Radical Innovation welcomes big ideas for the guest experience—from inside and outside of hospitality, from any country, and from professionals and students alike.
Each year, we put out a call for entries. Our criteria? Show us what the hotel environment can be. Wow us with creativity and feasibility. Finalists are selected by a jury and flown to New York City to compete on the Radical Innovation stage. There, finalists present to an audience of hotel developers, owners, executives and designers who vote for the grand prize winner.
Facilitating global living and working for the traveling professional, Zoku is a home-office hybrid, also suitable for long stays, with the services of a hotel and the social buzz of a thriving neighborhood. Zoku will be a relaxed place to live, work and socialize with like-minded people while getting wired into the city. Currently in the final stages of development, Zoku Amsterdam is scheduled to open in Spring 2016. www.livezoku.com
Snoozebox delivers portable on-site event & festival hotel accommodation, letting guests stay close to the action. Custom trucks deliver premium rooms, which adapt internally to suit a range of customers, providing a day room and seven different en suite sleeping configurations. Tessellation of space & form around custom folding mechanisms maximizes guest space and allows rooms to compact by 50% during transportation. A hotel of a 100 rooms can be setup in 24 hours.
There is a current air pollution crisis in China, and hotel guests are trapped in outdated, generic buildings in urgent need of an upgrade. This hotel concept has interior and exterior green lungs–where greenhouse gardens act as air filters to remove harmful toxins in the air and replenish it with oxygen.