Luxury Travel

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.

4 days 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.

5 days 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 weeks ago

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How Los Cabos is Transforming Luxury Tourism in Mexico

How Los Cabos is Transforming Luxury Tourism in Mexico

Los Cabos Tourism Board + Skift

Today’s luxury travelers want the world at their fingertips. But not all destinations have managed to adapt their offerings to suit the demands of this new mindset. Now, thanks to its unique luxury-friendly amenities and a new brand positioning, the Los Cabos region of Mexico is emerging as a new luxury hotspot.

1 month ago

Travel’s Moment of Clarity: Sober Tourism Is a Real Business

Travel’s Moment of Clarity: Sober Tourism Is a Real Business

Rosie Spinks, Skift

There have always been travelers who don't drink, but the "sober curious" lifestyle movement has created a defined market of people who are eager for trips, tours, and experiences that aren't centered around alcohol. It's surprising that the travel industry has only just started to respond.

3 weeks ago

SoulCycle’s Move Into Retreats Will Test Loyalty of Its Spin Fanatics

SoulCycle’s Move Into Retreats Will Test Loyalty of Its Spin Fanatics

Leslie Barrie, Skift

Considering SoulCycle is a fitness company, it’s not outlandish to think it would want to get into the wellness retreat business. Whether it will actually earn enough of a profit from the trips to make it worth its while is another story.

1 month ago

Case Studies in Wellness Tourism That Go Beyond the Spa: New Skift Research

Case Studies in Wellness Tourism That Go Beyond the Spa: New Skift Research

Meghan Carty, Skift Research

Wellness tourism is here for the long term. Understanding what it is today can help stakeholders find their place in this booming sector.

1 month ago

Defining a New Era of Wellness Tourism: Latest Skift Research

Defining a New Era of Wellness Tourism: Latest Skift Research

Meghan Carty, Skift Research

Wellness has long been an important part of the travel experience, but it has just recently exploded as a full-fledged trend. Travel industry stakeholders looking to attract wellness-minded consumers need to understand what wellness tourism means today in order to successfully find a place within it.

1 month ago

Small Luxury Rental Companies Seek Differentiation From the Big Guys

Small Luxury Rental Companies Seek Differentiation From the Big Guys

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Luxury short-term rentals sit at the intersection of old-world hospitality, expert-led curation, and innovative new-world tech, but they'll need unique models to stand apart in the rapidly growing alternative accommodations sector.

1 month ago

Qatar Airways to Debut Gulfstream’s Biggest Private Jet Yet

Qatar Airways to Debut Gulfstream’s Biggest Private Jet Yet

Thomas Black, Bloomberg

Corporations and the super wealthy are the main market for Gulfstream's new private jet, but don't forget the variety of private jet and charter services looking to expand their services.

1 month ago

Redesigning Luxury With Mother Nature in Mind

Redesigning Luxury With Mother Nature in Mind

Laura Powell, Skift

In a growing luxury wellness trend that's built to last, nature comes indoors in the form of living green walls, natural materials, and more at high-end hotels.

2 months ago

The 6 Things Shaping Hotel Retail

The 6 Things Shaping Hotel Retail

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Locally curated retail provides hotel brands with an opportunity to continuously evolve and stay current within a neighborhood, all while deepening their connection among guests and the local community.

2 months ago