Articles tagged “luxury hospitality”

Business Travel

How Luxury Travel Is Leading the Recovery: A Skift Deep Dive

We could all use a splurge after what we've been through. That's why upscale leisure travel is starting to sprint ahead for a phased, market-by-market recovery.

How Luxury Travel Is Leading the Recovery: A Skift Deep Dive

Coronavirus

How the Top Boss at One of Paris’s Most Iconic Hotels Copes With the Crisis

What's it like being the general manager of a luxury hotel during coronavirus? We asked Franka Holtmann, who looks after Le Meurice for Dorchester Collection. She spoke candidly and poetically about her worries, her new workflows, and how she cares for her team.

How the Top Boss at One of Paris’s Most Iconic Hotels Copes With the Crisis

Business Travel

Are Ski Resorts Ready for a Warmer World?

Climate change is more than an existential threat to the outdoor ski economy. It will take a combination of greener operations and smarter business practices to ensure its viability for decades to come.

Are Ski Resorts Ready for a Warmer World?

Luxury

How a Women-Led Hospitality Team Is Paving a Path for Africa’s Next Generation

For Africa to realize a lot of its economic potential, especially within hospitality, elevating women to positions of leadership will help power and accelerate growth. Asilia's Dunia Camp in Tanzania, run by General Manager Angel Vendeline Namshali and her team of all women, is an example of this positive change.

How a Women-Led Hospitality Team Is Paving a Path for Africa’s Next Generation

Hotels

Aman Expands in New Direction With Launch of Community-Focused Luxury Brand

Aman launches a new sister brand. The opportunity? To give creative class travelers more connected and social experiences while in the familiar aesthetic considerations (and a lower price point) of the elder sister brand Aman. Right now it's all theoretical, but the rationale is rock solid.

Aman Expands in New Direction With Launch of Community-Focused Luxury Brand

Hotels

How to Get Music Right in Luxury Lifestyle Hotels

Music is getting better at hotels. What was once piped through in muted tones has now moved front and center. The strongest hospitality companies are investing in experiences in an effort to map from the soul of a brand and capture its signature sound. And, as Sister City has shown with its Björk collaboration, hotel music can become high-concept performance.

How to Get Music Right in Luxury Lifestyle Hotels

Luxury

The Novel Way Some Luxury Travel Companies Are Helping Guests Disconnect

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.

The Novel Way Some Luxury Travel Companies Are Helping Guests Disconnect

Luxury

How Luxury Travel Can Build Community and Awareness in Africa

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.

How Luxury Travel Can Build Community and Awareness in Africa

Business Travel

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

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.

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

Hotels

Building an Indonesian Lifestyle Brand From the Ground Up

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.

Building an Indonesian Lifestyle Brand From the Ground Up