Hotel industry is the oldest business of the world. People started travelling long time ago, they need to stay for nights. in start, they stay under shelters or in their vehicles, but problem started when weather does not seems in favor of the situation, at that time travelers started requesting different house owner to allow them for one night and they can ask for charges as well. In this way this trend was started and now it has turned to business. Even though hotel business comes under the best businesses of the world that can make a lot of money easily.
Start of this industry was just a need of traveler, they only look for safe shelter, as time passes they were offered comfort, services, even luxuries. For example: free breakfast, or free pick and drop service to their destination, thermal bath services, bathroom services like, tooth paste, soap and towels added up with time.
In 21st century, hotel business was properly started. Travelers started enjoying hotel stays. They need to check their budget and according to that hotel rooms were chosen. as the time has changed, hotels started categorizing into individual hotels, bachelors hotels, honeymoon suites, business hotels, family hotels, casino hotels, local hotels, luxurious hotels, resort hotels, chain hotels, etc.
As these categories started, competition also started at peak in the industry. For this reason, every hotelier keep their level up by investing money in their business and to innovate in market of hotels. This all hurdles born BOUTIQUE hotels. They are considered the best ones so far; best services providers and best environment for fun travelers and family stays.
HISTORY OF BOUTIQUE HOTELS:
Dating back to 1980’s, there were only 2 boutique hotels which were not categorized into boutique hotels; though appeared after 4 years. First two boutique hotels were: Blakes hotel that is in London at south Kensington, and second hotel was in San Francisco. The person who named it as Boutique hotel; setup his own small hotel like boutique hotel and experimented it by his own.
BOUTIQUE HOTELS OF 21ST CENTURY:
In present time, these hotels have become so common. It can entertain minimum of 150 families at a time. They are privately run by owner or few hotel chains also runs boutique hotels. Unique designing of hotels and creative appearance makes it more beautiful.
There are Few points which must keep in mind:
SIZE DOES NOT MATTER AT ALL:
They are not actually small in size, they have at least 150 rooms, but while comparing it to chain hotels it is considered as small ones. But it provides guest sitting areas and peaceful environment like homes.
While constructing the boutique hotels there is no hard and fast rules to follow. But mostly they are found at peaceful places; like at top hills, outside the city, close to nature, etc.
First thing you enjoy at this place is their funky and trendy appearance, that you cannot enjoy at luxurious hotels.