Hotel Supplier’s reporter interviews Poggesi, taking a deep dive into their diverse range of linens, poolside furniture and umbrellas for hoteliers.
Can you provide an overview of Poggesi and the range of products and services you offer for the hospitality industry, including luxury hotel linens, hotel poolside furniture, and hotel pool umbrellas?
Poggesi, a family-owned business with more than 30 years of expertise in hospitality, offers a complete solution for your FF&E and OS&E needs. Our products are known for their durability and quality, made in our state-of-the-art facilities. We specialize in high-quality umbrellas, furniture, and textiles for the hospitality industry.
Poggesi is known for its hotel pool umbrellas crafted in Italy. What sets your pool umbrellas apart from other options available in terms of both design and functionality?
Our commercial-grade umbrellas, including our pool range, are designed for both style and function. Specializing in custom-made solutions, we offer a variety of choices in fabric, thread, finish, and even the color of the aluminum structure. Each umbrella is crafted with superior skill, using durable materials to ensure longevity and performance, making them ideal for any commercial setting.
The gazebos and cabanas collection is highlighted as a shade solution for hotels. Could you describe the features and design aspects that make these structures stand out in creating stylish relaxation areas for hotel guests?
Our gazebos and cabanas are made with top-quality materials, ensuring durability and style for hotel outdoor spaces. They are highly customizable, allowing each structure to be uniquely tailored in design and function. This adaptability, combined with their strong design focus, makes them ideal for creating inviting and comfortable relaxation areas that enhance the overall experience for hotel guests.
Poggesi offers both existing collections and custom designs for hotel poolside furniture. Can you provide some examples of customization options and how they cater to the specific needs and aesthetics of hotels?
Poggesi offers a versatile selection of hotel poolside furniture, featuring both our established collections and the option for custom-designed pieces. In our custom projects, we work hand-in-hand with designers to craft unique furniture, allowing clients to choose everything from materials to finishes. We’re experienced in creating prototypes and working with demanding design firms, ensuring each piece meets the specific needs and style of each hotel.
Your luxury hotel linens are mentioned as direct-from-the-mill. How does this direct sourcing benefit hotels in terms of quality, design, and value?
Our direct-from-the-mill approach for luxury hotel linens sets us apart as manufacturers without middlemen. This direct sourcing allows us to maintain rigorous quality control and leverage our technical expertise to ensure the highest standards. It also enables us to offer a range of design options tailored to the specific needs of hotels. By handling everything in-house, from creation to delivery, we provide exceptional value, making our luxury linens not only top-quality but also competitively priced.
Poggesi has a trusted reputation built over decades. Could you share some insights into the company’s history and its commitment to serving the hospitality industry?
Poggesi’s trusted reputation in the hospitality industry is rooted in our rich history. We began in the early 1990s with a small mill in Colombia and have since grown to be a brand of choice for numerous properties worldwide. Our journey includes the significant milestone of owning T-Y Group, a renowned hospitality textiles manufacturer, which we successfully sold in 2012. This experience underlines our deep commitment to the industry, showcasing our expertise and dedication to quality and service in the hospitality sector.
Hotel operators are increasingly focused on sustainability. How does Poggesi ensure that its products, such as pool umbrellas and linens, are designed and sourced with sustainability in mind?
Poggesi prioritizes sustainability in all its products, like pool umbrellas and linens. We use eco-friendly materials, adopt energy-efficient manufacturing methods, and aim to minimize waste. Our direct-from-the-mill approach for linens reduces transportation emissions, aligning with the eco-conscious goals of modern hotel operators.
Poggesi’s products are designed to withstand various climates. Can you elaborate on the materials and engineering that go into ensuring the durability and longevity of your products, especially in outdoor hotel environments?