Articles tagged “luxury & wellness travel”

The Novel Way Some Luxury Travel Companies Are Helping Guests Disconnect

The Novel Way Some Luxury Travel Companies Are Helping Guests Disconnect

Leslie Barrie, Skift

Getting new books in the hands of luxury travelers benefits everyone. It improves the guest experience, drives loyalty to hotels, and raises the profile of authors. Because of this, we'll likely see more luxury properties partnering with Bedside Reading, the company that's making it happen.

1 day ago

How Luxury Travel Can Build Community and Awareness in Africa

How Luxury Travel Can Build Community and Awareness in Africa

Colin Nagy, Skift

Connecting luxury travelers to the local community and fostering a better understanding of a destination is hard to do well. Here are two examples that the industry can draw inspiration from.

2 days ago

This Company Helps Luxury Hotels Go Analog to Get Guests to Unplug

This Company Helps Luxury Hotels Go Analog to Get Guests to Unplug

Samantha Shankman, Skift

The luxury hospitality industry is trying to help guests unwind in these anxiety-ridden, tech-addicted times. It's refreshing to think that something as simple as a book can make a difference — plus drive repeat hotel visits and even foster community. Luxury properties should take note.

2 days ago

More Properties in Europe Want the Luxury Eco-Resort Label

More Properties in Europe Want the Luxury Eco-Resort Label

Leslie Barrie, Skift

As luxury resorts jockey for ways to differentiate themselves from the pack, a shift toward more environmental practices may help them find new customers. The key, though, is making sure those green efforts come from an authentic — and not purely financial — place.

1 week ago

Building an Indonesian Lifestyle Brand From the Ground Up

Building an Indonesian Lifestyle Brand From the Ground Up

Colin Nagy, Skift

Lifestyle brands can feel like the forced product of one too many focus groups. Potato Head is the opposite: It's an Indonesian-born lifestyle brand that has been slowly built from the ground up with an emphasis on community, art, and culture.

1 week ago

What Luxury Family Travel Looks Like in 2020

What Luxury Family Travel Looks Like in 2020

Leslie Barrie, Skift

The future of luxury family travel is sustainable, eco-friendly adventures. Luxury properties would be wise to think about how they can appeal to this environmentally-conscious set of travelers.

2 weeks ago

What Is Driving the Symbiosis of Wellness and Travel?

What Is Driving the Symbiosis of Wellness and Travel?

Leslie Barrie, Skift

There is no doubt that the latest wellness trends will impact the travel space. Just how fast companies will begin implementing the trends is the real question.

3 weeks ago

Where the Travel Industry Will Intersect With Wellness in 2020

Where the Travel Industry Will Intersect With Wellness in 2020

Laura Powell, Skift

Wellness trends come and go, but travel companies in 2020 are increasingly looking toward ancient traditions to find practices that are built to last.

3 weeks ago

Hotels Are Confused by Rise of Legal Marijuana: Opportunity or Liability?

Hotels Are Confused by Rise of Legal Marijuana: Opportunity or Liability?

Nancy Trejos, Skift

The legalization of marijuana by states is getting murkier in the eyes of the federal government, which has still not legalized pot. Thirty-three states have, meaning that hotels have to deal with it whether they like it or not. Some hotels are embracing certain forms of cannabis. Others don’t want the potential liability. How do they figure out what to do?

4 weeks ago

How Luxury Hospitality Is Tackling Conservation Efforts Globally

How Luxury Hospitality Is Tackling Conservation Efforts Globally

Leslie Barrie, Skift

These days, it's not just one-off luxury properties that are investing in conservation projects. More companies see the value in protecting and restoring the land they're situated on, and ones that don't may be left behind.

4 weeks ago

Can Luxury Hospitality Play a Key Role in Land Conservation?

Can Luxury Hospitality Play a Key Role in Land Conservation?

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Outside of Africa where poaching, forestry, and resource exploitation can also threaten wildlife habitats, luxury hospitality leaders are playing a role in protecting land and creating opportunities around conservation.

4 weeks ago

The 2020 Innovators in Travel and Hospitality: Winter Edition

The 2020 Innovators in Travel and Hospitality: Winter Edition

Colin Nagy, Skift

Twice a year, this column looks at who is doing it right. Here are some of the most inspiring innovations in design, service, and guest experience in hospitality and travel. Let the debates begin.

1 month ago