Luxury Travel

Using Sports to Entice High-Spending Visitors

Using Sports to Entice High-Spending Visitors

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Tourism organizations usually jump on anything that can bring luxury tourists to a city or area, and the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament is no exception.

2 days ago

Cincinnati Courts Luxury Travelers Through Pro Tennis

Cincinnati Courts Luxury Travelers Through Pro Tennis

Laura Powell, Skift

Most major sporting events take place in cities that already attract large numbers of high-end tourists. But for one small Midwestern city, hosting a professional tennis tournament is a way to attract luxury travelers who might otherwise not consider a visit.

2 days ago

How Tiny Homes Are Helping to Broaden High-End Travel

How Tiny Homes Are Helping to Broaden High-End Travel

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Size isn't everything. And tiny luxury homes have some big advantages over larger, fancier properties.

1 week ago

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New Skift Report: Reimagining Hospitality for Today’s Creative Class

New Skift Report: Reimagining Hospitality for Today’s Creative Class

K11 ARTUS + Skift

The rise of cities and the growth of the global creative class are two major factors that will heavily influence hospitality design in the coming years. Those brands that take the boldest steps to embrace these sophisticated consumers are likely to be the most successful in capturing their valuable attention.

4 weeks ago

When Luxury Goes Small

When Luxury Goes Small

Laura Powell, Skift

While secondary cities are having their moments, rural regions remain largely undiscovered by higher-end tourists. That's partly because of a lack of quality accommodations. But thanks to the recent tiny home phenomenon, even remote areas can attract visitors looking for something different.

1 week ago

Going With the Floe: Iceberg Tourism Heats Up

Going With the Floe: Iceberg Tourism Heats Up

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Another week, another non-traditional luxury destination. This time it’s Newfoundland and Labrador, which is using its natural assets to try and boost tourism.

2 weeks ago

Making Isolation the Draw

Making Isolation the Draw

Patrick Whyte, Skift

We don't let the old definition of luxury hold us back. The Faroe Islands' remoteness and isolation make it a really interesting spot for the modern, high-end traveler.

3 weeks ago

How the Faroe Islands Became an ‘Un-Destination’

How the Faroe Islands Became an ‘Un-Destination’

Laura Powell, Skift

When you are promoting a destination that, for most of the world, seems to be in the middle of nowhere, you have to get creative in your marketing efforts. Recent prize-winning campaigns out of the Faroe Islands prove that when it comes to creativity, size doesn’t matter.

3 weeks ago

High-End Travel Buzzwords We Love to Hate

High-End Travel Buzzwords We Love to Hate

Patrick Whyte, Skift

What are the luxury travel industry's most misused words?

4 weeks ago

The Luxury Travel Industry’s Most Overused Buzzwords

The Luxury Travel Industry’s Most Overused Buzzwords

Laura Powell, Skift

While journalists are never in favor of banning speech, we are all in when it comes to retiring clichés, shibboleths, and truthiness. See if any of the travel marketing "hidden gems" mentioned below make your list.

1 month ago

Luxury Yachts Are Changing the Galapagos One Cruise at a Time

Luxury Yachts Are Changing the Galapagos One Cruise at a Time

Fran Golden, Bloomberg

Are luxury yachts the solution to preventing overtourism in the Galapagos or are they part of the problem?

1 month ago

Can Best Western Really Do Luxury?

Can Best Western Really Do Luxury?

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Change is good, but it requires spending a decent chunk of cash and having a coherent strategy.

1 month ago