HIX Talks is our two-day programme of panels, presentations and keynotes exploring the big hotel questions. Featuring a line up of leading industry voices taking on topics at the cutting edge of hotel design, the programme is guided by the 2023 theme ‘A room with a point of view’ and curated to shine a light

Joe Stather of Questex examines the impact of interest rate rises on the hospitality industry. Rapidly rising interest rates are currently the biggest challenge for the UK’s hospitality industry as they impact top and bottom-line growth, says Joe Stather, VP market lead, operational real estate at Questex.Earlier this month, the Bank of England raised interest

Ahead of a HIX Talks panel exploring the future of inclusive design, we look at the different issues hospitality designers will face when creating truly accessible spaces.  Inclusive Innovations The hotel industry has historically operated under highly segmented categories, with clear distinctions between price-point, atmosphere, family-friendliness and other attributes. Indeed, a high degree of exclusivity

At HIX 2023, we’re partnering with a hotel industry dream team including media, event, music and experience partners.  From crossover content including a development and investment panel with the Annual Hotel Conference and masterclasses with the Festival of Hospitality to coverage in some of the best magazines in the business, our HIX LINX will be

The HIX show floor is a platform for the best new products from Europe’s leading design brands. Here’s our HIX PIX of the latest news and products from our exhibitor community. Muuto With part of our 2023 programme taking a look at inclusive design, we’ve got our eye on products that create welcoming spaces and

We’re doubling down on immersive hospitality experiences at HIX 2023 with two new room-sets by two brilliant design studios. Read on to find out more. Last year, we partnered with Belgian design studio WeWantMore, organic material artist Côme di Meglio and creative studio La Succulente to create The Mush Room – the world’s first bar

As free registration opens for Europe’s only hotel design event, here’s four reasons to attend HIX 2023. COMMUNITY Let’s face it, trade shows can be pretty impersonal affairs. Speed dates and flying stand visits are all well and good in some situations, but the long march through endless exhibition halls with a tote bag full

Ahead of a Clerkenwell Design Week panel moderated by HIX director Joel Butler, we take a look at what this emergent field of study means for the hospitality market. Science and art are often positioned as binary opposites. Indeed, the former deals in cold hard facts, procedural consistency and objective results, whereas the latter orbits

This year’s HIX is all about new perspectives. Under a guiding theme of ‘a room with a point of view’ we’re highlighting the voices, ideas and concepts set to define hotel design’s next chapter. From historic conversions to interiors that encourage a slower pace of life, this year’s big hotel ideas reflect the evolution of