The first half of the ABC News video features a short tour of the 600-room Yotel Hotel in Manhattan. Yotel Hotel is a small chain that has four international locations including NYC, London (two locations), and Amsterdam. The video describes the hotel “futuristic and fun.” Some of the highlights include: Luggage Yobot: A luggage sourcing system with a robot Self Check-in and Check-out Kiosks 20,000 square feet of public spaces, i.e. lounges, studio, restaurants and bars Organic mattresses Free WiFi Monsoon Rain Showers Thoughtful and “traveler-friendly” room design So, do you think this hotel “speaks” for the future of the lodging industry? What trend(s) does this hotel embrace? References: The picture was downloaded from Stashrewards.com .