Articles tagged “Luxury Retreats”

Tourism

Why This French Ski Destination is Now Wooing Indian Tourists: India Report

The idea of a ski destination actively pursuing its target audience in India might have appeared unconventional in the past. India, known for its diverse climates and predominantly warm regions, is not typically associated with skiing. However, the tourism sector has now undergone a remarkable shift, turning Indians into a coveted audience for a variety of experiences.

Why This French Ski Destination is Now Wooing Indian Tourists: India Report

News Blog

IDEAS: Royal Scotsman Introduces New Dior Spa And Themed Journeys

The Royal Scotsman is set to launch the ‘Dior Spa Royal Scotsman’ in collaboration with Dior Beauty starting from April 2023.  A new carriage dedicated to wellness will host the spa, with the French Maison's wellness specialists having designed three personalized treatments, including the D-Travel body massage, D-Elements body massage and the D-Highlands facial.  Credit:…

Hotels

Middle East Heats Up in Luxury Hotel Pipeline Competition

Saudi Arabia and the UAE are competing for what they hope is the top spot in international tourism destinations. The race only gets more luxurious as new projects debut in their hotel pipelines. But will all the speculative building result in a glut of rooms?

Middle East Heats Up in Luxury Hotel Pipeline Competition

Online Travel

Exclusive Amazon Partnership Could Broaden MakeMyTrip’s India Reach

Amazon is doing travel these days in India in its own image — as a way to build even greater traction for Amazon Pay. Hey Amazon, where to next?

Exclusive Amazon Partnership Could Broaden MakeMyTrip’s India Reach

Mergers and Acquisitions

HotelTonight Investors See Huge Gains on Airbnb IPO

You can't make this stuff up. Airbnb's payout to HotelTonight of 3.2 million shares didn't appear very attractive when Airbnb's business almost collapsed in the spring. On paper, though, it's all looking very good right now.

HotelTonight Investors See Huge Gains on Airbnb IPO

Online Travel

Airbnb Rolled Up $809 Million in Acquisitions in 3 Years on Way to IPO

If Airbnb hasn't already devoted resources anew to HotelTonight and expanding its hotel business, the short-term rental giant assuredly will once it goes public. After all, in addition to Google, Airbnb sees online travel agencies, with their wide breadth of accommodations' offerings, as its most significant set of competitors. 

Airbnb Rolled Up $809 Million in Acquisitions in 3 Years on Way to IPO
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Luxury

Luxury Retreats Recognizes That Curated Experiences Are Essential to Luxury Hospitality

The sharing economy has come a long way over the last few years, and luxury accommodations now play a large role. Because of its consistency and highly secure vetting process, Luxury Retreats stands out from other companies in the space.

Luxury Retreats Recognizes That Curated Experiences Are Essential to Luxury Hospitality
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Business Travel

The End-to-End Luxury Travel Experience Has Never Mattered More

The needs and wants of luxury travelers have evolved dramatically in recent years, which means the services looking to reach them need to offer a fully vetted, curated, and unique experience — this is especially true of sharing economy services.

The End-to-End Luxury Travel Experience Has Never Mattered More
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Hotels

Why Travel Agents Should Rethink the Sharing Economy in Luxury Hospitality

The sharing economy has typically been connected with budget or mid-range travelers looking for a deal along with a unique experience. But in recent years, luxury services have moved into the space, offering new opportunities for travel agents working with the most discerning travelers.

Why Travel Agents Should Rethink the Sharing Economy in Luxury Hospitality

SkiftX

Airbnb’s Buy of Luxury Retreats Is Latest of a Dozen Acquisitions

As a growing company with global ambitions and a $3 billion stockpile, Airbnb wants to buy stuff. You can expect that more acquisitions are on the way as Airbnb expects to branch out into related sectors.

Airbnb’s Buy of Luxury Retreats Is Latest of a Dozen Acquisitions