This caught my eye today:
Banish the Boring Banquet Room.
As hotels compete with increasingly novel offsite venues like galleries, pop up stores, and unconventional public spaces for events, traditional meeting rooms are being designed with flexibility and flair. Cool amenities like open kitchen bars, living room-style set-ups, and more residential and intimate settings are paving the way to bespoke events.
Interesting because for years and years the traditional banquet room has been a ‘set piece’ and precisely for that reason something one tried to avoid for anything remotely creative..
Read more trends from the article: Hotel Trends Driven by China’s Next Generation of Travellers