It's an indisputable fact: millennials love to travel. According to U.S. News & World Report,
"[Studies] show that millennials travel more than any other generation. The United Nations estimates that 20 percent of all international travelers are millennials, comprising approximately 200 million people."
Instead of seeking out decadent breakfast spreads and excessive service from over-the-top bellhops, millennials are turning to more practical amenities that suit their on-the-go lifestyle. You can cater to millennials through your hotel design recommendations by giving them exactly what they want. Keep reading to learn about unique hotel amenity ideas you can offer millennial guests that attend to their health, satisfy their social morals, and create an ambiance that they can share on their social media.
Millennials Are Health Conscious
Millennials are obsessed with wellness, and many keep fitness trackers to help keep them accountable. One of the more alluring hotel amenity ideas to offer this athletic generation is an in-house gymnasium. Along with an onsite gym, make sure to provide millennial guests with state-of-the art locker rooms to freshen up post-workout.
Symmons Ultra-Sense® Sensor Faucets dispense water efficiently, satisfying a millennial's need for environmentally-conscious travel, which you will learn about in the next section.
Bring an industrial edge to the design of your shower rooms with Symmons Hydapipe®. Customize your Hydapipe configuration by featuring bar soap dishes, hand showers, and tub/shower options.
For guests seeking more privacy, bring the spa experience to the guest suite by delivering a holistic and immersive shower experience.
A Symmons Water Dance® Shower/Hand Shower System can target sore, aching muscles after a challenging gym session. The Water Dance multi-spray shower system's diverter allows guests to configure their shower system to their specifications by sending water to the showerhead, body sprays, tub spout, or hand shower.
A Sereno® Robe Hook awaits within arm's reach to pat down with after showering.
Millennials will appreciate the little touches that demonstrate that you are as invested in their health as they are.
Millennials Worry About the Environment
Today's millennials care deeply about preserving the earth's natural resources. Show them you care, too, by installing environmentally sound and attractive WaterSense® certified plumbing fixtures in their guest bathroom suite.
Treating your hotel guests to a guilt-free, indulgent tub/shower system that features a low-flow WaterSense® certified Museo® Showerhead finished in Polished Graphite.
Install a WaterSense certified Museo® Two Handle Widespread Lavatory Faucet in Polished Graphite to bring your design schema together with style and elegance.
Millennials Like to Dine In
Millennials are trading dinner out for a meal prepared in the comfort of their own room. A complete kitchen is one of those smart hotel amenity ideas that allows your guest to feel as though they're both saving money and taking charge of their health.
If the guest suite features a kitchenette, include a stainless steel sink and Sereno® Single-Handle Pull-Down Kitchen Faucet in Polished Chrome for ease of hand-washing and after-dinner cleanup.
Millennials Love to Share
Millennials love connecting on social media, and when they discover a hidden treasure, they want all of their friends to know. Generate buzz—and give your hotel a competitive advantage—by designing and installing one-of-a-kind plumbing fixtures and accessories.
Symmons Design Studio™ helped facilitate a boutique hotel developer's vision for a bathroom that reflected the design of a 1920s wet lab. A custom Copper-finished Shower/Hand Shower System is the focal point of a glass-enclosed shower within each guest suite of this downtown Chicago hotel.
Millennials love to travel. Make them want to stay at your hotel. From socially-conscious plumbing fixtures to swoon-worthy material for their Instagram account, these hotel amenity ideas will secure this young and vibrant generation as repeat guests. For more inspiration on attracting millennials to your hotel, download our free eBook, Creative Solutions for Hospitality Design Challenges.