Articles tagged “resorts”

Skift Global Forum Preview: Canyon Ranch Holds Fast to Wellness Mission

Skift Global Forum Preview: Canyon Ranch Holds Fast to Wellness Mission

Danni Santana, Skift

Canyon Ranch is pretty relaxed about its market status in the wellness space. It's keeping its head down while adding partnerships and locations at its own pace.

1 month ago

Travel Advisors Act to Protect Clients From Resort Fee Surprises

Travel Advisors Act to Protect Clients From Resort Fee Surprises

Maria Lenhart, Skift

Not only are resort fees an annoyance for hotel guests, but they put the onus on travel advisors to make sure clients are aware of what their stay will actually cost. Some advisors are fighting back by steering clients toward properties that don't charge the fees.

2 months ago

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How Destinations Can Capitalize on the Small-Meetings Movement

How Destinations Can Capitalize on the Small-Meetings Movement

Visit Phoenix + Skift

Creative meeting planners are embracing the small-scale gathering, as attendees demand that events be more interesting, memorable, and worth their time. Destinations with unique hospitality options and easy access to nature are best poised to capitalize on this move to miniaturize meetings.

4 months ago

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.

1 year 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.

1 year 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.

2 years 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.

3 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.

4 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.

4 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