2013 saw a continuation of the trend for boutique hotels setting trends not just for independent owners, but also for the major multinationals.
It was also the year that Boutique Hotelier launched to provide valuable insight into this increasingly important corner of the hospitality industry.
For those that might have missed them, here are the ten stories that generated the most traffic on this web site throughout last year.
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The Lanesborough London to auction off hotel contents
Malmaison London to open ‘female-friendly’ Strip Bar & Steak
10 ways you could be ruining your guest’s experience
Malmaison and Hotel du Vin CEO reveals expansion plans
Ace Hotel’s Alex Calderwood found dead at new London hotel
‘Livid’ Grey’s Anatomy star Tweets about ‘terrible’ UK hotel
TALK: Firmdale Hotels ops director Carrie Wicks
The art of boutique branding
IHG eyes second Hotel Indigo in Manchester
Hand Picked Hotels allocates £3m for Fawsley Hall makeover