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7 trending revenue streams for your hotel in 2024

As the hospitality industry continues to evolve in response to shifting consumer preferences and technological advancements, hotels are redefining their approach to revenue generation. Recognizing the need to adapt and diversify, forward-thinking hoteliers are exploring new avenues to bolster their bottom line and enhance guest experiences in 2024.

Let’s explore 7 trending new revenue streams that can boost your hotel’s profitability.

1. Embrace the rise of coworking and remote work

The growing trend of remote work and the demand for flexible workspaces present an excellent opportunity for hotels. Convert underutilized spaces into coworking hubs, offering day-use packages, private offices, and meeting rooms for digital nomads, entrepreneurs, and remote professionals. This not only diversifies your revenue streams but also attracts a new segment of guests.

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2. Host entertainment events at your property

Transform your hotel into a vibrant hub by hosting entertainment events such as live music nights, comedy shows, or themed parties. By becoming a local entertainment hotspot, you not only attract guests but also draw in the surrounding community, thereby increasing foot traffic and revenue from food and beverage sales.

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3. Consider renting rooms by the hour or for single-day use

Acknowledging the evolving needs of modern travelers, offering flexible booking options can be a game-changer. By allowing guests to book rooms for shorter durations, whether it’s for a quick nap, a business meeting, or a day-use staycation, hotels can optimize occupancy rates and revenue per available room (RevPAR).

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4. Leverage custom F&B experiences

Elevate the dining experience by offering personalized culinary experiences tailored to individual preferences and dietary restrictions. This could include chef-led cooking classes, curated tasting menus, or interactive dining experiences like farm-to-table dinners. By tapping into the growing demand for experiential dining, hotels can enhance guest satisfaction and drive additional F&B revenue.

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5. Kid-friendly amenities and activities

Create a welcoming environment for families by offering a range of kid-friendly amenities and activities. This could include children’s play areas, supervised kids’ clubs, indoor or outdoor playgrounds, and kid-friendly pools with water slides or splash pads. Additionally, providing amenities such as cribs, high chairs, baby bathtubs, and strollers can make traveling with young children more convenient for parents.

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6. Female-friendly amenities

Cater to the specific needs and preferences of female travelers by offering amenities such as women-only floors, in-room beauty services, yoga mats, skincare products, and safety features like well-lit parking areas and 24/7 security escorts. Creating a safe and welcoming environment for female guests can foster loyalty and positive word-of-mouth referrals.

7. Offer pet services

In an era where pets are increasingly considered as family members, catering to furry companions can be a lucrative niche. Provide pet-friendly amenities such as pet beds, bowls, grooming services, and designated play areas. Additionally, offering pet-sitting or walking services can appeal to travelers reluctant to leave their pets behind, thus tapping into a new market segment.

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In addition to these key strategies, hotels can explore other innovative avenues to diversify revenue streams, such as:

  • Wellness retreats and packages: Capitalize on the growing wellness tourism trend by offering specialized packages that include yoga sessions, spa treatments, nutritional workshops, and mindfulness activities.
  • Virtual reality (VR) experiences: Enhance guest engagement and entertainment by offering VR experiences within the hotel premises, whether it’s virtual tours of local attractions, immersive gaming zones, or virtual fitness classes.
  • Collaborations with local businesses: Forge strategic partnerships with local businesses such as spas, restaurants, tour operators, and retail outlets to offer exclusive discounts, packages, or co-branded experiences, thereby expanding your hotel’s offerings and attracting new clientele.

In conclusion, the key to thriving in the competitive hospitality landscape lies in innovation and adaptability. By embracing new trends, leveraging technology, and catering to evolving consumer preferences, hotels can unlock new revenue streams and ensure long-term success in an ever-changing industry landscape.

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STAAH is a New Zealand-based technology company that specialises in cloud-based channel management and booking engine for accommodation providers helping them maximise their online revenue. Founded by Gavin Jeddo in 2008, a pioneer in the field of distribution technology, STAAH’s industry-leading technology powers a property’s distribution through online travel agencies (OTA) and direct bookings. STAAH partners with over 19000+ properties across 90 countries through its operations in New Zealand, Australia, India, UAE, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Middle East, UK and Europe.

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