Articles tagged “luxury”

Bidders Line Up to Buy Anbang Luxury Hotel Portfolio

Bidders Line Up to Buy Anbang Luxury Hotel Portfolio

Scott Deveau and Gillian Tan, Bloomberg

Anbang is edging closer to selling off its collection of luxury hotels. It's buying spree now seems like a distant memory.

2 days ago

Why the Obsession Over Hotel Logos?

Why the Obsession Over Hotel Logos?

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Turns out a lot of thinking goes into the color palette of luxury hotels, and there's a good reason why so many use black, gold, and blue.

2 days ago

Admiralty Arch Owner Seeks New Funding For London Luxury Hotel Project

Admiralty Arch Owner Seeks New Funding For London Luxury Hotel Project

Jack Sidders, Bloomberg

It sounds like the project is still on track but sensitive builds like this can sometimes take longer and cost more than originally expected.

3 days ago

The Story Behind the Color Choices of Luxury Hotel Logos

The Story Behind the Color Choices of Luxury Hotel Logos

Laura Powell, Skift

When it comes to designing logos, luxury brands are generally risk-averse. That's even the case in the hospitality industry, where brands are always trying to promote their singularity. The names may change, but the colors stay the same.

3 days ago

Keeping Up With the Escalating Standards in Luxury Hospitality

Keeping Up With the Escalating Standards in Luxury Hospitality

Colin Nagy, Skift

The level of competition at the ultra-premium end of hospitality is unimaginably high, and it keeps getting higher. Extraordinary service and experiences quickly become table stakes as guest expectations continue to skyrocket. A culture of creativity gives the best hoteliers that distinctive edge.

1 week ago

New Ways to Build a Travel Community

New Ways to Build a Travel Community

Patrick Whyte, Skift

The next generation of affluent young travelers wants something different when they go away. Offering them something they couldn't ordinarily do is part of it, but so is connecting them with like-minded people.

1 week ago

The Evolving Business of High-End Duty-Free Shopping

The Evolving Business of High-End Duty-Free Shopping

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Airports give beauty brands a great opportunity to test out new retail techniques on a captive audience, and they're increasingly coming up with new ways to sell us stuff.

2 weeks ago

Luxury Beauty Brands Make Over Airport Retail

Luxury Beauty Brands Make Over Airport Retail

Laura Powell, Skift

Duty-free airport retail is an excellent way to reach coveted consumers. But airports also serve as the perfect global showcase for brands to test market products, try out new retail concepts, and build brand awareness among customers from emerging countries.

2 weeks ago

Luxury Resorts Face Guest-Worker Challenges

Luxury Resorts Face Guest-Worker Challenges

Patrick Whyte, Skift

The Trump administration’s anti-immigrant stance is filtering down into the hospitality industry. Big companies will probably be alright, but smaller operators will find things much tougher if they can’t bring in staff from overseas.

3 weeks ago

Small Luxury Resorts Caught Up in Immigration Clampdown

Laura Powell, Skift

While those on H-2B visas are simply guest workers, they are getting ensnared in the current immigration debate. And that’s a problem for small, seasonal resorts.

3 weeks ago

Hotels Have a Problem With Plastics: A Skift Deep Dive

Hotels Have a Problem With Plastics: A Skift Deep Dive

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

The hotel industry is just waking up to the problem of plastic waste, but this is a two-way street. Hotels rely on this convenient, affordable material just as much as travelers do. The real struggle is turning newfound global awareness and municipal legislation into swift action.

4 weeks ago

Using Sports to Entice High-Spending Visitors

Using Sports to Entice High-Spending Visitors

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Tourism organizations usually jump on anything that can bring luxury tourists to a city or area, and the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament is no exception.

1 month ago