Subject: Friend, our 2019 industry trend predictions, MGallery opens Vietnam hotel, Oddfellows palm oil pledge and more

Newsletter December 15: a look ahead
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Five hospitality and travel trends for 2019

BHN editor George Sell looks at five industry trends which will make waves in the travel and hospitality space in 2019. Read more....

Oddfellows Hotels supports sustainable palm oil campaign

UK: Design-led boutique hotel Oddfellows in Chester has pledged to remove palm oil from non-sustainable sources at its operation.

Hotel approved for Yorkshire eco-resort

citizenM launches Copenhagen hotel

Denmark: citizenM has announced the opening of its 14th property, and its first in Scandinavia.

Accor opens MGallery Hotel de la Coupole

Vietnam: The MGallery Hotel de la Coupole has opened in Vietnam, overlooking the Sapa Valley.

A look ahead

• It’s that time of year again, when we pin our colours to the mast and make our predictions about what the next 12 months will hold for our industry, and the trends that will be heading our way.

You can read my look ahead here, and also look back at my predictions for 2018 here - I don’t think I did too badly! Do let me know what you think will be the dominant industry themes for 2019 by dropping me a line at

As we get ready for the Christmas period, I’d like to our readers that although the entry period for the 2019 BoHo awards closes at the end of January, it is a very quick and easy process to register your entry - and there is no cost involved. Click here to find out more about the awards - why not tick this one thing off your 2019 to do list and get it done before Christmas?

This is the penultimate BHN newsletter of 2018 - there will be one more on December 22nd. Until then, have a good week!

George Sell, editor, Boutique Hotel News
Studio 18 - Rooms of the Future

At the EquipHotel 2018 trade show in Paris, a temporary exhibition called Studio 18 was displayed which offered an insight into what hotel rooms could look like in the future.

Quick Q&A: Juan Carlos Rodriguez Artigas, Wilson Associates

Juan Carlos Rodriguez Artigas, design director at Wilson Associates, speaks to BHN about Wilson's stand at Sleep + Eat, entitled "Perspective: To See and To Share".

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George Sell. 

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