On 14 and 15 March, the Independent Hotel Show will take place at RAI Amsterdam. More than 200 exhibitors and 40 industry leaders will show the latest developments within the hotel industry. The overarching theme is The Five Senses of Hospitality.

The Independent Hotel Show returns to Amsterdam for the third edition promising to offer fresh ideas and insights in to the latest hotel trends for hoteliers to takeaway and implement. Expect to experience plenty of inspiring new show features with a focus on eco-friendly initiatives and cost-saving solutions including The Circular Lab and The HR & Energy Saving Quarters. These quarters were introduced to demonstrate tangible and cost-effective solutions to today’s two most pressing challenges.


Latest trends

For two days, there will be an extensive seminar programme. On the Hotel Innovation Stage, in partnership with HotelPartner, experts and innovators will bring the latest trends for the hotel industry in the form of exciting and engaging presentations. On the brand-new Hotel Business Stage, in partnership with RoomRacoon and designed by Riviera Maison there will be several one-to-one interviews and thought-provoking panel discussions taking place. For example, Google will present a survey on how traveller expectations have differed since 2019. There is also a session on the latest trends in food and drink. Other key themes include generational intelligence, branding and the new look at uniforms. If you are short on time and want to see the key developments in the hotel industry, book a trends tour.


Wine and live music

At Independent Hotel Show Amsterdam, there is a lot of focus on design, in particular sustainable design solutions. Various designers and suppliers will present the latest interior design trends showcasing everything from lighting and tableware to furniture and art installations. Renowned Dutch designer, Ingrid van der Veen will bring her colourful vision to life in The Lobby, the brand new entrance feature for hoteliers to check-in and grab a complimentary refreshment.

The Social Business Space, hosted by Swiss Sense remains a dedicated area for you to learn, network and share insights with likeminded hoteliers and industry leaders. During the event, the IHA Awards will be presented for the first time for the best
Independent Hotelier, the most important hotel concept and the best hotel website, among others.



Brand Spotlight

At the Independent Hotel Show Amsterdam, more than 200 companies present the latest innovations and trends. Here are some great examples of the beautiful brands set to be presented at the show in March:


Riviera Maison

Riviera Maison regularly furnishes projects, such as hotels, restaurants and business spaces with the intention to enhance the atmosphere and add a level of warmth. Riviera Maison is a partner for project design and styling all over the world. The so recognizable ‘home’ feeling is visible in all projects; whether it’s a pleasant atmospheric work environment or a unique hotel on the beach, we provide every environment with the ultimate feeling of home. At the Independent Hotel Show Amsterdam, we present, among other things, this impressive sofa that transforms a hotel lobby or suite into a comfortable and homely place.




RoomRaccoon is an all-in-one hotel management solution designed by independent hoteliers for independent hoteliers. The cloud-based system comes with a host of exciting native tools that work together seamlessly to unlock new ways to generate revenue, streamline property operations, and enhance the guest experience. With RoomRaccoon, hoteliers can say goodbye to costly and complex integrations and access all the tools they need to manage their property at the click of a button. At IHS Amsterdam, RoomRaccoon will showcase the product’s latest developments, features and upgrades, including their newly enhanced integrated payment platform, RaccoonPay, that promises to make payments for hoteliers easier, more affordable and more secure.



Swiss Sense Business

Swiss Sense’s Hotel Collection box springs are specially designed to pamper guests. They can take a beating and are ideal for housekeeping. Be inspired by the possibilities in the field of good sleep in a style that suits your accommodation and a composition that fits every budget. From holiday park to B&B and from hotel to luxury international resort, the box springs from our Hotel Collection guarantee a carefree night’s sleep for your guests.




HotelPartner is a service provider in revenue management and distribution, where through our TET-Synergy of qualified teams, proven expertise, and the use of leading technology, HotelPartner aims to reduce costs and maximise rooms-revenue of hotels, hotel groups and similar accommodation providers. Through our services and collaboration with other service providers, we can offer our partner hotels the opportunity of comprehensive optimisations. In particular, the substitution of cost-intensive personnel, allowing them the flexibility of employment and additionally, providing them with the necessary scope for reserves and investments.


To register to attend IHA23 visit indpendenthotelshow.nl/en and use visitor code HMAGPRINT to receive a complimentary ticket to the show.