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When it comes to enjoyable travel experiences, accommodations are often an essential part of the journey. Showcasing how travel stays are adapting to the tastes of modern consumers, this category of hotel trends sheds light on everything from sustainable hotels to pop culture accommodations and minimalist getaways.
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Restored Scandinavian-Inspired Cabins
Restored Scandinavian-Inspired Cabins
The Lilla Norr A-Frame Cabin is Available on Airbnb
The Lilla Norr A-frame cabin is a restored structure in the woods of Minnesota that aims to provide guests with all the essential amenities they need with stylish furnishings to boot. The retro... MORE
play_circle_filled Ethereal Eco-Conscious Oceanic Hotels
Ethereal Eco-Conscious Oceanic Hotels
The Anthénea Floating Hotel Suite Offers Luxury Amenities
The Anthénea floating hotel suite is an ethereal accommodation for travelers seeking to enjoy time away that is luxurious, relaxing and eco-conscious. The floating suite is appointed with all the... MORE
Tranquil Floating Rental Cabins
Tranquil Floating Rental Cabins
The 'Lilypad' Floating Cabin Has a 100% Solar-Powered Design
Unusual or unorthodox vacation rentals have become more popular in recent years thanks to services like Airbnb, which is seeing creations like the ‘Lilypad’ floating cabin come about for... MORE
Shipping Container Rental Cabins
Shipping Container Rental Cabins
This Two-Story Cabin is Located in Rakula, Australia
These rental cabins are located in Hideaway Litchfield in a woody location tucked in the Litchfield National Park in Rakula, Australia to offer adventurers with a place to relax and unwind in the... MORE
Volcano-Adjacent Rental Cabins
Volcano-Adjacent Rental Cabins
The Volcano Cabin is Five Minutes from the Volcano National Park
The Volcano Cabin is an Airbnb rental option for adventurers who want to explore the best that Hawaii has to offer, while also getting back to nature. The cabin is located five minutes away from the... MORE
Artful Sleepover Experiences
Artful Sleepover Experiences
Toronto's Darren Gallery Invites People to Spend the Night
Toronto’s Darren Gallery is launching a program called Sleep With Art that invites people to experience an overnight stay in the newly renovated gallery. The intimate experience with art gives... MORE
Video Game-Themed Hotels
Video Game-Themed Hotels
Atari Will Open a Gaming Hotel in Phoenix with AR and VR Experiences
Atari recently announced that it will create video game-themed hotels in the United States. The first location will be located in Phoenix and it will open later in 2020. Atari also indicated that... MORE
Top 60 World Trends in December
Top 60 World Trends in December
From Artsy Camp Music Festivals to Chocolate Spread-Themed Hotels
The round-up of December 2019 world trends take into account of global innovative factors, especially those that surround unique ideas and travel concepts. There are many ways that brands all around... MORE
Eclectic Overnight
P2P hospitality companies offer more unique, one-of-a-kind housing options
Trend - Seeking to create more personalized overnight experiences, P2P hotel rentals like Airbnb are expanding their options to include unique, outside-the-box options for guests looking for something a little bit different. Moving beyond just minimalist aesthetics and high-end decor, alternative options are emerging that speak to more kitschy, non-typical overnight stays.
Workshop Question - How might you evolve your product or service experiences to be more memorable and unique? What alternative options could you provide?
