Luxury Travel Trends

10 Luxury Hotel Trends to Watch in 2014

10 Luxury Hotel Trends to Watch in 2014

What's 'In and Out' in luxury hospitality these days? As travelers get more sophisticated and their taste for the exceptional grows, hotels are going above and beyond standard and humdrum in favor of fresh offerings, engaging programming and exhilarating flavors to delight at every turn.

American Express Travel Reveals Where to Getaway in 2014

American Express Travel Reveals Where to Getaway in 2014

American Express Travel recently surveyed a panel of experts – nearly 200 of its Travel Counselors – on top destinations and travel trends they are seeing from their customers for 2014.

Spafinder Reveals Spa & Wellness Trends for 2014

Spafinder Reveals Spa & Wellness Trends for 2014

Spafinder Wellness 365, a leading resource for feeling good and living well all year round, today released its 11th annual trends report of the top 10 spa and wellness trends spanning the globe, focusing on where, why and how people will spa, exercise and "get their wellness on" in the year ahead.

Wine Enthusiast Reveals Top 10 Wine Travel Destinations for 2014

Wine Enthusiast Reveals Top 10 Wine Travel Destinations for 2014

Wine Enthusiast Magazine has released its top picks for this year's must-visit wine destinations in its third annual Travel Issue, hitting newsstands this week.

Virtuoso 2014 Luxe Report Reveals Latest Luxury Travel Trends

Virtuoso 2014 Luxe Report Reveals Latest Luxury Travel Trends

Virtuoso®, the international network of luxury travel agencies, has unveiled its 2014 Virtuoso Luxe Report, the results of which are based on an annual survey of its elite travel advisors.

Marriott Opens North America's Tallest Hotel In New York City

Marriott Opens North America's Tallest Hotel In New York City

68 Stories, Two Brands, One Iconic Hotel. Marriott International and G Holdings announced the opening of an iconic addition to the New York City skyline.

Hottest New Trend: Superyacht Hotels!

Hottest New Trend: Superyacht Hotels!

Two new superyacht hotels will open for business this March in Europe, offering floating luxury from permanent moorings in London and Gibraltar.

Croatia and Portugal are Trending Destinations According to LuxuryLink

Croatia and Portugal are Trending Destinations According to LuxuryLink

In a survey of more than 1,600 discerning travelers conducted by leading luxury travel website LuxuryLink.com, Croatia and Portugal were tabbed as up-and-coming destinations for 2014, while adventurous and foodie-focused vacations are being planned this year.

12 Trends and Predictions for Family Travel in 2014

12 Trends and Predictions for Family Travel in 2014

The American family travel marketplace has evolved from simple to sophisticated and demanding of better technology, service, food and child-care, according to Eileen Ogintz and Kyle McCarthy from Family Travel Consulting.

Shangri-La Hotel, Lhasa to Open in Tibet

Shangri-La Hotel, Lhasa to Open in Tibet

Few places in the world are as magical as Lhasa, the administrative capital of Tibet. Set on a plateau soaring 3,650 metres above sea level, the city is encircled by the fabled Himalayan mountains, glaciers and desert-like landscapes.

2014's Top Wellness Trends at Luxury Hotels

2014's Top Wellness Trends at Luxury Hotels

Wellness tourism is thriving and in 2014 more travelers will experience the rewarding health benefits associated with wellness travel than ever before.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Now Feature Instagram Showcasing Guests' Images

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Now Feature Instagram Showcasing Guests' Images

Guests of Starwood's more than 1,150 hotels capture and share an average of 40,000 images per month on Instagram, and today, Starwood Hotels & Resorts announced an industry-leading integration with Instagram on all of its websites worldwide.

Shangri-La Breaks Ground on Second Hotel in Yangon, Myanmar

Shangri-La Breaks Ground on Second Hotel in Yangon, Myanmar

Shangri-La International Hotel Management Ltd. will open its second hotel in Yangon, Myanmar in 2017.

Top Luxury Travel Trends for 2014

Top Luxury Travel Trends for 2014

Cox & Kings, the world's most enduring luxury travel brand, with a legacy of 250 years, consistently has its finger on the pulse of global travel and a pipeline of emerging trends.

Bali's Best-Loved Boutique Hotel Goes Independent

Bali's Best-Loved Boutique Hotel Goes Independent

PT Buahan, the owners of Ubud Hanging Gardens, one of Bali's best-loved boutique hotels, announce today that they will manage the property independently, allowing them to introduce a bespoke luxury service to a market currently driven by unique experiences.