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    Andy Smith

    Andy Smith is a veteran journalist and copywriter. Andy writes about hospitality, retail, senior living and higher education topics for influence group.
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    Driving Innovation in Hotel Design & Construction

    A major shift is underway in the hospitality industry. Converging forces—from rapid advancements in tech to rising consumer expectations —are disrupting the status quo, introducing diverse new players, markets, and opportunities.

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    Hotel Leaders Share Speed-to-Market Tips

    For hotel owners/operators looking to optimize their bottom lines, taking new properties from concept to completion is a race against the clock that depends on the coordinated efforts of a range of factors and players (architects, contractors,...

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    What Are the Biggest Challenges for Development & Design Leaders?

    From securing the best labor force available in a strong economy to designing destination experiences for markets eager for the next new thing, at HotelSpaces industry insiders opened up about the biggest challenges they’re facing today.

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    Understanding How AI and Smart Design Can Boost F&B Sales

    Citing the innovative culture of his homeland, Benjamin Calleja, CEO of hospitality design company Livit, believes Sweden is the new Silicon Valley, a fact reinforced by the Bloomberg Innovation Index, which places the country second globally...

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    5 Pillars of Innovation Keep AccorHotels Properties Fresh

    While they still have a low profile in North America, AccorHotels have developed a huge global presence, taking an innovative approach to segments from luxury to economy.

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    Hotel Development Leaders Share Hacks for Shorter Timelines

    From the rise of modular design and adaptive reuse to the lack of quality design and construction teams, hospitality leaders see both exciting developments and emerging challenges in a hot market that might cool off by 2020.

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