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Glamping Tiny House Rentals
Glamping Tiny House Rentals
This Zero Squared Tiny House is Available for Rent on Airbnb
This Zero Squared tiny house is available from the Canada-based company to offer travelers with a way to enjoy the benefits of a compact living space for a short while when enjoying the majesty of... MORE
Top 40 World Trends in April
Top 40 World Trends in April
From Economy Class Sleeping Pods to Neutral Tonal Camping Gear
The April 2020 world trends highlight many different global concepts that elevate experiences including travel, regional, bizzare ideas, and much more. One of the notable trends this month is by Air... MORE
Top 30 World Trends in June
Top 30 World Trends in June
From Safe Travel Kits to Separating Airplane Seats
The June 2020 world trends explore a new way of living and adapting to the new normal to live through the threat of COVID-19 and what is to follow after. Many brands are catering to an altered way... MORE
Charitable Hotel Room Donations
Charitable Hotel Room Donations
Jupiter Hotel Donated 81 Rooms to Help Those in Need Amid COVID-19
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Jupiter Hotel, a Portland-based hotel company, recently announced the brand will be donating 81 hotel rooms to homeless people showing symptoms of COVID-19 to... MORE
Post-Pandemic Hotel Concepts
Post-Pandemic Hotel Concepts
The Manser Practice Envisions the Future of Hotel Operation
UK architecture studio The Manser Practice has released a design concept for the post-pandemic hotel, creating a blueprint for what hospitality businesses might need to consider in the future when... MORE
Sculptural Valet Stand Designs
Sculptural Valet Stand Designs
Jan Hendzel Boasts a Subtle Creative Twist for a Hotel in England
London-based creative Jan Hendzel completely reimagines the valet stand design with a special chic collection that was developed for a newly renovated hotel in Hertfordshire, England. The... MORE
Child-Approved Hotel Designs
Child-Approved Hotel Designs
This Park Plaza London Riverbank Suite is Designed by Kids for Kids
The Park Plaza London Riverbank addresses a study that found out “40 percent of children are bored on holiday.” As a result, the hospitality institution works with kids to design a hotel... MORE
Treetop Indonesian Vacation Rentals
Treetop Indonesian Vacation Rentals
The 'Lift Bali' Treehouse was Designed by Alexis Dornier
The ‘Lift Bali’ treehouse is a one-of-a-kind Airbnb rental designed by architect Alexis Dornier that’s located in Bali, Indonesia and offers vacationers the ability to enjoy the... MORE
Chic Ski-In-Ski-Out Hotels
Chic Ski-In-Ski-Out Hotels
Le Coucou is Part of the Meribel Resort in the Les Trois Vallées
Le Coucou is a stylish and luxurious ski-in-ski-out hotel in Les Trois Valléesm, which is known as “the largest ski area in the world.” The hospitality establishment employed Pierre... MORE
Cheese-Themed Hotels
Cheese-Themed Hotels
Cafe Rouge's Cheese Suite Includes a Cheese Hotline Delivery Service
Countless food-themed hotel suites have been created over the years but Cafe Rouge’s Cheese Suite promises to hold particular interest for cheese lovers. The themed hotel suite is not just... MORE
VR Wellness Experiences
VR Wellness Experiences
The Vessel Combines Mixed Reality and Therapeutic Technology
Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina and immersive wellness company Sensync are introducing The Vessel as a multi-sensory virtual reality wellness experience that blends advanced therapeutic... MORE
Luxury Salt Flats Lodges
Luxury Salt Flats Lodges
The Kachi Lodge Offers High-End Accommodations on the Uyuni Salt Flats
The Kachi Lodge is a new surreal destination for avid travelers to check out when looking for a way to vacation away from urban areas and feel as though they are on another planet. The lodge is... MORE
Cinematic Castle Accommodations
Cinematic Castle Accommodations
The King’s Suite at Belvoir Castle Lets You Live Out 'The Crown'
If you’ve always wished you could star in your own version of ‘The Crown,’ The King’s Suite at Belvoir Castle in Leicestershire is just about as close as you can get. And thanks... MORE
Life-Size Gingerbread Cars
Life-Size Gingerbread Cars
The Candy-Covered Gingerbread Jeep Contains Thousands of Cookie Tiles
The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain’s pastry chefs created a showstopping life-size gingerbread car for the holiday season that will delight visitors this holiday season. The gingerbread creation... MORE
Spacious South African Treehouses
Spacious South African Treehouses
The andBeyond Ngala Treehouse Has an Expansive Four-Level Design
The andBeyond Ngala Treehouse is a well-appointed accommodation for travelers who are looking to spend time high above the ground in the treetops to enjoy the majesty of life in the wild. The... MORE
Bread-Themed Hotel Rooms
Bread-Themed Hotel Rooms
Hotels.com Launched the 'Bread & Breakfast' Suite Curated for Carb-Lovers
Carb-lovers can now fulfill their dream of staying instead of a bakery thanks to the new bread-themed hotel room by Hotels.com: the ‘Bread & Breakfast’ suite. This unique room is... MORE