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About the Hotel of
Tomorrow Project

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The Gettys Group Companies formed The Hotel of Tomorrow® Project as a global think tank to ideate and innovate the future of the hospitality industry.

Over 300 leading thinkers came together: designers, students, manufacturers, owners and operators gathered online to create and review new concepts around safety, health and wellness, automation technologies, design innovation and sustainability. The successful collaboration has been featured in publications, webinars and podcasts including The New York Times, Forbes, Architectural Digest, Sleeper Magazine and more.


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Our Participants


Advisory Board Members

  • Céline Vadam
    WE(i) Think
  • Ron Swidler
    The Gettys Group Companies
  • Adam Kubryk
    Global Allies, LLC
  • Gertie Harris
    Fireside at Five
  • Chad Reynolds
    Vurvey & Baterii
  • Marquise Stillwell
  • Kelli Fellers
    The Gettys Group Companies
  • Damon Lawrence
    Homage Hospitality
  • Michelle Finn
    Boutique Design Group, Emerald
  • Melissa Lukasiewicz
    The Gettys Group Companies
  • Andrew L. Benioff
    Independent Lodging Congress
  • Dan Ryan
    Agency 967
  • Lama Zouein
    The Gettys Group Companies
  • Roger Hill
    The Gettys Group Companies
  • David Weinstein
    XR, Nvidia
  • Jason Schwartz
    Bright Bright Great
  • Maxwell Luthy
  • Matt Phillips
    Phillips & Co.
  • Paul Daurio
    Creative Development LLC
  • Andrew Fay
    The Gettys Group Companies
  • Bill Fishkin
    Theia Interactive


Blaire Bhojwani
Senior Director Learning Innovation at Hilton
Markus Schreyer
Senior Vice President at Design Hotels
Kia Weatherspoon, NCIDQ, ASID
President of Determined by Design
Matthew Kenney
CEO of Matthew Kenney Cuisine
Richard Kerris
Vice President of the Omniverse development platform at NVIDIA
Damon Lawrence
Founder of Homage Hospitality
Gayatri Keskar, Ph.D.
VP of Research at Material ConneXion
Geoff Maree
Sr Lecturer at Breda University of Applied Sciences
Vitalija Danivska, PhD
Lecturer and Researcher at Breda University of Applied Sciences
Trisha Williams
Founder /CEO at Origami Air
JoAnna Abrams
Founder and CEO, MindClick, Inc.
Mo Ali
Chief Revenue Officer, Selfbook
Stephen McDonnell
Strategic Partner Manager | ISV Partnerships | Reality Labs

Challenge Jurors

Anthony Melchiorri
President of Argeo Hospitality, Co-Host of No Vacancy Podcast, and TV personality
Damon Lawrence
Founder of Homage Hospitality
Dave Norton
Founder and Principal for Stone Mantel
Gary L. Vance
Geoff Maree
Sr Lecturer at Breda University of Applied Sciences
Glenn Haussman
President of Rouse Media, host of No Vacancy podcast




  • 2022 03.07
    YHS 2022: The Future of You
    YHS 2022 Panel
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  • 2022 02.02
    The Signal: Creating the Hotel of the Future
    The Signal
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  • 2022 01.14
    Hotel Design Podcast: Episode 22: Ron Swidler
    Hotel Design Podcast
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  • 2021 12.29
    Defining Hospitality: Hospitality is Being Selfless – Ron Swidler – Episode # 034
    Defining Hospitality Podcast
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  • 2021 06.21
    South China Morning Post: The Hotel of the Future
    South China Morning Post
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  • 2021 06.14
    Frame: The Technologies Transforming the Hotel Guest Experience
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  • 2020 12.17
    The Next Big Things: The Hotel of Tomorrow Project Visualizes the Future of Hospitality
    Hotels Mag
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  • 2020 12.09
    Design Insider: Q&A Ron Swidler, The Gettys Group
    Design Insider
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  • 2020 12.02
    The Proven Principles Podcast: The Hotel of Tomorrow: Ron Swidler, The Gettys Group
    Proven Principles Podcast
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