Hospitality is the world's fastest growing industry, and business—and pleasure travelers are demanding more diverse hotels, resorts and leisure-time amenities around the globe.
Representing the range of possible designs and highlighting current trends, this book outlines the relevant architectural and design criteria for various types of hotels. Technical information, illustrations, photographs, and original plans are included. Numerous hotel types are covered, including downtown hotels, suburban hotels, resorts, convention hotels, residential hotels, super-luxury hotels, and casino hotels. A design and development guide describes specifics like site and master planning, suite design, public space, construction, development planning, hotel management, and future development. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)