Serviced Apartment

Seven hotel trends for 2016

Seven hotel trends for 2016

By Liam Garrahan

Huge company mergers, robot room-service, record-breaking occupancy figures and the announcement of the National Living Wage; 2015 was a busy year for the hotel sector, but what does 2016 have in store? BigHospitality casts an eye over the coming year.

ASAP is targeting leisure travellers to drive further serviced apartment growth

ASAP confident of serviced apartment growth

By Carina Perkins

The Association of Serviced Apartment Providers (ASAP) expects to double in size by the end of the year as the sector continues to show strong growth.

The serviced apartment sector can expect a growing number of 'bleisure' customers and more bookings via mobile devices this year say industry leaders

Serviced apartment sector predictions for 2015

By Helen Gilbert

Two key members of the serviced apartment sector outline their views on what travellers will be demanding of the serviced accommodation market over the next 12 months and why it may be a good year for London-based expansion and global brands.

ASAP looks to develop serviced apartment 'kitemark'

ASAP looks to develop serviced apartment 'kitemark'

By Carina Perkins

The Association of Serviced Apartment Providers (ASAP) has revealed plans to extend its quality assurance programme into a ‘kitemark’ scheme to boost consumer confidence in the sector.

Hospitality all-rounder Wayne Androliakos has worked in hotels and restaurants, but says he now prefers the challenge of working in the extended stay sector

Wayne Androliakos: Career Profile

By Emma Eversham

South African-born Wayne Androliakos is general manager at Staybridge Suites, London Stratford, the extended-stay hotel he opened just a month before the start of the London Olympics. The hotelier has clocked up experience with a number of big-brand hotels,...