Articles tagged “ritz-carlton”

Hotels

Marriott Taps Ritz-Carlton Brand as Part of Its All-Inclusive Expansion

This is yet another example of a large hotel chain filling in the white space in its portfolio. Bonvoy members will soon have a solid selection of all-inclusive resorts to redeem points on.

Marriott Taps Ritz-Carlton Brand as Part of Its All-Inclusive Expansion

Hotels

Ritz-Carlton Central Park May Be Sold

A nationwide slowdown in room demand has hit New York City hotels harder than most cities and the owners of Ritz-Carlton Central Park are looking for a way out.

Ritz-Carlton Central Park May Be Sold

Hotels

Marriott Loyalty Rebrand Enables Everyone to Move On With the Merger

In February, Marriott will unite its former three loyalty programs under a new flagship brand called Marriott Bonvoy.

Marriott Loyalty Rebrand Enables Everyone to Move On With the Merger

Tourism

Central Asia’s New Silk Road Offers Vast Tourism Potential

Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, and Kazakhstan meet chicken-and-egg. An effort to revive the old Silk Road could mean huge tourism potential for those countries whose economies for so long were dependent on natural resources, especially as outbound Chinese travel grows. But how projects and the timing line up will play a huge role.

Central Asia’s New Silk Road Offers Vast Tourism Potential

Hotels

Luxury Hotels in China Pledge to Clean Up Their Acts After Social Media Outcry

Hidden-camera videos of housekeepers acting badly at Chinese luxury hotels pop up from time to time. But a new video that's gone viral on social media shows workers using the same sponges to clean cups and sinks. Brands need to take more active precautions.

Luxury Hotels in China Pledge to Clean Up Their Acts After Social Media Outcry

Hotels

Manhattan’s NoMad Neighborhood Will Be Home to a $500 Million Luxury Hotel

The NoMad/Garment District neighborhood is seeing plenty of new hotel development, and we at Skift look forward to tracking the trend right here in our own back yard.

Manhattan’s NoMad Neighborhood Will Be Home to a $500 Million Luxury Hotel

Business Travel

Luxury Hospitality Brands Play Catch-Up on Social Media

Social platforms are constantly evolving, mandating that luxury brands perpetually refine their approach and balance their agenda of pushing a lifestyle brand while providing real-time customer communications.

Luxury Hospitality Brands Play Catch-Up on Social Media

Cruises

Ritz-Carlton Is Trying to Bring a Yacht Experience to Cruising

Ritz-Carlton isn't the first cruise line that's drawn inspiration from yachts — Carnival Corporation's luxury Seabourn used to be called the Yachts of Seabourn, after all. But the Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection will have the fresh benefit of loyal hotel guests and a well-known brand as it launches the line.

Ritz-Carlton Is Trying to Bring a Yacht Experience to Cruising

Hotels

Four Seasons Founder Not Worried About Airbnb But Ritz-Carlton Is on his Mind

Four Seasons, which was bought out by Bill Gates and Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal in 2007, has an ambitious pipeline in the works. At its end of the market in coming years, will it be able to adapt to changing customer tastes — or does it even have to?

Four Seasons Founder Not Worried About Airbnb But Ritz-Carlton Is on his Mind

Business Travel

Ritz-Carlton Enters the Luxury Cruise Business With 3 Custom Yachts

We've seen both luxury hotel and luxury cruise companies develop private jet products recently, but only one hotel brand is currently taking its moniker to sea. This is easily the most interesting thing the otherwise traditional Ritz-Carlton has ever done.

Ritz-Carlton Enters the Luxury Cruise Business With 3 Custom Yachts