Articles tagged “fashion”

What Travel Can Learn From the Fashion Industry — New Luxury

What Travel Can Learn From the Fashion Industry — New Luxury

Patrick Whyte, Skift

There are so many parallels between the luxury fashion and travel industries. Consolidation in both is bringing challenges as well as opportunities.

4 days ago

What Travel Can Learn From Luxury Fashion’s Digital Trials

What Travel Can Learn From Luxury Fashion’s Digital Trials

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Fashion has in many ways been steps ahead of travel when it comes to Web design, online engagement and marketing prowess — but there is still so far to go for luxury brands in both industries.

5 days ago

Yves Saint Laurent Museum Opens in Marrakech Near Popular Tourist Site

Yves Saint Laurent Museum Opens in Marrakech Near Popular Tourist Site

Reda Zaireg , Associated Press

Marrakech is already rich in artistic attractions, but this museum could become an icon like its namesake. It's off to a good start by giving visitors more to do than just tour the galleries.

4 weeks ago

What Travel Can Learn From Michael Kors’ Acquisition Strategy

What Travel Can Learn From Michael Kors’ Acquisition Strategy

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Whether we’re selling hotel rooms or stilettos, the luxury marketplace is riddled with similar challenges and opportunities suggesting greater collaboration could be useful to brands in both industries in their pursuit of becoming lifestyle brands for affluent consumers.

3 months ago

New York Hotels Go Local With Fashion Week Events

New York Hotels Go Local With Fashion Week Events

Alexandra E. Petri, Skift

Fashion designers aren't the only ones showcasing their designs and translating their brand's vision to the public during New York Fashion Week; hotels, too, are participating in the week's events, partnering with designers whose message is a reflection of their own brand message and finding a way to give back to the artistic community.

2 years ago

Ryanair Surprises Again With New Crew Uniforms That Have Class

Ryanair Surprises Again With New Crew Uniforms That Have Class

Marisa Garcia, Skift

The flight attendants’ bright yellow coats can do double duty as a safety feature on the tarmac.

2 years ago

What the Fashion Industry Can Teach Tourism About Social Media

What the Fashion Industry Can Teach Tourism About Social Media

Samantha Shankman, Skift

The art of Instagram marketing is still very much in development in comparison to standard PR efforts; however, travel brands would be wise to look at popular fashion bloggers and brands for tips on how to improve their own accounts and partner with influencers who can quickly expand their reach.

3 years ago

Fashion Designer Tommy Hilfiger in Talks to Buy Miami’s Iconic Raleigh Hotel

Fashion Designer Tommy Hilfiger in Talks to Buy Miami’s Iconic Raleigh Hotel

Hannah Sampson, Miami Herald

Hilfiger is just one of several fashion designers getting into the hotel business, hinting that there's a bubble waiting for the industry on the other side of some very well designed hotels.

4 years ago

Fashion Designer Karl Lagerfeld Gets Into the Chinese Hotel Business

Fashion Designer Karl Lagerfeld Gets Into the Chinese Hotel Business

Jing Daily

We understand the appeal of brand names, but can't help but think that when fashion designers throw their hat into the hotel development ring like this it is a signal of a bubble.

4 years ago

British Airways Cabin Crews Are Fighting Over the Right to Wear Pants

British Airways Cabin Crews Are Fighting Over the Right to Wear Pants

Gwyn Topham, The Guardian

Uniform requirements for women at airlines often seem as if they're from another century -- and they often are.

4 years ago

Eurostar Unveils New Uniforms for First Time in a Decade

Eurostar Unveils New Uniforms for First Time in a Decade

Samantha Shankman, Skift

The new look is more colorful and playful than Eurostar's previously grey uniforms and a positive sign for images changes still to come.

4 years ago

Hotel Industry’s Quest to Go Local Is Reaching Slightly Absurd Proportions

Hotel Industry’s Quest to Go Local Is Reaching Slightly Absurd Proportions

Rafat Ali, Skift

Lets be a bit more real in the marketing of local in hospitality. And a little less lame.

4 years ago