Solo travel is becoming more common these days. Baby boomers increasingly find themselves in the ranks of solo travelers for any number of reasons. One of the problems with solo traveling has always been extra charges for people traveling by themselves, especially on cruises. Hotels traditionally have not given the solo traveler a break on the price of a room, but that appears to be changing.
This article in Solo Traveler introduces us to Z Hotels. The chain has hotel around the world, but this one focuses on the Z Hotel in Glasgow, Scotland. I also provides links to other solo friendly hotels in New York City.