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Cool hotel room service!

Cool room service idea! For guests staying in rooms with a kitchen, Affinia Hotels is now enabling its New York customers to order fresh groceries directly to their room. Via Springwise.  

Toilet Humor by Richard Branson

Putting up instructions for guests can be tricky. Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group, wrote an interesting piece on Toilet Humor which includes the following quote: “Please do not flush nappies, sanitary towels, old mobile phones, unpaid bills, your ex’s jumper, hopes, dreams […]

#8 Size matters

#8 is about us wanting to create a “non-hotel”. We want to be the right size to be able to adjust and co-create with our guests on a very personal level. Others who manage this well are Plus One in Berlin, MySuites […]

Sustainable tourism: the rise of the eco-boutique hotels

Sustainable tourism: the rise of the eco-boutique hotels. Boutique hotels are embracing the zero-carbon trend. But it’s about profit as well as planet, writes Elisabeth Braw for the Guardian.  

MySuites in NYC

We like what the guys at MySuites in NYC are doing! Their boutique suites and ’enhance your stay’ options and the fact that everything is for sale! Very cool ;)  

10 Hotels for the social traveler

Here is Tablet’s list of 10 hotels for the social traveler. Their lobbies, lounges and other social spaces are great for bringing people together.  

Cool, non-sad hotel minibars!

Although we prefer honesty bars, here are some cool examples of non-sad minibars by Tablet.  

Why travellers prefer short-term apartment rentals over hotels

Oasis Collections latest info-graphic shows a variety of advantages to staying in a short term apartment rental instead of a hotel. That’s why at yök we want to offer you a ‘casa’, not just a hotel room…

Hotel Alma’s Barcelona Guide

We love Hotel Alma’s travel guide “Barcelona con Alma. Conversations between citizens of Barcelona ”. In it, real Barcelonians share their favourite places to each other in conversations. For example designer Miguel Milà talks to journalist Rafae Vilasanjuan, and Pablo Juncadella, art […]

Droog’s new pop up hospitality experience

Voulez-vous coucher avec Droog? Now a few lucky couples have the opportunity to try out Droog’s new hospitality experience in Paris next month, during Paris Design Week. Hôtel Droog is based in Amsterdam, but the concept can pop up anywhere and will never […]

the GreenLeaders Program by Tripadvisor

TripAdvisor launched the GreenLeaders Program to help eco business get the recognition they deserve and travellers plan more responsible trips. So far this is only for US-based hotels and B&Bs but we hope it will be global soon. Check TripAdvisor’s survey guide […]

Cool space-saving bike parking for small spaces

Very cool space-saving bike parking for small (but high) spaces! As seen by Mikael Colville-Andersen (Copenhagenize) at the W Hotel in San Francisco. Mikael says: It’s like a museum the way they hang them up on the wall like that. You ask […]

The Allotment grows its own food inside the hotel

Imagine a hotel that offers a culinary experience to guests by growing and cooking its food onsite in the city. This is the idea behind The Allotment by Dean Moran for the Tablet Rethink Hotels competition.  

Stop The Water While Using Me

STOP THE WATER WHILE USING ME are very cool refillable, all natural bodycare products for hotels. They say: The average hotel guest uses up to 1,000 litres of water a day, or around ten times more than the average household, exceeding the […]

Our business canvas illustrated

If you every need to write a business plan, we recommend Business Model Generation! This is our canvas by Petz Scholtus!