“Going Green” has been a trend for years now, but the 2021 version focuses specifically on sustainability. Consumers want to know that they are interacting with companies that prioritize:
Increasingly, customers are concerned with environmental issues and want to know that the businesses they deal with are behaving ethically.
For this reason, sustainability has been one of the most noticeable hospitality trends of recent times, with a growing number of hospitality businesses promoting their eco-friendliness.
“A focus on environmental sustainability isn’t new, but the degree to which guests expect (and prefer) eco-friendly products and services is. Simply suggesting that guests reuse towels for an extra day isn’t enough; today’s traveler wants to stay at hotels that have integrated green practices in all aspects of their business.”
Safety, sanitation, and sustainability are all big buzzwords for 2021 design. Effectively integrating these concepts can be difficult, but worthwhile. Here are just a few of the options that Hotel Tech Report suggests:
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