. This article reviews Capex spending increases amid rising construction costs, and consumer demand with an emphasis on the value of incorporating enhanced spa and wellness-oriented property features. Transition and Demand Over the last decade, the spa and wellness sector has faced tr...

How Hotels Can Compete in the Airbnb Landscape

Mia A. Mackman | October 17, 2018

By Mia A. Mackman Airbnb came on the scene in 2008, amidst corporate scandal, economic downturn and instability. Initially people were skeptical, but Airbnb has gained remarkable momentum building its platform with transparency and trust, at a time people were greatly seeking both. In the early years, Airbnb's inclusive and diverse model provided low-cost travel options with uncommon flexibility, which became an enticing alternative to the traditional big-name hotel booking systems. The social component and owner-intimacy of Airbnb also intrigued adventurous solo travelers, seeking more local and organic destination experiences. The...

Factors Driving Hotel Wellness, Asset Management and Revenue

Mia A. Mackman | April 17, 2018

By Mia A. Mackman This article reveals how spa and wellness aspects are disseminated throughout the whole guest experience, and how wellness motivated design and construction elements complement property development, enhance marketability and engagement and is spurring new growth across the hospitality sector. This article also examines how critical management adjustments, and product and service enhancements can significantly add value, increase RevPAR and improve average daily rate performance. Built-In from the Ground Up Hotel design aspects have lined up with wellness construction counterparts and evolved into a thriving wellness-...

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