At IHIF, BHN speaks to Hubert Viriot, CEO at YOTEL about the company’s global growth plans, the blurring between live, work and play, and the use of AI.
Thailand: New build hotel YOTEL Bangkok will be located in south Sukhumvit in the city’s cybertech district Cloud 11, and is set to open in 2025.
Saudi Arabia: YOTEL will open its first hotel in the research and innovation district of Oxagon in NEOM by 2025.
Japan: YOTEL will open its first hotel in Japan located in Ginza, Tokyo, in 2024.
US: Opening 1 June, YOTEL will launch the brand’s first combined YOTEL and YOTELPAD in Miami.
Switzerland: Global hospitality brand YOTEL will open YOTEL Geneva Lake in Q4 2022.
UK: The former East London Hotel will be re-branded as a YOTEL property with a scheduled opening for April 2022.
Organised by Questex Hospitality Group, the Annual Hotel Conference Reimagined had a different look and feel from last year’s in-person event. It combined pre-recorded studio sessions with live interactions across two days. Re-thinking hospitality to shape a new normal was a half hour session chaired by Peter Hancock, chief executive of
UK: The group’s first central London hotel in Clerkenwell will officially open on 1 August 2020, and marks the the first new hotel to open in the city since lockdown. The property will feature 212 cabins, each equipped with signature YOTEL features such as the adjustable SmartBed, rain showers, Smart
BHN reporter Eloise Hanson explores how hoteliers are preparing to manage the flow of people riding hotel elevators, as well as the extra steps taken to ensure a safe environment. The onset of the coronavirus has prompted a tidal wave of change, especially for businesses where service is intrinsic to