“The younger generation, who is 28 to 35 years of age, they will start traveling differently,” said Marco P. Nijhof, chief executive of Yoo Hotels, a division of the London-based company co-founded by the designer Philippe Starck. “It’s a whole different ballgame.” Designers are proposing everything from underwater hotels to high-tech enclaves that will use facial-recognition software to predict a guest’s every whim. But some are moving in the opposite direction, creating simple hotels that they want to stand as works of art, allowing guests to escape from their hectic lives. “People are moving away from the bling factor,” said Andreas Scriven, director and head of consulting for Christie & Co., a sales and advisory company for the hospitality industry. No one is sure what will work. But everyone knows the stakes are huge. The luxury hospitality sector is valued at an estimated €127 billion, or $164.4 billion, a year, up from €91 billion in 2009, according to Bain & Co., the global management consulting firm based in Boston. Get the full story at The New York Times Read also "As economies shift, a new luxury traveler emerges"