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Introducing – hourly rooms.

Your companion on short trips

Introducing – hourly rooms.
Your companion on short trips
We learn most from the intense circumstances as we're indulged to adjust to unexpected situations. This pandemic has forced the hospitality sector to raise the bar for creativity and innovation, at a reasonable pace. It is possible that what we are experiencing is just fate knocking on the door, but are we ready for this?
Mr. Umesh Ramesh Patil – An entrepreneur and a Hotelier who's a Strong believer of "Future focused Strategies always wins over present focused Strategies" says it is time for the hotel industry to become conscious of the changes in consumer's spending behavior that may nonetheless be altered and business plans got to evolve to the ones new situations. It will also affect how, why, when and where they plan to spend their money. It's time to end the taboos such as hourly hotels can only be used by couples.
Where Existing Travelers now prefers Villas and Homestay over hotels. There are many more changes expected.
According to a survey undertaken by one of the biggest OTA’s, it is been noticed that consumer nowadays are more influenced by “Nature friendly” destinations, trips nearer to home leading to an amplified use of private vehicle, the possibility of working remotely and rural tourism.
Some trends that we have already seen in the hotel business have now turned to be a source of competitive benefit. This change in behavior of consumers will subsequently result in variations in consumer spending habits. People will now invest more time in evaluating to take smart decisions.
The perfect moment to legitimate hourly booking. The idea of providing hotel rooms to visitors by the hour is called micro stay.
On the concept of capsule hotels, micro-stay is also referred to as short term stays or capsule stay in many countries.

The founder of www.hourlyrooms.co.in - Mr. Patil, says Micro-stays work best for guests with a long transit layover or business travelers who have scattered meetings, Religious tourists who require a room for short refreshment breaks before heading out to their destination and many more such categories of travelers.
Hourly Rooms concept might appear as an introduction but many hotels reside near the airport and stations proposed these concepts already to the guests who are willing to pay only for optimized hours during a stay in hotel instead of using the lounge.
He also believes that Micro stay or short stay in India is the most ignored and unorganized sector with a huge potential. Hoteliers have recognized the fact that consumers are more conscious in their decisions after the pandemic. The value for money will only be the factor that will convince him/her to make a decision. This will help hoteliers discover unreached segments of customers who have never booked a room due to the need was few hours. This concept is a great opportunity for hoteliers to increase revenue as hotels can increase their inventory by selling one room twice a day.
Digitization will be another major milestone in the success of the hospitality industry.
The battered Indian hospitality industry can develop over the next five years but only if they survive the low phase during the pandemic. The key to survival will be a robust digital strategy. Millions of hotel rooms in India will have to opt for digital transformation. This is not a matter of trends; it's the matter of evolution. As Charles Darwin stated once: "It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent. It is the one that is most adaptable to change.”
Hourly rooms - a platform for hotels providing hourly based rooms & hassle free bookings for customers. Available in 30+ Cities with more than 15000 rooms all over India, Hourly rooms aspire to bring into light the most ignored Sector which was always an essential for every frequent traveler.

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