Luxury Travel Trends

Conrad Koh Samui Named Leading Green Resort Hotel of Asia 2014

Conrad Koh Samui Named Leading Green Resort Hotel of Asia 2014

Thailand's luxury pool villa resort and spa, Conrad Koh Samui is pleased to announce the wining of ‘Leading Green Resort Hotel of Asia' by 2014 Asia Hotel Awards.

Oman's Six Senses Zighy Bay Champions Local Produce With Socially Responsible Menu

Oman's Six Senses Zighy Bay Champions Local Produce With Socially Responsible Menu

Six Senses Zighy Bay has taken a socially responsible approach to culinary innovations that feature on new menus being introduced at the resort's restaurants' Summer House and Spice Market.

Lufthansa conducts first European scheduled flight using sugar-based biofuel

Lufthansa conducts first European scheduled flight using sugar-based biofuel

The Lufthansa Group has marked another milestone in its pioneering work in the testing of alternative fuels. On September 15, Lufthansa flight LH 190 from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel was operated using a ten percent blend of the new biofuel component farnesan.

Ebola is Killing the Safari Industry, Survey Finds

Ebola is Killing the Safari Industry, Survey Finds

An extensive survey among 500 safari tour operators concluded that about half are receiving 20 to 70% less bookings due to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Finnair Flight to New York Powered with Recycled Cooking Oil

Finnair Flight to New York Powered with Recycled Cooking Oil

Tomorrow, Finnair will operate its flight from Helsinki to New York with an Airbus A330 using environmentally sustainable biofuel, coinciding with the UN Climate Summit taking place in New York on September 23rd.

Qatar Airways' First A380 Super-Jumbo Lands in Doha

Qatar Airways' First A380 Super-Jumbo Lands in Doha

Qatar Airways' celebratory inaugural launch of its first A380 super-jumbo took place in Doha on the evening of Thursday, September 18th.

A Preview of Mexico City's Amazing New Airport

A Preview of Mexico City's Amazing New Airport

Arguably the biggest news to come out of Mexico City in quite some time is the announcement that construction will commence next year on a new state-of-the-art international airport that, when finished, will be able to accommodate 120 million passengers a year.

New World-class Shopping/Dining Experience Arriving at Los Angeles LAX Terminal 2

New World-class Shopping/Dining Experience Arriving at Los Angeles LAX Terminal 2

Construction has begun to transform Terminal 2 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), featuring 20 new dining and retail destinations – including nine Southern California-based brands.

The Reverie Saigon Set To Open As Vietnam's Newest Luxury Hotel

The Reverie Saigon Set To Open As Vietnam's Newest Luxury Hotel

Vietnam's newest luxury hotel, The Reverie Saigon, a member of The Leading Hotels of the World, is a high-end property set to open in early 2015, within the new 39-floor Times Square building in Ho Chi Minh City's District 1.

W Brisbane Set to Shake Australia's Hospitality Scene with Cutting-Edge Design

W Brisbane Set to Shake Australia's Hospitality Scene with Cutting-Edge Design

Starwood Hotels & Resorts today announced plans to debut the iconic W Hotels brand in Brisbane, in the state of Queensland, Australia.

Park Hyatt Hotel to Open 2017 in Foz Do Iguaçu, Brazil

Park Hyatt Hotel to Open 2017 in Foz Do Iguaçu, Brazil

Park Hyatt Foz do Iguaçu will become the first Park Hyatt hotel in Brazil and is expected to open in 2017.

One&Only Announces Plans for Resort in Seef, Bahrain

One&Only Announces Plans for Resort in Seef, Bahrain

One&Only resort in Seef, Bahrain is scheduled to begin welcoming guests in 2016.

Kempinski Announces First Hotel in Myanmar

Kempinski Announces First Hotel in Myanmar

Today, Kempinski Hotels, Europe's oldest luxury hotel company, announced the upcoming opening of its first property in Myanmar, Kempinski Hotel Nay Pyi Taw.

Starwood Plans to Open 4 Resorts on Hainan Island in Next 5 Years

Starwood Plans to Open 4 Resorts on Hainan Island in Next 5 Years

Starwood Hotels & Resorts today announced plans to debut China's first W Retreat and the second St. Regis resort on Hainan Island.

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts Introduces Scent in the City with Fragrance Butler

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts Introduces Scent in the City with Fragrance Butler

Between skyrocketing checked baggage fees and strict TSA regulations limiting liquids in carry-ons, traveling with one's signature scents has become increasingly challenging.