Daily updates.

Click. daily update: wellness now a US$4.2tn global industry

Each day, we curate a bite-sized round-up of the best industry news from across the world. We search the web for the latest hospitality updates and travel trends, so you don’t have to. Get comfortable with a coffee and start each morning with our daily must-reads

by Nicola Donovan, Click. Travel Writer, Booking.com

Topic: News

Click. Takeaway

  • New Global Wellness Institute research reveals wellness market is growing nearly twice as fast as global economy
  • The Autonomous Travel Suite is bringing the idea of self-driving hotel rooms to life
  • Premier Inn’s owner, Whitbread, is launching a no-frills hotel chain called Zip by Premier Inn
  • SevenRooms has received investment from Amazon’s Alexa fund to develop voice-enabled technology for restaurants
  • InterContinental Hotel Groups releases 2018 third quarter results and highlights

1. Wellness now a US$4.2tn global industry

https://www.hospitalitynet.org/news/4090418.html

2. Self-driving hotel rooms may soon become a reality

https://www.hospitalitynet.org/news/4090407.html

3. Premier Inn unveils no-frills hotel with pod-style rooms

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/oct/22/more-room-at-premier-inn-no-frills-hotel-brand-unveiled

4. SevenRooms gets voice tech boost from Amazon Alexa Fund

https://www.tnooz.com/article/sevenrooms-gets-voice-tech-boost-from-amazon-alexa-fund/

5. InterContinental Hotels Group releases 2018 third quarter results

https://www.ihgplc.com/en/news-and-media/news-releases/2018/2018-third-quarter-trading-update

Don’t forget you can access weekly travel insights and expertise with Click. Bytes

Nicola Donovan is a travel writer for Click.

More by Nicola Donovan