Although the majority of the country’s lodging industry is dominated by well-known chains, independents are attracting more and more travelers who want remarkable, locally-inspired and authentic experiences. And, travelers aren’t the only ones who are favoring unbranded hotels. Owners and investors are showing an increased interest in boutique properties and independent hotels. Tambourine chatted with Patrick Goddard, President and COO of Trust Hospitality, whose extensive hospitality management portfolio includes boutique gem, Hotel Mela in New York City and the new luxury stunner, Zemi Beach in Anguilla, to find out why independent hotels are such appealing assets for owners. Get the full story at Tambourine