Luxury

This comprehensive archive offers the latest insights, trends, and developments in the luxury travel industry, tailored specifically for professionals and stakeholders in the field. Featuring in-depth analysis and updates on hotels, tours, airlines, and cruise lines, the news stories in this collection provide essential information for those seeking to stay ahead in this rapidly-evolving market.

Hotels

LVMH to Invest in Accor’s Orient Express Brand, Casts Doubt on Louis Vuitton Hotel Rumor

LVMH will invest to help Accor breathe new life into the legendary luxury brand, leading more quickly to new Orient Express trains, hotels, and ships.

LVMH to Invest in Accor’s Orient Express Brand, Casts Doubt on Louis Vuitton Hotel Rumor

Hotels

Hotel Wellness Investments Surge: Latest Data on Best Performers

Less talk, more data. Here's how hotels with wellness offerings are doing, according to RLA Global, HotStats, and Truist Securities. Plus, the latest wellness concept: Ballers.

Hotel Wellness Investments Surge: Latest Data on Best Performers

Hotels

Six Rosewood Hotels Aim to Blend Luxury Travel With Positive Social Impact

Can you combine indulgence with making a meaningful difference? Rosewood believes it will at a half-dozen of its ultra-luxury hotels.

Six Rosewood Hotels Aim to Blend Luxury Travel With Positive Social Impact

Airlines

Air France to Open Ultra-Exclusive Airport Lounge Ahead of the Olympics: Here’s a Look Inside

While first class airport check-in is nothing new, Air France is preparing to take the concept to the next level.

Air France to Open Ultra-Exclusive Airport Lounge Ahead of the Olympics: Here’s a Look Inside

Luxury

There’s a Huge Opportunity For Saudi Tourism – But it Needs to Embrace Nuance

If Saudi Arabia is serious about tourism, it will need to cater to a wide range of people and price points. What I want to see is room for a certain segment of the private sector: early-stage entrepreneurs and innovators building something from the ground up.

There’s a Huge Opportunity For Saudi Tourism – But it Needs to Embrace Nuance

Cruises

Norwegian Cruise Investor Day: More Ships, More Premium – And Cost Cuts

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings is setting its sights on the premium market, enticing well-heeled travelers with the promise of more balcony cabins and a "ship-within-a-ship" concept that caters to multigenerational cruisers.

Norwegian Cruise Investor Day: More Ships, More Premium – And Cost Cuts

Luxury

Four Seasons’ Palau Project: Bringing Conservation to a Remote Locale

Four Seasons is betting it is worth the long journey for guests seeking a new style of expeditionary luxury.

Four Seasons’ Palau Project: Bringing Conservation to a Remote Locale

Hotels

Kempinski Hotels Names Former Silversea CEO as First Female CEO

Barbara Muckermann, the trailblazing former CEO of Silversea, will become the first female CEO at Europe's oldest luxury hotel group. Muckermann is poised to usher in a fresh era of opulence and innovation at Kempinski.

Kempinski Hotels Names Former Silversea CEO as First Female CEO

Airlines

Emirates Sees Rise in Unsold Premium Seats, But the Post-Pandemic Party Isn’t Over Yet

With premium cabins typically delivering much higher profit margins than economy seats, good occupancy is a key performance metric for many airlines.

Emirates Sees Rise in Unsold Premium Seats, But the Post-Pandemic Party Isn’t Over Yet

Luxury

Belmond Embraces ‘Slow Luxury’

There are a lot of options in high-end hospitality, but many of them are lacking depth and soul. Belmond is taking a contrarian approach.

Belmond Embraces ‘Slow Luxury’