Articles tagged “abercrombie & kent”

Japan Wants Its Tourism Revenues to Match Increasing Visitor Numbers

Japan Wants Its Tourism Revenues to Match Increasing Visitor Numbers

Raini Hamdi, Skift

Japan wants to attract more luxury travelers. That sounds rich, considering a Japan holiday is for most people a luxury trip. But having more arrivals without a corresponding increase in tourism dollars is indeed vexing — just ask Singapore — and Japan is right in trying to redress it.

5 months ago

A New Start for Abercrombie & Kent

A New Start for Abercrombie & Kent

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Abercrombie & Kent has had a few different owners in recent years, but this one looks like it will give the company a solid foundation from which it can expand.

9 months ago

Former Silversea Owner Takes Control of Abercrombie & Kent

Former Silversea Owner Takes Control of Abercrombie & Kent

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Mixing business with friendship can be a risky thing but it sounds like the prospective new owners of Abercrombie & Kent share the same views on luxury travel.

9 months ago

A Brief History of Personality-Driven Luxury Travel Companies

A Brief History of Personality-Driven Luxury Travel Companies

Samantha Shankman, Skift

These four entrepreneurs took the first steps toward what would become modern adventure and luxury travel, and their first-hand accounts hold lessons — and entertainment — for all those who followed in their wake.

2 years ago

Abercrombie & Kent Views Iran Tours as Big Opportunity for People-to-People Understanding

Abercrombie & Kent Views Iran Tours as Big Opportunity for People-to-People Understanding

Jon Gambrell , Associated Press

Developments in Iran might have created new openings for U.S. visitors to experience the country but the results of the U.S. presidential election may see these opportunities vanishing fairly rapidly. There are rumblings in the U.S. Congress about imposing stiff new sanctions against Iran.

3 years ago

Abercrombie & Kent Acquired by Chinese Investment Group

Abercrombie & Kent Acquired by Chinese Investment Group

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

The flow of Chinese investment into travel and tourism, along with other sectors, continues unabated. China is not only making its mark with outbound travelers but its money is flowing into strategic assets as well.

3 years ago

Video: Geoffrey Kent on the Social Impact of Travel

Video: Geoffrey Kent on the Social Impact of Travel

Jason Clampet, Skift

Low-impact tours aren't a modern luxury. They've been the key to successful tours in Africa for decades.

4 years ago

Abercrombie & Kent’s Geoffrey Kent on the Socio-Cultural Impact of Travel at Skift Forum

Abercrombie & Kent’s Geoffrey Kent on the Socio-Cultural Impact of Travel at Skift Forum

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Kent is one of the true trailblazers in the tourism industry. His focus on sustainability and supporting local communities around the globe is refreshing.

4 years ago