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IF YOU BUILD IT RIGHT, THEY WILL COME: RESORT DEVELOPMENT

Resort Development The Right Way

Have you ever heard the phrase, “if you build it, they will come?” Well, that only works well in movies about baseball, not in the resort development industry. Simply building a resort gives you no guarantee that anyone will want to invest in the project or stay on the property. Instead of building haphazardly, it is smart to look at the trends around the world and take design and technology into account…because if you build it right, they will come. Here are some of the elements to pay attention to for resort development.

Design Experiences, Not Resorts

Instead of focusing on the buildings and structures alone, developers need to present a trip that is a true experience with a high emotional impact for any visitor. One of the key elements in that is going to be the design of the room and structure where guests will stay. They need to be unique and comfortable as well as alluring and natural, according to today’s trends.

Pay Attention To The Environment

No one wants another polluting high rise that claims to be luxurious. Guests tend to be more eco-conscious today and they want their accommodations to be the same. Projects that have a lower environmental impact get more attention. Guests might use recyclable materials or things that are easily produced, like bamboo. The structures fit into the environment and blend in with nature easier as well.

Avoid Over-Innovation

Innovation is often a good thing, but many resort developments have found that they are innovated to the point where they are ignoring what people really want in a vacation. The emotional connection has to be there and should be a key motive for any project, whether it is large or small. Finding that connection is different for each resort, but it must be present before innovation takes over and ruins things.

Easy Booking And Check Outs

Asking people to stay at a resort might be easy, but actually booking them to the resort should be simple as well. There needs to be a system in place that allows guests to check out online with whatever currency is local to them. Resort development is happening all over the world and travelers are willing to go far to get what they want. But they don’t appreciate inconveniences when it comes to checking out and they may not book just because of it.

Balance Quality With Price

Resort development is a hefty balance because anyone traveling to a high-end resort is going to expect quality for the price they pay. The developer has to balance the amount of quality with the price and ensure visitors are getting what they paid for to make the trip worth the cost. There should be options for experiences, comforts, and locations that allow travelers to feel as if they got even more than what they paid for the adventure.

Putting The Right Resort Development Into Action

Resort development isn’t something that happens overnight. It is a large puzzle and all of the pieces have to fit to make the resort “right” so they will come.

IF YOU BUILD IT RIGHT, THEY WILL COME: RESORT DEVELOPMENT

August 3, 2017