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Regional Hotel Design Builds Relationships with Guests

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Andres Osorio, OBMI Hospitality Designer, discusses how designing properties need to appeal to experience-driven consumers in the Caribbean while sharing insights on hotel regional hotel design can help by building relationships with the guest.

Quoted in Hotel News Now, Andres remarks, "In regional design, you have to be true to your location, like as a stable plan to enhance and preserve your environment and connect to your community. There's no way to create great experiences without putting it into the community." Speaking to the firm's project in St. George's, the St. Regis Bermuda, Andres discussed the importance of designing a property that not only fits into but within the land, "you have to accommodate the hotel to its place."

In an article written by Hotel News Now reporter Jeff Higley, the other panelists added their insights into regional hotel design and what it means for them. Neil Kolton, Director of the Caribbean and Florida resort sales and services for Interval International stated, "each location has pluses and minuses it's important to know the demographic you are catering to and recognization."

Speaking at the Caribbean Hotel Investment and Operations Summit in Bermuda Osorio was joined by nearly 300 hospitality industry executives to discussion opportunities and challenges in the region.

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