Articles tagged “abercrombie and kent”

The Arctic Is the New Hot Spot for Luxury Cruises

The Arctic Is the New Hot Spot for Luxury Cruises

Fran Golden, Bloomberg

Wealthy people are spending thousands of dollars to take cruise ships into the Arctic. In so doing, they're advancing climate change as they rush to see the region before it melts.

4 days ago

High-End Hotels Lean Into Role as Curators of Niche Brands

High-End Hotels Lean Into Role as Curators of Niche Brands

Laura Powell, Skift

At Skift New Luxury, we frequently write about cross-branding efforts between high-end brands. Hotels are especially well-positioned to provide a showcase for niche products and deepen the relationship with their guests in the process.

3 months ago

Former Silversea Cruises CEO Takes Over at Luxe Travel Giant Abercrombie & Kent

Former Silversea Cruises CEO Takes Over at Luxe Travel Giant Abercrombie & Kent

Patrick Whyte, Skift

The co-chairman structure is an unusual one in business and rarely lasts for long. But given the friendship of the two occupants, maybe this one stands more chance of success.

3 months ago

Hong Kong Tourism Starts to Feel Impact as Pro-Democracy Protests Rage On

Hong Kong Tourism Starts to Feel Impact as Pro-Democracy Protests Rage On

Raini Hamdi, Skift

Major Hong Kong hotels expect to report lower earnings for the year but believe that the city will retain its global standing as one of the world’s biggest tourism hubs in the long term.

4 months ago

Luxury Tour Operators Expand Into Wellness to Meet New Demand

Luxury Tour Operators Expand Into Wellness to Meet New Demand

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Luxury tour operators have incredible advantages over wellness industry competitors in crafting dynamic, immersive wellness-first travel experiences. However, they must adapt to this new market quickly to avoid stagnation in crafting luxury that is better-suited to past generations.

8 months ago

How Luxury Operators Dial Into Top-Producing Agents

How Luxury Operators Dial Into Top-Producing Agents

Laura Powell, Skift

It's an old business axiom that 20 percent of customers are responsible for 80 percent of one's business. Top travel companies are recognizing this is certainly the case in the world of luxury travel agents. That's why more and more of them are starting to create novel programs for their best sellers.

1 year ago

Inside the Rise of Solo Luxury Adventure Tourism

Inside the Rise of Solo Luxury Adventure Tourism

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Forget millennials. It's their parents who have the money and time to sign up for luxury experiences around the globe. With the aid of digital communications, going alone no longer feels like tragedy but an asset.

1 year ago