Luxury Travel

How Luxury Hotels Are Keeping Up With Green-Friendly Family Travel Trends

How Luxury Hotels Are Keeping Up With Green-Friendly Family Travel Trends

Samantha Shankman, Skift

The hospitality industry has found that the higher a family's budget, the more concerned they are about environmental and cultural sustainability. Luxury operations that craft experiences that engage the family, and especially Gen Z, will see the long-tail impact as this generation has more control over vacation decisions.

2 weeks ago

Can Luxury Hospitality Play a Key Role in Land Conservation?

Can Luxury Hospitality Play a Key Role in Land Conservation?

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Outside of Africa where poaching, forestry, and resource exploitation can also threaten wildlife habitats, luxury hospitality leaders are playing a role in protecting land and creating opportunities around conservation.

4 weeks ago

The 2020 Innovators in Travel and Hospitality: Winter Edition

The 2020 Innovators in Travel and Hospitality: Winter Edition

Colin Nagy, Skift

Twice a year, this column looks at who is doing it right. Here are some of the most inspiring innovations in design, service, and guest experience in hospitality and travel. Let the debates begin.

4 weeks ago

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The Baja Way – Designing the Perfect Luxury Travel Experience in Los Cabos

The Baja Way – Designing the Perfect Luxury Travel Experience in Los Cabos

Los Cabos Tourism Board + Skift

A new generation of forward-thinking chefs, gallery owners, mixologists, and entrepreneurs are helping the luxury destination of Los Cabos showcase its unique heritage and amenities, helping to set a new standard for luxury tourism in the process. In this piece, we get inside the mindset of “The Baja Way.”

2 months ago

CEO Ninan Chacko Is Out at Travel Leaders Group

CEO Ninan Chacko Is Out at Travel Leaders Group

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Ninan Chacko's abrupt exit as CEO of Travel Leaders Group elicited "wows" across the travel industry when people heard the news. The reasons behind his departure, and what new strategy controlling shareholder Certares Management has in mind is mere speculation for now.

1 month ago

A New Market for On-Demand Luxury Fashion Delivers

A New Market for On-Demand Luxury Fashion Delivers

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Rental is the future of fashion, and the trend could transform how we pack and plan for upcoming trips. What businesses are ready to serve the demand?

1 month ago

Take a Deep Breath: We Are Introducing the Luxury & Wellness Travel Report

Take a Deep Breath: We Are Introducing the Luxury & Wellness Travel Report

Tom Lowry, Skift

No two sectors in travel are seeing as many changes and opportunities as luxury and wellness. That's why we are combining our coverage in a new weekly newsletter to launch on January 2. The Luxury & Wellness Travel Report will present fresh perspectives from across the globe on trends, business models, and the game-changers shaping these industries.

2 months ago

Why the Luxury Sabbatical Trend Looks Built to Last

Why the Luxury Sabbatical Trend Looks Built to Last

Samantha Shankman, Skift

This is only the beginning of the sabbatical movement — a flash point in which trends in work, mindfulness, technology, and access all come together. Expect high-end consumers to become accustomed to the idea of taking extended leaves with their family at regular intervals, especially as the millennial generation ages.

2 months ago

Virgin Galactic Celebrates a Year of Milestones in the Race to Space Tourism

Virgin Galactic Celebrates a Year of Milestones in the Race to Space Tourism

Associated Press

The company seems to be inching closer to actually launching commercial flights, though it still won't commit to a launch date. Many expect 2020 will be the year, but space tourism is an industry that hits a lot of snags.

2 months ago

Surge in Experiential Luxury Travel Drives Growth in Boutique Trade Shows

Surge in Experiential Luxury Travel Drives Growth in Boutique Trade Shows

Laura Powell, Skift

The recent development of high-end niche travel marketplaces demonstrates that luxury travel is expanding in depth, breadth, and focus.

3 months ago

Niche Luxury Travel Boom Creates Demand for Exclusive Trade Shows

Niche Luxury Travel Boom Creates Demand for Exclusive Trade Shows

Laura Powell, Skift

Luxury travel during the past decade has taken off exponentially, driven by growing wealth around the world. It's a natural progression that niche trade shows are popping up to cater to the demand.

3 months ago

Luxury Brands Strive to Improve Messaging for Chinese Market

Luxury Brands Strive to Improve Messaging for Chinese Market

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Luxury brands today are designing stories for global citizens, but telling those stories in different markets requires more than a different app — it's about delivering a message that resonates with the core brand and the local culture that they're speaking to.

3 months ago