Articles tagged “luxury travel”

This Is a Golden Age for First Class Airline Travel

This Is a Golden Age for First Class Airline Travel

Eric Rosen, Bloomberg

Note that no U.S. carriers are mentioned in this article praising today's first-class cabins. Just saying.

4 weeks ago

Tented Camps Attract Luxury Travelers Seeking Novel Experiences

Tented Camps Attract Luxury Travelers Seeking Novel Experiences

Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg

Even though the glamping concept has made a comeback, let's just hope the actual term "glamping" doesn't.

4 weeks ago

Skift Global Forum Preview: Why Ovation Is Embarking on a New Elite Luxury Brand

Skift Global Forum Preview: Why Ovation Is Embarking on a New Elite Luxury Brand

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Jack Ezon of Ovation’s leisure business is starting Embark, a luxury agency with an unusual business structure. In this Q&A, Ezon shares how agents can thrive in the digital era, the biggest problem facing the travel industry, and why he hires so many millennials.

2 months ago

New Cultural and Business Hub Will Reshape Zurich’s Tourism Image

New Cultural and Business Hub Will Reshape Zurich’s Tourism Image

Laura Powell, Skift

As we have seen in recent years, new multi-use developments can have transformative effects on under-utilized sections of major cities. Zurich is banking on The Circle to create a new reason for tourists to visit the city.

4 months ago

The Ins and Outs for Travel Advisors in Planning Billionaires’ Honeymoons

The Ins and Outs for Travel Advisors in Planning Billionaires’ Honeymoons

Brandon Presser, Bloomberg

A postnuptial trip by a billionaire or celebrity can be as over-the-top as the big day itself. Some of the requests that elite travel agency Ovation Vacations have handled are entertaining to hear.

4 months ago

Sponsored
New Skift Report: Where Luxury is Going Next

New Skift Report: Where Luxury is Going Next

AccorHotels + Skift

Where is luxury going next? In a nutshell, everywhere. Today, luxury travelers can be found anywhere from second-tier cities to remote destinations in developing countries. And as travelers increasingly flock to novel places, expect hospitality companies to bookmark them as well.

5 months ago

Sri Lanka Quietly Opens Itself Up to Luxury Tourism, 10 Years After Revolution

Sri Lanka Quietly Opens Itself Up to Luxury Tourism, 10 Years After Revolution

Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg

Balancing the needs of local residents with those of incoming travelers is something Sri Lankan officials need to consider seriously, especially if they want to avoid the perils of overtourism.

7 months ago

Sponsored
Digging Deeper Into the Traveler Shift Toward Meaning, Purpose, and Fulfillment

Digging Deeper Into the Traveler Shift Toward Meaning, Purpose, and Fulfillment

Singapore Tourism Board + Skift

Some might feel that the idea of transformative travel can easily be dismissed as marketing hype. But data shows that more and more, customers are seeking out these types of experiences in their actual travels.

7 months ago

Sponsored
Luxury Retreats Recognizes That Curated Experiences Are Essential to Luxury Hospitality

Luxury Retreats Recognizes That Curated Experiences Are Essential to Luxury Hospitality

Luxury Retreats + Skift

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.

7 months ago

New Research Report: U.S. Affluent Traveler Trends 2018

New Research Report: U.S. Affluent Traveler Trends 2018

Meghan Carty, Skift Research

Given their huge spending power, it’s no wonder affluent Americans are an attractive and strategic segment for travel brands to target. Our U.S. Affluent Traveler Survey 2018 reveals key insights into their travel behaviors, attitudes, and preferences, while further segmentation paints a more nuanced picture of this diverse and lucrative group.

8 months ago

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

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

Luxury Retreats + Skift

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.

9 months ago

Travel Megatrends 2018: Asian Upscale Travelers Are Creating a Luxury Tipping Point

Travel Megatrends 2018: Asian Upscale Travelers Are Creating a Luxury Tipping Point

Raini Hamdi, Skift

2018 will see greater numbers of Asian luxury travelers, but also greater challenges to meet more complex needs. As these travelers want to play in Asia, new high-end agencies are entering, while old ones are restructuring, creating new luxury divisions, or launching new luxury brands.

9 months ago