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Articles tagged “luxury”

Travelers Wanting a Break From Reality Flock to Private Island Resorts

Travelers Wanting a Break From Reality Flock to Private Island Resorts

Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg

Given the tumultuous year we've all had, collectively, a private island vacation doesn't sound like a bad idea. It's proof that travel that removes you from the day-to-day, and even disconnects you, has its place, too. Now, if only we all just had the bank accounts to be able to afford this.

3 weeks ago

Interview: Four Seasons CEO on the U.S. Election, Loyalty and Scale

Interview: Four Seasons CEO on the U.S. Election, Loyalty and Scale

Deanna Ting, Skift

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts' approach to the luxury market is a little bit different from its peers, and our conversation with president and CEO J. Allen Smith gives you a bit of a glimpse into that approach.

4 weeks ago

A Lull in Tourism is Expected to Hurt the Luxury Goods Market

A Lull in Tourism is Expected to Hurt the Luxury Goods Market

Associated Press

A slowdown in tourism doesn't just harm the travel industry. As the habits of shopping travelers from China to Brazil and beyond change, so will the expectations of retail brands in major tourism markets.

7 months ago

The Future of International Luxury Travel in 4 Charts

The Future of International Luxury Travel in 4 Charts

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Over the next decade, North America's dominance in luxury travel may be supplanted by Middle Eastern and Asian travelers looking to upgrade to a luxury travel experience.

7 months ago

Customization, Freedom and the Next Phase of Luxury Travel

Customization, Freedom and the Next Phase of Luxury Travel

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Luxury tour operators are starting to focus more on customization than the traditional safaris and expeditions. This reflects the growing trend of personalization in leisure travel.

10 months ago

Beverly Hills Tourism and the Challenge of Refreshing a Mature Luxury Travel Brand

Beverly Hills Tourism and the Challenge of Refreshing a Mature Luxury Travel Brand

Greg Oates, Skift

Beverly Hills is sidestepping traditional media marketing with a thought leadership trend piece on the future of luxury, which helps position both the destination and the bureau as fresh and forward-thinking.

10 months ago

Video: Reinventing Luxury Cruising Through Customization

Video: Reinventing Luxury Cruising Through Customization

Jason Clampet, Skift

Everyone wants a trip made just for them, and when you're paying luxury prices it's more likely to happen.

12 months ago

Luxury Cruise Lines Add New Ports and Excursions, Not Ships

Luxury Cruise Lines Add New Ports and Excursions, Not Ships

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Luxury cruise lines are taking a different approach to brand building than their mainstream and river cruise rivals. A new focus on excursions and fresh experiences is helping them to attract luxury travelers who want something new.

1 year ago

Interview: Azamara Club Cruises CEO on Modern Luxury and the Cruise Experience

Interview: Azamara Club Cruises CEO on Modern Luxury and the Cruise Experience

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Luxury travel is undergoing a transformation from traditional to experimental, as brands try to appeal to a new generation of wealthy vacationers.

1 year ago

How Tourism Australia Shifted Its Brand Toward the Luxury Customer

How Tourism Australia Shifted Its Brand Toward the Luxury Customer

Greg Oates, Skift

Selling luxury travel today is all about options. Luxury travel brands are delivering more immersive, personalized travel experiences targeting a broader consumer base by age, source markets, and evolving traveler psychographics.

1 year ago

Skift Global Forum 2015: Crystal Cruises CEO on Building a Lifestyle Brand

Skift Global Forum 2015: Crystal Cruises CEO on Building a Lifestyle Brand

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Luxury brands are evolving alongside luxury traveler's increasing demands.

1 year ago

4 Charts That Illustrate Indian Travelers’ Growing Luxury Shopping Habits

4 Charts That Illustrate Indian Travelers’ Growing Luxury Shopping Habits

Dan Peltier, Skift

The Chinese aren't the only important market to pay attention to in Asia-Pacific.

1 year ago