The Impact of Boutique Hotels on the Travel Industry

Shaping Unique Experiences and Future Trends in Hospitality In an evolving travel landscape, boutique hotels have emerged as significant players, reshaping the industry with their unique offerings and innovative approaches. To gain insights into this transformation, we interviewed key leaders from BLLA member hotels, including Kurt Bjorkman, COO of The Ranch at Laguna Beach; Jon […]

Getting to Know the Leaders That Make Boutique Hotels Special

The boutique hotel industry has grown in its popularity among travelers since the term was first coined in the 1980s, and especially in recent years, as discriminating travelers seek a more intimate hospitality experience that caters to their individual needs. The hoteliers who own and run these hotels have taken daring steps in many cases […]

Top Minds Making an Impact in Food & Beverage Industry

The term “pioneer” doesn’t exactly conjure up images of a sumptuous boutique hotel, complete with a quaint cafe or a bustling, yet elegant dinner service. Neither does it call to mind curated charcuterie, responsibly sourced seafood, or a glass of this year’s Beaujolais nouveau. However, in a time when the once-stellar reputation of hotel-based food […]