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July 2016

Hotel Trends: Work And Leisure Together

In the late 60’s, interstate business and the subsequent emergence of globalisation in the 80s created a need for corporate air travel. As a result, hotel operators fragmented their offerings into two streams, corporate and leisure hotels and what’s really important is that this is all changing as we speak. Across specific hotel brands and even brand portfolios, this great divide between corporate and leisure is closing and it is all thanks to two best friends in modern society; the internet and the café or dining.

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Don’t forget the lights

I’ve worked across a vast array of projects in my career. I think its just the nature of working in construction that there really are no two projects exactly alike and in working on every project you learn something new that takes your interest and capabilities to different project opportunities. In Summary, I’ve built offices, refurbished industrial buildings, built fine dining restaurants and upgraded commercial office lobbies – frequently all in the space of a couple of months. But in all of this diversity, quite often it becomes apparent that it is in the cutting of costs or by plain old mistake, that a key element may be overlooked. And this often is the lighting design.

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