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Hotelier of The Year: Those Darn Millennials

December 31, 2014 at 1:17 PM | by | ()

It's that time of year again: the 2014 HotelChatter Awards! Today and tomorrow, we'll be showcasing the best (and worst) of hotels over the past year. But we couldn't do it without you! Let us know your thoughts in the comments below, or shoot us an email. And the Award goes to...

Yeah, we said it. Millennials are this year’s hotelier(s) of the year. Why? Because this tech-savvy, design-appreciative, yet penny-pinching generation (which is anyone born after 1980) have been subconsciously dictating the choices hotels and hotel brands are making in their offerings.

Everyone in the hospitality world is out to please the millennials. We only have to look at the proliferation of new hotel brands that came out this year, specifically aimed at Millennials, such as:

Canopy by Hilton Hotels
Hotel Jen (from Shangri-La Hotels)
Ibis Styles
Vib by Best Western
The Pendry (from Montage Hotels)
Venu (from Jumeirah Hotels)
OE Collection (from Loews Hotels)
Graduate Hotels
HTL Hotels (in Norway)
Radisson Red

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