Luxury Travel

In-depth coverage of luxury travel, including hotels, cruises, private jet travel, travel advisors and agents, and tour operators.

Hotels

Accor’s New Chief Strategist Seeks Luxury Growth Beyond Hotels

Here's the first major interview with Gilda Perez-Alvarado since she became chief strategy officer of Accor. Can she help the hospitality titan diversify beyond selling hotel rooms, help it conquer the U.S., and reinvigorate the iconic Orient Express brand?

Accor’s New Chief Strategist Seeks Luxury Growth Beyond Hotels

Hotels

The New Sound of Luxury

Sound is an opportunity area that luxury hoteliers haven't fully capitalized on. But they are perfect places to create unique, rarified experiences.

The New Sound of Luxury

Hotels

Aman Group CEO Talks Ultra-Luxury Hotel Strategy

Since Vlad Doronin took the helm of Aman Group, he's scaled up the ultra-luxury hotel group. Here's what's next.

Aman Group CEO Talks Ultra-Luxury Hotel Strategy

Hotels

Forbes Travel Guide 2024: Middle East Leads 5-Star Hotel Gains

Dubai has surged in the luxury hotel race, adding five five-star hotels to its existing seven. The strong showing came as the Middle East beat out other regions in growth of five-star awards.

Forbes Travel Guide 2024: Middle East Leads 5-Star Hotel Gains

Hotels

7 Facts About The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection

Superyachts run by Marriott brand Ritz-Carlton are setting the pace in a new segment. If you're short on ideas for Valentine's Day, now's the time to drop a hint.

7 Facts About The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection

Hotels

How to Run a $7.5 Billion Luxury Hotel Portfolio: Inside Gencom’s Strategy

Karim Alibhai's began his career at a Best Western motel. In the decades since, his firm Gencom has bought, sold, and developed eight Ritz-Carltons and dozens of other luxury hotels. Here's his formula.

How to Run a $7.5 Billion Luxury Hotel Portfolio: Inside Gencom’s Strategy

Hotels

Rooted in Design: Creating a Sense of Place

In episode ten of the Skift Ideas Podcast, Colin Nagy is joined by Ho Ren Yung of Banyan Group for a conversation around crafting spaces and experiences that seamlessly blend luxury, sustainability and wellbeing to shape an unparalleled guest experience.

Rooted in Design: Creating a Sense of Place

Luxury

Your IV Is Ready, Sir

Gone are the days when luxury meant high-end lotions and beauty treatments. Hotels are embracing "extreme wellness," which marries sleep, performance, and nutrition.

Your IV Is Ready, Sir

Tourism

Paris Reaches for More of Travelers’ Gold

Today's podcast looks at Paris’ tax reach, key trends in luxury travel, and TUI’s stock moves.

Paris Reaches for More of Travelers’ Gold

Luxury

Luxury Travel Boom to Continue in 2024, Say Travel Advisors

Luxury travelers show a growing interest in particular types of travel, such as multi-generational private group trips, according to some of the leading agencies.

Luxury Travel Boom to Continue in 2024, Say Travel Advisors