Articles tagged “luxury”

What Travel Can Learn From the Fashion Industry — New Luxury

What Travel Can Learn From the Fashion Industry — New Luxury

Patrick Whyte, Skift

There are so many parallels between the luxury fashion and travel industries. Consolidation in both is bringing challenges as well as opportunities.

5 days ago

What Travel Can Learn From Luxury Fashion’s Digital Trials

What Travel Can Learn From Luxury Fashion’s Digital Trials

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Fashion has in many ways been steps ahead of travel when it comes to Web design, online engagement and marketing prowess — but there is still so far to go for luxury brands in both industries.

6 days ago

Crisis Management Beyond Everyday Hospitality — New Luxury

Crisis Management Beyond Everyday Hospitality — New Luxury

Patrick Whyte, Skift

A true test of any business is how they cope when things go wrong. This is especially true when it's out of their control. Hotels hit by the recent hurricanes will have learned plenty of lessons from their varied experiences.

2 weeks ago

Luxury Hotel Leaders Share Lessons Learned in Hurricane Aftermath

Luxury Hotel Leaders Share Lessons Learned in Hurricane Aftermath

Samantha Shankman, Skift

It's not if you get knocked down, but how you get up that matters. Not only do hospitality teams have the opportunity to provide guests with shelter and stability, but they can expand their impact throughout their local communities highlighting the strength and potential for our sector to be force of good.

2 weeks ago

Inside the Travel Habits of China’s High-Spending Millennials

Inside the Travel Habits of China’s High-Spending Millennials

Laura Powell, Skift

Make no mistake: Chinese millennial travelers are among the richest groups in China, with the majority holding white-collar jobs. When this generation speaks, the luxury market should listen.

4 weeks ago

Smartphones Open Hotel Rooms at Luxury Properties But That Should Be Just the Beginning

Smartphones Open Hotel Rooms at Luxury Properties But That Should Be Just the Beginning

Laura Powell, Skift

Hotels have years to go before guests will routinely be unlocking guest room doors with their mobile apps. Even then, it could be just a gimmick unless hotels make it part of a broader guest-experience enhancement.

4 weeks ago

Luxury Getting Increasingly Democratized Through Social Channels

Luxury Getting Increasingly Democratized Through Social Channels

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Consumers' perception on the accessibility of luxury brands is shifting through their daily, almost intimate interactions with both luxury products and the influencers who tout them on social media.

4 weeks ago

Baccarat Hotel Doubles as Showroom for the Brand’s Crystal Goods

Baccarat Hotel Doubles as Showroom for the Brand’s Crystal Goods

Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg

It makes sense for the Baccarat hotel to sell the crystal that the company is famous for, but it's important that the sales pitch isn't intrusive. Sometimes guests just want to stay at a hotel without being pressured to spend more money.

4 weeks ago

First Class Is Shrinking but Here’s Why It Remains Important

First Class Is Shrinking but Here’s Why It Remains Important

Colin Nagy, Skift

First class is becoming more rarified as carriers emphasize dense business class configurations. But the most exclusive product does still play a role for well-heeled customers and the marketing departments of top carriers.

1 month ago

New Air Link and Luxury Hotel Will Transform Tourism on Tiny, Remote St Helena

New Air Link and Luxury Hotel Will Transform Tourism on Tiny, Remote St Helena

Sara Clemence , Bloomberg

While it will still be pretty hard to get to (unless you live in Namibia or South Africa), St Helena is likely to see a significant increase in the number of tourists, especially from those keen to go to a place that not many other people have visited.

1 month ago

Luxury Luggage Raises the Bar for Sophisticated Content Marketing

Luxury Luggage Raises the Bar for Sophisticated Content Marketing

Samantha Shankman, Skift

The travel space is rich in content. That means it's not "if," but "how" luggage brands craft their messages of exploration and sophistication that will ultimately resonate with the customer.

2 months ago

Luxury Brands Are Beating Mass-Market Brands Across Social Media

Luxury Brands Are Beating Mass-Market Brands Across Social Media

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Fashion luxury brands generally tend to be ahead of travel brands in terms of marketing innovation and sophistication. We'll continue to watch this space.

2 months ago