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The Horse Rescuer Bringing a Karmic Glow to This Ranch Resort

Melissa Smolik runs a world-class animal rehabilitation center and sanctuary close to Park City Utah, which lends a special aura to the adjacent luxury property that brings guests much closer to nature.

The Horse Rescuer Bringing a Karmic Glow to This Ranch Resort

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Auberge Resorts Carves Out Luxury for These Times

Auberge is making a run at the high-touch, yet as a colorful and unique boutique play. And so far it is finding an audience.

Auberge Resorts Carves Out Luxury for These Times

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Design Inspired by Pandemic Will Illuminate Travel

Covid has been a forcing factor in just about every facet of the travel industry. How places, spaces, and experiences are designed for the future is undoubtedly one of them. Here is how Skift has covered some of the changes in the past year.

Design Inspired by Pandemic Will Illuminate Travel

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Lessons From Africa’s Safari Lodges for a Post-Pandemic Era

Many innovations have been born from constraints. In the case of safari lodges in Africa, the remote settings and lack of infrastructure forces architects and teams to get creative. Here are examples from the bleeding edge of innovation in sustainability, along with some hints about what is to come in developed markets around the world.

Lessons From Africa’s Safari Lodges for a Post-Pandemic Era

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The Biggest Innovators in Travel and Hospitality: Covid Edition

Crisis showed once again how it can breed creativity and excellence. Here are the people, the properties, and the trends that have stood out as bright beacons in a very bad year.

The Biggest Innovators in Travel and Hospitality: Covid Edition

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3 New Design Concepts for Hospitality That Make Even More Sense Post-Covid

The pandemic has changed owner-investor behavior. It has also changed what customers want out of luxury hospitality. What are the new models that are well-positioned for growth as the sector rebuilds? Here's a look at some potentials.

3 New Design Concepts for Hospitality That Make Even More Sense Post-Covid

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Building a Creative Culture From a Rigid Singapore

Singapore has long been known for operational excellence and top-down management style culture. But the green shoots of creativity are emerging, and with the right cultural and social factors, it can grow into a sizable export for the city state.

Building a Creative Culture From a Rigid Singapore

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The End of the Expat Lifestyle and How That Will Impact the Travel Industry

As the cushy expat gigs wind down in the world, what is needed from a policy standpoint to attract the new generation of talented, remote workers who can go wherever they please? And what does it all mean for travel's ecosystem?

The End of the Expat Lifestyle and How That Will Impact the Travel Industry

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Our Columnist Flew to Dubai — This Is What He Learned About a Reopening

Dubai is offering a master class on safety, operational protocols, and reopening to the world. Other countries, including the U.S., need to take note. 

Our Columnist Flew to Dubai — This Is What He Learned About a Reopening

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The Hotel as Cultural Diplomacy: More Important Than Ever Going Forward

Cultural diplomacy is often found in museums and cultural initiatives. It is seldom found in hotels. The Royal Mansour in Marrakech was a statement of intent from the king to show the best of the country's craft and service. The result is impactful, especially in these times — perhaps more so than other means of country branding.

The Hotel as Cultural Diplomacy: More Important Than Ever Going Forward