Articles tagged “culture”

Luxury Hotels Want to Make You Feel Culturally Relevant

Luxury Hotels Want to Make You Feel Culturally Relevant

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Luxury is no longer defined by pristine interiors and personalized service but limited knowledge-based access, distinct cultural experiences, and curated, specific references. Luxury hotels opening the doors to those experiences set themselves apart for future generations of affluent travelers.

1 year ago

Is Luxury Hospitality Guilty of Cultural Appropriation?

Is Luxury Hospitality Guilty of Cultural Appropriation?

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Education delivered directly from local communities, and informed by tradition, is what distinguishes immersion from appropriation. It's the job of luxury professionals to facilitate the experience without adding the influence of their own lens.

2 years ago

Native American Destinations See Surge in Overseas Visitors

Native American Destinations See Surge in Overseas Visitors

Sarah Enelow, Skift

AIANTA wants to keep capitalizing on its success over the past couple of years, increasing tourism to Native American destinations. Its goals for 2020 are ambitious, but doable, given the stats so far.

3 years ago

Billionaire Wants L.A. to Be the World’s Next Great Art Destination

Billionaire Wants L.A. to Be the World’s Next Great Art Destination

Katya Kazakina and John Gittelsohn, Bloomberg

It's telling that there are so many dollar signs in this story, because that's what modern art is all about, and L.A. Is the best place to observe this as a visitor.

5 years ago

Foreign Tourists to Iran Triple in One Year

Foreign Tourists to Iran Triple in One Year

Trend News Agency

A global boost in tourism is helping the economy of some of the world's most overlooked destinations, but Iran still has a lot of work to do when it comes to improving its industry infrastructure for mainstream tourism.

6 years ago