The ever-growing buying power of Millennials has corporations feverishly trying to cater to the demographic as its next hot meal ticket. And the hotel industry is no different.
Gone are the days of prominent front desks in hotel lobbies or boring, cookie-cutter designs. And forget about charging a fee for Wi-Fi if you want the younger demographic to visit your establishment.
Millennials want hotels that offer local artisanal foods and craft beers that reflect the city in which they’re located. They crave connected public spaces for socializing and for doing business. As the first generation born and raised with technology, Millennials expect abundant Internet access, concierge apps and smartphone-enabled room selection.
The sheer size of the Millennial generation is what’s turning the heads of hoteliers and other sectors. In Canada, Millennials, aka Generation Y, were born roughly between 1980 and 2000. They comprise about 25 per cent of the population. At roughly nine millionRead More »from Why your next hotel stay will be designed for a Millennial