Ms. Nagy

Jennifer Nagy

President

jlnpr

Jennifer Nagy, President at jlnpr, is a public relations pro with a passion for the hospitality industry. Jennifer’s work with high-profile national and international clients in the travel and tourism, airline, lodging, cruise and meeting/event sectors has focused on crafting coherent messaging and creating wide-scale media exposure with the end result of creating new business opportunities and increasing revenues.

Ms. Nagy is widely recognized as an expert in hotel and hospitality marketing by her ongoing columns in leading industry publications, Hotel Business Review, ehotelier, Hotel-Online, EyeforTravel, 4Hoteliers, among others. She uses her extensive experience and her knowledge of the global hospitality industry to create PR and marketing campaigns with a purpose, creating awareness, changing behaviors and inspiring actions that translate into support for jlnpr’s clients. Visit www.jlnpr.com for more information.

Ms. Nagy can be contacted at jenn@jlnpr.com

Coming Up In The November Online Hotel Business Review




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Feature Focus
Architecture & Design: Authentic, Interactive and Immersive
If there is one dominant trend in the field of hotel architecture and design, it’s that travelers are demanding authentic, immersive and interactive experiences. This is especially true for Millennials but Baby Boomers are seeking out meaningful experiences as well. As a result, the development of immersive travel experiences - winery resorts, culinary resorts, resorts geared toward specific sports enthusiasts - will continue to expand. Another kind of immersive experience is an urban resort – one that provides all the elements you'd expect in a luxury resort, but urbanized. The urban resort hotel is designed as a staging area where the city itself provides all the amenities, and the hotel functions as a kind of sophisticated concierge service. Another trend is a re-thinking of the hotel lobby, which has evolved into an active social hub with flexible spaces for work and play, featuring cafe?s, bars, libraries, computer stations, game rooms, and more. The goal is to make this area as interactive as possible and to bring people together, making the space less of a traditional hotel lobby and more of a contemporary gathering place. This emphasis on the lobby has also had an associated effect on the size of hotel rooms – they are getting smaller. Since most activities are designed to take place in the lobby, there is less time spent in rooms which justifies their smaller design. Finally, the wellness and ecology movements are also having a major impact on design. The industry is actively adopting standards so that new structures are not only environmentally sustainable, but also promote optimum health and well- being for the travelers who will inhabit them. These are a few of the current trends in the fields of hotel architecture and design that will be examined in the November issue of the Hotel Business Review.