Luxury Travel Trends

Starwood Luxury Collection to Manage Two Hotels in Cuba

Starwood Luxury Collection to Manage Two Hotels in Cuba

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has signed new hotel deals in Cuba, marking the first U.S. based hospitality company to enter the market in nearly 60 years.

Crystal Cruises to Launch the World's Largest Megayacht

Crystal Cruises to Launch the World's Largest Megayacht

Months after the successful launch of Crystal Yacht Cruises 62-guest Crystal Esprit, and in response to traveler's feedback and enthusiasm, the "World's Most Awarded Luxury Cruise Line" is again upping the ante with the world's first purpose-built polar class megayacht.

Rosewood Papagayo, Costa Rica to Open in 2019

Rosewood Papagayo, Costa Rica to Open in 2019

Rosewood Papagayo will be situated on the northwest coast of Costa Rica within the province of Guanacaste which is renowned for its tropical forests, diverse wildlife and picturesque beaches.

Ritz-Carlton Reserve to Open in Bermuda in 2018

Ritz-Carlton Reserve to Open in Bermuda in 2018

Located in an area of historical significance on the western end of Bermuda, the new luxury property will open in 2018.

Global Luxury Insights from The Leading Hotels of the World

Global Luxury Insights from The Leading Hotels of the World

Travel is essential to the Curious Traveler, an affluent individual who, above all else, values exploration and discovery. When they travel they seek culture, cuisine, and connection with locals.

New Trends for 2016 Weddings Spotted at The Hay-Adams

New Trends for 2016 Weddings Spotted at The Hay-Adams

The landmark Hay-Adams, directly overlooking the White House is a popular venue for brides wishing to capture the quintessential Washington wedding. Alison Okobi, the director of catering at this award-winning hotel is spotting some new trends in 2016, based on the weddings she is orchestrating at The Hay-Adams.

10 Reasons Why Cruise Vacations Are On The Rise

10 Reasons Why Cruise Vacations Are On The Rise

Cruise travel is becoming the vacation of choice around the world, quickly outpacing leisure or land-based travel.

Where the Wealthy Will Travel in 2016

Where the Wealthy Will Travel in 2016

It makes sense that the wealthiest among us would travel the most, but just how much the top 5% of households travel may surprise you.

Luxury Travel Trends of the Wealthiest One Percent

Luxury Travel Trends of the Wealthiest One Percent

A new study conducted by international travel and tourism consultancy Resonance Consultancy identifies the most appealing destinations and luxury travel trends of the top five percent and one percent of U.S. travelers.

Small Luxury Hotels of the World Launches New iPhone App

Small Luxury Hotels of the World Launches New iPhone App

Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) has launched a new app for iPhone that is available from today on the App Store.

Virtuoso Reveals Five Luxury Hotel Trends To Watch In 2016

Virtuoso Reveals Five Luxury Hotel Trends To Watch In 2016

Virtuoso®, the global network of luxury travel agencies, is demonstrating that it has its finger on the pulse of what upscale travelers desire with the recent expansion of its Hotels & Resorts program.

Bad Karma? Prisons, Sanitariums & Concentration Camps Turned Into Luxury Hotels

Bad Karma? Prisons, Sanitariums & Concentration Camps Turned Into Luxury Hotels

Gone are the dark days of detaining criminals, prisoners and mental patients where rock hard bunk beds and stale sandwiches were the norm. Now you're pampered with luxurious accommodations and decadent dishes where proprietors are still looking for ways to keep guests from escaping!

Top 5 Trending Villa Vacation Destinations

Top 5 Trending Villa Vacation Destinations

Full-service premier luxury villa provider, Villas of Distinction releases insight into what destinations are trending for villa vacations in 2016.

What's In and What's Out? Top 10 Travel Trends for 2016

What's In and What's Out? Top 10 Travel Trends for 2016

2015 was a good one for travel - hotel occupancy rates hit an all-time high, travel companies worldwide went above and beyond to meet travelers' demands for wellness and technological advancements, and hotels' commitment to sustainability continued to pick up steam, but NYC-based Hawkins International PR predicts that 2016 will be an even better year for travel.

5 Healthy Travel Trends for the New Year

5 Healthy Travel Trends for the New Year

The New Year is a time when people announce resolutions and work to create new habits. However, out of the 45 percent of the population that is estimated to make them, only around 8 percent actually achieve them.