Luxury Travel Coverage

Greece Wants to Improve Its Standing Among Luxury Tourists

Greece Wants to Improve Its Standing Among Luxury Tourists

Eleni Chrepa and Paul Tugwell, Bloomberg

Given its glorious weather and sandy beaches, you'd assume that Greece was a beacon for high-end tourists but apparently not. A number of luxury hotel openings are starting to change this, however, and to cope the country will need to attract a new generation of tourism workers.

2 days ago

An Unconventional Approach to High-End Hospitality

An Unconventional Approach to High-End Hospitality

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Sometime those without any baggage are the clearest thinkers.

5 days ago

Transforming the Luxury English Country Hotel

Transforming the Luxury English Country Hotel

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Brexit presents something of a challenge to the English luxury country retreat, but many are broadening their offerings to connect with a new generation of high-end consumers.

2 weeks ago

A New Generation of Luxury in the English Countryside

A New Generation of Luxury in the English Countryside

Samantha Shankman, Skift

There are a number of socioeconomic factors driving the investment and interest in refurbished luxury English countryside escapes, but the most basic is a driving desire from all involved to reconnect with sunlight, nature, and conscious meals in a comfortable setting.

2 weeks ago

How Generation Z Has Influence on High-End Vacations

How Generation Z Has Influence on High-End Vacations

Patrick Whyte, Skift

The next big demographic cohort matters, but maybe not in the way you'd expect.

3 weeks ago

Why Luxury Travel Purveyors Should Pay Attention to Generation Z

Why Luxury Travel Purveyors Should Pay Attention to Generation Z

Laura Powell, Skift

While most members of Generation Z have yet to make a substantial income, they are having unexpected influence over family travel decisions. That's why travel marketers need to start paying attention to this new generation of consumers. Sorry, millennials.

3 weeks ago

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.

4 weeks 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.

4 weeks 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.

4 weeks 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.

4 weeks 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 month ago

London’s Landmark Hotel The Cavendish Is Up for Sale

London’s Landmark Hotel The Cavendish Is Up for Sale

William Mathis and Jack Sidders, Bloomberg

The owners of London’s Cavendish hotel have hired brokers to sell it for about $325 million (£250 million). They're betting it's a desirable property. A stay in the four-star hotel costs up to $1,400 a night.

1 month ago