Articles tagged “luxury resorts”

A Plunge in Tourism Is Hurting Luxury Retail in Europe

A Plunge in Tourism Is Hurting Luxury Retail in Europe

Silvia Aloisi, Francesca Piscioneri, and Christian Lowe, Reuters

The fashion capitals of Paris, Rome, and Milan are awakening to a harsh reality. Chinese and other Asian tourists accounted for a crucial slice of the luxury retail sector’s sales in Europe before coronavirus, but those visitors aren't likely to return soon.

1 month ago

Hotels and Resorts Maverick Sol Kerzner Dies

Hotels and Resorts Maverick Sol Kerzner Dies

Raini Hamdi, Skift

Sol Kerzner was one of the world's most innovative hoteliers. When facing hard times or crises, he would say, “You just gotta box on” — fitting words in the current times.

3 months ago

Why the Hot Springs Movement Is Gaining Steam in the United States

Why the Hot Springs Movement Is Gaining Steam in the United States

Laura Powell, Skift

The ancient Greeks did it. So did the ancient and not-so-ancient Romans, Japanese, and Chinese. Heck, even some of the founding fathers of the United States did it too. But despite its illustrious past, the idea of taking the waters has never really caught on in the United States, until now. Hot springs could be on the verge of a major wellness moment.

9 months ago

Georgia’s Sea Island Resort Now Blends Wellness With Golf Training

Georgia’s Sea Island Resort Now Blends Wellness With Golf Training

John Paul Newport, Bloomberg

The author took a session with fitness guru Randy Myers at the famed Georgia resort’s new Golf Performance Center. This is a great illustration of the rise of wellness as a luxury travel trend.

11 months ago

Expert Tips on Planning Your First Luxury Vacation

Expert Tips on Planning Your First Luxury Vacation

Claire Ballentine, Bloomberg

Luxury travel advisors offer advice on the best ways to step up your trips a notch. Heed their wisdom!

11 months ago

Luxury Travelers Want to Spend on Self-Care

Luxury Travelers Want to Spend on Self-Care

Leslie Barrie, Skift

There’s now a wellness-themed trip out there for almost every traveler’s wants, whether that’s an ultra-exclusive self-care summit or an intense hiking tour in a remote locale. So it comes as no surprise that the already booming wellness industry is now benefiting from people hitting the road.

1 year ago

New $100,000-a-Night Resort in the Philippines Faces Hurdles

New $100,000-a-Night Resort in the Philippines Faces Hurdles

Maria Stella F. Arnaldo, Skift

It's good to see that the Philippines keeps cracking down on developments to ensure they are in line with environmental and easement issues, even those at the ultra-premium end of the spectrum. But that's not the only challenge Banwa faces.

1 year ago