Articles tagged “luxury travel”

Tourism

The Value of Travel Credit Cards in the U.S.: New Skift Research

Younger demographics drive growth in the U.S. travel credit card market – and bank brands dominate.

The Value of Travel Credit Cards in the U.S.: New Skift Research

Hotels

Q&A: Boutique Palace Hotels Will Be the Next Ultra-Luxury Standard

Authenticity is the new luxury in travel. There’s a growing trend towards cultural exploration in ultra-luxury tourism, placing destinations like Saudi Arabia in the spotlight. For Boutique Group, this means offering guests not just a place to stay — but a chance to immerse themselves in history.

Q&A: Boutique Palace Hotels Will Be the Next Ultra-Luxury Standard

News Blog

Wellness Tourism Is One of Fastest Growing Parts of Travel, To Reach $1.4 Trillion by 2027

That's according to latest research put out by the Global Wellness Institute, in its annual state of the global wellness sector, of which tourism is one part. From the report: The wellness tourism market plummeted from 2019 to 2020 ($720 billion to $351 billion), but has seen 36% annual spending growth, and 30% annual wellness…

Short-Term Rentals

Inspirato Aims to Cut Its Way to Profit at Its Luxury Vacation Clubs

Inspirato's ticket to growth: focus on cost savings. Plus, it has an investment from Capital One.

Inspirato Aims to Cut Its Way to Profit at Its Luxury Vacation Clubs

Hotels

Four Seasons: Inside the Luxury Hotelier’s Strategic Evolution

Four Seasons has been re-evaluating brand strength, how staff caters to guests, and distribution strategy.

Four Seasons: Inside the Luxury Hotelier’s Strategic Evolution

Luxury

Certares’ Internova: Behind Its Strategy for Luxury Travel Agencies

Internova Travel Group is owned by private equity firm Certares, and its CEO is the brother of Certares' CEO. How they are thinking about company strategy reflects insight into broader trends among the luxury travel agencies.

Certares’ Internova: Behind Its Strategy for Luxury Travel Agencies

Hotels

New Langham CEO Seeks Growth Across Luxury and Midscale Hotel Brands

In September, Bob van den Oord became CEO of Langham, a luxury hotel group. In his first interview in the role, he talks about the group's multi-brand strategy to double its property count.

New Langham CEO Seeks Growth Across Luxury and Midscale Hotel Brands

Hotels

Ultra-Luxury Hotels: Secrets of Successful 5-Star Stays

True luxury has no room for error. Yet underperformance can happen at even the world's most opulent properties. Here's what discerning travelers, investors, and hotel groups must watch for.

Ultra-Luxury Hotels: Secrets of Successful 5-Star Stays

Tourism

Luxury Travelers: What They Want, How They Choose – New Skift Research

Affluent jet-setters are gearing up for luxe adventures next year, with wallets expanding and global horizons beckoning.

Luxury Travelers: What They Want, How They Choose – New Skift Research

Short-Term Rentals

Inspirato Names New CEO to Reverse Losses and Get Back to ‘Growth Mode’

Inspirato had a plan, and now it also has a man to execute the plan: Eric Grosse. At the top of his agenda: improve member experience, cut costs, forge new partnerships.

Inspirato Names New CEO to Reverse Losses and Get Back to ‘Growth Mode’