Articles tagged “resorts”

Nikki Beach to Diversify Beyond Club-Style Resorts Into Wellness

Nikki Beach to Diversify Beyond Club-Style Resorts Into Wellness

Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg

But don’t worry: The clubs aren’t going anywhere.

7 months ago

A Sunscreen-Spraying Startup Is Driving Cocktail Sales at Hotel Pools

A Sunscreen-Spraying Startup Is Driving Cocktail Sales at Hotel Pools

Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg

Honestly, following our annual Skift retreat in Puerto Rico, we certainly wish we had one of these contraptions at our hotel, too.

8 months ago

U.S. Government Advises Jersey Shore Town on Ferry to Serve Jared Kushner Resort

U.S. Government Advises Jersey Shore Town on Ferry to Serve Jared Kushner Resort

Bernard Condon and Garance Burke, Associated Press

Good luck making this conflict of interest involving the federal government and Jared Kushner look like an investment in infrastructure that will benefit the local community.

1 year ago

Aspen Turns to Tiny Homes to Solve Its Resort Worker Housing Problem

Aspen Turns to Tiny Homes to Solve Its Resort Worker Housing Problem

Associated Press

Another popular tourism destination, another massive quality of life issue for locals and housing.

2 years ago

The Hot New Amenity at Beachside Resorts for 2017

The Hot New Amenity at Beachside Resorts for 2017

Adam Erace, Bloomberg

What hotel guests are willing to pay for the hot new thing is the real issue here. Fun does have a price point.

2 years ago

Resort Fees Are on the Rise and Consumers Aren’t Happy

Resort Fees Are on the Rise and Consumers Aren’t Happy

Lauren Young, Reuters

Most hotels charging a resort fee are angering their guests because the hotel either doesn't know how to communicate the value or there is no value there to begin with.

3 years ago

Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville Resort Opens in South Florida

Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville Resort Opens in South Florida

Associated Press

We're pretty sure this is a match made in Florida heaven.

3 years ago

New Pot-Friendly Colorado Resort Puts the ‘Dude’ in Dude Ranch

New Pot-Friendly Colorado Resort Puts the ‘Dude’ in Dude Ranch

Associated Press

All we'll say is that the canteen better be open late and it better serve Taco Bell.

4 years ago

Behind the Rise of All-Inclusive Travel in the Americas

Behind the Rise of All-Inclusive Travel in the Americas

Club Med + Skift

Spurred by economic factors and shifting guest expectations, the all-inclusive resort segment is rapidly expanding with more luxury product, local travel experiences, and age-delineated services targeting a wider range of international consumer demographics. Download this report for FREE!

4 years ago

Turks and Caicos Targets Luxury Travelers with New $224 Million Resort

Turks and Caicos Targets Luxury Travelers with New $224 Million Resort

Associated Press

Large-scale projects such as this gives destinations the opportunity to spread news and get their name in front of potential visitors from a different angle.

4 years ago

Ski Resorts Shift Marketing to Attract Families, Novice Athletes

Ski Resorts Shift Marketing to Attract Families, Novice Athletes

Brett Martell, Associated Press

These ski resorts' images have shifted, putting them in the position of meeting guests' and athletes' product expectations.

4 years ago

Tug of War Over Club Med Continues As Chinese Firm Outbids Italian Rival

Tug of War Over Club Med Continues As Chinese Firm Outbids Italian Rival

Richard Weiss, Bloomberg

The high interest is only half good news for Club Med. If one party pays too much, there's worry it won't have necessary capital to invest in the brand.

4 years ago