BDNY 2022

November 13-14, 2022 | USA

BDNY 2022
Boutique Design New York (BDNY) is the leading trade fair and conference for hospitality’s boutique and lifestyle design community. For two high-energy days each November, it’s the curated, creative event of the industry—bringing designers, architects, purchasing agents, hoteliers, owners, and developers together with inventive manufacturers of design elements for hospitality interiors for a highly curated experience. BDNY will return to New York’s Javits Center November 13-14, 2022 for it’s 12th year and will be co-located with well HX: The Hotel Experience Powered by AAHOA.

Spotlight

There has been a lot of talks recently about Marriott’s proposed acquisition of Starwood and what it would mean for guests, competitors, intermediaries, and the companies’ loyalty members if the transaction ultimately happens. Would SPG members see the value of their points diminish over time? Would SPG members’ loyalty wane if and when they’re integrated into the Marriott system? To inform the answers to these questions, it’s helpful to understand what’s happening with loyalty more broadly in the travel industry right now.


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Spotlight

There has been a lot of talks recently about Marriott’s proposed acquisition of Starwood and what it would mean for guests, competitors, intermediaries, and the companies’ loyalty members if the transaction ultimately happens. Would SPG members see the value of their points diminish over time? Would SPG members’ loyalty wane if and when they’re integrated into the Marriott system? To inform the answers to these questions, it’s helpful to understand what’s happening with loyalty more broadly in the travel industry right now.

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